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7September2017

Flexibility to pursue multiple interests through joint degrees at UK universities

by The Red Pen

One of the key benefits of undergraduate study in the UK is the fact that if you have passion for a particular subject and wish to pursue it in depth, the UK offers a multitude of highly specialised degrees. There are universities that even offer degrees in unusual subjects. At Cambridge for example, you can

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19April2017

A brief guide to admissions tests for UK Universities: MAT, PAT, STEP, HAT, TSA, BMAT, UKCAT

by Originally published in The Hindustan Times

Undergraduate applicants aspiring to study medicine, math, computer science, physics or engineering at leading universities in the UK should keep in mind that these universities have specific admissions exams that are mandatory or viewed favourably for admissions. At Oxbridge, admissions tests are mandatory for many social sciences courses too. It’s important to understand these tests

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14January2017

You made it to Oxbridge – get up to speed with some of the traditions!

by The Red Pen

Congratulations on getting an offer from Oxbridge! At the time you were sitting opposite your interviewer in December, your chances of success at Oxford were around 1 in 3 – and about 1 in 4 at Cambridge. Now that you have an offer, it is time to make sure you get the grades to fulfill your conditional requirements and gear up for the adventure of a lifetime! Get ready for a world steeped in tradition; from matriculating at the Oxford Sheldonian1 in your sub-fusc2 uniforms to meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their frequent visits, the two universities have a lot in store for you.

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