Education in the UK

Best UK Boarding Schools

Finding, choosing and applying to the most sought-after British boarding schools can be a complex, competitive and overwhelming process with countless factors to consider and deadlines to meet. This can be heightened when your family is currently living abroad and you are looking to send your child to the UK as an international student. At… Read More »

Universities Uncovered 2018

Gabbitas Education along with Hale Education will be hosting a FREE seminar on: Wednesday 2nd May 6.00pm – 8.00pm Truffle Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates The seminar and Q & A will focus on US and UK universities and navigating the admissions process. This would be valuable for any pupils and parents,… Read More »


Repton School UK

Situated in the heart of Derbyshire, Repton School sits comfortably among the top co-ed boarding schools for its academic performance and is known for developing a ‘well-rounded’ child. In this profile, we look at what makes this school special. History Repton School was initially funded by a bequest from Sir John Port in 1557; a… Read More »

The King’s School Canterbury

“Our aim is to anchor a 21st century education within the illustrious history of the oldest school in the country”  The King's School Canterbury website As one of the country’s leading co-ed boarding schools, located in the beautiful surroundings of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Canterbury Cathedral, we look at what makes The King’s… Read More »

The challenge of getting into London schools

The fabled stories of fathers rushing from the maternity ward to drop off the application at the favoured school is less of a story and more of a reality. In this blog, Sophie Oakes looks at some of the key challenges when trying to get into London schools. School spaces have always been at a… Read More »

Harrow School Profile

“Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” Sir Winston Churchill, Speech, 1941, Harrow School As one of the few last remaining all boys’… Read More »

UKiset Benefits: Where does your child fit in relation to their UK peers?

Are you concerned about where your child fits academically compared to their UK peers? We share how UKiset can help you find out where they fit on an international level. As a parent of a child at school in the Middle East, it can be a challenge to know where your child fits when comparing… Read More »


Finding the right school in the UK

Haifa Al Khaifi approached Gabbitas looking for support for finding the right school in the UK for her son, Joud. Below we share how we help their family every step of the way.     Haifa was extremely busy with work, so was looking for an organisation that could take care of everything and help… Read More »