Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
This conference is designed to provide teachers, careers advisers, heads of sixth forms and other interested parties with more information about Birmingham City University. at Birmingham City University

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Higher Education Advisers’ Conference

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

This conference is designed to provide teachers, careers advisers, heads of sixth forms and other interested parties with more information about Birmingham City University.

Full Event Details:

This conference is designed to provide teachers, careers advisers, heads of sixth
forms and other interested parties with more information about Birmingham City University.

The programme will include a welcome by our Pro-Vice-Chancellor and keynote sessions delivered by representatives from UCAS and Student Finance England. There will be an opportunity to meet and network with University academics, admissions tutors and Schools and Colleges Liaison staff, as well students who study at the University. Lunch will be provided and there will be a tour of our City Centre Campus.

Programme:

09.30: Welcome to Birmingham City University
An Introduction to the Schools & Colleges Liaison team

10.00: Keynote talk

Updates & developments within HE and at Birmingham City University
New course portfolio/ Development of Higher Apprenticeships

11.00: Refreshments break

11.15: Keynote talk

UCAS update: The latest picture of admissions to higher education, plus updates on process, policy and best practice.

James Durant, Professional Development Executive, UCAS

12.30: Lunch

13.15: Optional workshops

UCAS workshop: reference writing workshop for new practitioners
James Durant, Professional Development Executive, UCAS

Student Finance update: funding for 2016/17 and future reforms
Jon Legg, IAG Partner Account Manager, Student Loans Company

Higher Apprenticeships: the future of higher apprenticeships
Resham Gill, Higher Apprenticeships Coordinator, Birmingham City University

14.15: Campus Tour
Delivered by Schools and Colleges Liaison team and Student Ambassadors

15.00: Evaluation and Depart

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Teachers (CPD)

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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