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Webinars and Student Panels

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Journey to Higher Education

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

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

Our online series of webinars and student panel 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.

Parents and Carers you will notice specific sessions to help you support your young person throughout their journey to higher education but please feel free to also register for sessions aimed at students.

Below is a list of upcoming webinars and student panels. 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.

Post 18 Pathway Planning 

Wednesday 28 September 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

Choosing what to do after sixth form or college can be confusing, especially with so many options. Join us in this webinar as we cover you different options including:

  • Studying at University
  • Degree Apprenticeships 
  • Going into employment 
  • Gap Years 
  • How to make the right choices 

We will be joined by current Queen Mary students who will share how they made their pathway choices. 

This webinar is aimed at year 12 students.

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Medicine and Dentistry UCAS Strategy and Q&A

Wednesday 05 October 2022, 5.00 - 6.00pm (BST)

We will go through everything that you need to consider for medicine or dentistry UCAS strategy and there is an opportunity to ask us any last minute questions you may have prior to the 15 Oct deadline.

This session is aimed at year 13 students who are about to submit their application for medicine or dentistry.

Register now

Parents and Carers - Applying to University 

Wednesday 12 October 2022, 6.00 - 7.00pm (BST)

Join us in this webinar as we give advice and tips on how you can best support your young person whilst they apply for university. We will cover:

  • The UCAS Application Process
  • Important information
  • Key dates
  • What you can do to support your young person

 

Register now

Writing Your Personal Statement

Wednesday 19 October 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

Join us in this session to help refine your personal statement. This session will focus on how you can perfect your personal statement ready to submit for the UCAS deadline. We will be joined by current Queen Mary students who will share their tips and advice on how to write a fantastic personal statemenet ! 

This webinar is aimed at year 13 students.

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Understanding Support Service: Advice for Care Experienced Students

Wednesday 26 October 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (BST)

This session is specifically for care-experienced students. We will be discussing the different types of support available to you at university as a care experienced student. 

 We will cover:

  • How you can let universities know that you are care-experienced

  • Applying for student finance

  • The types of support available to you at university

  • Useful resources to help you prepare for university

This webinar is aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

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Alternatives to Medicine and Dentistry

Thursday 27 October 2022, 5.00 - 6.00pm (BST)

The aim of this session is to continue to develop your understanding for the alternative health and science related courses that are available to you that you might want to consider in case you change your mind about applying for medicine or dentistry or if things don’t go to plan along your UCAS journey.

This session is aimed at year 12 and 13 students 

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Researching Courses and Universities 

Wednesday 2 November 2022 - 4.30- 5.30pm (GMT)

In this session, we will explore different university and course options after school and college and how to make the right choice for you.

We will cover:

  • How to research your options
  • Questions to ask yourself when considering choices
  • Tips on how to make the right choice for you 
  • Useful resources to help with your decision making 

We will be joined by current Queen Mary students and hear how they researched their options and why they chose to study at QMUL

 Register now

Humanities and Social Sciences Student Panel 

Wednesday 2 November 2022 - 4.30- 5.30pm (GMT)

In this session, we will be joined by current Queen Mary students who study a range of subjects within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). They will share:

  • How they chose their HSS degree 
  • What its like to study a HSS subject 
  • Their experiences of studying at Queen Mary 
  •  Student life and socialising in London 

You will also have the chance to ask them any of your burning questions. 

 Register now

Science and Engineering Student Panel 

Wednesday 23 November 2022 - 4.30- 5.30pm (GMT)

In this session, we will be joined by current Queen Mary students who study a range of subjects within the Faculty of Science and Engineering (S&E) They will share:

  • How they chose their S&E degree 
  • What its like to study a S&E subject 
  • Their experiences of studying at Queen Mary 
  •  Student life and socialising in London 

You will also have the chance to ask them any of your burning questions. 

 Register now

Preparing for university interviews - Medicine spotlight

Monday 5 December 2022, 5.00 - 6.00pm (GMT)

This session will provide an overview of what students can expect when they participate in university medicine interviews and how best to prepare for them.

This session will cover:
• Types of interviews
• What interviewers are looking for
• Answering questions
• Question topics, overview and Q&A on answering questions
• Things you need to think about
• Areas of preparation
• Post-interview

This session is aimed at year 13 students who have applied to medicine

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Preparing for university interviews - Dentistry spotlight

Tuesday 6 December 2022, 5.00 - 6.00pm (GMT)

This session will provide an overview of what students can expect when they participate in university dentistry interviews and how best to prepare for them.

This session will cover:
• Types of interviews
• What interviewers are looking for
• Answering questions
• Question topics, overview and Q&A on answering questions
• Things you need to think about
• Areas of preparation
• Post-interview

This session is aimed at year 13 students who have applied to dentistry

Register now

Studying and Living in London 

Wednesday 7 December 2022, 4.30 - 5.30pm (GMT)

London remains the best city in the world to be a university student, according to the QS World Student Cities 2022 surveys and analysis. Join Queen Mary students as they discuss what life as a student in London is really like. They will discuss:

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

 Register now

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