Higher Education and Gap Year Fair

Alessandra Pidgeon (LI L6) looks back at the Higher Education and Gap Year Fair, held on Monday 10th June. What stood out for me overall was the enthusiastic and friendly attitude of all the university and gap year representatives. Each stall captured my attention and everyone was happy to answer any questions, no matter how […]

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Medical Application Success

Those who apply to Medical School face increasingly ferocious competition; on average in the UK fewer than one in ten applicants gain a place. So we salute the superb achievement of the following in winning one or more places at Medical School in the current year: Maddy Avery (IH 2013-18 – Liverpool University) India Jacklin-Chatha […]

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Student Life After Marlborough

The OMs who kindly made the great effort to come back and share their pearls of wisdom with us on Wednesday 24th April also made efforts to make their pearls relatable and at times funny. They covered many areas in the briefing, starting by giving useful tips about booking flights (on gap years and travelling […]

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University Summary – UK and beyond

This summer’s A-level and Pre-U results were outstanding; the proportion of entries awarded A* (or Pre-U equivalent) was the second highest since its introduction in 2010, and so it was no surprise that the great majority of this year’s Leavers were accepted onto their first-choice university course. All of the familiar favourites are on this […]

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Universities and Gap Year Fair

The Lower Sixth had their Universities and Gap Year Fair on Monday 11th June. For those not immediately excited by the prospect of a year out, universities such as Southampton, Bristol and Durham were present. There was a wide range of different stalls present, from cookery courses for those wanting a ski season, to charity […]

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