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UCAS Deadline: How to Apply

The deadline for most university courses for 2019 entry is the 15th January. So as the clock is ticking down towards the deadline, we look at the key steps you need to complete to get your application in on time. Register If you haven’t done so already, make sure you register with UCAS to gain…

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Writing the Perfect UCAS Personal Statement

Key points to remember for your UCAS Form: Deadline for submission of the UCAS form for almost all courses and universities is 15 January 2019, 18.00 UK time. Your personal statement should be a maximum of 47 lines, and 4,000 characters. Don’t confuse ‘characters’ with ‘words’: 4,000 characters is about 600 words! You can only write one…

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Preparing for University Interviews

For most students applying to study in the UK, once the UCAS form is filled in and sent off, you can sit back, relax and wait for the offers to come in.  However, for particular courses and universities this is just the start point of the process.  If you are applying to Oxford or Cambridge,…

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Choosing a University

Gabbitas Education has worked with hundreds of students across the years when choosing a University and securing a place at the best Universities in the UK. Here are the top ten factors to consider when looking for a University. 1. The Course Pick a course that you think you will enjoy, if the course doesn’t…

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Why Choose the UK for University?

Students today have the opportunity of going to universities anywhere in the world.  We regularly work with students who want to continue their studies all over the world but the number one destination for most of our Gabbitas students remains the UK. So what are the top reasons why the UK remains such a popular…

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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…