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Greene’s exhibits paintings by Vítor Pomar

Greene’s is currently privileged to be hosting an exhibition of paintings by Vítor Pomar.  The exhibition opened on 15th September, 2017 and will run for the remainder of the academic year. Vítor Pomar has exhibited widely and is recognised as an influential artist of his generation with his works forming part of the permanent collection at [...]

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Events, Literary, News

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Clearing 2017 – the best approach to your clearing call

It is results day and you have missed out on your grades. What is the best way to approach clearing? Your Clearing call could be an interview, so organisation is key. Here are some essential tips:   Before the call Make sure you have to hand: – Your UCAS Track username and password – Your UCAS Personal [...]

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 | Categories: Education, Events, News, Study & Exam Tips

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A level results are released next week: Are you fully prepared? Read our step-by-step guide.

Step-by-step guide to results day 8.00 a.m – UCAS Track goes live. You will be able to see your university confirmation. Remember that your marks will not appear on UCAS. You will need to get these from your exam centre. Have you met your grades? UCAS Track will say you have been accepted into either [...]

Posted on: August 9th, 2017 | Categories: Education, Events, News

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Confused about UCAS clearing for university entrance? Here are five facts you need to know.

If you want to go to university but do not have an offer – or are worried about not being able to meet your offers – UCAS clearing could be for you.  Clearing is where you can see last minute university places available and decide if any are suitable for you. Here are five key [...]

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Education, Events, News

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Thank You, NASA!

An incredible book called ‘Our Changing Planet, The View From Space’, has just landed at Greene’s, direct from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre. Having watched NASA’s Steve Graham give his Hyperwall talk, “Overview of NASA’s Earth Observing Satellites and Models” at the European Geoscience General Assembly in Vienna recently, this book is a welcome edition to the [...]

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 | Categories: Education, Events, News, Science

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Rhinos without borders take flight

Conservation group Rhinos Without Borders have captured today’s headlines thanks to BBC News who ran a home page story ‘How do you make a rhino fly?’. It may well sound like a line from the ‘Do elephants fly in jumbo jets’ book of jokes, but no. It’s a serious story about the conservation group’s anti-poaching [...]

Posted on: April 5th, 2017 | Categories: Education, Events, News, Science

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New evidence of earliest life discovered

Researchers from University College London (UCL) have discovered fossil evidence for the earliest life forms yet found on Earth. Microscopic filaments of primitive bacteria recovered from a sequence of iron-rich sedimentary and volcanic deposits located in northern Quebec, Canada which push back the record of life on Earth to some 4.2 billion years ago, some [...]

Posted on: March 7th, 2017 | Categories: Events, History, News, Science

Greene’s Summer Drinks Party

On 27th June we held our Summer Drinks Party to thank our tutors for their tremendous support throughout the academic year. As it turned out, it couldn’t have been less like a midsummer’s evening. The skies were dark and the rain was torrential. Nonetheless, some sixty tutors braved the elements and everyone seemed in very [...]

Posted on: July 11th, 2013 | Categories: Events | Tags: ,