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Considering starting your sixth form studies in January? Things to consider when choosing a January start course

2nd October 20

Although the new school year in the United Kingdom traditionally starts in September, many schools and colleges now offer an additional entry point in January. January start courses are intended to allow international students from countries whose academic year doesn’t sync with the traditional school year the option to study in the United Kingdom without…

What A-Level subjects go well together? 10 great combinations you could consider

22nd July 20

Advanced Level courses, also known as ‘A-Levels’, are the most commonly recognised qualifications students can take to gain place at a UK university. A-Levels also have the benefit of being a well-respected global qualification, so universities outside of the United Kingdom will also accept A-Level students. Typically, A-Level students will take 3 or 4 subjects…

The benefits for international students of studying A-Levels in Cambridge

22nd July 20

The UK has a world renowned reputation for its quality of its education. The qualifications offered by British schools, colleges and universities are recognised as hallmarks of excellence and distinction. Here at Abbey College Cambridge, we offer a range of courses for international students, these include GCSE, A-Level, and our International Foundation Programme. In this…

Things to look out for when choosing A-Level subjects – how to pick the right subjects and the right amount of subjects

22nd July 20

Advanced Level courses, also known as ‘A-Level Courses’, are the most commonly recognised qualifications students can take to gain place at a UK university. A-Levels also have the benefit of being a well-respected global qualification, so universities outside of the United Kingdom will also accept A-Level students. Typically, A-Level students will take 3 or 4…

Want to study Medicine at University? Here are 5 top Medical tips for A Level students

22nd July 20

Securing a place to study medicine at a UK university is tough, high demand and limited places means that competition for places at UK medical schools is fierce, and it’s even tougher to get a place to study medicine if you are an international student. Here at Abbey College Cambridge, we are experts at helping…

5 tips to help you get top grades

16th April 20

Want to ace your exams and get a place at a top university? Here are 5 tips for academic success from our students and tutors. 1.Practice, Practice, Practice! Practice as many past paper questions as possible. Try to answer each question at least twice. Why is this important? Exam boards use similar styles of questions…