City, University of London
City, University of London
City, University of London's taster days are for current year 12 students. This university taster course will provide you with a unique insight into what degree-level English is like before applying to City. at City, University of London

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A Taste of English

University event offered by City, University of London

Event Summary:

City, University of London's taster days are for current year 12 students. This university taster course will provide you with a unique insight into what degree-level English is like before applying to City.

Full Event Details:

To register for this taster day please visit https://www.city.ac.uk/study/visit-us/taster-days

This event introduces you to English as a discipline, and gives you a taste of studying for an English degree at City, University of London. Our English degree combines world-class literary scholarship with the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in creative, professional and digital contexts.

You'll hear from our academic staff about why the subject is pertinent to the world today. You will gain an understanding on how studying English in the heart of London can enhance and contextualise your studies. You will also gain an overview of potential careers giving you a rich and dynamic perspective on how we use English and language in the digital age.

This taster course is open to students in year 12 or anyone thinking of starting their undergraduate studies in September 2021. It is suitable for students taking AS/A Levels, or equivalent, such as a BTEC qualification, and expecting 112 UCAS tariff points, and having a passion for English.

Taster days and sessions will allow you to:

- Experience first-hand our excellent and diverse teaching methods offered by our Schools
- Meet our highly experienced academic staff
- Meet our current students and find out about their experiences in your subject of interest
- Explore our state of the art facilities on campus in the heart of London.

Our subject taster days are in the style of mock lectures, practical workshops and group work sessions designed to introduce students to a variety of academic disciplines.

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Half Day

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at the university on the following date(s):
5th May 2020

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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