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Aspire to HE Conference

This conference gives students a great opportunity to find out about going to university.

For more details and to book see the individual events listed below.

HE Skills and Progression

Learners will meet with a range of students studying a range of courses at different universities and find out if there is such a thing as ‘a typical student’. 

Academic Skills and A level choices

Study Skills for GCSE and making A Level choices

For more details and to book see the individual events listed below.

Getting the most from your BTEC

This is an introduction to vocational study.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)

Students will have the opportunity to identify a range of careers and further study opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

‘HE in FE’

Learners will be more aware of the courses available in an FE environment, the similarities and differences, how to apply and what to expect.

Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD)

Students will have greater awareness of the information, advice and guidance and support available to them whilst studying at University.

‘Alternatives to Medicine’

For more details about these events and to book a place see the individual events listed below.

Preparing to Apply

Year 13 students are given ‘top tips’ on how to get the best from their personal statement.

For more details about these events and to book a place see the individual events listed below.

‘Enhancing the model to narrow the gap’ an Aimhigher conference at Senate House, University of London on Tuesday October 20th, 10:00 – 15:00

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Years 8

‘Higher Futures’

Venue: TBC
November 2017

This conference gives students a great opportunity to find out about university. An introduction to university – will be a themed interactive introduction to student’s life and campus tour.

Years 8-9

‘Aspire to HE Conference’

Venue:Goldsmiths University
January 2018 (TBC)

This conference gives students a great opportunity to find out about university. Sessions include Planning your future now and the Money Game plus potential subject themed sessions related to STEM and Creative Arts – very much the first step to them considering long term pathways of their GCSE options.

 

Years 8-9

‘Aspire to HE Conference’

Venue:Kingston University
January 2018 (TBC)

This conference gives students a great opportunity to find out about university. Sessions include Planning your future now and the Money Game plus potential subject themed sessions related to STEM and Creative Arts – very much the first step to them considering long term pathways of their GCSE options.

Years 10-11

‘HE Skills and Progression’

Venue:Roehampton University
March 2018 (TBC)

 Learners will be able to identify the skills needed to become a successful learner, identify how to improve their own learning and be aware of the different progression routes into university.

 

Years 10-11

‘World of Work’ 

Venue: TBC

July 2018 (TBC) 

Introducing employability skills and pathways to the ‘world of work’ via University, HE in FE and Higher Level Apprenticeships. Learners will  be more aware of the options post 18 and the pathways to get there. They will identify and develop employability  skills required and be able to present and articulate these skills for any future pathways.

Years 10-11

‘Alternatives to Medicine’

Venue: LSBU (TBC)
July 2018

Sessions can include: Paramedics, Physiotherapy,Radiography, Nursing, NHS careers, finance, Ambassador hotseating. Learners will be made aware of  the range and breadth of courses available as alternatives to medicine, what choices they need to make,  and  the opportunity to meet with students studying those courses.

Year 12

Year 12 ‘Alternatives to Medicine’

Venue: LSBU

7th July 2017

The conference aim is to raise awareness of the diverse range of healthcare courses offered and the alternatives to medicine.

  • Did you know?– There are over 757 healthcare courses provided at UK Universities from Prosthetists and Orthotists, Art Therapy, Pharmacy, Operating Department Practice to Nursing.
  • Did you know? -There are around 350 careers  to choose from in health
  • Did you know?- With the NHS employees will have access to extra training and be given every chance to progress within the organisation.

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About the conference:

On the day learners will experience three interactive workshops on: First Response, Diagnosis and Recovery.

 

They will receive first-hand experience from ambassadors who are currently studying NHS courses throughout the day and in ‘Ask the Student Ambassador’. They can find out how students balance being on placement and studying, tips on budgeting, student life, and drawing on their own experiences applying for NHS courses.

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Year 12

You at 18

Venue: Kingston University, Kingston Business School

Date: 6th July 2017  

 

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Learners will identify the differences between vocational and academic routes find out the advantages of vocational study and the routes to take.
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Year 13

Preparing to Apply

Venue: Goldsmiths University

Date: TBC

Year 13 students are given ‘top tips’ on how to get the best from their personal statement.

 

Year 13

Preparing to Apply

Venue: Kingston University

Date: 12th September 2017  

Year 13 students are given ‘top tips’ on how to get the best from their personal statement.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

For further information contact:

Lucia Byrne, Education Liaison Manager 

Email:  lucia.byrne@kingston.ac.uk

Telephone: 020 8417 7179,

Responsibilities: Events co-ordinator including LAC