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Support for students: In School

 

The presentations below give you a flavour of the inspiring and informative sessions we can offer that cover the whole breadth of the UCAS cycle. Our talks are flexible in duration and can be delivered individually or combined depending on your school’s needs.

WHY HIGHER EDUCATION?

With so many options after school and college, why is university a good option? What are the benefits of going to university? Is it worth the cost? This presentation aims to inspire students to consider university and motivate them to enjoy the researching process.

MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE

With over 150 institutions and over 40,000 courses how do students decide where to go and what to study? This presentation will provide helpful hints and tips to support students through the decision making process.

STUDENT LIFE

What is life at university really like? Delivered by a current DMU student, this talk provides students with an insight into student life and what to expect from university.

HOW TO APPLY

This talk provides students with an overview of the UCAS application process, outlining key dates, how to complete the different sections and what happens post-application.

PERSONAL STATEMENTS

What to do, what not to do and how to get the dreaded personal statement onto paper. This talk can include interactive activities to get students started on their statements.

SUCCEEDING AT UNIVERSITY INTERVIEWS

Many students who are invited to attend an interview as part of the university application process are unaware of what to expect. This talk aims to equip students with knowledge of what happens, what admissions tutors are looking for and how to prepare.

A GUIDE TO STUDENT FINANCE

Student finance and funding is an increasingly important concern for students and parents. This talk can be delivered separately or to both, designed to explain the process, entitlement and repayment clearly.

DON’T BLOW THE BUDGET

This interactive activity gets students splashing cash from a fictional budget, overcoming financial obstacles and understanding how much university actually costs.

This game also encourages group work, negotiation and leadership skills.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

This presentation covers UCAS Extra, Clearing, and preparation for university. It provides an opportunity for students to voice any concerns they have approaching results day and to prepare themselves for the next stage the next stage of the UCAS cycle.

If you would like to enquire further, meet your regional representative or book any sessions contact us on:

T: 0116 2 50 60 70

E: studentadviser@dmu.ac.uk|

 
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