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You don’t have to be an athlete to go to the Winter Olympics

Team GB Great Britain has sent its largest team of 59 athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The wide ranging winter sports include the skeleton, snowboarding, alpine skiing, figure skating, luge, curling and cross country skiing to name a few. You don’t have to be an A-grade athlete to be part of the British team. Behind each talented athlete is a team across many disciplines supporting them to perform at their very best. Management and support roles  There are a range of specialist areas that make…

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Answer here from FB post: Do you have a high creative IQ?

We recently posed the below on our Facebook page.  The task is testing divergent thinking. A divergent thinker doesn’t look at the usual methods for working out a problem and will go in a different direction or off the accepted path to find a solution.  If you struggled with this task you are more likely used to using convergent solutions by basing on more predetermined options. So, did you work out the solution?  You following the addition of the two numbers to give you the last digit(s). The initial digit…

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Featured Study 

Next steps following the UCAS January application deadline

You’ve met the January 2018 UCAS deadline. Well done! The endless amends of the personal statement are behind you. The many decisions about which university and course are behind you. The exciting next chapter of your life is ahead of you. Now is the time to concentrate on your current study. If you have your A-levels or equivalent, also try not to check your UCAS Track too often. From 15 Jan to end of March Your application will be with the university or universities you have chosen. On average a…

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A NEW YEAR, A NEW CAREER

Considering a new career?  If you are reading this then there is a good chance you are considering a career change! You may have been considering a career change for a while now and with the onset of a New Year you are now focused to make the change happen. Richard Branson has said, “Just because you start in a certain sector, or study a certain subject at university, doesn’t mean you will have to spend your entire life at it,” This is so true but you’ll need to make…

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Featured Overseas Study 

Thought about studying abroad?

Studying abroad in Europe or further afield can offer superb opportunities both academically and for personal development. The experience can add a string to your bow as it is often seen as a positive by employers. It may also open doors due to contacts and connections made whilst studying overseas. Some positives: Free or low-cost tuition for UK students in European countries (will change come Brexit but many countries are likely to be significantly lower than fees paid for universities in England. English-taught courses are available where English is not…

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