Posts tagged education
The Oxford Humanity Graduate’s Guide to Super-Curriculum Learning

If you want to apply to Oxbridge or any other high ranking university, it’s incredibly important to read around your chosen subject. Oxford graduate, Ellen, guides you through the kind of research you should be doing to demonstrate a passion and commitment to learning, enhance your personal statement and allow you to dazzle at interview.

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What Books Should My Child be Reading?: 'Dahl-Dependency' & How to Avoid It

Are we limiting the repertoire of children’s literature that we expose our children to by depending on Roahl Dahl? What should your child really be reading? u2 mentor, Kirsty (Biological Sciences graduate, Oxford University & trainee on the prestigious Teach First Leadership Programme) gives her view.

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How to Dazzle at Interview: An Oxford Psychology Graduate and DPhil Psychiatrist's View

Interviews can seem scary and hard to prepare for as you never quite know what to expect. However, they are extremely important, with many selections for school and university applications made almost entirely on interview performance alone. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do during the interview and in preparation that can really help you stand out.

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To IB or not to IB, that is the Question: An Oxbridge English Graduate's View

Many students and their parents are faced with the question of whether or not to choose the International Baccalaureate, as opposed to A Levels or Pre-U exams. u2 offer a personal view by u2 Oxbridge mentor, Emma Irving (English Language and Literature, Oxford). Find out more about which examination would suit your child best with a u2 Schools Consultation.

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Why the Next Generation Needs to Learn to Code, and the Easiest Way to Get Started

Of our 400+ Oxbridge mentors, u2 have mentors that can kickstart your learning in all aspects of Computer Science. Many people think that coding is an impossible skill to learn, or that it’s something best left to geeky geniuses. But this is just a myth. Anyone can learn to code, and indeed, more people should learn to code.

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