Preparing for University Conference: Thursday 16th February 2017
The aim of this conference is to help prepare Yr 12 students for the process of applying to university and give them insight into what being a student at Newman University could be like. Students will attend a variety of short interactive workshops whilst also getting the chance to see Newman's facilities and speak to some current students.
Please note that booking is essential and places are limited to 20 per institution. All places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
If you are interested in booking places for your students or have any other questions, please email Rikki Ashman firstname.lastname@example.org 0121 476 1181 ext 2697
Alternatively, if you are looking for more information on other subject specific or generic taster days at Newman University, please contact our Senior Student Recruitment Officer, Amy Prentice - email@example.com 0121 476 1181 ext 2207
Preparing for University Conference Programme 2017
11.00 Welcome to Newman
11.15-11.45 An Introduction to Higher Education
This session will encourage students to start thinking about which subject they may wish to study at university and the entry requirements for HE courses. It will also explore the UCAS application process in preparation for September.
11.45-12.15 Split Sessions
The groups will then split either of the following sessions;
Campus tour - Student ambassadors will lead on a quick look around of our campus and facilities (please note: this tour is limited due to building work)
Student Finance - An introduction to the infamous student finance. Students will have a better idea of how the cost of university is covered, what they might be entitled to and tips on how to budget themselves during their time as a student.
Student Life - Delivered by current Newman students. This session aims to give you a real insight into what life at University could be like and the opportunities that present themselves.
12.15-12.45 Split Sessions (as above)
12.45-1.30 Lunch (Students are able to bring their own lunch or can purchase refreshments from our sanctuary food outlet)
1.30-2.00 Split Sessions (as above)
2.15 Evaluation & Depart