The Student Recruitment team visit schools, colleges and businesses to provide presentations and workshops covering a range of issues in Higher Education. The team are commited to providing high-quality information, advice and guidance for prospective students, their parents and advisors. We give presentations on a wide range of subjects and would be pleased to adapt them to any specific requirements.
Examples of presentations include:
An introduction to UCS, its courses, campuses and the student experience.
Choosing a University and Course:
Advice and guidance on researching universities and courses, research tools and techniques, and open day advice. Particularly suitable for students in year 12.
Making a Late Application:
Advice and guidance for students that miss the UCAS January application deadline.
Preparing for the HE Convention:
Advice on what students should expect from the HE Convention and how to make the most of their time there. Particularly suitable for students in year 12 and this can also be offered to teachers to support them in preparing their students.
Return to Learning:
Information for mature students on academic expectations, finance and student support available to students who are returning to learning on either a part-time or full-time basis.
The Student Experience:
Information on living away from home/studying in the local area, student workloads, social life/students union, what to expect when you arrive. Particularly suitable for students in years 12 and 13.
An introduction to tuition fees, financial support available to students and budgeting tips. Particularly suitable for students in years 12 and 13 and/or parents.
The UCAS form and Personal Statement:
An introduction to the UCAS application process, what admissions tutors look for, advice on writing a personal statement, and past examples. Particularly suitable for students in year 12 or start of year 13.
Information on how Universities select students, with answers to frequently asked questions about admissions processes. Particularly suitable for students in Year 12 and their parents, and should be offered alongside 'Choosing Universities and Courses' and/or 'University Interviews'.
Advice on preparing for University interviews, with sample questions and techniques. Includes mock interviews. Particularly suitable for students in Years 12 and 13 who are applying for courses that will require interviews.
Why Go to University:
Information about the benefits of studying at University, including academic, social and employability benefits. Particularly suitable for students in Years 9-12 and parents.
If you are interested in arranging for a member of our team to visit your organisation, please contact us on schoolsucs.ac.uk or 01473 338556. Workshops and presentations can also be offered on-campus at any of the UCS Centres. Please contact our team to discuss this.