Brighton College to offer scholarships of up to 50% for the brightest candidates entering Year 9 and Sixth Form
Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 4, 2016: Brighton College Abu Dhabi, managed by Bloom Education, the specialist education division of Bloom Holding, is offering senior school academic scholarships to the brightest Year 9 and Sixth Form pupils in the region. It will entitle eligible pupils to receive up to 50% off of their tuition fees for the academic year, starting on 28 August, 2016.
Alun Yorath, Head Master of Brighton College, said: “We are really excited to offer the most exceptional pupils in the region the opportunity to further their studies at our school. We will endeavour to bring out the best in them and give them every opportunity of achieving the overwhelming success many of our current pupils have enjoyed.”
Henning Fries, CEO, Bloom Education said: “Education is the best investment to support the sustainable development of our nation and prepare our youth to address the challenges of the 21st century. At Bloom Education, it is our top priority to enable our pupils to achieve their full potential by providing them this kind of support. In offering this scholarship scheme, we seek to encourage our pupils to strive for excellence in their academic performance and contribute to the unique Brighton experience.”
Brighton College is very proud of the academic achievements of its pupils in its relatively short time in Abu Dhabi, celebrating the best GCSE results in the emirate in the last academic year. Building on that success, many of its Sixth Form pupils have already had a number of acceptances to prestigious universities in the UK, with an impressive 70% of UK bound Year 13 pupils holding at least one offer from a top tier Russell Group university and over 25% holding offers from UCL, Imperial or Cambridge University.
The success of UK university applicants has been reflected in its international applications as well: pupils have received unconditional offers to study at Utrecht, Purdue, Colorado Boulder and Florida Institute of Technology. To date, pupils have been offered places at 59 different institutions; applications have been sent as far afield as England, Scotland, Wales, the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Italy, France, and the Republic of Ireland.
The diverse range of university degree subjects amongst Brighton College applications is testament to its pupils’ many talents and aptitudes, which are fostered and supported by outstanding specialist teachers. Successful scholarship applicants will undoubtedly benefit from this unique opportunity to study in a world class institution that nurtures its pupils and affords them every chance of accessing the very best higher education establishments in the UK and world-wide.
Bloom Education is the education division of Bloom Holding established to operate world class schools in the UAE and the wider MENA region. Bloom Education offers pupils the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential in a positive, enjoyable, stimulating and safe environment that is conducive to their intellectual, physical, emotional and social development. Bloom Education is equally committed to instilling children with an appreciation of local cultural heritage and values, as well as the values of other cultures.
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