UniTasterDays Ltd
UniTasterDays Ltd
This workshop for year 10 or year 11 students addresses (and avoids) the potential situation where a student’s option choices made previously may result in them not being able to study the degree subject they’re most interested in. at UniTasterDays Ltd

University Event

Subject Right Key Stage 5: Picking A-Level options with university in mind

University event offered by UniTasterDays Ltd

Event Summary:

This workshop for year 10 or year 11 students addresses (and avoids) the potential situation where a student’s option choices made previously may result in them not being able to study the degree subject they’re most interested in.

Full Event Details:

This includes activities looking at what facilitating subject are, university courses requiring specific A Level (or equivalent) choices and potential subject combinations matched to each person’s individual learning style.

It suits both students with a clear idea of higher education choices, and those who simply haven’t got a clue!

Group size: 5 - 35
Duration: 45 minutes (without learning style exercise) or 1 hour (with exercise)

The sessions are fully evaluated. This data can be used as an evidence base in terms of the impact of this intervention for school improvement purposes and Ofsted inspections.

A press release can also be sent to the local press after each session, so schools potentially benefit from great publicity as well

Who will deliver the sessions?
All sessions will be facilitated by Jon Cheek, the Founder and Director of UniTasterDays Ltd. Jon has spent a career working in higher education, working with schools throughout the UK. He has worked for three Midlands universities and also sat as an Executive Director of the Higher Education External Relations Association.

UniTasterDays is a Careers England Member organisation, an affiliate member of The Careers Development Institute and a collaborative partner of HELOA. UniTasterDays was a 2018 finalist at the Education Resource Awards.

Please note:
We are not funded for sessions, so charges apply. If you don't have any budget for independent UniTasterDays workshops, do remember that universities offer great events too - which are usually free of charge. You can browse these on the UniTasterDays.com site.

Suitable For:

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


Short Session

Dates Available:

We can deliver this event at your school or college. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:


Institution Profile:

Independent and interactive university talks for your school groups

As well as offering award-winning university event resources for secondary schools, UniTasterDays also deliver informative, interactive and independent university talks for your students. These university talks are created to meet your own requirements, and are delivered by experts with enhanced DBS disclosure, and a wealth of references available.

What do schools say - feedback includes:

"A successful and very informative presentation to our Year 11 students, with lots of useful advice for them to act on now and going forward." Highworth Warneford School

"An informative and provoking workshop which motivated the students to really think about the possibility of going to university in the future." Ebbw Fawr Learning Community

"An engaging session which kept the students interested and increased awareness of a number of issues. Well organised and thoroughly professional." St Andrew's CE High School for Boys, Worthing

"The interactive presentation helped to inspire our young people and helped them to understand the importance of choosing the right GCSE's and introduced the idea of university afterwards. Highly recommended." The Warren School

"The girls are still talking about how useful the talks were, and I am delighted that they got the chance to actually begin some work on a personal statement - marvellous." Bruton School for Girls

"I would not change a thing. It was brilliant." Thomas Knyvett College

What do students say - feedback includes:*

“It was great”
“A superb presenter – he deserves a raise”
“The session completely changed my view on university”
“It was fun!”
“Really helpful and I learnt a lot”
Very useful and will really help in the future”
* school names removed as comments include pre-16 audiences.

Booking Policy
The booking and cancellations policy for all sessions is listed here: http://www.unitasterdays.com/cancellation-policy-talks.aspx

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