Navigating Higher Education

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 »


The University of York

“On the threshold of wisdom” The University of York is a relatively new university in the UK, but has quickly developed a reputation as an academic and research-intensive powerhouse. In this blog, we look at the top 10 things you need to know about this Russell Group University. The University of York: What you need… Read More »

Preparing for Interview for Medical School

You have done your research, made your selection of 4 medical schools, honed your personal statement and submitted your UCAS application, now you wait with eager anticipation to see if you will get an interview.  Only 1 in 3 applicants gets invited to interview so to even get to this stage is impressive.  But preparing… Read More »

King’s College London

Situated in the heart of central London, King’s College London is a vibrant choice of University. In this blog, we look at the top ten things you need to know before applying. King’s College London: What you need to know History King’s College London is one of the oldest universities in England. Established in 1829… Read More »

Studying Modern Foreign Languages

It is amazing how far studying modern foreign languages at university can get you. Not only does it give you an opportunity to learn to write and speak the language(s) fluently, but it also offers the chance to explore a broad range of other mediums including literature, philology, film and translation. The diversity of this… Read More »

The benefits of a University ‘Year in the Field’

A ‘sandwich year’, ‘year out’, ‘study abroad’, ‘work experience’, call it what you will , many universities encourage their students to consider spending their third year “out in the field”. This time can be spent gaining industrial experience through a work placement, studying abroad or a combination of the two. In this blog, we look… Read More »

The University of Exeter

The University of Exeter, situated in the south west of the UK, is one of the top universities in the world. Their two locations in Exeter and Cornwall offer beautiful campuses and are ideal environments in which to study and live. In this University Profile, we take a look at the top ten things you… Read More »

Common career fears

Graduation season nears. Excitement is beginning to fill the air. Students are beginning to plan their proms, pick out dresses and arrange transport. Schools are beginning to order caps and gowns and arrange the ceremony. Students in their penultimate year look on with a slight air of jealousy. The buzz gets louder and louder every… Read More »