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Here's where you'll find our thoughts on the latest trends in education, news on higher education developments, and resources to help prepare students to take their next steps in life.

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Product Update: School Notes

27 Sep 2018

As we continue our drive to help our partner schools further streamline their guidance processes, we’ve been developing a few ways for counsellors to record and share vital information on...

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"It instils a sense of global ambition": read why three former IB students came to work for BridgeU

26 Sep 2018

At BridgeU, our whole team prides itself on an international outlook towards university and career guidance. Not only was BridgeU designed to allow students access to a wider range of...

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UK university application: how to write a UCAS reference

13 Sep 2018

The UCAS reference sits alongside a student’s personal statement as an essential component of a UK university application. It’s the only part of the UCAS application which the student won’t...

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UK university application: how to write a Personal Statement

6 Sep 2018

If your students have chosen to study in UK, this means that any application must, with a few exceptions, be written and sent through the UCAS system. An important component...

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Product Update: Document Sending

24 Aug 2018

If you read our post about changes to our reference writing tool, then you’ll know that we’ve made simplifying your school’s university and careers guidance admin one of our top...

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Are UK universities friendly or unfriendly towards International Baccalaureate students?

16 Aug 2018

When it comes to UK university applications, the A-level is still the benchmark against which most universities set their entry requirements for courses. If you’re a UK student making decisions...

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Product Update: Reference & Report Writing

14 Aug 2018

Time management. For both students and teachers alike, these two words can often be synonymous with stress and uncertainty, especially when it comes to the university decision making and application...

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7 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions by Naviance Customers

13 Aug 2018

Since Naviance announced in early 2018 that they would withdraw from markets outside the United States and Canada, the counselling world has been in a frenzy, wondering how they’ll switch...

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Product Update: Reference Letter Writing, Reporting and Tracking Student Decisions

7 Jun 2018

At BridgeU we spend hundreds of hours talking to customers and students building relationships. The value of those personal interactions helps shape our product roadmap, so we stay focused on...

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BridgeU GDPR Compliance: What You Need to Know

18 May 2018

The GDPR is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. And it takes effect on May 25, 2018. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is...

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