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UK Medical Schools Transition from BMAT to UCAT: What Career Advisors Need to Know

A significant shift is underway for aspiring medical students in the UK. Prestigious institutions, including Oxford and Cambridge, are moving from the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) to the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT). This change, starting from the upcoming admissions cycle, marks a major evolution in the medical school admissions landscape. Career advisors will want …

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Comprehensive Guide to Student Accommodation

Navigating student accommodation is a pivotal aspect of university life. Our comprehensive guide provides all the essential information to make informed decisions about where you’ll live during your studies. Whether you’re a first-year student or transitioning to postgraduate housing, this guide will help you understand your options and make the best choice for your needs.  …

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The Evolution of Leaving Certificate Assessments: Anticipating the Changes in 2025

In a world where education and examination standards are rapidly evolving, Ireland’s Leaving Certificate is no exception. The changes slated for the Leaving Certificate in 2025 represent a significant pivot in Irish secondary education, aimed at realigning the assessment standards to pre-pandemic norms. This article delves into the upcoming changes and what they mean for …

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Introducing Careers Poster Pack 2: A Free Resource for Schools

MyFutureChoice is pleased to announce the addition of the Careers Poster Pack 2 to our suite of free resources designed to support career education in schools and colleges. This new set of posters provides a visual and engaging way for students to explore different career paths and educational options.   Available for free download, these posters …

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Embracing the Future of Learning: The Essential Guide to MOOCs

In an era where education transcends the confines of traditional classrooms, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) stand out as a revolutionary force in unlocking knowledge and opportunities for learners worldwide. Offered by prestigious universities through platforms like FutureLearn and Coursera, MOOCs cover a broad spectrum of subjects, making high-quality education accessible to anyone with internet …

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For Parents: University or Apprenticeship? A Guide to Help Your Child Decide 

Deciding between pursuing a university degree or an apprenticeship is a significant crossroads in any young person’s educational journey. As a parent or guardian, your support and guidance are invaluable in helping your child navigate this decision. Both paths offer unique advantages and cater to different interests, learning styles, and career aspirations. This article aims …

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Navigating the Future: Enhancing Careers Guidance in SEND Settings

The recent Ofsted report on careers guidance within specialist settings has provided crucial insight into the state of careers education for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). This article aims to distil the essential findings of the report for careers leaders in SEND schools and colleges, offering practical actions to enhance the delivery …

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Examples of Effective Provider Access Policies in Schools 

Welcome to an insightful exploration tailored for Careers Leads in schools, focusing on the pivotal role of Provider Access Policies. This guidance is essential in navigating the legislative landscape and drawing inspiration from exemplary policies implemented in various schools.  The Provider Access Policy, as mandated by legislation, is a cornerstone in the framework of career …

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US Colleges See Largest Influx of International Students in Over 40 Years

The Open Doors 2023 Report, released on November 13th, 2023, illuminates the resurgence of international student mobility to the United States. The United States, renowned for its world-class education system, witnessed over 1 million international students from more than 210 different locations enrolling in its institutions during the 2022/23 academic year. This remarkable 12% increase …

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Expanding the Horizons: UK Universities’ Strategies in International Student Recruitment

Survey Findings: A Push for Diversity and Growth The “Diversification and Strengthening International Recruitment Practices” report, based on a survey of Universities UK’s (UUK) membership, sheds light on the concerted efforts by UK universities to achieve sustainable growth and diversity in international student recruitment. The survey reveals a significant trend among universities actively diversifying their …

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