Your questions answered Find out what others have asked and what the experts have to say. You can click on the dots under each slideshow to flick through the questions. The Arts | Getting into University | Health | Humanities and Social Sciences | Languages | Law | Museums | Maths and Sciences | TechnologyAnswer IndexView listThe Arts If Cinderella’s shoe fit her perfectly, then why did it fall off? What would you say the colour of a mirror is? Does UCL have an Art foundation course? I have read a story of Lilliput’s island where so many Little people live. Is that true??? Do you have any tips for applying to an Art Foundation? What is the most important thing when choosing an art foundation course? To what extent do you believe all art is a form of protest? In art, is it better to do things you don’t like very much or aren’t proud of for experimentation... Can including mostly artist responses make your portfolio less favourable? What career should take I if I am interested in: Science, History, Geography & English? Ask a question! Getting into University If I don’t meet minimum requirements for English will will I still have a chance to study medicine? I want to go to UCL can you tell me how many O levels and A levels are needed? Does UCL offer 6-year single-cycle degree programme of medicine with Bachelor and Masters combined? Can I opt to submit my CV in addition to my personal statement on UCAS? Can I get on a course that requires grade 5 in English language provide I achieve achieved an AAB? What universities are the best for studying law? What is UCAS and why are UCAS points useful? What work experience is suitable for someone aspiring to be a lawyer? Would a grade 4 in maths GCSE be satisfactory for A level Languages? I don't know what to do for my A Levels...? Is the contextual offer for BSc Social Science in UCL eligible for IB students outside of the UK? What GCSE and A level subjects should I take if I want to be a financial/corporate lawyer? What colleges or universities offer a wide range of science courses in England? How important are your GCSEs when applying to UCL? Ask a question! Health Isn’t good health just a slower rate at which to die? How do you get tuberculosis? Why don't doctors get disgusted by blood and guts? Why does smoking make your lungs go black? How many different types of viruses and bacteria spread from person to person in one day? What is expected in a personal statement & interview for a health and social care course? Humanities and Social Sciences In comics there are super powers and cyborgs and multiverses, is there any possibility of the real future being the same? Can there be politics without manipulation? Can there ever be world peace? If you describe something as indescribable, haven’t you already described it? What is existence? If nothing is impossible, then would it be possible for something to be impossible? Why did we decide to give February just 28 days when lots of other months have 31 days? Was the first person to step on the moon an alien? (NEIL Armstrong, spelt backwards spells ALIEN) Does ancient Asia have the most inventions we still use today? So! Are people cruel, and if not why? Why does power corrupt? Why are some people taller than others? Is the Earth flat, or a circle? Should we forget World War 2 and move on? What was the first country to be discovered? Does communism work? If so, why not? Does not following a religion make you more reckless and immoral? How did early eugenics affect racial equality, and how are those effects still felt today? Why do the rich keeping getting richer and poor keep getting poorer? Languages ‘English is often considered the de facto global language... Are children who act in R-rated movies allowed to watch the film when it’s done? Why do people speak different languages? Ask a question! Law What is the law course like at UCL? What advice would you give to 17 year old you on how to be successful in your career as a lawyer? Ask a question! Museums Do cats actually eat mice? Or do they just see them as a toy? What came first, the Cat or the Dog? Which was your favourite museum learning programme you developed? How do the spines form on a Spiny Oyster shell? What is your favourite object in the Grant Museum collection? What is your favourite museum object? What is your favourite object in the Petrie Museum collection? Maths and Sciences Why is the Earth a sphere? If the ocean pressure can break human bones, why don't whales and other species die? What do marine biologists do? Why is Earth the third planet, shouldn't it be the first? What happens when matter and antimatter collide? Where does a thought go when it's forgotten? What gives plants the ability to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen? Why can't a diver go to Mariana trench? We're going to space, yet this part of ocean isn't explored What is the significance of a flowchart? [UPDATED] Why don't we fall off the Earth at the South Pole? Are cells in a state of matter? What are the temperatures of the different planets? Why do the clouds move? How do your eyes work? Why can't you breathe under water? How hot is the lava in the volcano Olympus Mons on Mars? How much pressure builds up at the deepest point in the ocean? How does your brain receive information? I'm very interested in science but unsure what jobs involve lots of science. Can you suggest a few? Why do people think? What career path/degrees/A level would I need to take to become a vet/marine biologist? How do plants produce oxygen? How are leaves formed? How cold is neptune? What planet would you most like to visit and why? Pt.1 Could quantum gravity particles be made of antimatter, and travel in ways we cant understand? Pt. 2 Could quantum gravity particles be made of antimatter, and travel in ways we can't understand? Pt. 3 Could quantum gravity particles be made of antimatter, and travel in ways we can't understand? Ask a question! Technology How can I repair my remote-control buttons? What careers can you do with an architecture degree? When you type on a keyboard, how does it appear on the screen? What are the numbers in the toaster for? How does a remote control work the TV? Will flying cars be a realistic prospect in this century? Ask a question!