"Finally completed my first year at uni and wow! What an experience! Cambridge has taught me so much, helped me grow as a person and I've made so many amazing friends and memories! I couldn't have wished for a better first year... Now it's time to enjoy summer and look forward to round 2 all over again next year" - FB post by a current Cambridge student - who had been very hesitant about accepting the offer of a place. (Posted with permission)
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OXBRIDGE / UNIVERSITY NEWS
LORETO hits the national press with a profile of our Oxbridge success. 50% of the Loreto applicants gained an offer in 2013: the national stats show that about 20% of applicants gain an offer. LORETO students discuss politics in the Guardian - the Video is worth watching!!! Also, politics students might like this article in the Independent.
The latest World University rankings have been published. Oxford and Cambridge graduates remain the most employable in the world, but on the world rankings, Cambridge is now equal second, MIT and alongside Imperial; and Oxford is 5th, equal with UCL. (Harvard is squeezed between Cambridge and Oxford). The full details are here.
Some recent Loreto news stories have been posted here!
UCAS give a new outline for writing personal statements.. it's a 3 minute clip and is worth listening to! Try this!
YORK is the top UK university in the New University World Rankings... I have rated York for years - not only is the History course outstanding (as are the York historians I know), other courses really shine too. And the SLO is an ex-Loreto Oxford graduate!
THE GUARDIAN's 2015 Guide League Table is useful when trying to choosing where to study. Cambridge and Oxford top the tables, as they do for many of the individual disciplines! If you are unsure of where to apply, the top 20 tips may be a help!
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