Choosing schools & universities

Grammar School and Entrance Exams Debate

As the UK’s education system faces challenges and controversies at all levels, the most heated debate has been arguably on the Common Entrance Exams and expansion of Grammar Schools. As Teresa May pushed to allow new selective schools to open and existing schools to turn into grammar schools, the political debate surrounding this arose strong […]

How to write a PhD proposal with excellence

When writing your PhD proposal, there are certain pitfalls you’ll want to avoid. We’d like to share with you the story of Maryam who wrote a winning PhD proposal with our support. Maryam approached Über Tutors about PhD proposal tutoring and feedback editorial as she hoped to pursue her PhD in interdisciplinary architecture. After advice […]

5 top tips for choosing the right university

Choosing the right university is not an easy task and daunting for many A-level students. With different voices – parents, League Tables, teachers and friends – all trying to tell you what is best, it sometimes seems easiest to bury your head in the sand. Our tutor Josephine reflects on her experience and gives top […]

Bridging the gap between A-levels and university

Bridging the gap between school and university can be a more difficult transition than many may think. We asked Über Tutors Director, Tania Khojasteh, about her thoughts on the subject as a former school teacher and university course convenor.   Are A-level students adequately prepared for university? Tania: A-level students are not as adequately prepared […]