Nexus

Alpaca Adventures At Nexus

By on Jul 11, 2018 in Blog |

Yesterday Nexus played host to a pair of Alpacas as part of CSIA’s primary outreach days. Pupils from Year 5 in primary schools in the Camborne area visited Nexus to experience a number of workshops on the planetarium, a ‘fire’ lab and an animal adventure. Of course, Nexus students got in on the action at break...

Chemical Engineering And Big Projects

By on Jul 11, 2018 in Blog |

Nexus was delighted to host Christopher Rees to deliver a lecture to students about his life in the chemical engineering industry. His amazing career started with a degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London but took him to Singapore, Malaysia and beyond. Chris explained all about his progression from working in factories and small scale projects to project managing multi-million pound offshore oil rig construction projects and working on the largest and most technologically advanced oil extraction facilities in the world. Our students were very lucky to hear from such an industry expert and we have no doubt that some of them will have been inspired to consider this interesting and exciting...

Students To Benefit From Prestigious Links With Eton And Oxford

By on Jul 6, 2018 in Blog |

Nexus has made links with both Eton College and the University of Oxford during a jam packed tour of prestigious institutions. Dr Foster and Mr Chapman were both delighted to be able to meet with a number of potential partner organisations during a busy two days of travelling. After leaving Cornwall in the early hours they were first met at Magdalen College School, an elite public school with a reputation for successfully getting large numbers of students into Oxbridge each year. We are delighted that our students will soon be benefiting from their experience in providing mock interviews and preparing students for their applications. The afternoon was spent in Exeter College, one of the colleges of the University of Oxford. We are looking forward to working closely with the admissions team to ensure our students have the very best opportunities to visit the college and to find out more...

Nexus Flying High in Junior Maths Challenge

By on Jul 6, 2018 in Blog |

Camborne students from both Nexus and the main campus recently received their certificates for their record breaking performance in the prestigious UKMT Mathematics Challenge at Junior level. Nexus students Ben McGuire and Maddie Freyne achieved the best results in Year 7 and 8 repectively and were commended for their amazing achievements. As a result of his amazing performance Ben McGuire was entered into to Junior Mathematical Olympiad, the next round of the competition, where he achieved an amazing certificate of merit. Well done everyone! Ben and Maddie celebrate their success as top performing students in Years 7 and 8. The Gold award winners were delighted with their achievements. Nexus and CSIA students received a record breaking set of results in the Junior Maths Challenge....

Final STEP Preparations For Cambridge Mathematics Applicants

By on Jun 19, 2018 in Blog |

On Saturday, Mia F and Conor B-H spent the morning making final preparations for their STEP 2 and 3 exams this week; their teacher, Miss  Teixeira, kindly gave up some of her free time to support these students in the closing stages of their Mathematical journey here at Camborne Science and International Academy. Both students have worked exceptionally hard over the last two years to become superb Mathematicians who have the passion, knowledge and drive to read Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. We are very proud of them both for being offered places at such prestigious Universities and wish them all them best in their upcoming exams....