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Recap: Online Recruitment Weekend – 20-21 March

Another online recruitment was conducted successfully during the weekend of 20-21 March!
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Science Talks Seminar: How methane affects the climate change

On March 10th, Dr Semra Bakkaloglu from Sustainable Gas Institute at Imperial College London, UK presented about methane’s impact on climate change.
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Science Talks Seminar: Cancer – a disease of our cells

On Feb 24th, Dr Katarzyna Leszczyńska was our guest speaker in the “Science Talks” seminar series. She presented about cancer and how it affects our cells.
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Science Talks Seminar: Develop a superpower – physics of scuba diving

On Feb 10th, our guest at the Science Talks seminar was Mr Sebastian Dobrowolski, who presented about the physics of scuba diving. Mr Dobrowolski is a co-founder of the International Diving Federation and an instructor for recreation, technical, and cave diving.
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Akademeia High School seminar

Akademeia charity: 24h of cycling for Fundacja Herosi

On the last weekend, 13-14 February, our chemistry and biology teacher Jonathan Blazevic, our student Ada and her mum Ms Ewa were cycling for 24 hours in order to help Fundacja Herosi raise money.
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Workshop with King’s College professor, Dr Ricarda Vidal

On 3rd February our Year 11 students participated in an online workshop with King's College professor, Dr Ricarda Vidal, who talked about Experiential Translation between mediums.
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Science Talks Seminar: Our place in the Universe – a journey from the centre to the periphery

On January 27th, Akademeia High School hosted a webinar with prof. dr hab. Stanisław Mrówczyński about our planet Earth and its place in the universe.
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Akademeia Prep Courses take off – register now!

Led by our own highly experienced team of teachers, our evening courses are adapted to an online mode of learning and are the perfect preparatory courses for students considering applying to Akademeia full-time.
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Career Day – current and future situation in the job market

Today, instead of weekly assembly, our students took part in a Career Day - a series of meetings that aimed to help them get to know better the current and future situation in the job market.
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October AS and select A Level exams – results

Back in October 2020, our year 13 students sat AS and select A Level exams.
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Academic Scholarship 2021 – application deadline: 28th February

Akademeia’s Academic Scholarship is open to all self-motivated, hardworking young scholars.
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Art & Design Scholarship 2021 – application deadline: 28th February

We aim to educate young artists!
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‘2020: The Tempest’ – online premiere of a new Teatr Rozmaitości play

Although we're not able to go to the theatre during the pandemic, we still try to watch live performances online.
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Online meeting with Jan Komasa

On 3rd of December, our school hosted an online meeting with Polish director Jan Komasa, author of the Oscar-nominated movie "Corpus Christi".
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Tate Britain online lecture on the new Turner’s exhibition

On Monday 23rd Nov, our Y11 History of Art students attended a Tate Britain online lecture on the new Turner's exhibition called, 'The Making of the Modern World: War'.
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Colonial forms, decolonial transformations: schooling in contemporary urban Bolivia

In the second Akademeia Faculty Lecture, our Geography teacher Marcin Stanek took the participants to the fascinating journey to far-away Bolivia.
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“The Akademeia Post” issue no. 1/2020

Despite the pandemic, our great journalists, editors and photographers don't stop working!
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First online recruitment weekend this school year!

This time we hosted candidates from Years 10 and 12.
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Online workshop in the Educational Department of the Jewish Historical Institute

Our Year 12 History students had an opportunity to meet Ms Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych from the Educational Department of the Jewish Historical Institute for a workshop devoted to historical sources from the Ringelblum's Archive.
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Decision-making: are humans rational? Online seminar with Dr Karolina Lempert

How to make everyday decisions using maths?
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First Akademeia Faculty Lecture this school year!

Many thanks to our chemistry teacher Dr Mark Kelly for a fascinating semi-online lecture about carbon!
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Meeting UK Universities representatives

UK Universities representatives were answering our students' questions today.
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Online Recruitment Weekend – 21-22 November

The recruitment process is treated primarily as an opportunity for us to learn as much as possible about candidates for our school.
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Online Open Evenings starting from 10th November

For the first time, we introduce Online Open Evenings.
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See the highlights of our first-ever Online Open Day

Our first-ever Online Open Day was held on Saturday 17th October. Many thanks to all participants!
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AHS Graduate Show 2020 – online art exhibition

"We would like you to celebrate our graduation with us, so we share a glimpse of the creative projects."
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Online Open Day – register now!

The event launches on Saturday, 17th October at 10 am on AHS Microsoft Teams.
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Our first-ever Online Insiders Stories are already behind us

Our first-ever Online Insiders Stories are already behind us!
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Online Insiders Stories 2020

How to plan your academic future? How to choose the right university and the best degree for you? Where do you start your research and what factors should you consider in your decision-making process? What will be the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on higher education globally?
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A Level exam results 2020

Despite the challenges of the last school year, our pupils have achieved an outstanding set of results with 50% of all completed A Levels graded A*, and 85% of all entries marked A-A*.

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Final results of the scholarship competitions

Here are the final results of the Academic and Art & Design Scholarship Competitions.
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Wyniki konkursów stypendialnych | Akademeia High School

International Jazz Day

On the 30th of April, we celebrate International Jazz Day. See our student's presentation.
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Jazz Day

Plank challenge

Four of our students met the plank challenge and held a plank for 2 minutes – Kalina, Natalia, Nathalie and Aleksy. What a great achievement! What’s more two of our teachers also took up the challenge – Mark Kelly and Ryan Bromley – with Mark achieving a record of 4 minutes! All of the participants will receive Akademeia’s t-shirts.
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Plank challenge

Results of the Film Competition

Just before Easter, we announced a film competition to create a short film about an object you find at home. The winner of the contest is Mirka, Year 12 student, with her film "Outside the box". The second prize goes to Franek, Year 10 student, who recorded a film called "Cap". Congratulations!
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Film Competition | Akademeia High School

Some tips for students on how to live and work in confined space p. 3

The last part of tips on how to maintain balance during quarantine.
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Tips for living in a confined space

Akademeia recommendations for Easter break activities

We would like to share with you a variety of recommendations for the Easter break, which were inspired by both our teachers and students. They include reading lists, online opportunities and off-screen activities.
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Easter recommendations

Message from the Akademeia Management Team to Parents and Guardians

Thank you all very much indeed for your support and your patience in these uncertain times. There is so much that we cannot yet know about the social and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic that it is difficult for everyone, from governments to individuals, to plan ahead. However our strategy has been and remains to keep the school running as close to normal as possible via online teaching and learning.
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Akademeia High School message to parents and guardians

Tips for living in a confined space with teenagers

How to set new rules of common living? How to talk to your children about their fears and emotions? How can you motivate them to learn?
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Living in a confined space - tips for parents

Sports for fun and staying fit

Here are some new exercises provided by our great Sports Department for all of you to try!

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Sports Department | Akademeia High School

Some tips for students on how to live and work in confined space p. 2

Here is the second part of tips on how to keep calm and motivate yourself in this difficult situation.

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Living and working in confined space

Some tips for students on how to live and work in confined space p. 1

Learning from home can be challenging – how to keep calm, how to motivate yourself, how not to go crazy without going out. You’ll find some tips on how to deal with these issues.
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Living and working in confined space tip #1

Sports Department’s tips: how to stay fit without leaving home

All you need is self-motivation!
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St. Patrick’s Day – Akademeia students’ presentation

This presentation on St. Patrick's Day was supposed to be delivered by our Pre-A students during today's usual Assembly. Instead, our students have moved online and prepared a short video presentation, which they have agreed to share with everyone!
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Character Irish man with a pipe and a mug of beer smiling on a green background. Flat Vector illustration of a banner for St. Patrick's Day with racy leprechaun in a green coat and hat - derby.

Akademeia has moved classes online

Following the Polish government’s decision to close schools to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Akademeia High School is moving to online learning for our students from Thursday, 12th March 2020.
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“Chemistry that we take for granted” – open faculty lecture

Chemistry that we take for granted" is an open faculty lecture to be given by our Chemistry Teacher, Dr Mark Kelly.
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Mirka Olko shortlisted for SPoKE 2020!

Mirka Olko, our Year 12 students, was shortlisted for SPoKE 2020 Art Documentary Competition organised by St. Mary's School Ascot. Her documentary is called “The black square: Layers”.
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Our Year 12 students’ projects accepted to the E(x)plory Program

Kuba Wasilewski, Konstanty Radziwiłł and Krzysztof Dziardziel’s projects were selected for the E(x)plory Program!
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What would happen if you didn’t sleep? – Faculty Lecture

We spend a third of our lives sleeping. That is 26 years on average. What happens with all that time?
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The Children’s Rights Conference

Our students organised the Children’s Rights Conference with the honorary patronage of UNICEF Poland to honour the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly in November 1989.
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Children's rights conference Unicef

Planetary Congress

"Planetary Congress" is an open interactive lecture to be given by Dr Jakub Bochiński.
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Jakub Bochiński - Planetary Congress

Theoretical & Statistical Modelling of North Atlantic Sea Surface

We kindly invite you to our Open Faculty Lecture "Theoretical & Statistical Modelling of North Atlantic Sea Surface" by Dr Peter Kowalski, Mathematics teacher at Akademeia High School. The lecture will be given on Thursday, 30th January, at 6:30 pm, in our Auditorium.
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Alumni Stories

Our alumni have visited the school today and talked about their university studies.
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Christmas Concert & Christmas Cards sale

The Christmas Concert and Christmas Cards sale with Fundacja Herosi took place on Tuesday, 17th December at our high school.
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Open Day

Join us for the unique opportunity to meet the school management and representatives of all departments – Saturday 11th January at 9:45.
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Professional eye check-up for refugee children

Our students’ project Akademeia High School for refugees' children in Warsaw continues.
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Our students at IWG Christmas Holiday Bazaar

Last weekend Akademeia High School students were selling ecological products for Association for Earth at IWG Christmas Holiday Bazaar.
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Visit from top UK Univeristies

Today we hosted representatives from Admissions Teams from University College London (UCL), London School of Economics (LSE), King’s College London, Imperial College London, and Lancaster University.
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Peasants and the Origins of Modernity

The third Akademeia Faculty Lecture this school year was given by Jan Ladziński, Head of History at our school.
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Akademeia has been named Best Public Service Architecture in Poland

Akademeia High School’s building designed by Medusa Group has been awarded Best Public Service Architecture in Poland within the framework of the European Property Award 2019-2020.
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Visit from London Universities

Join us for the meeting with the representatives from University College London (UCL), London School of Economics (LSE) and King’s College London. This year, we will also host the representatives of Imperial College London.
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Insiders’ Stories – Studying abroad – October 2019

Our "Insiders' stories" event is designed to help students planning further studies.
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Open Day – 19th October 2019

Another Open Day event took place.
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Dzień Otwarty 2019 | Akademeia High School

Pearson training in Mathematics – 21st & 22nd November

On 21st and 22nd of November Akademeia High School hosts a two-day face to face training especially designed for teachers currently delivering/looking to deliver the Pearson Edexcel International A Level Mathematics specifications.
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First School Debate 2019/2020

On Thursday, October 10th a debate took place in the school's auditorium.
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The Junior Academy

You have to DREAM BIG – that’s the motto of Weronika Woińska, our Year 12 student, who has just been accepted to The Junior Academy of The New York Academy of Sciences!  
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Students Council Elections

On 24th September, our students voted to elect the first-ever Akademeia High School Students Council.
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You Should Know This! Comedy Game Show & Science

Last Thursday, we hosted a special event – a comedy game show dedicated to science – “You Should Know This! Tissue Engineering! Lab-Grown Cells, Organs, and More!”
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Weronika Woińska at the European Research and Innovation Days

Weronika Woińska, our Year 12 Students, has been invited to participate in the European Research and Innovation Days organised by the European Commission in Brussels.
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Immerse Cambridge Summer School and internship at Medusa Group – Basia Nohr’s summer holidays

In July, Basia Nohr, our Year 13 student, took part in Architecture Summer School at the University of Cambridge. Whereas, in August, she completed an internship at Medusa Group Architectural Studio.
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The Freshers’ Camp 2019

On August 28-30, our new students attended an outbound camp in Sierpc.
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A Level exam results 2019

This summer our first cohort of pupils took their full (two year) A levels. The results were excellent, with 74% of all completed A levels graded A*/A.
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2019 AHS A Level results

The inauguration of the 2019/2020 school year

A very warm welcome back to all our students today!
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Summer camp for refugee children living in Warsaw

This summer, our students organised a two-week summer camp for refugee children living in Warsaw. Camp volunteers  Julia Piłka, our Year 12 student , and Alicia Siddons, an Akademeia Tutorial College alumna, shared with us their reflections on this amazing experience.  
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Rohan Tryc-Bromley and the 30.past.89 project

This summer, Rohan Tryc-Bromley, our Year 12th student to be, is taking part in the international 30.past.89 project. He sent us word about this initiative and a few photos.
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End of the school year 2018/19 celebration

The ceremony of the end of the second completed school year took place on Friday 28th June at Akademeia High School. We said goodbye to our first cohort of pupils who took their full A Levels.
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Akademeia students participating in the E(x)plory conference

Magda Kiernozek and Tomek Płudowski, Akademeia 13 Year students, participated in the E(x)plory science conference. They have been working on an interdisciplinary project which covered the areas from chemistry, biology and engineering.
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“The Art of Political Protest”

The 7th lecture in the Akademeia Faculty Lecture Series will be all about politics. Are mass political protests a sign of health, or decay in democratic regimes?
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Two experts joining Social Sciences Summer School

Get to know two experts joining our Social Sciences Summer School faculty: Aleksandra Wiśniewska and Jakub Szymik!
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Akademeia Easter Picnic

The event was organised with the aim to support Warsaw families in need - thank you all for coming and for supporting the cause!
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Akademeia students serving as tour guides at POLIN Museum

A group of Akademeia students, together with students from other schools, developed new themed tours of  "1000 lat historii Żydów polskich" exhibition at POLIN Museum.
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Exploring the Jerusalem Syndrome

Sonia Blank, Religious Studies and Humanities Teacher at Akademeia High School, joined a panel at a conference organised by the Katarzyna Kozyra Foundation and the Religious Studies department at the Jagielloński University in Kraków.
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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism

Dr Karolina Watras, Deputy Head at Akademeia High School, had the pleasure to write an entry included in the very first edition of The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism (published in Feb 2019).
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The New York Academy of Sciences

Weronika Woińska, our Y11 student, has been accepted into the prestigious The New York Academy of Sciences Global STEM Alliance (GSA) 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures mentoring programme!
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The final stage of the scholarship competitions

Here are the results of the 1st stage of the Academic Scholarship Competition and the 2nd phase of the 2nd stage of the Art & Design Scholarship Competition. Congratulations!
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An invitation to 2019 Global Round of the World Scholar’s Cup

Akademeia High School team has earned an invitation to 2019 Global Round of the World Scholar's Cup! Congratulations!
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Art & Design Workshops

Last weekend, we were having Art & Design Workshops, being a part of the Akademeia Scholarship Competition. Thank you all for your participation!
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“Texture and structure. My own fabric manipulation.”

Textile Design Workshop with Magdalena Komar, being a part of our Artlabs Series, was dedicated to understanding and learning the basics of fabric design.
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“Stając się Beksińskim”

"Stając się Beksińskim": meeting with Andrzej Seweryn took place on Monday, 18th March at 6:30 pm at our high school.
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School trip to Florence

In February 2019 Akademeia High School organized a revision trip to Florence for its A Level Art Historians.
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“Akademeia students awestruck by fly practical”

Last month, a group of Y12 & Y13 students together with their teacher, Dr Mark Baynes, visited the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford.
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“Opera: The Ultimate Art Form”

The sixth lecture in the Akademeia Faculty Lecture Series will be about the different facets of opera which make it a truly ultimate art form, one that brings all types of human expression into one.
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School trip to London & Oxford

Y12 and Y13 students enjoyed privileged access to advanced facilities and top institutions and got to meet with many expert practitioners in their field. A fun and exciting time all round.
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“God doesn’t play dice”

The fifth lecture in the series of open lectures given by our faculty will be all about Quantum Mechanics and its philosophical implications. Join us!
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On studying abroad

The process of applying to Universities can be daunting; firstly, which one to choose and secondly, how to get there. Our "Insiders' stories" event was designed to help students planning further studies.
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Burns Night at Akademeia

Last Friday we have been celebrating all things Scottish at our very own Burns Supper, featuring a live ceilidh band & traditional Scottish dancing! See more photos.
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Offers of admissions

We are pleased to announce that 6 out of 6 Akademeia High School students applying to University of Cambridge received their offers of admissions.
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“Reproductive games: the compelling world of the selfish gene”

The fourth lecture in the series of open lectures given by our faculty will be all about evolutionary biology! Join us!
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Studying abroad – Insiders Stories

Join us for the unique opportunity to meet the graduates and students from top foreign universities! Get to know their stories!
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LEED Platinum for Akademeia High School

The LEED plaque on a building is a mark of quality and achievement in green building. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world.
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Akademeia’ Scholarships Competitions

We are really pleased to announce that we will be launching two Scholarships Competitions on Monday, 7th January 2019!
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