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Courses at cife colleges

cife colleges provide safe opportunities for positive change.

With their long experience of helping students settle in quickly, wide subject choice and flexible course structures, cife colleges make it easy to move school and they provide an excellent environment for a new start.

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Advice articles

cife colleges have a great deal of experience in helping students get the best out the sixth form. We've distilled that knowledge into a series of advice articles to help you make good choices and get great results.

cife articles cover everything from choosing your A level subjects to final exam revision. Some titles are shown at the foot of this page - visit the main advice articles page for the full range.

About cife

cife is a group of independent sixth-form colleges committed to delivering the very highest standard of education.

Read our questions to ask cife colleges for advice on making the best choice.

Find out more about cife colleges' approach to sixth-form education.

cife student of the month

cife students come from a wide variety of backgrounds but they all share the desire for the best possible education to help them achieve their goals.

Cindy Sweet came to CTC from a remote village in Vietnam to study A levels.  Her family could not afford any fees. She was awarded a CTC Scholarship of 100% and achieved such excellent results that she was awarded the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship for 2019.

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