University of Salford update 22nd October 2020

I just wanted to keep you up to date with what we are offering here at the University of Salford. 

Campus Tours

We are running a series of online campus tours which begin next week. You’ll be able to see our campus, hear from current students and ask any questions you may have. Tours will all be followed by a presentation on personal statements. You can book your place at https://www.salford.ac.uk/campus-tours

  • Tuesday 27 October  (2pm-3.30pm)
  • Wednesday 28 October (2pm-3.30pm)
  • Thursday 29 October (2pm-3.30pm)

Advice & Guidance

Session for students and supporters available ‘live’ next week. For details click: https://www.salford.ac.uk/schools-and-colleges/online-presentations-and-events

University of Salford Open Day

If you’ve started to think about your university choices, join our online Open Day on Saturday 28 November to find out more about studying with us.

Our online experience will allow you to explore all the same activities as our on-campus Open Days. You’ll be able to learn about our courses, find out about accommodation, hear from our students, understand how student finance works, and much more.

You can book your place at https://www.salford.ac.uk/undergraduate/open-days

Success at School – The UK Intelligence Agencies, PwC and IBM – Apply Now

Apprenticeships and trainee positions at top companies

We’ve put together the latest school/college leaver jobs and apprenticeships at leading employers across the UK. Click to apply below.

Software Engineer Apprenticeships

“At the UK Intelligence Agencies, we protect the UK from a range of threats, including terrorism and espionage. It’s work we couldn’t do without our software engineers. That’s where our Software Engineer Apprenticeship comes in. You’ll build and maintain some of the world’s most advanced tech – all while working towards a BSc Honours degree. While an interest in programming would be great, we don’t expect you to have fully developed skills. Instead, you just need to be keen to learn. We’ll teach you the rest. There are apprenticeship places available in London and Manchester. Find out more and apply today.”

—UK Intelligence Agencies – Click here to apply

 

Kirklees College – Year 11 virtual assembly

 

General overview of Kirklees College – Schools Y11

FAO: Head of Sixth Form/Careers – Coming Soon – Virtual UK University & Apprenticeship Search Fair – Nov 11th

With the half term break fast approaching, this is a quick reminder about the UK University & Apprenticeship Search virtual fair taking place on Wednesday 11th November. It would be fantastic if your students are able to register soon. They can sign up and find out more here: https://ukunisearch-north.vfairs.com/   
 
 
Attached activity sheet which will help students to engage with exhibitors and find answers to questions they have. 
 
Our short YouTube guide to the virtual event. 
 
With students unable to visit events and open days this is an unmissable opportunity for them to meet over 90 universities and apprenticeship providers. They can also gain vital advice from 10 webinars throughout the day, on topics such as taking an apprenticeship and UCAS applications.
 
By registering soon students will receive an online guide to the event and making the right post 18 choices.
 
Our free virtual interactive fair is for years 13,12 and 11, as well as teachers and parents.
 
 
 
 

Activity Sheet North West – for students to download

CAPA College – Admissions Open Now

 We would like to take this opportunity to let you know that we are now accepting applications for September 2021 entry to the college.

Full details of our application process, including a link to our online and paper application forms, can be found on our website here:

https://www.capa.college/apply/

I would also like to share with you a short promotional video and an information pack that we have put together about studying at CAPA College and what we have to offer. We would be very grateful if you could share this with your students and any other interested parties.

CAPA College Information Pack

Myerscough College – virtual advice morning 7th November

 
Our next upcoming advice morning is on Saturday 7th November, 10.00am – 12.30pm.
 
Again, since entering Tier 3 it has been decided that the morning will be virtual. It is accessible through our website with videos, zoom meetings with course tutors and the live chat facility to speak directly to advisors. 
 
I have also attached a link to our Apprenticeships youtube clip which shows a range of our students out in the workplace. 
 
 
 

Lancaster University – Social Science Courses

Lancaster University

Hello from the Student Recruitment Team

This issue focuses on the Lancaster Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Upcoming Virtual Subject Sessions

We are continuing to run live, open-access webinars for students in Years 12 and 13.

Sociology, Media & Cultural Studies Online Taster Session 

Thursday 29th October 11:00am-12:30pm

This session provides an introduction to what it’s like to study Sociology and/or Media and Cultural Studies at Lancaster University within the theme of technological futures, as well as the opportunity to ask questions to our staff and current students. This event is aimed at A Level and BTEC Level 3 students.

Image of students having group discussions in a seminar room.

Click here to register for our Sociology, Media and Cultural Studies Taster Session

Law & Criminology Online Taster Day

Saturday 7th November 10:00am-12:30pm

An opportunity to discover what it’s like to study at one of the UK’s top Law Schools. This event is for Year 12 and 13 students who are considering studying Law or Criminology at university. The day includes taster lectures on legal and criminological topics, a Q&A with staff and students as well as a Q&A for parents.

Image of 4 students in our Mock Court Room on Campus.

Click here to register for our Law and Criminology Taster Day

Studying Languages at Lancaster Online Talk

Tuesday 10th November 4:00pm-5:00pm

What courses can I study and how is the degree structured? How does the International Placement Year (year abroad) work? What should I include in my UCAS statement? Join us to hear from our Department of Languages and Cultures about the various degree programmes we offer.

Image of 3 students with headsets on in a language lab.

Click here to register for our Languages and Cultures Session

Languages YouTube Channel

Visit the Lancaster University’s Department of Languages and Cultures YouTube channel to watch recordings of recent online taster sessions.

Image of lecturer delivering to students in a language lab.

Lancaster in the Media

Read about how Lancaster University linguists are part of an initiative to build an international research and training hub in healthcare communication aimed at improving patient safety and practice quality globally.

Lancaster University linguists improve global healthcare communication news article.

Our very own Revd. Dr Anderson Jeremiah, who lectures at Lancaster, is one of the members of the new Church of England’s Anti-Racism Taskforce.

Taskforce to make bold changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of England news article. 

Virtual HE Fairs

UCAS Futures in Social Sciences and Humanities

Lancaster are attending the virtual UCAS Futures event on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th October.

Join university representatives at the UCAS fair to find out about courses such as; Art, Creative Writing, Criminology, English, History, Languages, Law, Linguistics, Media, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology and Social Work.

Students and parents can chat live to staff and ask any questions they have about studying with us and can also download resources from our virtual stand to look at after the fair such as, course information and videos with current students.

Two female students high-fiving in front of a laptop.

Click here to sign up to the UCAS Futures in Social Sciences and Humanities Virtual Fair

 

UA92 Virtual Higher Education Sessions

Need help and support with your University application? Join our fantastic and free Virtual HE Sessions this Autumn! 

Choosing the right course

This 45 minute Zoom session from our Student Recruitment Team and a UA92 Student Ambassador will give you the tools to help you pick the right course for you.
Applying to University and picking the right course can be worrisome, within this session you’ll be able to hear a students perspective to enable you to make the right choice!
 

What to expect – Applying through UA92 and beyond

This 45 minute session delivered by our experienced Student Recruitment Team and a UA92 Student Ambassador will give you the tools to help you pick the right course for you.
Applying to University and picking the right course can be worrisome, within this session you’ll be able to hear a student’s perspective to enable you to make the right choice!
 
 
 
 
Book your UA92 Open Day 

Taking place online and on campus, our open days are packed with activities and talks on all things UA92 including our distinctive approach to higher education and our focus on your character and personal development.  You’ll get to hear from our pioneering students as well as Team UA92 on all the essentials like student life and well-being, and student finance.  You will also get to visit our stylish accommodation and find out specific details about your chosen subject area.

Our next Open Day:

Saturday 14th November 

As always, don’t hesitate to get in touch if we can support you in any way. Keep an eye on our TwitterFacebook and Instagram for updates and events!
 

Explore the UA92 Campus here via our virtual campus tour!

University of Bradford – Newsletter 20th October 2020

Here is our newsletter, helping to keep you up to date with all the activity and support available over the next few weeks. 

You can go to our digital version of this newsletter HERE  

Mini MBA Programme 4 November – 9 December (13:30 – 14:30)

The University of Bradford invites Year 13 students to participate in our Mini MBA programme beginning on 4 November. The Mini MBA has been designed by our Triple Crown Accredited School of Management and is a unique opportunity for students to gain an insight into the innovative developments taking place in business. The Academic Lead is Dr Kamran Mahroof.

The programme begins on Wednesday 4 November (13:30-14:30) and will continue with 1 session/week for the following 5 weeks, with the final session on December 9. Each session will cover a different aspect of business and will include unique academic insights into areas such as Business Analytics, Responsible Management and Digital Marketing.

If you have any questions please email: A.gray6@bradford.ac.uk

Please register HERE for the Mini MBA

Academic Webinar Wednesdays: 

Our academic webinars provide a fantastic opportunity to help you think about what you might want to study at university and potentially assist you when writing your personal statement for your UCAS application. Please visit our webinars webpage for a full list, covering a diverse range of topics. 

  • 21 October: Business Managers in a Digital Age (3:30-4:30 pm): In an increasingly digital world, the roles and responsibilities of business managers are evolving. This session will cover disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics and touch upon some of the key skills required for business managers of the future.  You can register HERE
  • 28 October: What keeps you sharp? (3:30-4:30 pm): Have you ever wondered how we measure thinking skills such as memory, attention, and processing speed? How these thinking skills are influenced by age? Join this session for a hands-on experience completing some interesting tasks. This will be of particular interest for students considering studying psychology. You can register HERE
  • 4 November: Managing Talent effectively (3:30-4:30 pm): Drawing on research looking at approaches to managing talent in the banking and petroleum sectors in the Middle East, this webinar will discuss what constitutes “best practice in Talent Management” and the issues organisations need to consider when managing and developing talented employees. You can register HERE
Post-16 Activity:
·         20 October: Picking the right university and course (4-5 PM): There are lots of degrees to choose from and plenty of places to study, which can make choosing the right university and course a difficult choice. This session will give you some great tips on how to make the right choices and get the most out of Open Days. You can register HERE 
·         22 October: Meet our ambassadors (4-5 PM): This is your chance to meet some of our current students, and find out from them why they chose to study their course at Bradford. They'll be providing a range of top tips - from things that are useful to your current Level 3 study, to transitioning to higher education and making the most out of your time at university. You'll hear about their experiences on moving away for university or staying local and living at home, and there'll be the chance to ask questions. You can register HERE 
·         22 October: Meet our ambassadors (7.30-8.30 PM): This is your chance to meet some of our current students, and find out from them why they chose to study their course at Bradford. They'll be providing a range of top tips - from things that are useful to your current Level 3 study, to transitioning to higher education and making the most out of your time at university. You'll hear about their experiences on moving away for university or staying local and living at home, and there'll be the chance to ask questions. You can register HERE
·         27 October: UCAS Explained (10-11 AM): This webinar is designed to give international students a better understanding of the UCAS application process and will offer a step-by-step guide on how to apply to University using UCAS. The webinar will also briefly cover how to apply directly to the University of Bradford.  You can Register HERE
·         29 October: EU Visa Support (10-11 AM): Following the UK’s departure from the European Union on 31 December 2020 free movement ends for EU/EEA nationals. We will look at the visa requirements from 1 January 2021 and how the changes will impact current and new EU/EEA students.  You can Register HERE
·         03 November: Film and Media (2-3 PM): In collaboration with Unitaster days An introduction to studying Film and Photography at University. Including courses, careers and application tips.  You can Register HERE
·         03 November: Interview skills for health and social work for adult learners (7.30-8.30 PM): This session is for adult learners who've applied to a course that requires an interview - particularly health-related areas and social work. We'll cover how to prepare and present yourself, and there'll be a chance to hear from a current student about their own interview - gaining helpful advice from someone who's just been through the process.  You can Register HERE
·         05 November: Interview skills for health and social work (4-5 PM): This session is for students who've applied to a course that requires an interview - particularly health-related areas and social work. We'll cover how to prepare and present yourself, and there'll be a chance to hear from a current student about their own interview - gaining helpful advice from someone who's just been through the process.  You can Register HERE
·         05 November: Interview skills for health and social work (7.30-8.30 PM): This session is for students who've applied to a course that requires an interview - particularly health-related areas and social work. We'll cover how to prepare and present yourself, and there'll be a chance to hear from a current student about their own interview - gaining helpful advice from someone who's just been through the process.  You can Register HERE
·         06 November: Accommodation Webinar (1-2 PM): Learn more about our award-winning, on-campus accommodation – The Green. The Green is made up of apartments and townhouses, both including spacious communal areas and wonderful outdoor spaces.  You can Register HERE

You can find News on help and advice about applying to University in 2021 HERE

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Virtual UCAS fairs by subject area

 

Virtual UCAS fairs by subject area

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