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Category: UK Universities

5 key considerations when applying to US universities
Jun 16, 2021
5 key considerations when applying to US universities

There are a number of key differences to bear in mind when applying to university in the US as opposed to the UK. We hav...

Academic Mentoring for teenagers: what is it and how can it help you?
Apr 28, 2021
Academic Mentoring for teenagers: what is it and how can it help you?

Our latest webinar - expertly delivered by Dr Caroline Watkinson - discussed the value of academic mentoring, especially...

UK University Admissions with Dr Caroline Watkinson
Mar 29, 2021
UK University Admissions with Dr Caroline Watkinson

For one of our recent webinars, Ivy Education spoke with Dr Caroline Watkinson to gain her insights on applying to (and ...

International study in 2021 and beyond: what comes next?
Feb 04, 2021
International study in 2021 and beyond: what comes next?

With February being an otherwise quiet month for education - the school entrance process is wrapping up and end-of-year...

What the 2021 lockdown means for GCSE and A-Level students: Expert Insight with Camilla Smiley
Jan 06, 2021
What the 2021 lockdown means for GCSE and A-Level students: Expert Insight with Camilla Smiley

As England enters another national lockdown and with summer exams for GCSE and A-Level students cancelled, we thought it...

Should I enter a fifth choice? Advice for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine university applicants
Dec 04, 2020
Should I enter a fifth choice? Advice for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine university applicants

Continuing our recent theme of offering specific and timely university admissions advice - thanks to the input of our wo...

SEN and Extenuating Circumstances in University Applications
Nov 27, 2020
SEN and Extenuating Circumstances in University Applications

As more and more students will be putting together UCAS applications for university, we approached our brilliant univers...

Featured Video Talking Exam Results with Camilla Smiley
Aug 03, 2020
Talking Exam Results with Camilla Smiley

What Can We Do Right Now That Will Make a Difference? We recently caught up with Camilla Smiley to talk about the implic...

Summer lockdown on-lock: how older students can maximise their holidays
Jun 15, 2020
Summer lockdown on-lock: how older students can maximise their holidays

Here at Ivy Education, we know that plans made by students in years 11, 12 and 13 to improve their university applicatio...

A simple, step-by-step guide to UCAS applications
Oct 08, 2019
A simple, step-by-step guide to UCAS applications

The first UCAS deadline for 2020 university applications is fast approaching: 15 October for Oxbridge, medicine, dentist...

REMINDER - UCAS DEADLINE 2019 COUNTDOWN
Dec 21, 2018
REMINDER - UCAS DEADLINE 2019 COUNTDOWN

USEFUL READ – Ivy Education’s free guide to University Applications, Interviews and Settling In There is now less tha...

Applying to Oxford or Cambridge? Here's what you need to know
Oct 12, 2018
Applying to Oxford or Cambridge? Here's what you need to know

The Oxbridge UCAS application deadline of 15th October is fast approaching. We ask our experts to answer some of the mos...