Bradford College University Centre
Bradford College University Centre
To help your Year 12 students make the right decision, we are hosting a Higher Education Student Conference on 12th February 2014. The day will be jam-packed full of useful presentations and sessions to equip Year 12s with everything they need to know about Higher Education and beyond. at Bradford College University Centre

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Higher Education Student Conference

University event offered by Bradford College University Centre

Event Summary:

To help your Year 12 students make the right decision, we are hosting a Higher Education Student Conference on 12th February 2014. The day will be jam-packed full of useful presentations and sessions to equip Year 12s with everything they need to know about Higher Education and beyond.

Full Event Details:

Programme for the Day

9.00am – 9.30am

Welcome and Introduction from the Dean of Higher Education at Bradford College

Session 1

(Students to choose 1 of the following sessions)

9.30am-10.30am

• Student Finance – Delivered by the Information, Advice and Guidance Team & HE Registry at Bradford College, this session will provide an introduction to the Student Finance application process and a guide to what financial support is available. There will also be a detailed look at student bank accounts, delivered by a representative from Santander UK.

• Student Life – Our award-winning Students' Union will chat about the role of the SU, the excitement and buzz of Freshers' Week, the volunteering and campaigning opportunities available through Students' Unions, and how students can get involved.

• Work Experience – Bradford College & Teesside University Student Ambassadors will talk about the great employment opportunities available to students through Student Ambassador schemes, which are available at universities across the country. Beacon Recruitment will also deliver a talk on work placement opportunities available to Higher Education students at Bradford College.

• Eating Well on a Student Budget – Fun and lively demonstrations delivered by our Hospitality & Catering Team.

Session 2

(Students to choose 1 of the following sessions)

11.00am-12.00pm
•Consider All Your Options - Not sure about going to University? This session will explore the various opportunities available.

*Going into Employment

*Taking a Gap Year

*Apprenticeships
•UCAS Application Process - Interactive session delivered by our Information, Advice & Guidance Team on everything you need to know about the UCAS application process.
•Student Accommodation - Are you going to need your own accommodation at Uni? Unipol will be chatting about the many student accommodation options available & will include a tour of our Halls of Residence.

Lunch – 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Session 3

Bradford College HE Subject Specific Tasters

(Students will be required to choose a session from each strand)

1.00pm-2.15pm

• Film School

• Art & Design

• Creative Industries

• Business

• Sports & Public Services

• Hospitality & Travel

• Early Years, Health & Care

• Ophthalmic Dispensing

• Non-subject specific option – Cash Course & Budgeting


2.15pm - 3.30pm

• Media, Music & Performance

• Digital Media

• Teaching & Education

• Social & Community Practice

• Law

• Computing

• Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

• Construction & Engineering

• Non-subject specific option – Cash Course & Budgeting

We are committed to widening participation in HE and we work to encourage students who are currently under-represented to explore their options and pathways into Higher Education.

Due to limited availability, and in order to ensure that we can engage with the widest possible number of schools and colleges across West Yorkshire, we are recommending that institutions offer Year 12 students who fit any of the following Widening Participation criteria the opportunity to attend the HE Student Conference:

•Predicted to gain between 120 – 260 UCAS Points
•First-generation university applicants
•Care leavers
•Particular interest in vocational courses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1



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