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A regularly updated selection of blog articles to support your teaching

Tutoring tips | Teaching English as a second language

This guest blog is written by Georgia Davies, an English, History and Religious Studies tutor. It’s about the essential skills, tips, and experience needed to tutor English as a second language. Working as a tutor can be a really rewarding...

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Tutoring tips | Teaching English as a second language

This guest blog is written by Georgia Davies, an English, History and Religious Studie...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Becoming a tutor | Essential skills and experience

This is a guest blog all about the essential skills and experience you need to become ...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Becoming a tutor | How to market yourself

2 months ago

This guest blog is all about how to get yourself up and running once you’ve deci...

MyTutor Tips & Features

LGBT History Month | Inclusivity in the classroom

2 months ago

This LGBT History month we have a guest blog all about how to make your tutorials more...

University life

So, it’s time to pay your self-assessment tax bill

3 months ago

The subject of tax doesn’t excite many people. Well, maybe accountants. But unfortun...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Beyond the Curriculum: How tutors can inspire students to think beyond set texts

3 months ago

This article is written by our guest blogger Abby Spreadborough, who tutors English on...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Top tips to safely enjoy the festive season 🎄

4 months ago

This article is written by our guest blogger Lauren Johnson, who tutors English and Me...

MyTutor Tips & Features

MyTutor Tips: Looking after your mental health

5 months ago

The expectations we place on our time at university are often high, and the reality is...

University life

The latest from MyTutor: 3:1 tuition, the NTP, and a thank you from us 🧡

5 months ago

We updated you all recently to let you know we’re official NTP partners, meaning mor...

MyTutor Updates

We’re officially NTP partners!

6 months ago

You may have heard us mention the national tutoring programme just a little bit over t...

MyTutor Updates

The latest from MyTutor: schools sessions & report writing

6 months ago

It’s been an unpredictable start to the new academic year – but we’ve be...

MyTutor Updates

What to expect in our 3:1 lesson space

7 months ago

We’ve revamped our lesson space for group tuition, and we hope you’re geeking ...

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The latest from MyTutor: group tuition & a new lesson space

7 months ago

And just like that, it’s September! But as the education system was turned on its he...

MyTutor Updates

The latest from MyTutor: private students & tech improvements

School may be out for summer, but it’s busier than ever here at MyTutor HQ, with lot...

MyTutor Updates

The latest from MyTutor: graduation & School students

School may be out for summer, but it’s busier than ever here at MyTutor HQ, with lot...

MyTutor Updates

What’s new at MyTutor: updates from HQ

It’s been a head-spinning couple of months, and we’d firstly like to say a big tha...

MyTutor Updates

Why having a tutor at uni is worth it: 3 students’ stories

Having a tutor to get you through your GCSEs or A-Levels is pretty common practice. So...

University life

Free Meetings: how we’re making them better

They say the best things in life are free, but we know this hasn’t always been the c...

MyTutor Updates

Start tutoring KS2 with these resources 📚

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen that lots more parents are looking for KS2 tuiti...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Covid-19, school closures, and what we’re doing about it: your questions answered

1 year ago

Wow. To say it’s been a crazy time over the past month would be a bit of an understa...

MyTutor Updates

What’s MyTutor doing for your tutoring business?

At MyTutor, our tutors (about 10,000 of you, all over the country) and our team (about...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Meet lesson reports: your handy new tool 🔧

1 year ago

At MyTutor, we always want to know how we can make things better. A few months back we...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Student living costs across the UK

1 year ago

Wherever you study, balancing your budget at university isn’t always easy. Unfortuna...

University life

How to not go broke by the end of term - easy switches and budgeting advice for students

Managing your money as a student isn’t easy. What can seem like much more money than...

University life

How to choose your student bank account

2 years ago

If you’ve started uni this year, you’ll probably want to open a student bank accou...

University life

What can you buy after a month of tutoring?

2 years ago

Paying rent, feeding yourself, studying enough and seeing mates – budgeting isn...

University life

New release + why we've launched tutor training

We’ve recently launched the training academy to help tutors like you get the most ou...

MyTutor Tips & Features

See you next week! How to book weekly lessons with our new feature.

Setting up a new booking each week is a hassle. That’s why we’ve built a new featu...

MyTutor Tips & Features

Studying French at the University of Leeds

If you’re thinking of studying French at the University of Leeds, I hope this will g...

Choosing a course

Feeling homesick at uni

[mtpoll poll_id=1] Even the most stoic and brave among us are bound to feel homesick a...

University life

Leeds libraries: what are they like?

The Leeds University Library is the collective name for all of the library resources a...

University life

Vintage shops: the thrifty Aladdin's Caves of Leeds

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s song ‘Thrift Shop’ is just one of the reasons why hu...

University life

How to choose your University of Leeds accomodation

There are many decisions that must be made when you are planning to go to university w...

University life

Should I study English literature at university?

Most universities in the UK offer an English Literature degree which typically involve...

Choosing a course

Looking for the best sports university? Check out Leeds

If you’re looking for the best sports universities, you should definitely include Le...

University life

10 things to do as a Leeds student in the city

Leeds. The capital of England (London who?), attractive students, tremendous live musi...

University life

Best places to eat in Leeds

If you’re anything like me, food is always a top priority when making any big decisi...

University life

What is the LGBTQ+ scene like at Leeds University?

If you’re coming to Leeds as an LGBTQ+ student you’ll be lucky to find that there...

University life

What is it like to study English literature at Leeds?

Why I chose to study English Three years ago, when I was writing my personal statement...

Choosing a course

Freshers' Week at Leeds University

As a second year student, I have done Leeds Freshers’ Week twice. Below you will fin...

University life

Eating healthily on a budget: 5 tips for students

After spending all your student loan on those unnecessary Uber trips, overpriced drink...

University life

How to budget at uni

For most students, university is the first time that everything needs buying from thei...

University life

Why I chose to study medicine at university

Why I chose to study medicine at university Everyone has different reasons for wanting...

Choosing a course

Studying a dentist degree at Leeds University

Why I chose to study a dentistry course I choose to study dentistry because I loved th...

Choosing a course

Studying a maths degree at Leeds University

Why study maths? It took me a long time to decide what to study at university. Ever si...

Choosing a course

There are so many university courses: how should I choose what to study?

Choosing what to study at university can be really tricky because there are so many op...

Choosing a course

Why I chose to study mechanical engineering

Why study mechanical engineering? I chose to study mechanical engineering because I’...

Choosing a course

Why study history at Leeds University

Before deciding on where to study, you will need to find a subject you are truly passi...

Choosing a course

Writing a good personal statement for university: 10 tips

Writing a good personal statement can be the hardest part of your UCAS application, an...

Uni application

4 things no one tells you about UCAS applications

Although the UCAS deadline for most courses isn’t technically until January 15th, ma...

Uni application

6 ways to make the most out of university while you have the chance

There’s nothing worse than gazing back through the rose-tinted, 20/20 lens of hindsi...

University life

Choosing a university course

Choosing your university course can be tough, particularly since it involves leaving s...

Choosing a course

I want to be a lawyer: should I study law at university?

It seems obvious, right? If you want to become a solicitor or barrister, you should go...

Choosing a course

Living at home for university: should I do it?

It is extremely exciting choosing which university to go to. You may even start to ima...

University life

The insider's guide to UCAS clearing and adjustment

Many students will feel relieved on Results Day, as they prepare to start the degree o...

Uni application

Transitioning from school to university

You got into university, hurray! All those tests and early mornings, all those heavy t...

University life

How do UCAS points work?

If you’re in the process of applying to university, you may have heard of the UCAS t...

Uni application

Managing a good work/life balance at university

4 years ago

We’ve all heard endlessly from teachers, lecturers and parents about how importa...

University life

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