The college is committed to ensuring that our students gain places on the best and most appropriate degree course and that they are equipped with the skills needed to thrive at university.
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In both Year 12 and Year 13 students receive support and guidance from our specialist University Support Team who guide students through the UCAS process and ensure they make the right choices to build a competitive application.
There is a strong focus on developing our students as effective learners and equipping them for the challenges of university study.
We support our students to become effective learners – equipping them with the skills to be successful at A-level, Combined Studies and International Foundation as well as gaining the confidence, the capacity and the appetite to engage with the challenges of learning at university
The 4Rs provide the emphasis on developing the habits of routine, rigour, responsibility and resilience
There is weekly support to help students develop their ability to plan, monitor, understand and manage their own learning.
The Abbey College Manchester application programme is designed to guide students through each stage of the UCAS process, as follows:
Making an application to Oxford or Cambridge involves a number of additional stages compared to applications for other UK institutions. To support students through this process and to ensure they are as prepared and competitive as possible we offer a programme which starts in Year 12; this provides:
Our Medical and Dental preparation programme guides students through the entire application process, from choice of medical/dental school, drafting the personal statement to accepting an offer.