After COVID-19 struck, it was clear that a lot of people weren’t able to get access to the right information that they would usually be able to without UCAS exhibitions, open days or access to teacher and advisers. The sessions below are designed to connect you with industry experts and make sure that you get everything you need to make an informed decision.
This session unpicks exactly what to put in your personal statement, as well as unpicking the best way to represent yourself in an interview. Jane Marshall has 20 years of experience working with universities, and is joined by Fred Binley, a Student Recruitment Officer. Between them they answered your questions to make sure you knew exactly what to do.
“Very insightful live session. Gained a lot of information and got to see Jane Marshall, despite having the pandemic (was originally supposed to come to my school for a visit)”
Our two careers specialists are here to help you understand what league tables actually mean, the difference between them, and how to use them to your best advantage. In this session Gill and Andy give you all the advice on how to tackle using league tables and answer your questions on all things research.
“Really love the Hub lives! The answers are really helpful and the information invaluable! Thank you.”
Do you want to really understand exactly what is required to get into Oxford or Cambridge? In this session Caitriona Woolhouse, Head of Outreach Delivery (Oxford) and Sam Lucy, Director of Admissions (Cambridge) go live for a Q&A to cover all of your questions about studying at both of the UK's leading universities.
“It was great. Would have loved to hear more questions since the answers were so good!”
If you're interested in studying one of the most competitive but rewarding courses out there, then this is the right place for you. Join our expert panel, Dr Philip Chan, Kent & Medway Medical School, Dr Lewis Fall, University of South Wales and Clare Owen, Medical School Council to talk about all things medicine where your questions are answered.
“As a parent trying to guide my child from abroad, I have found these ONLINE sessions amazing. So much information can be gained especially from the online chats with students when questions get asked they wouldn't answer in an auditorium.”
“Very informative and similar questions which I had in mind and couldn't put into words were definitely answered. Thank you!”
Do you love animals? Watch our Q&A to hear about all things veterinary, our panellists, Vikki Cannon, Head of Admissions at the Royal Veterinary College and David Bainbridge, University Clinical Veterinary Anatomist (Cambridge) answer your questions to make sure you stay on track.
“Thank you so much, lots of my questions were answered really well and the panel especially managed to put my mind at ease about not being able to do much work experience. I found the session very useful.”
We got two amazing careers advisers, Sally Armstrong and Iwan Williams, to answer your questions and help you think about your careers, and the long term outcomes and effects of your choices on your potential career. Understand how to make sure you have a fulfilling career and watch below.
Ever wondered what a degree apprenticeship actually is, what is entails or the difference to a full time degree? In this session, Anna Gates, Civil Engineer Apprentice at EDF energy, Iain Fraser, Professor of Economics at University of Kent and Mark Ferries, Apprenticeships Adviser from the Nation Apprenticeships Service, help you understand whether an apprenticeship is right for you.