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Top tips for your UCAS personal statement

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This month, 16 and 17 year olds across the land will be scratching their heads in unison about writing their UCAS personal statement. The statement, a key part of the application process for university or college, can challenge even the most confident of students.

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Innovation at Outward Bound Loch Eil

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With the spirit of adventure being part of Outward Bound’s DNA, we at Loch Eil believe that this ethos should be replicated in the approach we use to facilitate learning.

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Andrew's Outward Bound journey

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Andrew is 16 years old and from Peterborough. He has completed an Outward Bound education course, a Serious Adventure and the Skills for Life Award. He's now looking to take on the Ultimate Expedition in summer 2018 and complete his Outward Bound journey.

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The winner of our Christmas card competition is announced

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And the winner is... a special congratulations goes to Benni, aged 10 from St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School in Norwich - see Benni's winning design below. The judges loved Benni's interpretation of the 'My Winter Outdoor Adventure' theme as it cleverly combined outdoor adventure with Christmas.

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The Making of Scotlands Next Generation

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The Outward Bound Trust’s Scotland’s Next Generation (SNG) project enables young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to take part in the 19 day Outward Bound Skills for Life Award at The Trust’s Loch Eil Centre. Here Martin Davidson explains the project and its benefits to participants.

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