The COVID-19 emergency has affected the way higher education institutions operate and teach; after some initial uncertainty, universities in the UK switched to online teaching in March, and most buildings and campuses remain closed. It has also affected students’ entrance to university. A-level exams were cancelled.
Thinking about applying to Law at Oxford or Cambridge? Concerned that lockdown is hampering your chances of putting together a competitive application?
The most important part of any application is a clear demonstration of commitment, curiosity, and interest in learning more. There are still plenty of ways you can show yourself to be an excellent applicant, from the comfort of your living room.
Physics has always been a very nebulous subject, with potential areas of study ranging from the nanoscale all the way up to structures bigger than our solar system. This diverse range of topics makes it one of the most interesting areas to study but where can this take you after you finish your degree. What paths does physics open up and how can you follow them.
Studying a humanities or social science at university makes for a very different lifestyle as compared to a science student. Work is mostly done independently, and you have much more flexibility in your schedule.
This blog post details a typical humanities or social science student's day.
The content of your personal statement is incredibly important, and needs to be delivered clearly, or its meaning may be lost or obscured. At its best, a personal statement is a concise and individual footprint of your academic interests. At its worst it can be predictable, boring and cringe-inducing. So what are the key things you need to remember about the structure and style of your personal statement?