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Abbey College Cambridge Alumni: Chi

Abbey Cambridge Alumni Experiences: Chi from Vietnam

Chi joined Abbey College from Vietnam in 2014. She graduated from the Business Management and Economics pathway of our International Foundation Programme in 2016 and joined the University of Bath, where she is now in the final year of an Accounting and Finance Degree. Here she gives some advice for students entering the first year of their degree.

Abbey College Cambridge Pre-Sessional and Year 10 Residential Trip to Letton Hall

Abbey College Cambridge Top News – 5th March

Abbey College Cambridge students go on a week long residential course at Latton Hall, prepare for their Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme finals with a training expedition in the windy Cambridgeshire countryside, our Graphic Design Club gets underway and our sports teams keep on winning. All the news that’s fit to print.

Abbey College Cambridge Half-Term Iceland Trip

Abbey College Cambridge Half-Term News – 27th February 2019

Abbey College Cambridge doesn’t sleep at half-term and our students were certainly busy.Prospective doctors took part in the Medicine Boot Camp, some lucky students went to Iceland where they visited Helsinki, the Reyjkanes Peninsula, the Golden Circle and swam in the Blue Lagoon. Some went bowling.

Abbey College Cambridge Badminton Team

Abbey College Cambridge Top News – 18th February

The annual Abbey College Cambridge ‘Speak English Week’ celebrations ran from the 4th – 10th of February. We enjoyed our first live Q&A session on Facebook. Our Badminton first team go from strength to strength. And Abbey Inspires. All the news that’s fit to print, here.

Abbey College Cambridge Student Emily

Abbey College Cambridge Top News – 7th February 2019

Abbey College Cambridge Students hit top marks in National Challenges – Ben secures prestigious internship at ARM – Sports Update – Join our Facebook Q&A – Cambodian students get a taste of Abbey College Cambridge Life – All the News that’s fit to print.

Abbey College Cambridge Maths Team Challenge

Year 12 Maths Team Challenge

Last week we held the first ever Abbey College Cambridge Year 12 Maths Team Challenge. The challenge gave students the opportunity to tackle a variety of engaging mathematical activities while developing teamwork and communication skills.

Abbey College Cambridge Sport News

Big Weekend of Sport

It was a big weekend of sport here at Abbey College Cambridge. The Girl’s Netball team lost 20-8 vs Netherhall, while the Girls Badminton ran out 6-3 winners vs Girton College, and the Girl’s Basketball lost 22-54 v Hills Road News. Well done to all who took part!

Abbey College Cambridge Charity Fundraising Success

Charity Fundraising Success

It’s been another fantastic year of fundraising here at Abbey College Cambridge! Our amazing students and staff have raised £4,333 for our college charity East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) so far – and we have lots more fundraising events planned in the lead up to Christmas!

Abbey College Cambridge GCSE Results 2018

Abbey College Cambridge 2018 GCSE Results

GCSE students at Abbey College Cambridge, one of the UK’s leading international colleges, are celebrating their results. Principal Julian Davis said “GCSE students represent our youngest cohort here at Abbey College Cambridge. Many also face the additional challenges of living in new country and learning in their 2nd or 3rd language.”

Abbey College Cambridge A-Level Results News

Abbey College Cambridge Celebrates Strong A-Level Results

This year Abbey College Cambridge students have once again achieved a set of A Level results far higher than the UK national average. 22 Abbey Cambridge students have achieved all A* and A grades, and students from the college will now move on to begin their studies at some of the UK’s best universities.

DLD Students Business Studies Jaguar Land Rover Trip

Business Studies trip to Jaguar Land Rover

Our AS and Pre-Degree Diploma Business Studies students gained a practical insight into operations management with a visit to the Jaguar Land Rover Factory in Solihull.

Abbey Cambridge Volunteer at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

Volunteering Club visit East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

On Tuesday 6th March students from our Volunteering Club paid a visit to our College charity, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). From its base just North of Cambridge the hospice supports families and cares for children and young people with life-threatening conditions.

Abbey College Cambridge A-Level Student Andia

Student of the Week – Andia Soltani

Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week is Andia Soltani. Andia, who is in the first year of her A level studies here at Abbey College Cambridge, was nominated by teachers in our Mathematics Department for ‘working really hard in and out of class.

Abbey College Cambridge Student Monique

Student of the Week – Monique Mey

Congratulations to our Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week Monique Mey from Cambodia. Monique was nominated by our Head of Humanities Alison MacDonald.

Abbey College Cambridge Student Sha Jiena

Student of the Week – Sha Jiena

Congratulations to Sha Jiena (Iris) for being named as our Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week. Iris was nominated by Physics teacher Ellen Slalow, and English teacher Candela Delgado Marin.

Abbey College Cambridge Badminton Victory

Abbey College Cambridge Badminton Girls Victorious

Two members of the Abbey College Cambridge girl’s badminton team; Magda and Nattalyn, were selected to play in a local tournament last week. Nattalyn even managed to win the mixed doubles competition.

Abbey College Cambridge A-Level teacher Runs Lisbon Marathon

Liam Runs the Lisbon Marathon

Well done to Head of Upper Sixth Liam Woods for completing a very hot Lisbon Marathon in the amazing time of 3 hours and 54 minutes!

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Cora

Student of the Week – Wu Yuntong

Congratulations to our Student of the Week Wu Yuntong (Cora). Cora was nominated by our Head of English Patrick Williams for her positive mental attitude and class contribution.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Tina

Student of the Week – Liu Ting

Congratulations to Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week Liu Ting (Tina). Tina was nominated by teachers from our business department and awarded for her ‘Excellent contribution to classroom discussion and superb homework.

Abbey COllege Cambridge Student Selina

Student of the Week – Selina Robinson

Congratulations to Selina who is our first Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week of the new academic year for her helpful and positive attitude in induction week.

Abbey DLD Mexico Launch

Abbey DLD Launches in Mexico

Abbey DLD launched in Mexico this week, looking for students for our colleges; Abbey College Cambridge, Abbey College Manchester and DLD College London.

Abbey College Cambridge Iceland Trip

Reflections on Iceland

During half term a group of our students and teachers embarked on a four day trip to Iceland. Here are some photos of their experience.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Harry

Student of the Week – Yung Ho (Harry)

Congratulations to lower sixth student Harry who was nominated by English teacher John Morgan for his excellent efforts in class and for making great improvements in speaking and writing.

Abbey College Cambridge Speak English Week

Speak English Week 2017

Speak English Week at Abbey College Cambridge is an annual event designed to encourage and remind our students to speak English as much as possible.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Nicola

Student of the Week – Nicola Cheah

Congratulations to A Level student Nicola who was nominated by teacher Alison MacDonald for consistently producing high level essays displaying a clear talent for argument.

Abbey College Cambridge Matron Dawn

Introducing Our New College Matron

Continuing our traditional of providing outstanding pastoral support to our students, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dawn Kent as our new College Matron.

Abbey College Cambridge Boys Football Team

Students of the Week – Boys Football Team

Congratulations to the Abbey Cambridge Boys Football Team, who were nominated as Students of the Week for winning their first fixture of the season 3-0 against local college Parkside Federation.

Krys Blog About Cambridge

Krys’s Blog: Returning to Cambridge

In this blog post, Krys, who, joined Abbey College Cambridge in January 2015 and is studying on our 18 month A Level Programme, talks about returning to the college.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Oreo

Student of the Week – Oreoluwa Okubajo (Oreo)

Lower sixth student Oreo was nominated by her English teacher Nigel Tattersfield for producing impressive homework essays, asking for extra work to help her progress, and for creating a presentation which showed tremendous confidence and her love of learning.

Abbet College Cambridge Thorpe Park Trip

Thorpe Park Visit

On Saturday 28th May our Abbey College Cambridge Harvey Road boarding students took a break from their studies to enjoy a day out at the popular Thorpe Park Amusement Park.

Abbey College Cambridge Music Students

Abbey College Cambridge Music Concert

Our Abbey College Cambridge A Level musicians have been showcasing their amazing talent at a charity concert organised in aid of our College charity; East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

Abbey College Cambridge GCSE Student Ivy

Student of the Week – Song Jiaoyang (Ivy)

Student of the Week Ivy was nominated by her Chemistry teacher Duncan McNichol for the high standard of her practical work in class and huge improvement in English language.

Abbey College Cambridge Speak English Week

Speak English Week 2016

Every year Speak English Week seems to get bigger and bigger, and this year’s programme certainly didn’t disappoint! Staff and students across the college celebrated the joy of speaking English with a range of inspirational and fun events and activities

Abbey College Cambridge ABC Extra-Curricular Fair

ABC Extra-Curricular Fair

New and returning Abbey College Cambridge students took the opportunity to sign up for college clubs and societies at our ABC fair on the 20th January.

A level student Amy

Student of the Week – Xu Xinting (Amy)

Congratulation to our student of the week Xu Xinting (Amy). Amy was nominated for her excellent performance in Mathematics this week, where she achieved a 100% overall score in her Foundation examination.

A Level Student Phob

Student of the week – Karnsuwan Kasididh (Phob)

Karnsuwan was nominated by his teacher John Morgan. He scored a great result in his IELTS exam, which he took in December. He achieved an overall 7.0, including an 8.0 in Reading. This is enough to get on almost any university course.

Abbey College Cambridge Politics Student Ani

Student of the week – Ani Hasa

Ani was named as our Abbey College Cambridge student of the week by for his outstanding work ethic and consistently high standard of work.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level students on a camping trip

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Walk and Camping

A group of Abbey College Cambridge students and staff have spent a day and night walking and camping in the ‘wilds’ of the Cambridgeshire countryside as part of their work towards the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Abbey College Cambridge BBQ

New Student BBQ and Bowling

Abbey College Cambridge’s new students enjoyed a sunny BBQ in our Station Road garden on Friday 4th September as part of their welcome to the college.