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Winter Warms Ups

How to add a little UMPH to your studies If the colder weather and shorter days of winter have dampened your motivation and enthusiasm for studying, remember this: “The difference between TRY and TRIUMPH is just a little UMPH.” ~ Marvin Philips Umph is defined as “spirited vigour – an extra push or effort”. Here […]

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Aha! Moments – How Education Sparks Powerful Ideas

Many powerful ideas that have transformed the ordinary into the extraordinary came in an “Aha!” moment: a spontaneous insight that delivers a solution, a new interpretation, an inspired idea or an innovation. There are thousands of examples of these insightful moments, from Archimedes shouting ‘Eureka!’ in a bathtub and Newton discovering gravity under an apple […]

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9 WAYS TO MAKE THE HOLIDAY SEASON Memorable

December is finally here and we have made it through another busy year. Congratulations on managing to juggle work, studies, family, friends and social commitments. It is time to enjoy a relaxing break. Whether you are going on vacation or enjoying a staycation, here are our top tips for a well-deserved break. 1   A […]

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Stepping into a Successful Future

Have you achieved what you set out to achieve in 2017? Earlier today I was asked whether I am proud of what I have accomplished this year. My first thought was – thankfully I still have 2 whole months to achieve was I planned to achieve, so I have time on my side. My second […]

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What does the future of work look like?

What does the future of work look like? This newsletter is based on a video created by McKinsey, a worldwide management consulting firm, that interviewed experts from the academic world as well as leaders in business, to review and discuss what skills will be in demand in the future and how people can prepare for […]

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Practise makes perfect and mentorship magic

On the 29th of July 2017, 163 students participated in the Academy of York Graduation and Celebration Ceremony. There was an air of excitement and anticipation as over 400 people gathered to witness this incredible event. It was a day of firsts for many, as a lot of our students were the first to graduate […]

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