Uni Taster Tuesdays - Online weekly university guidance webinars #UTDIAG

UniTasterDays in collaboration with HELOA are delivering university guidance webinars every Tuesday to support post-16 students considering university.

Different subjects and universities each week

These events provide a one-stop opportunity to ensure you are up to date with all aspects of university guidance.

Events are free to attend. They'll include presentations from different universities and include Q&A opportunities. They are delivered as webinars and only the university event speakers will be visible to participants.

Event topics and the universities attending each week will be added to this page as they are announced - but you can expect to hear from universities UK wide on topics including why HE, student finance, choosing a course, UCAS, study skills, interviews, subject specific sessions and more.

Book your place

To book your place, please click the event of interest from the below and click the registration form.

Your Host

All sessions will be hosted by Jon Cheek, the Founder and Director of UniTasterDays Ltd. Jon has spent a career working in higher education, working for over ten years with three universities, followed by schools throughout the UK with UniTasterDays - which Jon established in 2012.

Jon has also sat as an Executive Director of the Higher Education External Relations Association and has produced three Teachers’ Guide to University brochures to date. He has been published by organisations including Which University, The CDI and National Careers Week.

Important note:

The live event is for post 16-students. Those aged 15 or under will have access to the event recordings which will be provided on this page as well, after the event.

Of course teachers, careers colleagues and support staff are very welcome to attend as well - for their own CPD purposes.

Resources from previous events

26th May 2020

Uni Taster Tuesday

Decisions and choices, Student Life and Key HE differences - Online university guidance webinar #UTDIAG with St Mary’s University, the University of Essex and Hello Future.

Also this subject special...

An introduction to studying Engineering with Coventry University and The University of Bradford. Including courses, careers and application tips.

19th May 2020

Uni Taster Tuesday

Preparing for university, UCAS/Personal Statements and Picking Courses with Liverpool John Moores University, the University of East Anglia and the University of Southampton #UTDIAG

Also this subject special...

An introduction to studying Medicine, Health and Social Care with Lancaster University, the University of Gloucestershire and the University of Southampton #UTDIAG

12th May 2020

Uni Taster Tuesday

Degree apprenticeships, University Research and Making the most of now! University guidance webinar #UTDIAG with Edge Hill University, Pearson College London and the University of Leicester

5th May 2020

Uni Taster Tuesday

What next for HE, Personal statements and Careers - Online university guidance webinar #UTDIAG with the University of Bath, City, University of London and the University of South Wales

28th April 2020

Uni Taster Tuesday

Student finance special - Online university guidance webinar #UTDIAG with Bucks New University and Coventry University

> Bucks New University - Introduction to student finance slides (2MB;PDF)
> Coventry University - Budgeting at university slides (2MB;PDF)

Webinar feedback

"The webinar was very informative and interactive and I enjoyed the Q&A feature"

"The Unitasterdays.com webinars have been useful with all advice given being independent. The guest speakers are varied from different universities providing a range of options for students to then research themselves. All webinars have kept to time which has made it easy to book into the diary"

"I found the speakers excellent and have advised all my year 12’s to sign up and also recommended you to my Year 13’s"

"I found the event well organised and very helpful - giving usinformation about universities and personal statements from people at different universities"

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