Sitting The UCAT in 2020 (COVID-19 Update)

UCAT 2020 COVID-19 updates If you are sitting the UCAT in 2020, you’ll be aware that UCAT have been delaying registration and booking dates due to COVID-19. As of an update on 01/06/20, UCAT have announced that registration and booking for the exam will open on the 1st of July 2020. Source: https://www.ucat.ac.uk/ucat/ucat-2020-update/ What is changing…

BMAT September is cancelled

BMAT September 2020 Cancelled

Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing have announced that the September BMAT test session will not be going ahead as of new information provided on 01/06/20. This is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and keeping students and other candidates sitting the test’s safety as a top priority. Source: https://www.admissionstesting.org/campaigns/coronavirus/ What if I was planning on booking…

Student Success: Applying To Oxbridge from A State School

Even in 2020, the myth that only privately educated students belong in Oxbridge exists. We’re here to dispel that myth.   No matter who you are, the transition from school to university is exciting and nerve-wracking in equal measure. But for state-school students, the prospect of going to university – particularly a socially-accepted ‘good’ university,…

NHS Hot Topic for medical interviews: Junior Doctor Contract Guide

The junior doctor contract is a very likely topic to crop up during your medical interviews or MMI. It’s something that will greatly affect your future as a doctor and show a good understanding of the trials and tribulations of becoming a doctor in the UK. It’s had a lot of coverage in the UK with debates and strikes within the NHS; here’s our (kind of) simplified guide to the whole issue.