UCL Horizons blog

What to do on A level Results Day 2013

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:18:13 +0000

This year, the A levels results day is on Thursday 15 August (7 August in Scotland). If you are taking the International Baccalaureate, you will probably already know your results. Waiting for your results can be stressful, as your grades will decide whether you go to your firm choice or insurance choice university, or whether [...]

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Five Things To Do In The Summer Holidays!

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:10:15 +0000

You are probably looking forward to the summer holidays as a time to rest, catch up with your friends and soak up the sun. However, it is also a great opportunity to do fun – but productive! – things to improve your cultural capital, giving you great experiences and skills to write about in applications [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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