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Synthesising the highest standard of education consultancy with a revolutionary new way of learning

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Who are we

Leg Up

Leg Up provides the highest standard of admissions consulting, English and Maths learning, and bespoke school selection. We pride ourselves on having guided our students to successful admission into elite Universities and boarding schools such as Cambridge, Durham, Imperial College London, Johns Hopkins, Harrow, and Millfield. 

With over 50 years of combined experience our consultants have a wealth of knowledge concerning the University and boarding school admissions process. 

Erik Livingston’s responsible character, sharp mind, and professionalism position him well to engage in innovative and challenging projects.
Prof. John Nguyet Erni

Fung Hon Chu Endowed Chair of Humanics,
Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Consultations / Evaluations
  • Boarding School Search
  • Boarding School Visits
  • Letter of Recommendations / Evaluations
For students

Our Services

Admissions Consultancy

  • Detailed Evaluation
  • Bespoke School Search
  • Application Essays
  • Extracurricular Profile
  • Boarding School Visits
  • Letter of Recommendations / Evaluations
  • Interview Preparation and Confidence Building
  • Interest Quotient (IQ)
  • Elite Competition Entry
  • Personality Analysis
  • Application Processing


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Helpful resources

Research House

Things to keep in mind before you choose your accommodation overseas

Going to university can be quite an anxious feat for many students across the world, for this is the first time that you will be leaving the confines of your home and taking steps into the real world. This is the first time that you, as a student, will have to make independent decisions; therefore, we’ve given you some pointers as to how you can manage yourself in this new phase of life. 1) Having solid finances This is one of the most common and primary obstacles for many students who choose to study abroad. The cost of tuition and […]

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Applying for a PhD: How do I find a good PhD supervisor? – Poppy Zhai

Based on my own experience, choosing the right supervisor is the most important step in the PhD application process, which is even more important than preparing a good research proposal sometimes. A good supervisor is not only the person who guides and inspires you on your academic work but also the one who always supports you, encourages you and trusts you when you are feeling lost and confused during the long PhD journey. So, how do I find the right PhD supervisor? You must have heard many similar stories like – having a good idea of the Doctoral research project […]

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What Should You Expect as an International Student? – Cindy Li

You have received an offer from a school you have dreamt of. You have discussed with your parents about your decision to study overseas. You have cajoled them into supporting your decision financially and emotionally. Now, what’s next? Don’t worry. It is normal to fantasize about such a unique and life-changing opportunity! You no longer have to stay in an educational system that may ruin you as a person; you are about to escape from the control of your family; you are going to make new friends and connections who will brighten up your life. All sound exciting, right? Hang […]

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Current clients

Our Clients are Attending

Primary & Secondary Schools

  • Beacon Hill School
  • Brighton College
  • Canadian International School
  • Charterhouse School
  • Chinese International School
  • Concord College
  • Diocesan Boy's College
  • Diocesan Girl's College
  • Harrow School
  • Heep Yun School
  • Independent School's Foundation Academy
  • Island School
  • La Salle College
  • Millfield School
  • Mill Hill School


  • University of Cambridge
  • Columbia University
  • Durham University
  • Imperial College London
  • John Hopkins University
  • King's College London
  • McGill University
  • New York University
  • University of Oxford
  • Stanford University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University College London
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Toronto
  • Warwick Business School

Your pursuit of excellence starts here

Leg Up was founded with the vision of synthesising the highest standard of education consultancy with a revolutionary new way of learning. 

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