Live webinars - Shape Your Future

Our live webinars are for school/college students who are thinking of applying to university or have interests in specific subjects. Our general topics may be useful wherever you are thinking of applying to university and our subject webinars are specific to the University of Birmingham.

Each webinar will feature a presentation with an opportunity for you to ask questions and get answers and they last for up to an hour. More webinars will be added to the list in the coming weeks. Sign up as soon as you can as places are limited and very popular. Please send any enquiries to studentrecruitment@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

We also have dedicated events for parents and carers, you can find these events in our parents and carers section.

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General topics

Hear from our Student Recruitment and Outreach Teams about a range of general university related topics some of which apply wherever you are considering applying to university and some which are more specific to the University of Birmingham.

General topics

 

Tips for the UCAS personal statement - Tuesday 21 September, 5pm - 6pm 
You will want to make a good impression with your UCAS Personal Statement. This live webinar provides advice around what Admissions Tutors are looking for in the personal statement. In addition there will be advice if you are unable to complete work experience due to COVID-19. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Making the most of Open Days - Thursday 7 October, 5pm - 6pm 
Open Days are a great way to experience a university first hand and get that feeling if it’s the right place for you. In this live webinar find out how to make the most of your day and things to consider before you go. Our Student Recruitment team will also be able to answer any questions you may have. 

Choosing courses and universities - Tuesday 26 October, 2pm - 3pm 
It’s very important to choose the right course at the right place for you. This live webinar helps you consider the important factors to explore when choosing a course and university from course content and student support to location and student life. It also includes details of how to find out more about courses and universities you are considering to help you narrow down your choices. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have. 

Tips for the UCAS personal statement - Wednesday 27 October, 2pm - 3pm 
You will want to make a good impression with your UCAS Personal Statement. This live webinar provides advice around what Admissions Tutors are looking for in the personal statement. In addition there will be advice if you are unable to complete work experience due to COVID-19. Join us to ask your questions ahead of submitting your UCAS application. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Why Study at the University of Birmingham? – Thursday 28 October, 2pm - 3pm 
Choosing the right university for you is important. This live webinar looks at the academic and social aspects of life at the University of Birmingham and explores some of the benefits of joining our student community. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

 



Subject webinars

Hear from our academics and students about specific subject topics, these can include taster lectures and course specific information.