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RGU’s Virtual Applicants Day

RGU’s Virtual Applicants Day

If you couldn’t make it to our first virtual applicants day, now’s your chance! Come along to our second RGU’s Virtual Applicants Day, taking place on Wednesday 31st March 2021 between 4pm and 8pm.

Just like the on-campus events the Applicants Day will be filled with information on university life and resources, along with opportunities to speak to current students and course staff!

You can join these live sessions to find out more about your selected course, and how RGU will equip you with the knowledge, skills and qualifications leading to countless possibilities.

 

There are three specific computing live sessions, as well as live chat throughout the event:

16:15 – 17:00 : Computer Science and Software Development

17:15 – 18:00 : Computing & Creative Design and Digital Media

18:15 – 19:00 : Cyber Security and Networking Management

NHS Live Virtual Work Experience Programme

NHS Live Virtual Work Experience Programme

We are pleased to inform you that the NHS Live Virtual Work Experience Programme is now available to support all of your aspiring healthcare students with work experience opportunities during the pandemic. Students now have access to their own specific work experience programme that will be highly relevant to the following healthcare careers:

 

Nursing

Midwifery

Paramedics

Physiotherapists

Occupational Therapists

Radiographers

Art, drama and music therapists

Dietitian

Radiographers

Osteopaths

Prosthetists and orthotics

Speech and language therapists

 

You can learn more and your students can register for the programme here: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/nhs-healthcare-careers-virtual-work-experience/

 

Students will receive certificates upon completion, but places are limited and therefore they will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis to keep this fair. If you are interested you can register through the website link above. Places are just £10 a day to cover administrative costs.

 

You can also download the flyer at this link: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/NHSHealthcareCareersLiveVirtualWorkExperience.pdf

RGU’s Virtual Applicants Day

RGU’s Virtual Applicants Day

Come along to RGU’s Virtual Applicants Day, taking place on Saturday 6th March 2021 between 10am and 3pm.

Just like the on-campus events the Applicants Day will be filled with information on university life and resources, along with opportunities to speak to current students and course staff!

You can join these live sessions to find out more about your selected course, and how RGU will equip you with the knowledge, skills and qualifications leading to countless possibilities.

 

There are three specific computing live sessions, as well as live chat throughout the event:

 

10:15 – 11:15 : Computer Science and Software Development

11:30 – 12:30 : Computing & Creative Design and Digital Media

12:45 – 13:45 : Cyber Security and Networking Management

 

taking place on Saturday 6th March 2021 between 10am and 3pm.

 

Just like the on-campus events the Applicants Day will be filled with information on university life and resources, along with opportunities to speak to current students and course staff!

You can join these live sessions to find out more about your selected course, and how RGU will equip you with the knowledge, skills and qualifications leading to countless possibilities.

 

There are three specific computing live sessions, as well as live chat throughout the event:

10:15 – 11:15 : Computer Science and Software Development

11:30 – 12:30 : Computing & Creative Design and Digital Media

12:45 – 13:45 : Cyber Security and Networking Management

NESCol Virtual Open Day Information

NESCol Virtual Open Day Information

 

Our next open day for courses starting in 2021 will take place online from 3pm – 7pm on Wednesday 17th  March.

Join us to find out everything you need to know about college life, including  information on courses, the application process, funding and support available to students during their studies.

The event is open to everyone interested in finding out more about NESCol – school pupils, careers advisors, parents and guidance staff making it the ideal time to find out the information you need for yourself, or for someone else you think could be interested in studying at NESCol.

Please register your interest at the following link and further information will be sent in due course.

https://www.nescol.ac.uk/students/new-applicants/open-days/

Can I also take this opportunity to remind you all of the offer from our Student Information team to provide online application workshops to support Full Time applications.  These can be provided on a day and time to suit or there is generic sessions open to all members of the public on a Wednesday morning, more information can be found at the link below.

https://www.nescol.ac.uk/application-workshops/

SRUC Aberdeen Open Week Recordings

SRUC Aberdeen Open Week Recordings

 

Below you will find the links for all Aberdeen based open events, which may be helpful for pupils interested in studying at the Aberdeen campus or those who are thinking about a career in the land based sector.  The events may also give food for thought to those students who have never considered a career in this growing and dynamic sector.

 

Veterinary Nursing & Animal Care (Intro to NC, NC, HND Animal Care/C&G Level 2 Vet Care Asst, BSc/ BSC (Hons) Veterinary Nursing)

https://youtu.be/Hc6Ku-ETtuc

Wildlife & Conservation Management (HNC/HND/BSc/BSc (Hons) )

https://youtu.be/QzO_AwqBo64

Equine Studies (HNC/HND)

https://youtu.be/JB4_z5kfGo0

Agriculture (NC/HNC/HND/BSc/BSc (Hons) )

https://youtu.be/19mlhkx5_24

Rural Business Management (HND/BSc/BSc (Hons))

https://youtu.be/6opCI68_3Jk

Environmental Management (HNC/HND/BSc/BSc (Hons) )

https://youtu.be/hiGNkuMsj2U

Aberdeen Campus Presentation & Student Panel Q&A (overview of campus life, funding, admissions & accommodation plus student Q&A)

https://youtu.be/PkGIQsaQX2o

Engineering the Future for Girls

Engineering the Future for Girls

Strathclyde University Engineering

Following the success of our virtual Engineering the Future for Girls programme in June 2020, the University of Strathclyde are delighted to be offering the virtual programme again in 2021 for school pupils in S3.

The University, BP and BAM Nuttall recognize the challenges school pupils have faced this year and it’s important to us that the current S3 cohort are given the same opportunity to engage with us as those who have attended the programme in previous years. We have therefore developed an online offering which is designed to inspire female pupils to discover the excitement and personal satisfaction that comes from a career in engineering. We ask that you bring this to the attention of S3 girls, particularly those that have a talent for mathematics or physical sciences.

Virtual sessions will run over three mornings on Monday 7th,, Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th June 2021 from 10.00am – 12.30pm each day. Participants will hear from staff and students at the University and colleagues from BP and BAM who will provide an insight into studying and working in the field of engineering. Participants will also take part in a group project throughout the week. There are 100 places available on the programme and participants must be able to commit to attending all sessions as listed above

Further information and the online application form are available on the Engineering the Future for Girls website: https://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/outreach/engineeringthefutureforgirls/

The deadline for applications is Monday 15 March 2021.

Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Scottish Apprenticeship Week for all S3, S4, S5 & S6 students. Young Professional UK are hosting a virtual event with 7 of their biggest clients who have a huge hiring presence in the Scottish region on the 1st March, 4pm – 6pm.

 

They have teamed up with EY, GSK, QA, HSBC, PwC, Capgemini & RAF all of which will be delivering a 15-minute workshop / session on who they are, what they do and career opportunities for your students. Each company will be joined by one of their very own apprentices who will share their career journey to date along with someone from the recruitment team to share information on the different opportunities / route paths post school.

 

There will be a big focus on Graduate Apprenticeships and Work Experience opportunities, many of which will be live and open for your students to apply to straight away!

 

Webinar Details:

  • Monday 1st March, 4pm – 6pm 
  • 8 different Apprentice highlight journeys and workshop sessions
  • Open to all year groups in S3, S4, S5 & S6
  • Opportunity to ask questions and find out about other young people’s career journeys
  • Big focus on Graduate Apprenticeships and Summer Work Experience
  • Learn about different types of apprenticeships, some myth busting and a few prizes along the way!
  • Free event for all students, teachers and parents

 

Application Link:

https://www.research.net/r/Scottish-NAW

Scottish Space School

Scottish Space School

Scottish Space School

Strathclyde University will be offering the Scottish Space School programme for pupils in S5 again this year, this time in a virtual format. We are also delighted that Wood Plc will be sponsoring the 2021 programme for the first time.

The University recognises the challenges school pupils have faced this year and it’s important to us that the current S5 cohort are given the same opportunity to engage with us as those who have attended the programme in previous years. We have therefore developed an online offering which will provide an opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading figures in space travel, including NASA Astronauts and engineers. There are 100 places available on the programme and we ask that you bring this to the attention of S5 pupils who have a talent for mathematics and physical sciences.

The programme will run throughout the week beginning 14 June 2021 with virtual sessions taking place as follows:

 

  • Monday 14 June 2021:

Morning Session: 09:15 – 12:30

Afternoon Session: 14:00 – 15:30

 

  • Tuesday 15 June 2021:

Morning Session: 09:15 – 12:30

Afternoon Session: 14:00 – 15:30

 

  • Wednesday 16 June 2021:

Morning session: 09:15 – 12:30

Evening session: 18:00 – 19:00*

 

  • Thursday 17 June 2021:

Morning session: 09:15 – 12:30

Afternoon session: 14:00 – 15:30

 

  • Friday 18 June 2021:

Afternoon session only: 14:00 – 16:00

 

*The evening session on Wednesday 16 June 2021 is our annual ‘Evening with NASA’ presentation which will be open to the public to also attend online. Further details will be published and advertised on our website in due course and we can also circulate the details to yourselves.

 

Throughout the week, participants will hear from staff at the university and Wood Plc who will provide an insight into studying and working in the field of engineering, as well as hearing from colleagues at the NASA Johnston Space Centre. Participants will also take part in a group project throughout the week which they will present to a panel of judges made up of staff from the University, Wood Plc and NASA on the final afternoon with a prize awarded to the winning team. Participants must be able to commit to attending all sessions as listed above.

 

Further information and the online application form are available on the Space School website: https://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/scottishspaceschool/

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