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4 Things To Remember During Your Work Experience

4 Things To Remember During Your Work Experience

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.

Opinions on Automation: Looking at the IPPR’s Economics Prize

How is the working world changing and what ideas do people have to adapt to it? Should digital companies face greater tax burdens? Bertie Wnek’s su...
Brexit: Through the lens of an Economist

Brexit: Through the lens of an Economist

It is hard to find any newspaper today without some mention of Britain’s Exit from the European Union (Brexit) within it. This post looks at Brexit through a number of key economic lenses, identifying how each relates to a potential Brexit. This is a live topic of academic debate at Oxford and Cambridge.
What jobs can you get by studying politics

What jobs can you get by studying politics

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. 

But what can studying all of this do for you?

A Day In The Life Of An Oxford Humanities Student

A Day In The Life Of An Oxford Humanities Student

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.
Personal Statements: Style and Structure

Personal Statements: Style and Structure

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.
A Level Results Day

A Level Results Day

Have you received your A Level results today? Thinking about applying to Oxbridge this year or next? The Oxbridge admissions process is laborious and time consuming, but we are here to help.