5 Lessons You Could Probably Learn from Military College Students

An article by Alyssa Johnson. Getting into college is very challenging, but getting into the military is a lot harder, and not everyone dares to be in the military. However, some college students still aim to get into the military because it offers them a lot of advantages over the traditional boarding school. People with… Read More

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Sample Oxford University Interview Questions

Sticking with our university theme, could you describe what a rock looks like? This is one of the many sample questions that Oxford University releases so that prospective students have an idea of what to expect at interview. Other sample questions include: What can historians not find out about the past? What are the different… Read More

8 Top Tips for Ending Your (University) Personal Statement

For those seeking a career as an officer in the armed forces, university can be a very important stepping stone on that journey. Personal statements for university are an important tool for admissions teams to learn about, and understand, you – and why you want to enter university. As much as your whole personal statement… Read More

The Basic Principles of the Military Services…

“…the basic principles of the military services are unchangeable. Courage and candor, obedience and comradeship, love of fatherland and loyalty to the state: these are ever the distinguishing characteristics of the soldier and sailor. Building character through intelligent training and education is always the first and greatest goal.” Erich Raeder (1876 to 1960) Erich Johann… Read More

The RAF & MBA’s

Do you know that on 10 July 2018, 119 Royal Air Force (RAF) personnel held a Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification? This is based on personnel voluntarily uploading the MBA qualification to the Joint Personnel Administration (JPA) system – meaning the actual figure could be under-reported. MBA’s and Job Descriptions Whilst there are no… Read More

The UK Armed Forces & Learning Disabilities

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) recognises four Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), comprising Dyslexia; Dyspraxia; Dyscalculia; and Scotopic sensitivity syndrome. Individuals affected by SpLD are eligible for specific support which may include reasonable adjustments to training and working environments. SpLD is recognised as being an issue that is principally and proactively managed by the individual, supported… Read More