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Womens Day Event 5th September

Studying at university is often a big culture shock for students, along with a multitude of other shocks to the system. You’ve left home. You’ve started doing independent research. You’re working with your tutors for the first time. It can be difficult to have the confidence to hold your own – but it’s far from…

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A-Level Results Day [2020] What Next?

A level results day represents the culmination of years of hard work, multiple exams (usually!) and marks the beginning of higher education or employment. With the pandemic providing further chaos to what was already a complicated process, we have produced a guide for results day, the average grades needed to get into Oxford or Cambridge,…

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UCAS Explained: Clearing, Adjustment & Extra

UCAS Clearing, Adjustment and Extra explained in simple terms. Firstly, the key thing to know about results day is that, although it can be intimidating, there is absolutely no need to panic. If things don’t go the way you expected, there is an amazing support network at UCAS, and universities are hoping to match up…

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Cambridge Open Day [6 Key Takeaways]

Cambridge University held their first ever virtual Open Day on the 2nd and 3rd of July 2020. In case you couldn’t make it (or just didn’t have enough time to visit all of the talks and Q&As you wanted to join), the UniAdmissions team joined every webinar and took notes so you didn’t have to.…

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UniAdmissions: Cracking The Oxbridge Formula

Applying for Oxbridge is an opportunity seldom approached correctly. The official statistics [1][2] paint a clear picture: to succeed, you must be amongst the top 18% of a strong cohort of applicants. For ultra-competitive courses such as Medicine, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Law and Computer Science the competition is even stiffer. So how do we manage…

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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…

How to write the perfect English personal statement

So, you want to study English? As someone who’s good at writing and words, you’ve spent your entire education so far wishing you could just be left alone to write about the books you love. So, writing an English personal statement should be easy, right? Well, it might be true that you have a natural advantage, but it’s still important to make…

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Oxbridge vs the Ivy League

Oxbridge vs the Ivy League: how do you decide which globally-renowned institution is the best for you? When it comes to applying to top universities, it can be difficult to know where you will be best suited and where will provide the best opportunities going forward. In terms of academic and sporting excellence as well…

6 Month Test Revision Timeline

With less than 6 months until admissions tests in November, what should you be doing to make sure you nail that test and get your dream offer? In this post, we’ll go through what should be your timeline of events from 6 months out until the night before. Follow it closely and get the mark…