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A Guide to US University Entrance Tests: the SAT and the ACT

Dukes US Applications (formerly Jon Tabbert Associates) is an international student advisory service located in London (UK). Dukes US Applications provide comprehensive and bespoke admission support for applicants from the UK…

June 2017 Read


The Young Person’s Medical Conference

For students looking to pursue a career in the medical field, applying to study medical sciences can be a daunting prospect. It’s important not only to know how to successfully…

June 2017 Read


5 Minutes with…

Andy Brownlee, Summer Boarding Courses Academic Director. Andy talks to us about his thoughts on studying in the UK. Andy has 17 years experience in both year round and summer…

June 2017 Read


The Importance of Presentation Skills

Here at Summer Boarding Courses, our academic summer school programme incorporates presentation skills into all our courses, to provide you with a valuable life skill, which can help in your…

June 2017 Read


Introducing this Year’s Successful Scholars

From our very founding years, Summer Boarding Courses has always felt passionately about providing an unforgettable experience for students to learn, grow and experience the wonderful diversity of global cultures.…

June 2017 Read


The IATEFL Conference in Glasgow

In April, the Summer Boarding Courses academic team ventured to Scotland to attend the annual IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) conference in a very…

May 2017 Read


Exam Techniques

At this time of year, many students around the globe are busy preparing for their end of year exams. We thought we’d share some advice on the most effective exam…

May 2017 Read


5 Minutes with…

Gareth Collier, Principal of Cardiff Sixth Form College.  Gareth tells us about the variety of summer schools on offer and how your children can make the most of them… In…

May 2017 Read


How to Write a Compelling Personal Statement

Summer Boarding Courses pulls on the expertise of fellow Dukes Education company, Oxbridge Applications, on how to write a compelling personal statement. Oxbridge Applications share some key advice to getting started,…

May 2017 Read


Fine Arts College Explore European Cultural Heritage

There is no substitute for seeing art and architecture in situ and this year Fine Arts College have organised four study trips that offer students the unique opportunity to see…

May 2017 Read



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