I’m not ready for university! What are my options?

It’s that time of year when schools are encouraging students to finalise their degree plans, complete their UCAS form and commit to three or more years of studying one subject which to a certain extent will have a massive impact on the rest of your life. While some students have known since birth that they […]

How to include your STEM extracurricular experiences in your university application?

So, you’ve attended a STEM summer school, won a competition or written your own STEM blog? When it comes to applying to university, these are all fantastic things to mention in your personal statement. However, there are several important things to remember to include: – What you learnt. Too many personal statements just include a […]

Summer Lab Internship at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

As it is the summer following my year abroad in China, I’ve decided to spend my summer working in a lab at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in their School of Pharmacy. I’ve finally decided to major in Chemistry for my Natural Sciences degree, and wanted to experience research as a medicinal chemist. This summer I […]