The University Guy
Specialised support with international university applications
David Hawkins is an experienced college and university guidance counselor with expertise in a wide range of international university admissions systems, and now works as a private counselor for students. A graduate of the University of Oxford and a former GCSE, iGCSE, A Level and IB History teacher, David has served as a college counselor in the UK and internationally supporting students in university applications to the United States, UK, Canada and Europe, totally 27 different systems.
Known as 'The University Guy', he holds memberships of the International Association for College Admissions Counseling and the Council of British International Schools, serves on a committee for the Council of International Schools (as one of 15 independent university advisors on their global list of recommended advisors), and is the only professional member of the US Independent Educational Consultants Association based in England. These professional organisations are the gold standard in international university advising, and David works hard to bring attention of them and their ethical practices to schools in the UK. He also serves on Unifrog's advisor board, and the counselor board for IE University, Madrid.
David maintains close relationships with schools where he delivers talks, workshops and one-on-one consultations, and is delighted to be recommended to families by many schools to work with their students as an international applications specialist.
Things I Can Talk About:
- US University applications
- Canadian University applications
- European University applications