Month: September 2016

De-stressing techniques you can do at your desk

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Stress is the feeling of being under so much pressure from the demands of life, such as work, money or relationships, that you feel unable to cope. This feeling is actually hormones like cortisol flooding our systems, causing our heart rate to increase, our breathe to quicken and our blood vessels to increase the oxygen [Read more…]

Apps to make you more productive at work or study

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Too much to do with too little time? As technology has increased, so has our workload. Around 205 billion emails were sent per day in 2015. We bet you felt like a large percentage of those landed in your own inbox. According to a study by the McKinsey Institute, the average worker spends two-and-a-half hours [Read more…]

Christine On: Former student tells all about succeeding at university

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

After completing her A Levels at Christ the King Sixth Form College, Christine On was offered a place at the University of Westminster to study Biochemistry. Here’s what she had to say to our Alumni Team about life at university, her plan for the future, and how CTK pushed her to succeed in her ambitions. [Read more…]

Julian Bentham: What it’s like studying Japanese at university

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

After completing his A levels at Christ the King Sixth Form College, Julian Bentham moved up north to study at the University of Sheffield. His degree may eventually take him much further afield however, as his chosen subject is a BA (Hons) in Japanese Studies. Julian eventually plans to move to Japan to teach English. [Read more…]

Perpetual Chilaka: CTK helped me get into university to study Midwifery

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Perpetual studied a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care at Christ the King Sixth Form College. She is currently at university studying Midwifery. “My time at college has definitely helped me,” Perpetual told our Alumni Team. “My Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care taught me a lot about caring and communication [Read more…]

Former student returns to inspire our 2015 leavers

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

From recruitment consultant to science teacher… former student Conor Ferguson has had a rather varied career path so far, but he says he’s never forgotten his experience at Christ the King. “After the inspiring teachers here, I decided to go into teaching,” Conor told attendees at our recent Evening of Celebration. As a former student [Read more…]