Oxbridge offers are in for Carmel’s high achievers

The application process to study at Oxford and Cambridge is a rigorous one. As well as stringent entry requirements, the process itself is tough, requiring lots of dedication and preparation.  At Carmel College they offer the High Achievers+ programme which encourages and supports students who are applying to Oxbridge and other

Royal Society funds LJMU partnership with schoolgirl ‘researchers’

Go-getting school girls hope to springboard into top science careers by undertaking their own research with Liverpool John Moores University.  The 13-year-olds from Liverpool's Holly Lodge Girls’ College want to investigate why fewer girls, when compared with boys, take part in PE and sport at a young age. By secondary school

Wirral Met helps bridge the skills gap for university students

Wirral Met College is helping university graduates secure real-world work experience through its apprenticeship programme, to help bridge the skills gap.  This week marks National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February) and Wirral Met College are highlighting that apprenticeships are not just for school leavers.  Wirral Met offers apprenticeships in partnership with over 500

Making choices post-16

For most Year 11 students, the beginning of 2022 will bring a period of serious contemplation and even some uncertainty making choices post-16 and about what road they should take if they are to stay in full-time education. After a lifetime of guidance from schools and parents, this time can be