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Last Wednesday was an early start for our IFP students attending a University of London and LSE conference. Although a long day, it was certainly very worthwhile and I hope has inspired some of our students to apply to some of the London colleges.
Our new Counselling Psychologist, Heena Chudasama, started at MPW this week. During our induction day on Monday she went round all the tutor groups to introduce herself and explain the services she offers. She also gave them advice and guidance regarding target setting and relaxation techniques.
On Friday, 8th of September, we hosted our pre-term orientation day for international students. This day is organised with the aim to ensure that our international students experience a smooth transition and introduction, both to our little community as well as to Cambridge.
It’s A level results day and here at MPW Cambridge we are celebrating another successful year with A-level results of 36% A*-A grades and 65% A*-B grades.
As part of MPW’s “Alumni Working Together” scheme Harry Madden was given the opportunity to work with Professor Jim Kaufman at the Department of Pathology at Cambridge University’s Downing Site.
Every year, the Economics Department attends the annual “PolEconUK” conference in the City of London, home to the world’s largest financial institutions. Always a real highlight, here's our story this year.
This year, the GCSE cohort along with Lisa Foster, Joel Rickard and Chris Young experienced a two day residential visit to London.
On Monday, 27th April 2015, all our A Level students attended a popular Business Studies revision workshop run by Tutor2u. It was held at the VUE cinema in London, where the workshops took place with enormous PowerPoint presentations displayed on the cinema screens. But there was no time to sit back and relax, as the students were given workbooks and the lecturers kept the delivery really interactive!!
On Monday 20th April, Liberal Democrat MP Julian Huppert came to speak to us about his time in politics, issues with today’s politics and also issues with former politics and political figure heads. Huppert was pressed on a number of issues that surround young people today, with lots of the questions surrounding housing and tuition fees.
On the last day of Spring Term, MPW Cambridge raised £182 in just one day for Mercy Ships, a medical charity which carries out life-saving operations from hospital ships around the coast of Africa, including eye operations. See https://www.mercyships.org.uk/the-work.