Fri, 06 May 2016
All students should apply to university with good information and evidence. They should be level-headed about making their choices. Today's final installment in our Dear Headteacher series lays out the A Level demands made by some of the UK's leading universities...
Thu, 05 May 2016
Choosing a university that's right for the student is the only option. This latest article in our Dear Headteacher series reveals a huge collection of data about UK universities, as part of the "evidence based approach" championed by Philip Rogerson...
Wed, 04 May 2016
How knowledgeable are you about European universities? The Australian higher education system? In today's chapter of our Dear Headteacher series, we share some advice given to young students interested in studying elsewhere around the world, rather than home in the UK.
Tue, 03 May 2016
Your most academically-able, thoughtful and determined pupils may have an ambition to be a doctor, dentist or a vet - but let's talk about what they can expect if they go down this career path.
Mon, 02 May 2016
Advice on preparing pupils for applying to Oxford or Cambridge, with their highly-selective admissions procedures requiring extra care and attention. Read Philip Rogerson's adaptable tips...
Fri, 29 Apr 2016
In the latest in our Dear Headteacher series of articles, Philip Rogerson reveals the advice he gives about university "sandwich courses" that include work or other practical learning placements.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016
Does your school have an agreement that spells out what the Careers Department expects from its UCAS applicants, and vice versa? Today we share an example of how one school makes clear the responsibilities of students and their advisers involved in the pre-uni process...
Wed, 27 Apr 2016
In the latest installment of our 2-week series Dear Headteacher, we look at a tried-and-tested formula for creating a tailored Personal Statement, ready for you to adapt to your students...
Tue, 26 Apr 2016
Today, day two of our 'Dear Headteacher' series, we share the timetable and guidance followed by staff and pupils at a particular school when navigating their way through the university application process.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016
It's hard choosing a university course. Really hard! In today's first featured article from the Dear Headteacher series, we explore how students can begin the process of applying to university – and the deceptively difficult business of choosing what to study...