Aston University
Aston University
This event is a great opportunity for A level History students to meet historians and present a short paper on History for a prize of a £20 voucher. They will be able to meet “The History Chappy”, Patrick O’Shaughnessy, other History students, and Aston’s team of international historians and scholars. at Aston University

University Event


Sixth-Form History Symposium

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

This event is a great opportunity for A level History students to meet historians and present a short paper on History for a prize of a £20 voucher. They will be able to meet “The History Chappy”, Patrick O’Shaughnessy, other History students, and Aston’s team of international historians and scholars.

Full Event Details:

This event is a great opportunity for A level History students to learn more about History at University level, but also to discuss their current studies in History.

The event will include:

- A key-note talk by “The History Chappy”, Patrick O’Shaughnessy, History teacher, author, and co-creator of the popular 'Versus History' Podcast.
- Talks from leading academics operating in exciting new fields of History research.
- Group discussions with History undergraduates.
- And a Questiontime panel with Aston’s team of international historians and scholars.

We are also looking for A level History students to present short papers (6-8 minutes length) on topics they are especially interested in from the A level syllabus. The five best papers will be awarded a prize of a £20 voucher. Places will be distributed on a first come first served basis, up to a maximum of five students per school.

Upon booking, you are welcome to submit up to 5 students (along with their paper topics) to us before the event. This is optional, and students are welcome to join with/without a paper.

To book onto the session, please complete the booking form here: https://www.aston.ac.uk/sro/post16

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

Suitable For:

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

Duration:

Short Session



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