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When they’re not studying amidst lush green lawns (obviously a staple of Aussie unis, if you're reading your way through these write-ups), Monash students might be rubbing elbows with rock stars in a dingy Brunswick pub, or surfing some of the world’s best waves. Sports fans, fashionistas, foodies... more..
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The University of Queensland seems to have it all: it’s one of Australia’s most respected teaching universities, it’s a research powerhouse and its campus grounds are spectacular. How can you go wrong? more..
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The University of Sydney student is a happy student. A very, very happy student. The combination of prestige, variety and location seems persuasive enough to win over the most cantankerous sorts. In fact, it’s hard to coax even the mildest complaint out of a Sydney student. more..
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Identifying and locating grammar schools. Grammar schools are located in 36 English local authorities. Almost half of these are considered 'selective authorities' (eg Kent and Buckinghamshire), where around one in five local children are selected for grammar school entry based on ability. The others are areas such as Barnet or Kingston, with only a few grammar schools.
As proud parents, we all know our children are unique. They're smarter than anyone else's, funnier, certainly more attractive, better behaved and above all bursting with the kind of talent that would leave Daniel Radcliffe, Jamie Bell and Charlotte Church standing. And for some extraordinary - though totally understandable - reason, everyone but us seems blind to our offspring's God-given artistic gifts.
If you think your child would benefit from a boarding school education, but are put off by the high fees and consequent limited social mix of a typical independent boarding school, you may find that a state boarding school is the answer