Parents and Carers Summer Term Event

June 8, 2021
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Monday 14 June 2021 - 17:30-20:30  

There will be three interactive sessions, each an hour in length, as listed below.
You can join the whole event if it is relevant to you or just join for the parts that are.  
Led by our Outreach & Recruitment team there will be plenty of time to ask any
questions during each session.  

This virtual event will be held via our webinar platform  - Book your place here.

Year group      

Session details    


17.30 - 18.30


Presenter: Farhana Begum


An overview of the benefits of studying in Higher Education (HE):


·          The varied pathways available to learners when  thinking about what course and route to take


·          Student finance overview


Year 12


18.30 - 19.30

Presenter: Thomas  Whitford –Bartle


An introduction to the benefits of  higher education:


·          UCAS, the application process with tips on supporting  your young person


·          Student finance


·          Planning ahead  


·          Personal statements and building experience as evidence


·          Research


·          Making the most of open days (i.e. what to ask? What to  research?)


·          Student Ambassadors talk about parental support (e.g. how  to support your young person make the right choices in their journey to  university).


Year 13


19.30 - 20.30


Presenter: Paula  Hatcliffe


Supporting  your young person in their transition to university:


·          What support is  available for new students?


·          Plan B –  clearing, extra, adjustment, interview preparation and research


·          Foundation Years  


·          Accommodation


·          Student Ambassadors  talk about their experience of university life and how their parents  supported them – what was helpful and what wasn’t! -Their experience of  transitioning to university; pitfalls, top tips and pandemics!


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Farhana Begum

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