Tag Archive: University

May 19

Sleepwalking to Uni?

Over 26,000 students dropped out of university in the last academic year.  This, says Mary Curnock Cook, the chief executive of UCAS, is due to too many teenagers ‘sleepwalking’ into university and not researching their degree courses sufficiently. “Stumbling from school into university without having found a course that energises you could mean you don’t …

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Apr 19

How to boost your chances of a place at a top university.

Read more. Sounds unglamorous, but it’s true. Simply put, time spent reading will dramatically increase your chances of getting a place at Oxford or Cambridge. At the recent UCAS Higher Education conference Paul Teulon, Head of Student Recruitment at Oxford University said that when he speaks in schools to prospective Sixth Form applicants he asks …

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