Webinars

‘How to ace your medical school application in the UK’ webinar

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We are medical students at Cardiff University, UK. The Cardiff International Healthcare Perspective Society (CHIPS) is organising a FREE half-day webinar on ‘How To Ace Your Medical School Application’ on the 17th of July 2021 to help local and international students apply to Medical Schools in the UK. The aim of the workshop is to inform prospective applicants and to equip them for the application process.

I have attached the event poster to this email.

Details of the webinar is as follows:

Date: 17th July 2021

Day: Saturday

Time : 9:30 am – 1:15 pm (BST)

Platform : Zoom

Facebook event link: https://fb.me/e/2e5io2tu9

Registration link : https://forms.gle/TG1NsHe6Q6Qjo7QU9

Claremont Colleges Information Session

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The Claremont Colleges

We invite you, your students and their families to learn more about The Claremont Colleges – Claremont McKennaHarvey MuddPitzerPomona, and Scripps Colleges – a consortium of five undergraduate institutions located in one square mile in sunny Claremont, California. Our distinct colleges, also known as the “5Cs”, are united by a spirit of collaboration and connectivity that influences academics, athletics, and student life. With shared resources across the consortium, like the Claremont Colleges Library and over 250 clubs and organizations, students at the “5Cs” experience the best of both worlds: the ability to attend a small, tightly focused college while also enjoying the benefits of a larger college or university.

Join us for our upcoming virtual information session to learn more about both our shared and institutionally unique approaches to a liberal arts education. Please forward this invitation to your students and families!

Thursday, July 8 at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time
5C Information Session
This session provides an overview of the Claremont Colleges and an introductory understanding of each individual college. For more detailed information about each college please visit their respective websites.


Registration closes 24 hours before the event start time. Event details and Zoom link information will be emailed to you after registration. There is a 1,000 person limit for the event and there will be a waitlist should you register after capacity is reached. Once you are placed on the waitlist you will be notified via e-mail if space becomes available.

Please note:
 if your students are on the mailing list for multiple Claremont Colleges, they may receive this invitation more than once. They only need to register once for the virtual event.

We look forward to seeing you online!

Regards,
The Claremont Colleges

P.S. Past virtual events can be viewed any time on our Claremont Colleges Admission Offices YouTube Channel!

The Claremont Colleges

British Council Study UK Virtual Fair | July 21 – 22

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Study UK updates, I’m pleased to enclose the below event details for information:

 

Study UK Virtual Fair

Date: 21-22 July 2021
Time: 1:30 – 7:00p.m.
Registration: https://forms.office.com/r/F5RTpMS67w
List of participating institutions:

Study UK Virtual Fair aims to help parents and students make informed decisions for their future after their examinations and obtain the most up-to-date information on pathway options in the UK. Representatives from 18 UK institutions will present to answer questions and offer online enrolment opportunities. Furthermore, speakers from UCAS, UKVI, Visit Britain and British Council IELTS are also invited to share the latest updates about studying in the UK, special arrangements and guidelines imposed by the British government regarding Covid-19.

HKMSUK Aspiring Medics Event

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My name is Hayes Fan, and I am writing to you as the External Vice President of the Hong Kong Medical Society of the United Kingdom (HKMSUK). Our society is a non-profit organisation that aims to support medical students and doctors with Hong Kong and UK medical interests via career, networking and social activities.

Before heading off for the summer holidays, we would like to bring your attention to our annual event for Hong Kong secondary school students. It is our pleasure to invite your students to our virtual Aspiring Medical Students event, tailored to those who have an interest studying Medicine in the UK. This event will provide first-hand insight on the UCAS application process, aptitude tests, teaching styles, the UK healthcare system and life as a medical student in the UK. Medical students currently studying at UK universities will be sharing their personal experiences, followed by a Q&A session.

 

In previous years, we received incredibly positive feedback from students and parents alike. Taking into account the safety of the students amidst this pandemic, we will again be holding this year’s event online. We hope you can share this event with your students. Parents and teachers are also welcome to attend our event. More details will follow as we plan the event:

 

Date: 07/08 Weekend of August, 2021 (1 day event, Specifics TBD)

Time: 9-11am BST / 4-6pm HKT / 6-8pm AEST

Venue: Online Zoom Webinar

Fees: Free

Event Sign-Up: https://forms.gle/KrxcvZhBGFp7dAHFA

 

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

 

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Kind Regards,

Hayes Fan

External Vice President 2021/22



 

University of Law – Employability Skills Taster Programme

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Employability programme series

Here’s our upcoming seminars in Employability Skills Taster Programme, if you are interested to attend any of the seminars. Kindly reply e-mail to me about which seminar that you are interested to attend and zoom link will be corresponding to you 3 days before the seminar.

Here is your chance to engage with our experts from Hong Kong and London! We are thrilled to be launching a 6-month Employability Skills Taster Programme on Zoom starting from 29th April. This programme is open to all students with ambitions to develop a successful career in law, business or other professions. Our experts will be sharing essential tips and advice on how to develop and improve writing and debating techniques, followed by a competition in each area and we will be inviting legal or business practitioners as judges. The winners will be awarded with opportunities to engage with professionals*.

*Terms and conditions apply

Session 1
In case you have missed our 1st seminar, please find the link below for the recording of the first session  of our Employability Skills Taster Programme.
https://zoom.us/rec/share/fS7mWs7BcBAJm8ZGy4lkeXq2QrXAu86wRxVdinciNPY7MtLVg9ddcjRlLqn4pvCk.TsYXMMWjFPsns4zh
Passcode: n.1XB4^P

Session 2
Topic: Tips on writing techniques + article submission
Date: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:00-19:30
Zoom: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qzQt3v6ZRLOw0g_YYAdRmQ

Session 3
Topic: Articles assessment + winners announcement
Date: 29 June 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00-19:30
Zoom: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0Q-hsJRkSViYXJKTB3lpcA

Session 4
Topic: Tips on debating techniques + video submission
Date: 13 July 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00-19:30
Zoom: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R9hEz3vsQlyMnFoz-uY5mw

Session 5
Topic: Finale – Announcement of prizes and winners
Date: 10 August 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00-20:00
Zoom: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oVAEIFBlRUaJStrPaeG-CQ

Course information:

PPC: https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/pcll-conversion/
GDL:  https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/law/gdl/
MA Law:  https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/law/ma-law/

For more information:  https://www.law.ac.uk/locations/hong-kong/

 

Study Medicine in the UK and USA with SGU: Webinar 1st July

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Study Medicine in the UK and USA with
St. George’s University

Join St. George’s University School of Medicine and Medical Doorway during this virtual event on 1st July, 2021 for students looking for a future in medicine with entry into SGU’s 5-year MD program. Guest speaker Dr. James Coey, Course Director, Associate Chair and Associate Professor in Anatomy at St. George’s University in partnership with Northumbria University, will cover academics, admissions, and scholarships. We will also hear from SGU Alumna Dr. Tatum Jackson, MD ’20, who will share how SGU has helped shape her success.

The five-year medical degree program at St. George’s University, the premier Caribbean medical school, is designed specifically for students with Advanced Level or International Baccalaureate credentials who have a desire to become a doctor. SGU students have the opportunity to begin their medical education with SGU in Grenada, the United Kingdom, or India, with the three paths featuring the same curriculum and provide a strong foundation for SGU’s future physicians. The last two years have the option of doing clinical rotations either in the US or the UK. St. George’s University is truly an international institution and has contributed over 18,000 physicians to the global physician workforce, with students, graduates, and faculty from over 150 countries. They have practiced in every state in the US, as well as in more than 50 countries.

St. George’s University has been providing the world with highly trained doctors for more than 40 years. Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, SGU pioneered the concept of international medical education. No other medical school in the world provides more new doctors to the US healthcare system*.

Students joining this virtual information session will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A and will hear about the next steps of the application process and how they can start their journey to becoming a doctor in August 2021 with the Grenada pathway, or September 2021 when choosing the UK or India pathways.

*Data as of April 2021

We would be delighted for you to join us on 1st July from 11am (UK) for this unique opportunity to ask questions direct to the Medial Doorway team and St. George’s University in Grenada.

Register for the SGU Webinar Here!

LinkedIn Talk Y11

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LinkedIn talk 22nd June 2:15-3:15pm

Want to learn how to use this app to build your network?

This is a vital tool for many people either looking to secure work or recruit someone, and you can start now! Sign up below and we will email you a location.

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSelOR1Zzapcn79VgY_F4VfEuwc8KI8SBytO5eTi4SaYVDRTcg/viewform

University-level mock lecture experience for your students

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Greetings from Kyoto! This is the International Admissions Office at Ritsumeikan University.

We are happy to announce that Ritsumeikan University is delivering a series of mock lectures starting in late June. Our professors are excited to provide lectures to high school students on a wide variety of topics. Please forward this email to your students and families and encourage them to try out a sample of the university experience!

College of Global Liberal Arts (GLA):

 June 26, Sat.

Part I: 1:00-2:00PM (JST)

– Program Overview & Mock Lecture (From a Class Scene of ‘Civilizations in Global History’)

Part II: 2:15-3:00PM (JST)

– Meet Students -Learn about Study Outline & Student Life

College of International Relations (GS & JDP):

 July 3, Sat.

Part I: 2:00-3:00PM (JST)

– Program Overview & Mock Lecture (Global IR and Modern Japanese History)

Part II: 3:30-4:30PM (JST)

– Meet Students -Learn about Study Outline & Student Life

College of Information Science and Engineering (ISSE):

July 10, Sat.

Part I: 2:00-3:00PM (JST)

– Program Overview & Mock Lecture (A Brief Overview of Machine Learning)

Part II: 3:15-4:00PM (JST)

– Meet Students -Learn about Study Outline & Student Life

Business & Management webinar 22nd June – Royal Holloway

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I hope that you are well and having a lovely week? I just wanted to send a quick email to flag an exciting webinar which I’ve been organising, as your students might find it interesting!

The webinar will introduce our School of Business and Management. There will be two taster seminars and a Q&A session with international alumni/students. I’ve attached the promotional flyer (below) and I’d be very grateful if you could share it with your students. Further information and the registration link can be found here: http://bit.ly/businessmanagementwebinarRegistrations will close at 3pm UK time on Friday!

UniFest Clearing and Confirmation Hub

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The UniFest Team wanted to make you aware that we are planning on holding three UniFest clearing events to target the results days for IB, HKDSE and A-levels. Although we hope that your students will not need to use the clearing services, we want to make sure that we are here for them and happy to help them in whatever way possible.

Our first briefing session will take place on 30 June 2021 at 19:00 Hong Kong time.

Whilst the 3 sessions will be tailored slightly towards the IB, HKDSE and A Level results days, the content for each briefing will be similar, so students are welcome to attend any one, or multiple briefings.
To register for the event, students can visit our Eventbrite page. This can also be accessed via the QR code on the attached poster.
Myself (Nottingham), David (NTU) and Charlotte (Loughborough) are in the initial stages of organising the event so further details will follow over the next few weeks/months, however we just wanted to give you a heads up about the event as I know some of you may already be thinking about clearing and what support students will need.
The initial thinking is to host a live event 1 week prior to each results day which the UniFest team will go through all the basics and more around clearing. So things like;
  • What is clearing
  • How to apply through clearing
  • How to search for a course through clearing
  • How to contact universities
  • Adjustment/changing your program
  • How to submit your documents
  • Paying any deposits
  • Obtaining your CAS
  • How to prepare for your Student Visa
We will also aim to cover other areas as well, however if there are any other areas which you may think would be useful please let us know and we will try and include this as well.
Once the live session has finished, we will upload the recording to our event page and it will allow students to view the recording up to 7 days after the session. When students sign up for the event, they will also receive a document which will have a list of all the universities taking part, with their contact details and information on how to apply through clearing to their university.
After the live session has taken place the week before results day and students have registered for the event, students will then be able to book 1-2-1 sessions with all of the universities taking part to discuss their clearing options. The idea is that when students have these 1-2-1 meetings, the university reps will be able to make on the spot offers, however we will confirm this in the document so students are aware of this. The universities taking part will be the same universities from September 2020 and January 2021 with also a few added universities as well, so a good broad range of universities.
I hope this event will be useful for you and the students. Looking forward to hearing from you if you do have any feedback, otherwise we will be in touch soon with further information.