Racism: From Slavery to Apartheid to Brixton

Racism is the belief that one group of people is superior to another based on the colour of their skin, their ethnicity or their nationality. Racism can take many forms; the most common is for the victim to be subjected to racist language, which typically includes racist names and derogatory language about background, traditions and culture. Racism can also lead … Read More

Sociology: What is It and Why is it Needed?

Sociology: Why is it needed and why is it so important? An overview of sociology What is It and Why is it Needed? The importance of Sociology first emerged in the nineteenth century, in the wake of Newtonian and Darwinian advances in science. These were key in establishing that science could provide rational explanations and solutions for all the problems … Read More

Benefits of Rote Learning

What exactly is Rote Learning? We are all subject to learning and memorising new content on a daily basis. Memorising is part of our evolutionary process so that we can internally map the directions we travel in both physically and mentally so that we can return easily, we all need to memorise things to survive. Memorising content is specifically important within … Read More

Diploma & Degree Qualifications Explained

The differences between Diplomas & Degrees! We are often asked for the differences between degrees, certificates, diplomas and higher diplomas including how long it will take to obtain a degree. New students are drawn to the possibility of obtaining a degree usually years after they have left school or college and although many have left it too late, it is … Read More

Psychology of Revision

How to get the most out of revision using psychology! Setting yourself up with a good workable plan in advance of any revision is key to gaining your best memory recall especially when you need it most! It’s often said that there are no short cuts to the success in taking exams, however there is definitely a way of making … Read More

How to write an essay

A brief Guide to writing an essay for college or school! “the pen is mightier than the sword” – is yours? First rule of thumb is to not worry, however this is easier said than done for many. Essay writing and worrying or exam nerves are very closely related therefore for those who tend to be a worry wart, coming up … Read More