Wider Learning Resources: Feb 2019

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor **NEW** Newsbank Newspapers GSAL subscribes to Newsbank Newspapers, a database of over 250 local, regional and national newspapers to research and track issues and events. Newsbank allows us to have access to: Customisable, map-based interface to enhance selection and search of key titles or regions; Multiple search options to … Continue reading Wider Learning Resources: Feb 2019

An Oxford Undergraduate’s Guide to… Medicine

Lexey Shipley - GSAL Alumna 2018 Written in 2018 by a first year medical student at Oxford, this unofficial guide provides a detailed, honest insight into the challenging process that aspirant medics must go through to secure a place at a leading university. Bear in mind that this guide is just one student’s reflection on … Continue reading An Oxford Undergraduate’s Guide to… Medicine

In Conversation With… Medicine at Oxford

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor This month The GSAL Journal caught up with 2018 GSAL leaver and successful Oxbridge applicant Lexy Shipley (Medicine, Oxford). Lexley shares her experience of academic life and making a successful transition from school to university. Mr Dodd was asking the questions. Worcester College, Oxford Hi Lexy! Thank you for … Continue reading In Conversation With… Medicine at Oxford

Super-curricular Opportunities: Nov 2018

Mr C Dodd – Staff Editor GSAL Opportunities All departments offer a range of subject enrichment opportunities; please speak to your subject teacher to find out more. The following opportunities may also be of interest: Model United Nations Society –Miss Haigh & Mr Stodolny Debating Society –Mrs Rees, Mr Morley, Mr Westwood, Miss Simpson Public Speaking –Mrs Kurczij … Continue reading Super-curricular Opportunities: Nov 2018

Wider Learning Resources: Nov 2018

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor **NEW** Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) Future Learn—choose from hundreds of online courses from top universities and specialist organisations. You could start with Critical Thinking at University: An Introduction, provided by the University of Leeds. EdX—a leader in its field, edX offers hundreds of online courses, many of which … Continue reading Wider Learning Resources: Nov 2018

Wider Learning Resources: Oct 2018

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor Underground Mathematics These resources from Cambridge help students build firm foundations for mathematical understanding by connecting ideas and developing techniques. https://undergroundmathematics.org/ Free online STEP support Developed by the Cambridge Faculty of Mathematics and NRICH, a new online STEP Support Programme has been designed to help potential university applicants develop their advanced … Continue reading Wider Learning Resources: Oct 2018