A foundation year helps you develop the necessary skills to thrive at university. Some of our past and current students share their foundation experiences.
Zoe, Liberal Arts with a Foundation Year BA
"We’re taught skills needed next year, like referencing and how to write a university essay, all things we wouldn’t be taught if going straight onto a degree course."
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Charlie, Philosophy with Foundation Year BA
Calvin, American and Canadian Studies with Foundation Year BA
"Despite arriving at Nottingham with less than perfect A level results, I have gone on to achieve first class marks so far during my time at university."
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Franklyn, Theology and Religious Studies with Foundation Year BA
"The foundation staff were amazing, they really stand out as they're the ones who take you under their wing and help you grow so much."
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