http://bathknightblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/telegraph-logo.jpgBy Anna Taussig. The first major university convention of the year opens in London today. These fairs may be baffling but they are worth attending, says Anna Taussig. Sixth-formers are spoilt for choice when it comes to making decisions about their future. “There’s an amazing array of options available to Year 12 students,” says Fred Binley, head of UK student recruitment at Lancaster University.
A baffling array, in fact, which is why a visit to an education convention can prove invaluable. These events offer students the opportunity to meet representatives from universities, gap-year organisations and student finance bodies, and to start having conversations about their next steps. Read more...