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Journey to Higher Education

Queen Mary is pleased to provide a series of webinars and student led events to support you with your journey to higher education  

We are excited to bring back our series of webinars for 2022, designed to help you navigate your journey to higher education

Our online series of webinars and student led events aims to support you through the different stages of the application process 

Each session will provide you with information and practical tips to guide you through your journey to higher education. You will get the chance to hear from current Queen Mary students who have been through it all before.

Below is a list of upcoming webinars and student led events. Feel free to book onto multiple sessions via the registration link below.

Register now

Teachers and advisers are very welcome to attend but are unable to book on behalf of a student or group of students.

Student Life at University 

Monday 9 May 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

Hear from current Queen Mary students on what its really like to study at university

We will cover

  • What academic life is like 
  • How to make the most of social life at uni
  • Time management tips 
  • Managing financially and how to budget
  • Different accommodation options 
  • Being a commuter student

You will also get the chance to ask them any questions about student life and studying at Queen Mary. 

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

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How I looked after my Mental Health whilst at university 

Wednesday 18 May 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

University can be some of the best years of your life but at the same time it can bring with it unfamiliar situations and feel overwhelming. However, your wellbeing is as important as your studies.

Join our students for this live session where they share some of the challenges they've faced in regards to their mental health and how they overcame them through the support provided. Nobody should have to suffer alone or in silence so this session is about collectively reflecting on the issues students face particularly during their time at university.  

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All About Degree Apprenticeships

Monday 13 June 4:30 - 5:30pm (BST) 

Join us in this online talk which will explore Degree Apprenticeships including what they are and how to apply

We will cover:

  • What makes up a Degree Apprenticeship
  • How to research your options
  • The application steps
  • The differences between a Degree Apprenticeship and a Degree
  • What being an Apprentice is really like
  • Insight into some of Queen Mary's newest Apprenticeship courses


 Register now

The difference between 6th form and University 

Wednesday 22 June 2022 - 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

Are you feeling anxious about making the transition from your school or college to university? Are you worried about whether you've got what it takes to succeed at university? Those feelings are perfectly normal!

Join our current students for this live session where they'll discuss: 

  • The key differences between studying at sixth form and studying at a university.
  • How teaching and learning methods vary
  • The difference in the resources and facilities
  • How they made the transition to university life

Register now

Applying and Writing Your Personal Statement 

Tuesday 5 July 2022, 4.30-5.30pm (BST)

Join us in this online webinar on the UCAS application process and how to begin writing your personal statement

We will cover

  • An overview of the UCAS application
  • Tips on planning your personal statement
  • How to make a start on writing
  • Personal statement structure
  • Dos and Donts 

We will be joined by current Queen Mary students who will share their advice on how to write a strong personal statement.

This webinar is aimed at year 12/ first year college students.

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Studying and Living in London 

Wednesday 6 July 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

London remains the best city in the world to be a university student, according to the QS World Student Cities 2022 surveys and analysis. But at the same time, many myths would have you believe that it's unaffordable for students.

Join Queen Mary students as they discuss what life as a student in London is really like. They will discuss:

  • London Costs and if its really as bad as we are told 
  • Why they chose to study in London 
  • How to budget 
  • London and QMUL social life 
  • What moving to a big city is really like
  • Why some chose to commute to uni

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Transition to Higher Education

Monday 11 July 2022- 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

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 cover

  • How to make the most of your first few weeks
  • An overview of the support services available at Queen Mary's
  • Advice from current university students

This webinar is aimed at year 13/ 2nd year college students.


Register now

Preparing for Results Day 

Tuesday 26 July 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

Are you looking for more information about the Results, Confirmation and Clearing processes? This webinar will help you to understand how Clearing works, including how to apply and what happens if you are made an offer through Clearing.

We hope this information will help you to feel fully prepared for all scenarios you may encounter on results day.

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Why I don't regret going through Clearing 

Tuesday 2 August 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

As we approach results day, join our current students for this live event, where they will discuss their personal journey into higher education including those who came to university through clearing. They will share their experience of results day and what life is currently like as a student at Queen Mary.

Register now

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