City, University of London
City, University of London
City's Taster Days and Sessions are for current lower sixth, year 12 students. They will provide you with a unique insight into degree-level study. They are in the style of mock lectures, practical workshops and group work sessions designed to introduce students to a variety of academic disciplines. at City, University of London

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Journalism Taster Session

University event offered by City, University of London

Event Summary:

City's Taster Days and Sessions are for current lower sixth, year 12 students. They will provide you with a unique insight into degree-level study. They are in the style of mock lectures, practical workshops and group work sessions designed to introduce students to a variety of academic disciplines.

Full Event Details:

In this session we aim to give you a practical insight into studying journalism at university. The day is set in our extensive facilities, the structure of the day is designed to give you some hands-on experience of the type of exercises you would do as a City Journalism student, which may include interviewing on-camera, recording a short piece of radio or starting up a blog. Our courses have a real-world emphasis and prepare you for the best jobs in the sector. Our BA Journalism alumni have gone on to achieve great things, graduate destinations include BBC Sport, The Sun, The Cabinet Digital Media Team and the Metro.

This taster course is open to year 12 students or anyone thinking of starting their undergraduate studies in September 2019. It is suitable for students who have a strong interest in news and current affairs and are expecting 136 points/AAB at A level.

When applying to this taster course you will be asked to submit in no more than 150 words why you are interested in studying this subject. You will be selected for this event based on your answer.

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

**General University Talks**
We provide high quality presentations to students, staff and parents related to higher education. These presentations can be delivered at your institution or at City, University of London.

Typical talks include a focus on aspects such as:

• University: what's it all about?
• Where can a degree take me?
• Choosing a course or a university
• The UCAS application process
• Personal Statements
• Student Finance
• Studying in London
• Studying at City, University of London
• Student life

The talks are designed to encourage and support students through the application process, whilst informing them about what City, University of London has to offer. The programme of talks is constantly being reviewed and updated so most requests can be catered for.

These talks are designed for groups of Year 12 and 13 students with a general interest in Higher Education and who, ideally, would be expecting to meet the City entry requirements for their chosen programme.

**School Visits to City University, London**
School visits are an excellent opportunity for your students to see what a city-based institution is really like. We offer bespoke visits to campus for your students to experience life at City, University of London. These visits can be tailored to your individual requirements.

They are generally made up of UCAS sessions and subject tasters.

**Subject specific talks**
We can also arrange subject specific talks, delivered by City, University of London's lecturers. If you would like to involve our lecturers in your next round of subject talks, please do get in touch and we will aim to support your programme of events.

These talks are designed for groups of Year 12 and Year 13 students with a specific subject interest, who would be expected to meet the entry requirements for their appropriate programme.

This is a free service and most sessions last between 30 minutes and one hour, although it is possible to alter the sessions depending upon the needs of the school/college.






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