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I’m pleased to invite you and your colleagues from Westcliff High School for Girls to watch a special free broadcast for schools & sixth form colleges on the morning of Wednesday 26th May.
The live broadcast will present the very latest assessment of how university entrance, the graduate job market and degree apprenticeships have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic over the last 12 months – and its likely impact of the career prospects for today's Lower & Upper Sixth students.
This special broadcast takes the place of The National Graduate Careers Conference – the annual event for schools’ Heads of Careers, Directors of University Admissions and Heads of Sixth Form. The continuing Coronavirus restrictions mean that this year’s conference isn’t able to go ahead as planned, but will return in full in 2022.
The broadcast will be hosted by Martin Birchall, Editor of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers and will feature interviews, expert analysis and practical guidance from the country's top employers, to help schools advise their sixth-formers on the universities, degree courses and apprenticeships that are most likely to lead to a successful graduate career in the future.
It will also include discussions with current university students, recent graduates and degree apprentices, talking about their experiences of job hunting, starting work with their first employer and what they wished they'd known before leaving school or sixth-form college.
To watch this free broadcast from High Fliers Research – and receive copies of all the research and information presented during the programme – simply register here:
Spotlight Careers Talk
Please click the following link for UCAS fair.
Students in Year 10 - 12 who are interested in a career in medicne have been invited to attend a LIVE Get Into Medicine Conference. Please see details below.
Students years 10/12 - S3/S5 wanting to study medicine are eligible to attend the LIVE Get into Medicine UCAS Application Conference for FREE using the funding code: Teacher21
Once students attend, they will also be awarded with a highly commended reference from the Presidents at Medic Mentor to acknowledge that they are a student who has gone one step further than others by attending the conference.
The Get into Medicine conference is a significant turning point for Medic Mentor students. It will unlock exclusive opportunities such as scholarships and prizes, as well as help them to make a highly competitive application.
Students in years 10-12, S3-S5, should make every effort to attend as it will give them a head start.
Our conferences run on weekends to help student attend out of school hours. Parents/Guardians will also need to attend with students for safeguarding purposes and the funding place will cover both student/parent.
Upcoming conference dates:
Saturday 7th November
Saturday 13th November
Saturday 27th November
Register for free using the funding code: Teacher21 here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/medicine-national-healthcare-weekend/
Please see an overview of the programme:
09:30 - 10:00 - Registration
10:00 - 11:00 - Quick introduction to Medic Mentor, overview for the day, competition ratios, application timeline, Awards and Scholarships
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 11:30 Presentation from a successful Applicant
11:30 - 11:45 Presentation from a successful Applicant
11:45 - 12:00 Structure of Medical Training
12:00 - 12:15 Break
12:15 - 13:15 Various talks from doctors including GP, Surgery, Hospital and Academic Medicine
13:15 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:30 UCAS Application Form, Entry Requirements and CV building
14:30 - 14:45 The perspective of a current applicant
14:45 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 15:45 Personal Statements and Teacher References
15:45 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 16:30 Entrance Exams: UCAT & BMAT
16:30 - 17:00 Medical School Interviews
17:00 - 17:15 Harnessing Opportunities and Extracurricular Activities
17:15 - 17:30 Summary and questions
We look forward to supporting your students on their medical journey and welcoming them to the Medic
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