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Revision Tips – Keep Calm and Get an A*!
Thu, 16 May 2013 15:45:57 +0000
It’s finally summer in London but students everywhere are focusing on their studies rather than the sun. If you are taking exams this summer, make sure you read our top tips for revision so that you can keep calm – and get an A*! Planning - It might be a bit late for this now, [...]Read more...
Writing a CV
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:49:17 +0000
It is important to have an up-to-date CV ready to send out at a moment’s notice! This means that you can always take advantage of opportunities when they come up. Writing a CV can be daunting, especially when you are still at school and haven’t got much experience yet. However, there are some simple things that [...]Read more...
New Year’s Resolutions for a Brighter 2013!
Tue, 01 Jan 2013 09:30:04 +0000
In January, people all over the world make New Year’s Resolutions to eat healthily, to exercise more, to watch less TV, to save more money or to be nicer to their families. These are all great resolutions! However, at UCL Horizons we have some suggestions for New Year’s Resolutions that YOU could make to help [...]Read more...
The UCL Modern Foreign Language requirement explained
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:36:30 +0000
What is the Modern Foreign Language (MFL) requirement? UCL requires that all applicants have a GCSE at grade A*-C in a modern foreign language. It is fine for this to be a ‘community language’ (for example, a modern foreign language that you speak at home with your family), as long as you have achieved an [...]Read more...
Finding Work Experience for Under 18s
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:44:14 +0000
Lots of people try to do some volunteering or work experience before they apply to university. This can be a great chance to add to your UCAS form and show that you are serious about your subject. Think about what sort of experience interests you – where would you like to work? What would you [...]Read more...
How to make the right A level choices.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:24:15 +0000
Post-16 Choices – Choosing A levels What are A levels? During Year 10 you need to decide what subjects you will study at sixth form. Most students take three or four A levels, but you can also study the International Baccalaureate (IB), which gives a wider range. Some people study BTECs. These are vocational courses [...]Read more...