University of Reading
University of Reading
FREE Year 12 English Literature University Preview Day focusing on post 2000 literature. Is suitable for students studying A level English Literature or who are thinking about studying it at degree level. at University of Reading

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Year 12 English Literature University Preview Day

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Event Summary:

FREE Year 12 English Literature University Preview Day focusing on post 2000 literature. Is suitable for students studying A level English Literature or who are thinking about studying it at degree level.

Full Event Details:

Through interactive workshops and lectures by leading academics, we'll be thinking about the issues that confront us when we read texts that have been published recently. There will also be an opportunity for students to practice creative writing with members of staff from our Department. This event will be useful for anyone studying twenty-first century literature, anyone preparing for assessments based on unseen texts, and for anyone thinking about studying English Literature and/or Creative Writing at university.

Suitable For:

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

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

The University of Reading offers an ever-expanding programme of free outreach events across all subject areas from Year 7 - 12. All events are intended to enthuse students whilst offering curriculum enhancement and enrichment.

The types of provision include:

Subject Days and Theme Days - hands-on activities for students based on or around a particular A Level (or equivalent) subject. Days include practical tasters which support their studies or highlight the Higher Education options available to students studying in these areas. Aside from collaborating with the central Global Recruitment Team ( UK and Outreach) on the development of outreach activities focused around particular subjects, some academic departments also run their own events for schools and colleges.

Master Classes and Technique Sessions – these events focus on a specific area, technique or skill within a subject, allowing students the chance to see 'close-up' some of the techniques used in that subject areas.

Conferences and Debates – these events are designed to challenge the way students think about real world issues and developments in technology and to encourage independent learning and the development of transferable skills, such as evidence analysis, research and communication skills.

Lectures - as well as our public lecture series which are free and open to all schools, we also have a number of other lecture events throughout the year to engage your students with the latest research and advancements in all academic discipline.






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