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Why cooking matters

By Safeera Sarjoo 28th June 2017

When most people think about cooking, they either dread it or look forward to the finished product. But how often do you think about why cooking matters and how it's helping more than just our stomach? In school Food Tech was a subject that most of us felt wasn't entirely...

How thoughts affect our reality - and our ability to learn

By Safeera Sarjoo 26th June 2017

There is a belief that our thoughts have the ability to affect our reality.  Writing for Forbes, Amy Morin, a psychotherapist explains that drawing inaccurate conclusions about yourself can have an impact on your reality and hinder your potential.  She...

How an in-class course can help your wellbeing

By Safeera Sarjoo 23rd June 2017

When we think about taking care of our wellbeing, most of us may turn to activities like yoga or meditation. Some people even overhaul their nutrition to incorporate healthier choices.  However what if we told you that studying could drastically contribute to your...

What leadership skills are important?

By Safeera Sarjoo 22nd June 2017

According to a 2014 Global Human Capital Trends survey carried out by Deloitte, the need for leadership at all levels was one of 12 critical issues identified in their findings.  Employees who work in various locations for Deloitte explained that leadership remains...

Where will information technology be in five years?

By Safeera Sarjoo 21st June 2017

We live in a world where information technology powers almost everything we do. Our lives are practically dictated by our smartphones, and thanks to these devices, ‘iphonography’ is now a thing and we can even keep track of our health using apps and wearable technology like...

How to make the most of an in-class course

By Safeera Sarjoo 21st June 2017

The thought of making the most out of an experience or a course can dawn on us after the actual event. It's only then we realise the missed opportunities we could have taken. Giving your nerves the space to grow can mean you don’t fully appreciate the class or course...

Lifelong learning necessary for where technology is taking us

By Safeera Sarjoo 16th June 2017

There's no secret that we rely on a significant number of migrant workers in very important areas. The NHS, construction and technology in particular. In fact, the government is said to be granting more visas to technology workers in the hope that they will be able to...

Why gardening is good for the soul

By Safeera Sarjoo 16th June 2017

As the weather warms up, we’ll find ourselves spending more and more time outside, either in parks or in our own back gardens, basking in the sun. The brighter weather will also bring avid gardeners out armed with spades and an assortment of plants they’re keen to adorn their...

Are drawing classes worth it?

By Safeera Sarjoo 16th June 2017

When you think about drawing classes, there are many that come to mind. Life drawing, freehand and illustration are just a selection. In the wider world, there are some careers that rely on an artistic eye, however these aren’t always in high demand. So, is it worth taking a...

Why you should consider a career change

By Safeera Sarjoo 16th June 2017

New research by Oxford Open Learning Trust recently revealed that nearly a fifth of women aged 18-24 years old felt that they had chosen their career path too young. They cited the education and training they received had not prepared them for their current career with...

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