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GCSE and A-level Tutoring

With all secondary schools in the UK closed due to Covid-19, most schools have been offering an online learning solution. However, this type of learning cannot compare to direct classroom tuition with one-to-one help from a teacher. GCSE and A-level exams were cancelled for this academic year, with a grade being awarded to students without having to take any examinations. Next years’ exams, however, are still due to go ahead. Due to Covid-19, students have missed approximately one third of the school year. For students in years 10 and 12 with exams coming up in 2021, this is a huge…

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Quarantine in Homestays

homestay accommodation

If you are travelling to the UK to study in a boarding school from September, it is likely that you will need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Many schools are offering quarantine facilities on-site from mid-August, but if your school is not offering this, or if you are planning to arrive earlier or later, you may face problems. This is where UKG steps in. Can I quarantine in a homestay? Many of our welcoming families have kindly offered to host students during their quarantine period. Our families are located all around the UK and offer students a ‘home…

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Covid-19 Guardianship UK

With the current Covid-19 situation, we are sure that parents are anxious about sending their children abroad to go to school. It is therefore very important that parents appoint someone such as an AEGIS accredited guardianship organisation to look after their children while they are in the UK. UKG are a team of experienced and caring professionals dedicated to looking after international students all around the UK. We put students’ needs first and ensure they are safe and happy in the UK, while reaching their full academic potential. Guardianship packages and prices We offer a wide range of packages to…

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What is Academic Mentoring?

GCSE and A-level tutoring

“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” — Bob Proctor If you have already done research into how to improve your academic skills and reach your full potential, you have probably heard of Academic Mentoring Services. If not, or if you feel like you still need more details, please read below.   What does Academic Mentoring mean? Mentoring in general means that a person who has more knowledge than another person helps them in the form of training or advice. Academic Mentoring means that…

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Guardianship for European students at boarding schools in the UK

Educational guardianship students

As a European student studying at a boarding school in the UK, the distance from your home country is not a huge problem; you can travel home and see your family as much as you want, especially during the holidays. When searching for packages with guardianship organisations, you may be put off to find unnecessary services included, such as homestay accommodation, taxi transfers and management of a student fund. For this reason, UKG has created a Basic Guardianship Package especially for European students.   What is included in the European Guardianship Package? Included in our Basic Package: 24/7 emergency care…

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Best UK Universities: League Tables and UKG’s Recommended Universities

Choosing a university to study at can be a daunting decision. There are many factors to consider including how they compare to other universities in the UK. The table below features the university league table results published by 4 trusted sources in 2019: – The Times and Sunday Times – The Guardian – The Complete University Guide (CUG) – The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – participation is voluntary The universities listed below are UKG’s recommended universities. UKG can help you to apply to these universities through our University Placement Service. NB. Universities with a star (*) can be applied for…

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UKG’s Acronyms and Accreditations:
AEGIS, UCAS, OISC, UKiset and G5 Universities

accreditations aegis oisc ukiset ucas g5 universities

You might see AEGIS, UKiset, UCAS and OISC on our website or brochures and be confused by what they mean. As a guardianship organisation and education consultant, UKG works with other professional organisations specialised in international students’ welfare. Below we will explain the main purpose of these organisations.   AEGIS The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students. AEGIS was created to ensure that international students who are under 18 and studying in the UK are being looked after properly. The main purpose of AEGIS is to check that guardianship organisations respect the Code of Practice and current…

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Which student guardianship package is best for me?

educational guardianship packages

Choosing to study abroad is a life changing decision and each detail should be considered carefully. The choice of boarding school/university is top priority; however, everyday life is just as important as school life and we believe that students need the best support during their amazing adventure. UKG offers different packages to suit all students’ needs and budgets. We also offer tailor-made packages so if you feel as though you don’t fit exactly into one of the categories below, please contact us and we will create the perfect guardianship package for you.   WeCare Guardianship WeCare is our most popular…

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Admission into UK Universities

student handbook

The university admission process can be stressful, especially for non-native English speakers. The personal statement is one of the most important parts of the admission process. You need to write a statement about yourself and your life experiences. It seems easy because it is the topic you know the most about: You. However, it is not as easy as you think. It is quite difficult to pick the most relevant elements of your life in order to fit with the universities’ criteria. Below you will find useful tips to write a personal statement.   Before you Start Before starting to…

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