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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.
83% of Abbey Cambridge A Level students have received an offer for at least one of the ‘Russell Group’ of elite UK universities, and 74% of our International Foundation Programme students have received an offer from one or more Russell Group institutions.
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 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.
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 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.
Six Abbey College Cambridge students are celebrating after receiving offers to study at Oxbridge colleges in 2019.
Find out about our Abbey College Cambridge A Level, International Foundation Programme and GCSE Student of Week winners from October and November of 2018.
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.
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!
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 student Juan Fernandez Pottecher, currently studying for his A Levels, won a place on a prestigious University of Cambridge Chemistry Summer School programme after finishing in the top 50 student Chemists in the country (and receiving the Roentgenium Award) in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge.
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.”
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.
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.
Congratulations to our Abbey College Cambridge ‘Students of the Week’ for February.
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 welcomed South Cambridgeshire Member of Parliament, Heidi Allen, who was invited to the college by our A Level Government and Politics students.
This week’s Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week is first year GCSE student Omar Guluzade from Azerbaijan.
Abbey College Student Volodymyr Federov is celebrating success after placing in the top 20 in the London Institute of Banking and Finance Student Investor Challenge round one league table.
Ismi was nominated as Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week for her excellent work ethic and attention to detail in extended writing tasks in Psychology
Abbey College Cambridge’s sporting students were very busy last term. Catch up on their comings and goings in the Autumn Sports Report.
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.
This week’s Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week is Aizhan Akhmetova from Kazakhstan. Aizhan was nominated by Biology teacher Sephora Xuereb.
Congratulations to our Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week Monique Mey from Cambodia. Monique was nominated by our Head of Humanities Alison MacDonald.
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.
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 has been named as an Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) Partner School with a mission to involve students in real scientific projects by bringing university and industrial experts into schools.
Congratulations to this week’s Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week Myint San Chit Hnin (Demmy).
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!
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.
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.
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.
GCSE students at Abbey College Cambridge, one of the UK’s leading international colleges, are celebrating an amazing set of 2017 GCSE results.
2017 marks the twelfth straight year that Abbey College Cambridge A Level students have achieved an A*-A pass rate of 60% or above, and the eleventh straight year with an A*-B pass rate above 80%.
Abbey College Cambridge’s International Foundation Programme students are celebrating another year of outstanding results and top university destinations.
Generous Abbey College Cambridge students have donated 180 bags of clothing and personal items to our college charity East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).
35 Abbey College Cambridge students and 5 staff recently celebrated the end of the college year with two days relaxing after exams with friends, food and rides at Disneyland, Paris.
Abbey DLD Group of Colleges has arrived in Brazil at a private welcome reception in Sao Paulo to a selected group of Brazilian individuals and families.
Abbey DLD launched in Mexico this week, looking for students for our colleges; Abbey College Cambridge, Abbey College Manchester and DLD College London.
On May 31st we will officially launch Abbey DLD Group of Colleges brand in Brazil.
On Sunday Abbey FC traveled to North Cambridge Academy for a match against local rival CATS College. Abbey FC emerged victorious thumping CATS 4-2.
Over Easter 15 Abbey College Cambridge students traveled to Snowdonia in sunny Wales for their 4 day Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award practice expedition.
On Wednesday 22nd March the long awaited fixture between Abbey FC and DLD College London took place at Netherhall Sports Centre.
Abbey College Cambridge has once again been named as both one of the best Co-Educational Boarding Schools and one of the best Sixth Form Colleges in the UK by independent school advice site best-schools.co.uk.
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.
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.
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 FC were looking for their second win of the season and headed into the match full of confidence after coming off the back of a 3-0 win against Parkside Federation.
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.
Students and staff of Abbey College Cambridge have been commended by the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) after raising £4,000 in the last academic year for the Cambridge based charity.
Nine of our upper sixth students are celebrating after receiving offers to study at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge this September.
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.
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.
Some A Level Art and Design students recently visited Warwick University to attend an event for budding artists entitled ‘The Creative Process’.
GCSE student Krystal was nominated by Art and Design teacher Frances Baker. Francis said ‘Krystal is a very talented student, her work is always excellent’.
Congratulations to GCSE student Tina, who was nominated by Head of GCSE Fiona McEwan-Cox for her positive approach to school life.
Abbey College Cambridge students had a rather spooky end to their first few weeks at school, with the final Friday before half term seeing the school transformed into the ultimate Halloween party venue.
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 celebrated the official opening of its new campus at Homerton Gardens in a ceremony that culminated in a spectacular fireworks display lighting up the Cambridge night.
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.
Congratulations to Student of the Week Jason who was nominated for making an excellent start to the year and a perfect score for his economics homework.
Isaac was nominated Student of the Week by Chemistry teacher Allan Smith for making a massive leap to 87% in his first unit test for Chemistry.
Well done to Michael, who was nominated by teachers Patrick Williams and Sil Van Den Hoek for his excellent participation and integration in classes.
Congratulations to Lia who was nominated as student of the week for the second week of our Abbey College Cambridge Summer School by Economics teacher Mike Oswell .
Congratulations to our first Summer School Student of the Week Cora. Cora was nominated by teacher Fiona-McEwan Cox for the excellent progress she has made in English. Keep up the good work Cora!
Our Abbey College Cambridge Chemistry students are celebrating outstanding success in the 2016 Cambridge Chemistry Challenge.
On Thursday 26th May, Abbey College Cambridge staff and students faced off in an eagerly anticipated and first ever ‘Staff versus Students’ football match.
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.
At Abbey College Cambridge we are celebrating receiving the keys to our new campus. College Principal Dr Julian Davies was officially handed the building by Tim Bremer.
Congratulation to this week’s Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week, Nathan. He was nominated by his personal tutor Sim Liggitt.
Six months of hard work for four of our Abbey College Cambridge students has culminated at the recent Celebration and Assessment Day of the Education Engineering Scheme (EES).
Congratulations to Veronica, she was nominated as Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week by House Parent Ryan Carey for her determination to succeed.
Our Abbey College Cambridge A Level Economics students recently visited the Bank of England to learn more about its role in the British and global economy.
Abbey College Cambridge A Level Economics students recently attended an economics revision conference in Cambridge.
Student of the Week Eliza has worked hard in Physics throughout the year and achieved a 90% average mark for both tests and assignments.
Gabe was nominated as Student of the Week for successfully tackling an Economics and Mathematics question in a different way to his piers.
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 students performed admirably again in the Spring Challenges and Olympiads.
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.
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 was named as one of the UK’s top 5 sixth form colleges by bestschools.co.uk.
Our GCSE business students have been presenting the results of running their own business to the Cambridge University Enactus Society.
Jennifer has been nominated as Abbey College Cambridge Student of the Week for making excellent progress this term and working very hard on her homework.
Our Abbey College Cambridge International Foundation students recently took a trip to visit the UK Coca-Cola Factory and Education Centre.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Abbey College Cambridge welcomed our new 18 month A-level students with a delicious lunch followed by a few games of bowling.
Our Abbey College Cambridge staff and students have been getting in the festive spirit and celebrating this year’s many successes at our Christmas Assemblies.
Krys was nominated as Student of the Week by teacher Laura Senior for her excellent commitment to homework, her outstanding progress that she has made this year in Psychology and her hard work outside of class.
Our Abbey College Cambridge students are celebrating another year of outstanding success in national mathematics competitions.
Chimel was nominated by her English teacher Nigel Tattersfield for her recent piece of homework which was an example of really wonderful writing.
Ani was named as our Abbey College Cambridge student of the week by for his outstanding work ethic and consistently high standard of work.
Ola has been nominated as the Abbey College Cambridge student of the week for her outstanding attitude to learning and a consistently high level of written work.
Over the half term break our A level students and teachers traveled to the Snowdonia region in Wales to conduct their Biology field trip.
Roman posted great Stage Test results this week. Roman also has a great attitude in class – he is very inquisitive and keen to learn.
During the half term break some of our Abbey College Cambridge students and staff visited France’s iconic capital city, Paris.
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.
Our students have been learning all about the business of football on a trip to the home of the current Premier League champions, Chelsea FC.