The prospect of applying to Oxbridge may seem intimidating, especially if you're not sure what the college system involves - or what life will be like there. Here, we break down what exactly an Oxbridge college is.
Science isn't just about research and working in a lab - so if lab work isn't your thing, don't let this put you off studying a science at university. Here are some alternative careers for a science graduate.
The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) is being used more widely in Oxford and Cambridge admissions processes to help universities narrow down candidates based on their score. Read our top tips on how to best prepare.
If you haven’t studied it before, Philosophy might seem like a subject that bears little relation to the real world. Students are sometimes apprehensive to study it, but philosophy graduates are incredibly valuable to employers, due to the transferable skills that the subject provides. Here are some areas where philosophy becomes relevant that you might not expect.
Getting some practical work experience before applying to university is valuable no matter your subject, as it provides you with key transferable skills and showcases your initiative. If you’re looking to boost your personal statement by carrying out a work placement, here are some things to remember.
Has there ever been a more exciting time to study Politics? From the shocking election of President Trump in America, the ongoing saga of Brexit in Britain, the rise (and fall?) of President Macron and En Marche in France, to the huge risk posed by Kim Jong-un and North Korea, there is plenty to discuss and debate.
When studying a humanities or social science at university, work is mostly done independently, and you have much more flexibility in your schedule. This is a typical Oxford humanities or social sciences student's day.
The personal statement forms a key part of your university application. 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.