Ashbourne College Student Newsletter – July 2nd 2013

May 11, 2015

Good afternoon dear Ashers!You will find in this issue a lot of advice on university application; we hope you will find it useful!But first, a small amendment to last week’s newsletter : )

Results Day!

Apologies for last week’s mistake: The exams results will actually be released on Thursday 15th August at 9am. Once again, If you are unable to come to College to collect your results, please let Roger know at .

Applying to uni: some useful tips

The following articles offer useful advice to help you apply to university. The focus is mainly on Oxbridge, but you can still find some interesting information if you are applying to other universities.


Choosing a degree subject

Not quite certain yet what subject you want to study at university? This article about the “Top 10 degree subjects by lifetime salary” might help you make a decision!The following article offers some valuable information on how to choose the right degree, and how to improve your chances at obtaining it , Getting on the right Degree.

Personal statement: 10 most overused opening sentences

The title says it all! Read this,to find out what you should avoid when writing your Personal Statement!

Interested in the world of Banking?

Ashbourne is currently working with the London Academy of Trading to organise an Introduction to Banking, Finance and Trading during the October half-term 2013. The London Academy of Trading has moreover a few programmes running this summer, which you are welcome to attend. The dates are as follows:

  • 22nd – 26th July
  • 12th – 16th August
  • 2nd – 6th September

If you wish to attend one of these summer programmes, feel free to contact Benjamin Hopper at

For more information about the programmes, just follow the link:

That’s all for this week, look out for more next week!!