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How to Collect and Organise Extra Academic Activities for Your Personal Statement in Year 12

One of our legendary school members Ana has pulled together THE guide for anyone Googling "how to put extracurriculars in personal statement" - or even "how to find extracurriculars for personal statement" ! Superstar.
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By Alyssa Gibbons – 3rd November 2023

From Socrates to Solicitor: Converting from PPE to Law

Do you have to study Law to become a Lawyer? Alyssa Gibbons, a recent PPE graduate from Warwick, tell us no and actually explains…

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By Zero Gravity – 3rd November 2023

Make It Make Sense: Debunking Oxford Terminology

The University of Oxford uses far too many terms to get your head around. We’ve laid out the definitions here to answer your…

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By Tasneem Jodiyawalla – 24th October 2023

Joint Honours at Oxford: Double the Complaints, Double the Joy

How easy is it to do Joint Honours at the University of Oxford? Zero Gravity member Tasneem Jodiyawalla, a Classics and French…

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By Nicole Gibbons – 24th October 2023

Don’t worry - there’s a Greggs here: Surviving as a Northerner at Oxford

Nicole Gibbons, a second year student at the University of Oxford, gives us the lodown on how to survive a very Southern…

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By James Roberts – 19th October 2023

What’s it like to study an Ab-Nitio Language at University?

James Roberts chats to us about studying a language from scratch at the London School of Economics, from the module weighting to…

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By Daniel Dipper – 12th September 2023

The Value of Zero Gravity Mentoring in the Long-Term

Zero Gravity OG Daniel Dipper gives some advice on the magic of how mentoring is more than just UCAS help - it actually sets you…

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By Lina Bounab – 12th September 2023

Year 12: It's Not As Bad As You Think!

Year 13 student Lina Bounab gives her advice to those entering their first year of A-Levels, from how to tackle school work to…

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By Holly Toombs – 5th September 2023

Missing the grades: The worst fear of university hopefuls.

Holly Toombs talks to us at Zero Gravity about the experience of missing your grades - and what on earth to do next.

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By Cadence Ong Jing Han – 5th September 2023

Genetics + Genomics, Split Labs and Free Wednesdays: What’s it like studying Biomedical Science at Imperial?

Cadence talks us through why BioMed, the course structure at Imperial College London, and how on earth she manages to balance her…

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By Zak Adams – 18th August 2023

Harvard Is A Playground

Why study at Harvard? Are there opportunities for low-opportunity students at Harvard? How do you even APPLY to Harvard? Zero…

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By Donald Campbell – 8th August 2023

A Look At St Andrews: Tough Work, Torchlit Processions and Academic Sins

Donald, an 18 year old Mathematics student about to enter third year at the University of St Andrews shares his insights on this…

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By Harveet Purewal – 8th August 2023

Big Parties, Blagging through Tutorials and Books: A Realistic Week in the Life of an Oxford Student

When you think of Oxbridge, you may conjure up images of fairytale-like castles, traditions steeped in history, and of course, an…

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