As Levels

Which AS Subjects Should You Drop?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Choosing which AS subject to drop? The subject you got your lowest grade in might seem like the obvious choice, but make sure you weigh up all these f...

Judge 'Humbled' By Teen Paralysed From Neck Down In Road Accident

PA | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A brave teenager who was left paralysed from the neck down in a road accident is to receive a compensation package worth £14 million. Issy Sale, 1...

Students Taught The Wrong Text for AS Level English Exam

PA | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A sixth form college has launched an investigation after a group of students sat down to an AS Level exam only to find they had been taught the wrong ...

Back to The Future As Cambridge Reconsiders Entrance Exams

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Cambridge University is considering reintroducing universal and generalised entrance exams for all candidates in the wake of government proposals to a...

How To Seduce An Oxbridge Tutor

Madeleine Dodd | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Madeleine Dodd

Welcome to the second in my triptych of blogs about getting into Oxbridge. Sorry if you have a tweed fetish and actually came here for sex tips.

How Do You Get Into Oxbridge?

Madeleine Dodd | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Madeleine Dodd

Here's some advice about getting into the big two that's a little less 'be yourself' and a little more 'prepare like so'. I graduated from Oxford a couple of years ago and while I was there I worked at University open days and for my college as an interviews chaperone. I know the system, and in my next three posts I'll reveal what you need to do to get in.

Pupils Disqualified After Confused Teachers Allow Textbooks Into Exam

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Pupils have been disqualified from an exam after blundering teachers wrongly told the children they were allowed to use text books. The high-achiev...

Pupils Scoff 'Academic' GCSEs And Turn To 'Practical' Studies Instead

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Demand for GCSEs is falling as students continue to choose practical courses in subjects such as food safety and music. For the third year in a row...

What's The Point Of AS Levels?

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

AS-levels could become increasingly irrelevant if teenagers apply for university after receiving their final A-level grades, a leading headmistress su...