Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
Our post-16 visit days are designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare them for their transition from further education to higher education. at Birmingham City University

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Post-16 visit day

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

Our post-16 visit days are designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare them for their transition from further education to higher education.

Full Event Details:

The visit days include an introduction to Birmingham City University, a tour of our City Centre Campus, the opportunity for students to chat with current students about life at university.

Example Programme:

10.00: Arrival (Campus TBC)

10.15: Welcome to Birmingham City University

10.30: An Introduction to Higher Education

- Benefits of studying at University
- Making the right choice: what & where to study
- Overview of Student Life
- Overview of Student Finance

11.30: Student Life Q&A and Campus Tour

12.30: Lunch

13.30: The UCAS Process & Personal Statements
- The UCAS process
- UCAS Terminology
- How to ensure you stand out from the crowd
- Personal Statements
- University Interviews

14.30: Evaluation & Depart

Please note: Although we set dates for our post-16 visit days, if you’re unable to attend on any of the dates listed, please get in touch to see if we’re able to accommodate on your preferred date.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)


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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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