Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
Our pre-16 visit days are aimed at Year 9, 10 and 11 students, giving them the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of life at university. To find out more about our pre-16 visit days and to book places, please visit: www.bcu.ac.uk/university-visits at Birmingham City University

University Event


Pre-16 visit day

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

Our pre-16 visit days are aimed at Year 9, 10 and 11 students, giving them the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of life at university. To find out more about our pre-16 visit days and to book places, please visit: www.bcu.ac.uk/university-visits

Full Event Details:

Through various interactive sessions, students will explore the world of higher education with the focus on raising aspirations and dispelling any myths or misconceptions students may have about accessing higher education. Students will also be introduced to Birmingham City University’s pre-16 brochure ‘Think Higher’ and material within it that can help them in identifying their strengths and the types of career they might be suited to.

We will be running pre-16 visit days on the following dates:

Time: 10am – 2.30pm (negotiable)
Places: 50 max per school.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

With around 24,000 students from 80+ countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and popular place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We’re investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an excellent range of facilities.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a university and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People Focused, Partnership Working and Fairness and Integrity.

Working with schools and colleges

Our experienced Student Recruitment team can provide activities tailored to the needs of your learners, raising their awareness of higher education and helping them make an informed decision about university study.

We offer a range of services to schools and colleges, from group bookings for open days to workshops and training opportunities for staff. Providing activities for students from Year 7 right the way through to Year 13, we are particularly proud of our pre-16 visit days and post-16 events where our student ambassadors play a vital part in acting as role models to their younger peers. We also provide a number of masterclasses for a wide range of our subject areas; giving your learners a hands-on insight into subjects they may consider studying at university.

If you’re looking for a bespoke session then please don’t hesitate to get in touch as we’re also happy to discuss your requirements and will endeavour to accommodate your request.






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