Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University is organising a range of events as part of British Science Week. We are delighted to invite you and your Level 3 students to our Subject Conferences hosted by the Department of Geography. These free conferences are designed to supplement your students’ current or future studies. at Liverpool Hope University

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Geography Subject Conference

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Event Summary:

Liverpool Hope University is organising a range of events as part of British Science Week. We are delighted to invite you and your Level 3 students to our Subject Conferences hosted by the Department of Geography. These free conferences are designed to supplement your students’ current or future studies.

Full Event Details:

Working with British Science Week, our Faculty of Science have put together a programme of activities for schools and colleges to attend. All events are free and will take place at Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD between Monday 14th March and Friday 18th March. Places are limited so we ask you contact us by Monday 7th March at the latest to reserve places for you and your students.

The Event is Wednesday 15th March 2017

From 2pm – 4.30pm at our Hope Park Campus, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD.

The scheduled is
1.30pm–2pm Arrival at Liverpool Hope. The Conference will begin promptly at 2pm.
2pm–2.15pm Welcome to Liverpool Hope and our Geography Department
2.15pm–4pm Coastal dunes are dynamic landscapes
Understanding the dynamic nature of dune succession and geomorphological change is essential for the conservation management of these valued landscapes. This Conference is aimed at A level Geographers, Biologists and Environmental Scientists and will be led by Paul Rooney, Deputy Head of Geography and Environmental Science at Liverpool Hope University. Paul is the founder and Director of the Sand Dune and Shingle Network base at Hope, and is an international expert in coastal sand dunes.
The Conference will cover themes of coastal dune ecology and succession, geomorphological change and development in the landscape and conservation management responses. The session will also introduce students to the analysis and interpretation of quadrat data that may be collected from a typical dune transect study.
4pm–4.15pm Closing Address and Q & A
4.15pm–4.30pm Depart Hope

More information on British Science Week can be found here: http://www.britishscienceweek.org
More information on Liverpool Hope and our full range of STEM courses can be found here: http://www.hope.ac.uk
Liverpool Hope University is 1st in the North West and 4th in the UK for overall Student Satisfaction from the 2016 National Student Survey. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 names Liverpool Hope University 2nd in the UK for teaching excellence and 1st in the North West student experience, with the University being rated in the top 50 of UK universities.
If you would like to reserve spaces on any of these activities, please contact Andrew Cooper, Student Recruitment Officer on [email protected] or 0151 291 3111.

Suitable For:

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

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Here at Liverpool Hope University, our outreach team are committed to widening participation and raising aspirations of young people to maximise their potential.

We offer a wide variety of student recruitment activities, events and workshops that cater for young people from year 7 to year 13 to support them in considering university as a pathway to their future.

Working with schools across the UK and beyond, we aim to develop school-university partnerships to support the recruitment and attainment of learners at Liverpool Hope by supporting students on their journey to university.

We run practical sessions covering topics such as:

- UCAS and Personal Statements
- Student Finance
- Time Management
- Budgeting
- Why Go to University
- Personal and Life Skills
- Study Skills
- Subject Tasters

The team can deliver our interactive presentations and workshops at your school/college or, alternatively, students can be brought to one of our beautiful campuses to experience what it is like to be a student.

Our Student Recruitment team with students, teachers and careers advisers deliver impartial information, advice and guidance showcasing the benefits of university.

Our aim is to inspire young minds, increase engagement of learners in our local and wider community and to increase access to higher education for all.




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