universities in London

Universities in London – Pros and Cons

London, the capital city of the UK is one of the largest and most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. It is full of history, culture and celebrates a long tradition of academic excellence. London is high on the list of university destinations for many international students as home to world recognised institutions such as  UCL, Kings…

post IB exam results

My Post IB Results Experience

IB Results not what you had hoped for?  Rejected by your Universities? It is not the end of the world as one of our students finds out.  It can be time for a fresh perspective and a chance to explore different opportunities and securing a place for University is still a realistic expectation. Our team…

best british boarding schools

Best British Boarding Schools

For international families, deciding to send a child to boarding school overseas can be a difficult decision.  There are numerous factors at play but not least the issue of being a plane ride away.  Could the advantages of attending one of the best British boarding schools really outweigh the benefits of staying within the family…

A levels vs IB

The A Level vs IB Curriculum Debate

Original Source: Yalla Abu Dhabi The UAE is fortunate to have many curriculums to choose from but as you approach the final two years of a child’s school career, which curriculum is going to equip your child best for the ‘post school’ world? Fiona McKenzie of Gabbitas Education looks at the pros and cons of two of…

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Preparing for upcoming exam results

If you have a child waiting for exam results this summer, this is likely to be an anxious time for your family. So how do you steady your child’s nerves and prepare them for the big day? Below is a list of 7 Essential Steps to help you through results week, which you will find especially useful…