Leavers’ Destinations

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Our Year 13 students have now finalised their Higher Education applications, and the offers have flooded in. We are delighted to announce that nine St Helen’s students have received offers from Oxford and Cambridge colleges – the highest number for over 20 years. 56% of our students who applied to Oxford and Cambridge were successful, well in excess of the national average of 20%.

We are especially proud that our successful Oxbridge applicants have chosen to read subjects across the full range of academic disciplines, reflecting the breadth of subjects at which St Helen’s girls excel: Medicine, Music, English, Classical Archaeology & Ancient History, Biological Sciences, Human Sciences, Natural Sciences (two offers) and Law.

Where do St Helen’s girls go next?

St Helen’s alumnae can be found studying at the most competitive academic departments at the finest universities in the UK and beyond, from Cambridge and Oxford to London, Edinburgh and Durham. Over the last five years the most popular university destinations for St Helen’s girls have included:

Bath

Edinburgh

Nottingham

Birmingham

Exeter

Oxford

Bristol

Imperial College London

Queen Mary University of London

Cambridge

King’s College London

Sheffield

Cardiff

Leeds

University College London

Central St Martin’s

London School of Economics & Political Science

Warwick

Durham

Manchester

York

What do St Helen’s girls study at university?

All of our most recent leavers either went on to Higher Education or are planning to do so. As usual, several are taking a gap year in order to travel and work all over the world before taking up their places at University. Our Class of 2015 are taking up university places to read an exceptionally wide range of undergraduate subjects:

Anthropology

Economics

Liberal Arts

Architecture

Economics & Political Science

Medicine

Art History

Engineering

Natural Sciences

Accounting & Management

English

Neuroscience

Astrophysics

French & Spanish

Pharmacy

Biochemistry

Geography

Physics

Biological Sciences

History

Physics with Astronomy

Biology

History of Art

Physiological Sciences

Biomedical Science

History with International Relations

Politics & Modern History

Business Management

International Relations

Psychology

Chinese & International Relations

International Relations & Arabic

Sociology

Dentistry

Law

Sports Product Design

Drama & Film Studies

Law & Business Studies