University Events

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University Taster Days is an excellent website that keeps you up to date with virtual university experiences.
 
Please remember if you take part in one of these experiences please complete your My Google Form with brief feedback about what you did and how you benefitted from the experience.
 
Here are some highlights of what is coming up soon.  All information about the following can be found on their website. 
 
 

Google Form

If you take part in a Live Subject Session or attend an Open Day please record this on your My Google Form so we can build up a Futures Profile for you. With a Futures Profile, we will be able to ensure you know about great opportunities in future careers that you are interested in and will be able to support you in building your CV and personal statement.
 
 

University Open Days

This is suitable for those who are considering going to university or for someone who just wants to find out more. More Open Days can be found from the main website. Just click on the links to visit the pages.
 
University Date
Bournemouth University 17 February
27 March
Portsmouth University Various days
University of Exeter Any time.
Arrange a conversation with an academic or student about studying at Exeter
University of Durham Any time.
 
 

Subject Based Taster Sessions

Find out what it is like to study the following subjects at a higher level.
 
Subject University Details
EDUCATION University of Cumbria Interested in becoming a teacher or pursuing a career in education?
The Institute of Education at the University of Cumbria is one of the most successful in the UK, with 9 out of 10 of our students being employed or in further education just 15 months after graduating.
BUSINESS AND
MANAGEMENT
University of Wales 14 January
Carmarthen Business School offers a selection of progressive undergraduate and postgraduate courses, in Business and Management related subjects, which are underpinned by an ethical, sustainable and profitable approach to business. 
COMPUTER
SCIENCE
10 February
What's it like to study Computer Science? In this session, a Warwick student will share their first hand experiences of studying in our highly rated Computer Science department.
ENGINEERING Warwick University 24 February
Are you interested in studying an Engineering degree? In this interactive session, a student will share their first hand experiences of life in the School of Engineering at Warwick.
ANTHROPOLOGY University of
Roehampton
15 January, 4:30-5:30pm
Come along to our Live Taster Session taking place on 15 December 2020 at 17:30 and get a taste for what it would be like to study our Anthropology and Social Anthropology degree.
Anthropology at Roehampton covers classic themes of both social anthropology (such as kinship, witchcraft, cannibalism and indigenous cosmologies) and biological anthropology (including human ecology and adaption, primate biology and behaviour, and human evolution).
MEDICAL
ENGINEERING
Swansea University 19 January, 3:00pm
The first coronavirus vaccine 'smart patch' is being developed at Swansea University. The disposable device uses micro-needles to both administer the vaccine and monitor its efficacy by measuring the body's immune response. Part of the global response to the pandemic it is also hoped it can be used to treat other infectious diseases. A prototype will be developed by the end of March in the hope it can be put forward for clinical trials.
In this session, Dr Sanjiv Sharma will explain the scientific principles behind the revolutionary smart patches, their application and impact, and next steps. There will also be opportunity for Q&A.
LIBERAL ARTS
AND SOCIAL
SCIENCES
21 January, 2:00-3:30pm
Lies and Fake News. Language, Power and Trump
Join Dr Sylvia Shaw and Dr Heather Pagan to learn about Fake News; a free taster session for sixth form, L3 and Access students. Perfect for those interested in studying English or Linguistics.