Firstly, they provide a platform for expanding your knowledge and honing your learning.
Secondly, they look fantastic on Personal Statements.
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We are also offering £100 to the winner and £50 to the two runner ups.
Posted on 4 July 2018 Alice Croot in Year 12 was recently named one of 20 runners up out of 1800 entries in the New College of the Humanities Essay Competition for Art History, History and Philosophy.
Alice’s essay explored the subject “Does contemporary art have social value?
However, Shackleton’s ship was crushed in the ice leading to his crew being relocated to Elephant Island; a journey of 800 miles across the Southern Ocean to South Georgia and the successful rescue of all his men.
Despite failing in his original plans Shackleton’s expedition is recognised as a remarkable feat of leadership and endeavour.
” She was presented her certificate at an award ceremony in London, hosted by Professor Anthony Grayling.
Congratulations Alice, we’re proud of your achievement!