Studying in a UK Sixth form college
As an alternative to attending a UK Boarding schools many students are now choosing UK Sixth Form colleges as they often provide flexible study programmes together with a more academic focus. This academic focus is combined with extensive preparation for entry into top universities such as interview practice,personal statement preparation, practice for other tests required for top universities such as TSA.Sixth form colleges also provide accommodation to suit students’ needs(such as single rooms and not dorms) and a full range of extracurricular activities .
The seminar will include:
- an overview of the UK education system and types of school available
- the style and benefits of the UK approach to education
- what life is like at a sixth form college in the UK
- the process and support given for students when applying to UK universities.
About speaker :
The speaker, Dr Julian Davies, has over 15 years of experience of leadership within
UK education system and is currently the principal of Abbey College Cambridge. Abbey Cambridge is a UK sixth form college of 350 international students and is currently ranked as the third in the UK. Student achievement is very strong with over 80% of A-levels grades at A*-B for each of the past seven years and around 35% of A-level students progressing to the top five UK universities each year.
Dr Davies will bring his personal experience of sixth form college leadership to discuss the specific benefits available to international students at UK sixth form colleges.