OXBRIDGE / UNIVERSITY NEWS
A couple of years ago LORETO hit 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 third, and Oxford is 6th. 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!
THE GUARDIAN's 2016 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! The links on each entry are a most helpful addition! If you are unsure of where to apply, the top 20 tips may be a help, but PLEASE don't take them as being absolute. FOR INSTANCE, with Architecture, they rank Cardiff and Bath as VERY HIGH, which is totally justified, yet I have it on good authority that over recent years, Sheffield and Glasgow have been amongst the most innovative and which offer excellent preparations for employment, yet Sheffield was 8th and Glasgow was not classified!
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