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So You've Failed Your A-Levels. Now What?

Mia Violet | Posted 08.18.2016 | Education
Mia Violet

This week is A-Level results week. Social media is split down the middle between people celebrating academic triumphs and others reassuring those who failed that university is an unnecessary sham.

What College Means

Lateef Romeo | Posted 05.23.2016 | Black Voices
Lateef Romeo

The most powerful influence on a teenager is another teenager. Our shared experiences give us perspective and help us believe in ourselves and overcome any obstacles.

Entrepreneurship 3.0 - The Third Wave of the Industrial Revolution

Benjamin Rohé | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Benjamin Rohé

Corporations need to act today to set themselves for long-term success. Strategic partnerships are the answer. Companies need to develop relationships with start-ups outside of their core business and help them without eliminating their spirit of entrepreneurship.

Cameron Fuels the Folly of British Isolationism

David Miles | Posted 03.30.2013 | Home
David Miles

Possibly the most stand out moment of levity in David Cameron's speech on Wednesday announcing an 'in/out' referendum on Britain's EU membership within the next 5 years was when he said: "It is time to settle this European question in British politics."

How To Write The Perfect Personal Statement

Alex Dyer | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

Remember, you'll be up against thousands of others who are also pitching their case to the universities, so whatever you write needs to be good.

This House Believes Fashion is Elitist

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Style
The Cambridge Union Society

This week, Maria Dimitrova and Holly Stevenson give the student perspective on the motion which some of the greats of the fashion world will debate at...

This House Believes The Only Limit To Female Success Is Female Ambition

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 03.26.2012 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

We've been gently tapping at the glass ceiling for too long. It's time for women to take bold action to achieve a real change. It's time for us to regain our confidence and ambition and ensure that there is no limit to female success.

Schools Should Embrace Difference in Pupils to Encourage Success

Laura McGuire | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Laura McGuire

I ended up changing jobs four times in four years before starting my own company this year at the age of 21. In that time I felt confident that I had learned what I needed to know in order to survive in business, and ultimately how to deal with others.