University of Birmingham Conference for Teachers and Advisers

Location
Edgabston Campus
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Dates
Wednesday 1st April 2020 (09:30-15:30)
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Contact

Katherine Pagett, 

k.a.pagett@bham.ac.uk or 0121 414 3501.

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This popular event keeps teachers and careers advisers working with sixth form students updated on admissions and applying for competitive courses. It will also provide the opportunity to find out more about courses and opportunities offered at the University of Birmingham. 

This Conference takes place at the University’s Edgbaston campus. The programme is available below and you can book your place now.

‘Incredibly well organised, very informative and hugely beneficial. I intend to come back every year!’ – Quote from a Birmingham Conference 2019 delegate.

This Conference is free of charge to attend and includes lunch and refreshments. 

 

TIME

ACTIVITY

9.00

Registration and refreshments

09.30

Welcome

09.40

Topical issues in university admissions

Roderick Smith, Director of Admissions

10.20

Graduate employability

Julie Wainwright, Advice and Guidance Manager, Careers Network

11.00

Break

11.30

 

Breakout session 1:

1.1 Education and Sociology

Information and advice from Admissions Tutors for these subjects

1.2 Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

Information and advice from the Admissions Tutors for these subjects

12.15

 

Breakout session 2:

2.1 Medicine and Dentistry

Information and advice from the Admissions Tutors for these subjects

2.2 Student Panel

Ask current students about their experience of applying to university and their life as a University of Birmingham student

1.00

Lunch

Optional Campus Tour - A walking tour of the campus with a current student

2.00

Breakout session 3

3.1 History and Modern Languages

Information and advice from Admissions Tutors for these subjects

3.2 Geography and Geology

Information and advice from Admissions Tutors for these subjects

2.45

 

University Support and Services for Students Forum

Information and advice from representatives from Student Funding, Accommodation, Academic Skills Support and Mental Health and Wellbeing

3.30

Depart