Edge Hill University
Edge Hill University
Our Subject Taster Days give students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study at university and the careers to which they might lead. Students work with experienced staff and current students from a variety of academic disciplines, taking part in lectures, practical workshops and group work sessions. at Edge Hill University

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Geography Taster Day - "Armageddon"

University event offered by Edge Hill University

Event Summary:

Our Subject Taster Days give students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study at university and the careers to which they might lead. Students work with experienced staff and current students from a variety of academic disciplines, taking part in lectures, practical workshops and group work sessions.

Full Event Details:

The events are free of charge, include complimentary lunch and are open to post-16 students.

To book, please email [email protected]

PROGRAMME

10:00am Welcome & Introduction to Department and Courses

10:30am Subject Taster Session (students choose one session from the below)
- Geological context
- Physical hazards
- Human reponse to hazards (risk, mitigation and management)

11:15am Subject Taster Session (students choose one session from the below)
- Geological context
- Physical hazards
- Human reponse to hazards (risk, mitigation and management)

12:30pm LUNCH and campus tour with current students

1:30pm Hazard simulation event
- Can we predict what is going to happen next?
- What hazards are likely to affect population?
- How will the media communicate information to the public?

2:50pm
Plenary and Question and Answer session

Departure

Suitable For:

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

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story…an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised its outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as its strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence. The University is an academic community comprising more than 10,000 full time undergraduate and postgraduate students, a further 6,000 on part time and professional development ... more



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