Matthew Amalfitano-Stroud

Matt Amalfitano-Stroud joined the UniAdmissions team as an Outreach Officer, where he is now responsible for creating guides and materials to support Oxbridge applicants through the admissions process. Through his multiple years with UniAdmissions, Matt has developed a deep understanding of Oxbridge and is ready to inform applicants of any updates to the process that arise.
ESAT vs NSAA & ENGAA: What's Changed?
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ESAT vs NSAA & ENGAA: What’s Changed?

In 2024, the Engineering & Science Admissions Test (ESAT) was announced as the successor to the Natural Sciences Admissions Test (NSAA) and Engineering Admissions Test

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ESAT Basics: The Complete Guide
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ESAT Basics: The Complete Guide

The Engineering & Science Admissions Test (ESAT) is the brand new admissions test for Cambridge and Imperial College London applicants. In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the test so that you can begin your preparation.

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Oxford Announces Biomedical Sciences Admissions Test (BMSAT)
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Oxford Announces Biomedical Sciences Admissions Test (BMSAT)

Oxford is actioning various changes to its admissions testing process, including the introduction of a new admissions test for Biomedical Sciences applicants. Simply titled the BMSAT (Biomedical Sciences Admissions Test), applicants need to be prepared for this new test for the 2024 admissions cycle.

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Oxford & Cambridge GCSE Requirements: Are They Important?
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Oxford & Cambridge GCSE Requirements: Are They Important?

When taking your GCSEs at school, you assume that these results are incredibly important and will be the key to your success in your university application. However, while these exams are important, how much are they considered at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge? In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about GCSEs in your Oxbridge application.

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Oxford Acceptance Rates - The Definitive Guide
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Oxford Acceptance Rates 2023 – The Definitive Guide

As you may know, the University of Oxford is one of the hardest universities to get into in the world. With world-leading teaching and a rich history, over 20,000 people apply each year for one of less than 3,000 available places to study. In this guide, we will take a look at the data behind last year’s application cycle to understand the 2023 offer and acceptance rates for each of the undergraduate courses Oxford offers.

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Cambridge Acceptance Rates - The Definitive Guide
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Cambridge Acceptance Rates 2023 – The Definitive Guide

The University of Cambridge is notoriously difficult to get into, but we thankfully have data to understand exactly how difficult it is to do so. In this guide, we’ll take a deep dive into this data, exploring the acceptance rates for every undergraduate course taught at Cambridge.

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How To Get Into Oxbridge - Your Essential Guide
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How To Get Into Oxbridge – Your Essential Guide

You may have heard about how difficult it is to get an offer at Oxford or Cambridge, but what does it actually take to get in? In this guide, we’ll explore how hard it really is to get into Oxbridge and what steps you’ll have to go through during the admissions process.

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AI Writing & UCAS Personal Statements: What You Need To Know
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AI Writing & UCAS Personal Statements: What You Need To Know

When it comes to writing in the 2020s, AI-Generation has become one of the most important issues for many industries, including education. AI tools can now potentially write Personal Statements for applicants, but is this allowed and should you use it? This guide will explore these questions and more.

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G5 University Applications: Your Essential Starter Guide
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G5 University Applications: Your Essential Starter Guide

When researching UK university applications, you will likely have heard of Oxbridge (Oxford and Cambridge Universities), but you may also have heard of the ‘G5 Universities’, sometimes known as the Golden Triangle. This guide will explore what this term means, which universities are included and why you may want to apply to them.

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How We Developed The World's First Oxbridge Admissions Preparation Platform
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Developing The UniAdmissions Portal

For over a decade, UniAdmissions has worked to innovate preparation support for Oxbridge admissions support. Starting from preparation materials for admissions tests, we evolved into the world’s first Oxbridge Preparatory School, offering structured programmes that feature a wide variety of components to get students into Oxbridge. Now, we have launched the newest innovation in Oxbridge admissions preparation; the UniAdmissions Portal.

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The UniAdmissions Advantage: Inside The UniAdmissions Portal
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The UniAdmissions Advantage: Inside The UniAdmissions Portal

If you’re looking for the most effective way to prepare for your Oxbridge application, the UniAdmissions Portal is the answer. UniAdmissions students have access to the world’s first dedicated Oxbridge admissions preparation platform, and this guide will help you discover exactly how the Portal will help you get your offer.

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Cambridge Announces the ESAT to Replace the NSAA and ENGAA
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Cambridge Announces The ESAT To Replace The NSAA & ENGAA

In 2023, it was announced by the University of Cambridge that many of their established admissions tests would stop being run after the 2023 – 2024 admissions cycle. In January 2024, we have now learned what admissions test will be used for courses such as Medicine, Natural Science, Economics and Engineering.

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Oxford Offers Second Admissions Test For 2023 Maths Applicants
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Oxford Offers Second Admissions Test For 2023 Maths Applicants

After a large amount of complaints from students and schools regarding technical issues affecting Oxford’s various computer-based admissions tests, the Oxford Maths Department will be launching a new, shorter admissions tests for those who were affected by the issues.

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Oxford Open Day 2023: What We Learnt About Applying To Oxford
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Oxford Open Day 2023: What We Learnt About Applying To Oxford

We attended the University of Oxford’s 2023 Open Day and got the chance to speak with Oxford faculty about the Oxford admissions for 2024 and beyond. This guide summarises everything we learnt, including details for 3 of the biggest subjects at Oxford.

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The Oxford and Cambridge Application Deadline
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The Oxford And Cambridge Application Deadline

With so many steps within the Oxbridge application process, there are also many dates and deadlines that need to be remembered. From UCAS deadlines to exam testing dates, this guide offers a timeline through all of the major milestones and every important date that you will need to remember.

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