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Webinar Series 2020-21

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Webinar Series 2020-21

Students from Years 10 to 13, parents and carers can join the team to hear from university staff and student ambassadors, to find out more about the UCAS application process, higher education, and have your questions answered. 

Queen Mary is pleased to have launched a series of webinars designed to support students from KS4 and KS5 and parents and carers to understand the journey to higher education. We hope these webinars can offer invaluable support in the lead up, and transition to, higher education. At Queen Mary, we want to make the process as clear as possible. You can also book a place to more than one webinar. 

 

Below is a list of all the webinars we have available from now until January 2021.

Medicine and Dentistry Applications Webinar - 23/09/20

Medicine and Dentistry Applications Webinar

Wednesday 23 September 2020, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

As we approach the October deadline, join us for this webinar with advice on how to ensure you're on track to submit a strong and on-time application to Medicine and Dentistry programmes

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students.

UCAS and Personal Statements Webinar - 30/09/20

UCAS and Personal Statements Webinar

Wednesday 30 September 2020 - 4.30pm - 5.30pm

In this session, we will cover how to engage effectively with the UCAS process to generate and submit a strong university application.

We will include guidance on how to structure the personal statement, and provide strong examples that will support you in linking your statement to your chosen course.

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students.

UCAS and Personal Statements Webinar (parents and carers) - 01/10/20

UCAS and Personal Statements Webinar

Thursday 1 October 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm

In this session, we will enable supporters of current university applicants to understand how to support learners with the UCAS process, with advice on how to generate and submit a successful university application and strong personal statement.

This webinar is aimed at parents and carers.

 

Researching Courses and Universities Webinar - 07/10/20

Researching Courses and Universities Webinar

Wednesday 7 October 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm

In this session, we wil explore how to assess course and subject options in relation to your personal aspirations and interests. We will also evaluate different types of higher education institutions and pathways.

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

Researching Courses and Universities Webinar (parents and carers) - 08/10/20

Researching Courses and Universities Webinar

Thursday 8 October 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm

This session aims to equip supporters, parents and carers with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the considerations to make when their child/ward is choosing a course and higher education institution.

This webinar is aimed at parents and carers. 

Why Queen Mary? - 14/10/20

Why Queen Mary? 

Wednesday 14 October 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm

Would you like to learn more about what it is like to study at Queen Mary University of London? Join us for this webinar to explore some of the benefits of studying at a diverse Russell Group institution.

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students. 

Benefits of Higher Education/Why go to university? - 21/10/20

Benefits of Higher Education/Why go to university? 

Wednesday 21 October 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm

With feedback from our student ambassadors and the latest labour market information, join us for this webinar to explore the different reasons for choosing to go to university, including the academic, social and career prospects.

This webinar is aimed at year 10 students. 

University and beyond: Careers and Employability - 04/11/20

University and beyond: Careers and Employability 

Wednesday 4 November 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm

This webinar will develop your knowledge and awareness of the benefits of higher education and graduate employment. You will explore course and placement options, alongside social activities on offer at universities that develop employability skills and help determine future pathways.

This webinar is aimed ar year 12 and 13 students. 

Living and Studying in London - 11/11/20

Living and Studying in London

Wednesday 11 November 2020, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Choosing to study at a university in London brings huge advantages – but does it come at a cost? This webinar explores the benefits of studying in London and will give you some tips on how to make the most of it.

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

Academic Study Skills Webinar - 18/11/20

Academic Study Skills Webinar

Wednesday 18 November 2020, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

This webinar will help you to understand the differences between learning at school and university and consider the essential skills required to be successful in higher education; from note taking to finding appropriate academic sources.

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students. 

Post-16 options Webinar - 25/11/20

Post-16 options Webinar 

Wednesday 25 November 2020, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Join us to learn about the wide range of different options available for students from age 16. We will equip you with the knowledge to make qualification and subject choices for the future by exploring topics such as:

  • A-level subject choices
  • Resources for support
  • Qualification types
  • Future changes.

This webinar is aimed at year 10 students. 

Student Life - 02/12/20

Student Life

Wednesday 2 December 2020, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

This webinar will provide a summary of the realities of student life from the perspective of some of our current ambassadors. Topics covered will include:

  • Academic life
  • Social life
  • Time management
  • Managing financially
  • The range of accommodation options that are available

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

 

Digital citizenship: preparing for the 'digital world' webinar - 09/12/20

Digital citizenship: preparing for the 'digital world' webinar

Wednesday 9 December 2020, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

This session will explore the importance of digital literacy and equip learners with the necessary skills to access an increasingly digital world. We will include information on the recent COVID-related changes to teaching and learning at university and how to prepare for the possibility of 'blended learning'.

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

Meet the Alumni - 16/12/20

Meet the Alumni 

Wednesday 16 December 2020, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

In this webinar, you'll get the chance to hear from our Queen Mary alumni and find out a bit more about what they're doing now and how their time at university helped them get to where they are today.

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students. 

 

UCAS and Personal Statements Webinar - 06/01/21

UCAS and Personal Statements Webinar 

Wednesday 6 January 2021, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

In this session, we will cover how to engage effectively with the UCAS process to generate and submit a strong university application.

We will include guidance on how to structure the personal statement and provide strong examples that will support you in linking your statement to your chosen course.

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students.

Preparing for University interviews - 13/01/21

Preparing for University interviews 

Wednesday 13 January 2021, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

This session, aimed at Year 13 students who have interview offers, or who have applied to competitive courses or universities, will provide an overview of what students can expect when they participate in university interviews, how best to prepare for them.

 

Student Finance Webinar - 20/01/21

Student Finance Webinar 

Wednesday 20 January 2021, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

In this webinar, we will cover an overview of the financial arrangements, including fees, the funding available, and advice on managing on a budget from a student's perspective.

We will ensure an understanding of the Student Finance Package, including loans, scholarships and bursaries, and include information on the repayment terms of the student loan

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students. 

Transition to Higher Education Webinar - 27/01/21

Transition to Higher Education Webinar 

Wednesday 27 January 2021, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Moving to university is a big step and can be a daunting one. In this webinar, we will explore making the change to university life and what to expect when you arrive.

We will look at how to make the most of your first few weeks, and provide an overview of support services on offer during your time at university.

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students. 

Making a late UCAS application - 03/02/21

Making a late UCAS application 

Wednesday 3 February 2021, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Join us for this webinar to prepare for making a late application and to understand the relevant considerations to make in terms of the UCAS process.

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students.