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Year 12 information from Mrs Walters – Jan 2013

  • Thinking about going to university abroad.  The Student World Fairs showcase around 50 universities Sunday 17TH October – Leeds – Royal Armouries Museum.  Free – – 4p.m.
  • Sutton Trust Design Triathlon Summer Residential Event.  July 8th – 11th 2013.  Engineering course to introduce student to Ship Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Mechanical engineering. Over the course of four days, participants will design and build a glider, Greenpower car and a fast-craft for water as part of a team.   For first generation university, 5 A/A* at GCSE, doing engineering related subjects. and colleges/residentials/sutton_trust.html
  • National Citizen Service Opportunity, 2 week residential and one week social project.  Organised by the Tiger Trust.  Can participate with friends – cost £50
  • So you want to be a doctor? Keele University  Q and A with admissions staff
  • Villiers Park Stepping Stones to STEP success – if you are thinking of Maths at Oxbridge this might be useful. Deadline 1st February.  25th – 27th March
  • Villiers Park Art and Design residential course.  18th – 22nd March –
  • Improve your chances of becoming a doctor – 9th March – University of Manchester –
  • Health and Social Care discovery days – 17th April – Nursing/Dental/Radiography, Mental Health Physio, Occupational Health
  • Teeside university – visit the website
  • Cambridge University Masterclass Open Day – March and April – visit the website
  • Oxford Uni summer schools – Applications close 21st February – visit the website.
  • Sutton Trust Summer Schools (offered by the following universities – Bristol, Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Imperial, Kings College, Nottingham, St Andrews, and UCL). Deadline for applications is 11th March. For able students.  They are also offering US Summer School programme based at Yale and MIT.
  • Politics Summer School 2013 – 5 day event
  • Explore Law Events – 14th March – Manchester, 4th March York. Run by the college of law.
  • National Careers Guidance Shows in Leeds on Thursday 28th February.  Lots of information about NHS Careers.
  • Improve your chances of becoming a Lawyer – 2nd March – University College London.