STUDY UK: MEET THE UNIVERSITIES
British council

WEBINAR PROGRAMME

Join our in-depth webinars with experts and students to find out how to succeed with your application and get your studies in the UK off to a flying start!

Monday 14 February Tuesday 15 February Wednesday 16 February Thursday 17 February Friday 18 February
10.00 to 10.45
Intro Session
Undergraduate Law
IELTS – test your English! 2022
Undergraduate Marketing
Undergraduate Physics
11.00 to 11.45
Undergraduate Business
Undergraduate Psychology
Undergraduate Computer Science
Undergraduate Cinematics and Photography
Undergraduate Mathematics
16.00 to 16.45
Undergraduate Politics
Undergraduate Economics
Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate Media Studies
17.00 to 17.45
Undergraduate Management Studies
Undergraduate Design Studies
Undergraduate Hospitality, Leisure, and Tourism
Undergraduate Medicine and Health Studies
Monday 21 February Tuesday 22 February Wednesday 23 February Thursday 24 February Friday 25 February
10.00 to 10.45
Undergraduate Music and Dance
Postgraduate Management Studies
Postgraduate Finance
Postgraduate Mathematics
Postgraduate Engineering
11.00 to 11.45
Undergraduate Sociology
Postgraduate Business Studies
Postgraduate Computer Science
Postgraduate Economics
Postgraduate Design Studies
16.00 to 16.45
Undergraduate Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Postgraduate Law
Postgraduate Medicine and Health Studies
Postgraduate Chemistry
17.00 to 17.45
Undergraduate Biological and Sport Sciences
Postgraduate Politics
Postgraduate Physics
Postgraduate Marketing
10.00
Welcome to Study UK: Meet the Universities. Join the Intro Session and start planning your UK study journey!
 
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If you have ambitious plans for a career in business, the UK is the best possible place to get the knowledge, skills and instincts in order to achieve your goals. Our business departments have excellent relationships with local firms and big brands, which will give you not only industry insights and connections but also work experience where you will be able to apply what you learn. Join this webinar to find out what it means to be a UK business graduate directly from the experts of top UK universities ...
 
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16.00
One in four world leaders have studied in the UK. The UK is also home to three of the world’s best universities for Political Science and to some of the greatest minds and courses in Development Studies and International Relations anywhere in the world. Join this webinar to gain a global perspective on the history and future of Political Science in the UK and the skills you will acquire to step into a career on the world stage.
 
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17.00
A Management degree from a UK university will provide you with the knowledge and skills to succeed as a manager of tomorrow in business, government and social enterprises around the world. You will develop a broad knowledge of business, finance, economics and marketing, as well as a range of practical skills and work experience, which you can apply to a broad range of professional and business environments.
 
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British law schools are recognised around the world for the quality of their teaching. Three of the top ten schools in the world are in the UK and there are hundreds of exceptional courses around the country, which all draw on the UK’s unique legal heritage and diverse expertise. Whether your particular interest is criminal law, corporate law or another area, join this webinar to find out more about modules, specialisations and the exceptional range of career options a UK degree can offer you.
 
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11.00
Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study and 72% of UK graduates go directly into employment. With both arts and science-based psychology degrees available you can specialise your learning and focus on the fields that fascinate you for the best possible career path. A degree in psychology offers not only a pathway to becoming a psychologist, but also the knowledge and skills that you can apply in a wide range of careers. Join this webinar to learn from the experts about degrees courses ...
 
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16.00
The UK has helped shape the face of modern economics, inspiring both how it’s applied in practice and how it’s taught around the globe. The UK is also home to three of the world’s best universities for economics. So, if you want to understand how – and why – money makes the world go round, there’s no better place to start your studies and give your career a kick-start. Through your degree in Economics you will develop knowledge and interdisciplinary skills that will help you achieve your career goals ...
 
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With more than 2,000 Art and Design degrees available, UK universities are renowned for preparing famous architects and designers for their international careers, and UK graduates have high employment rates in a range of design industries. The objective is to give you all the creative, technical and management skills needed to be successful in the creative industries, so as you can imagine this means a lot of variety. Join this session to discover what a UK Design degree could offer you.
 
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10.00
IELTS is the most widely accepted English language test for education, employment and emigration worldwide. All UK universities and institutions of higher education accept IELTS as proof of proficiency in the English language. Join this webinar to find out what you need to know about the English exam and learn about free online materials, webinars and courses that help you prepare for the IELTS test.
 
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11.00
UK universities are at the forefront of information technology, conducting research for the world's top companies. And with over 2000 computer science courses at UK universities, including 2 of the top 10 in the world, wherever you decide to study in the UK you will find a wide range of versatile, modular courses spanning every aspect of the discipline, from information systems to software engineering, artificial intelligence and health informatics. Join this session to learn about courses, subject ...
 
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16.00
The UK is ranked fifth in the world for innovation and three of the world’s top ten universities for Engineering are in the UK. Understanding mechanical systems is one of the oldest forms of engineering knowledge, but it’s still one of the most highly sought after. UK courses will help you understand everything you need for your career, from stress analysis and thermodynamics to the mechatronic insights you need to go into manufacturing and robotic automation. Join this webinar and learn from university ...
 
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The UK is among the top three destinations worldwide for studies in Hospitality, Leisure, and Tourism. Whichever strand you pursue, you’ll need a similar set of skills to stand out. Once you graduate, you’ll be fully equipped with commercial and business skills, customer service, rapid thinking, working in high-pressure environments, and superb communication skills. Discover how a UK degree in Hospitality, Leisure, and Tourism will give you the grounding to work in an international environment in a...
 
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Studying Marketing at a UK university will offer you transferable skills that are useful across a wide range of business sectors. The UK offers some of the most multicultural environments in the world to not only gain skills but make the international contacts that you will need in your career. Join this webinar to learn from the experts about the skills you will gain with a UK marketing degree in order to thrive in this this fast-paced and exciting sector.
 
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11.00
Film, cinematics, and photography degrees are highly specialised subjects. Whether you are keen to step into the technical part of the business or dream to became the next blockbuster or wildlife photograph award winner, UK universities can offer you the best technology, unique contacts with leading industry companies and strong international exposure to achieve your dreams in this thriving industry. The skills you will gain will also allow you to move into other sectors such as media, marketing or ...
 
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Media and culture in a contemporary context requires a critical perspective. What is the role that media, cultural and creative processes play in shaping today’s world? You will explore the technologies, practices and policies that drive modern media communications and develop innovative thinking, creativity and enterprise skills. Truly independent media is looking for brave talented specialists. The UK hosts some of the top world universities for media and communications, join this session to find out ...
 
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Medicine is a very highly competitive field, a tough career for those students with a strong vocation and outstanding grades and qualifications. Many of the best students internationally choose the UK as it is a medical thought leader and a pioneer in the field of medicine and research. The UK offers fully equipped labs, real clinical experience in hospital and community healthcare settings and a myriad of different specialisations. Discover how a degree in Medicine in the UK will make you a good doctor.
 
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10.00
Studying Physics at a UK university will give you a solid scientific grounding in the four cornerstones: condensed matter, quantum mechanics, electromagnetism and thermodynamics, the basics of the evolution of our universe from where to choose your area of expertise. Do you like Theoretical Physics, Relativity or Cosmology? Or you may prefer technologically-important areas such as Quantum Optics and Photonics, and Physical Methods in Biology and Medicine, and active research areas such as Galaxies and ...
 
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11.00
Courses in mathematical sciences can lead to a wide range of employment prospects. UK universities offer a huge variety of courses where you can choose Maths, Operational Research or Statistics, or any combination of these. Maths and Statistics are frequently offered together, with other common pairings being Computing, Business, Finance, or Economics. If you love Maths, enjoy problem solving and the beauty of certainty paired with logic, join this webinar to discover what would be like to study Maths in...
 
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In the UK, you can study music at a university, college, or conservatoire. Conservatoires specialise and focus on performance-based study, with a strong emphasis on one-to-one tuition, group work, and performance. University and college courses tend to focus on theory-based disciplines such as analysis, harmony and counterpoint, music technology, and psychology of performing, as well as performance itself. Courses include musical theatre, education, sound engineering, songwriting and music business and...
 
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Sociology helps us to understand ourselves, our relationships, and the challenges we face in a changing world. The UK's excellent teaching and a culture of dynamic research will give you the skills to be a sought-after graduate by employers in many sectors. You will become skilled in social research methods to better understand aspects of society: observation, interviews, large-scale surveys and analysing the content of documents and videos. Graduates work in journalism, management, marketing and...
 
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16.00
Engineering is one of the more difficult areas of study and requires hard work and commitment. You will need to be skilled in Maths and Physics, two subjects essential to further developing your engineering skills. As with many other subjects, some of the top universities worldwide for Electrical and Electronic Engineering are in the UK. The production and distribution of electricity is a highly specialised skill that requires thousands of talented graduates each year. Find out more about the options...
 
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17.00
In the UK, you can study Biology, Botany, Zoology, Genetics and more at undergraduate level. In recent years, the sports, recreation and leisure industries have shown continued growth. International success and the growing health agenda has ensured that investment and interest in sport and exercise in the UK continues to increase substantially. With a Biological Science degree, you could end up working in a whole host of sectors, including healthcare, clinical research and environment and agriculture...
 
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The UK's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are internationally recognised qualifications which give you the skills you need for a successful management career. MBAs are divided into general courses, those which are combined with other academic disciplines and those geared to a particular industry. Join this session to get an overview of the programme on offer, requirements and the job opportunities that a UK MBA degree will open up for you.
 
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11.00
The UK is home to hundreds of academically respected business schools and top business universities. Business studies includes a wide range of specialties at postgraduate level such as accountancy, finance, human resources management, marketing and many others, as well as multiple subject combinations. Join this session to learn more about the courses and the transferable skills you will acquire which can be applied anywhere, from multinational organisations to NGOs
 
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16.00
Masters of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate course designed for law graduates and practising lawyers to specialise in a particular area such as tax, environmental or employment law. An LLM qualification from the UK will provide you with a competitive edge in a crowded job market, and also offer the opportunity for a change in direction or professional advancement for those currently employed. In this session, you will find more about the UK courses and the opportunities UK LLM degrees can offer you for an...
 
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Politics or Political Science is a field which studies the organisations and functions of government systems and political structures. Students at postgraduate level specialise in the administrative, legislative and social factors that impact these systems and individuals within society. The UK offers a wide range of programmes relating to international relations & affairs, security conflict and social justice, social policies, peace & development and many more. Join this session to find out more about...
 
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A career in the financial services or related sectors of the economy requires a high level of understanding of both the theory and practice of accounting and finance. UK postgraduate degrees in Finance are designed to give you a broad-based understanding of the core subject areas with an emphasis on empirical research methods and on accounting and finance practices and cover a wide range of subjects and subject combinations such as Finance with Accounting, International Banking, Risk Analysis and many...
 
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11.00
The UK is at the forefront of computer innovation and graduates enjoy enviable employment opportunities as system analysts, independent consultants, software developers, programmers, data analysts and managers. In this session, you will discover the wide range of versatile courses spanning every aspect of the computer science disciplines and the career opportunities to equip you to stand out in the job market.
 
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The UK has a unique reputation for medicine, and one of the most famous healthcare systems in the world. A Masters degree in medicine can help you decide if you want to pursue a career in medicine (ie as a doctor) or an alternative career in another aspect of medicine. There is a whole range of specialisms within the area of postgraduate medicine which can be surgical or clinical. Join this session to find out why studying medicine in the UK puts you at the leading edge of medical practice and ensuring...
 
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Are you looking to deepen you knowledge of physics or looking to pursue a research career within a laboratory setting? Are you interested in furthering your understanding of astrophysics or condensed matter? Postgraduate Physics courses in the UK are flexible and give you the opportunity to tailor your course towards your individual career aspirations. This webinar will explore what a postgraduate Physics course in the UK could offer you.
 
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In the UK, you could end up studying Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Financial Mathematics at postgraduate level. Whether you’re interested in deepening your theoretical knowledge for a research career, or you would prefer to apply your skills to solve concrete problems, you will find a postgraduate maths course for you. Come along to this webinar to hear more about the options available to you in the UK.
 
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11.00
The UK has a unique heritage in the field of Economics and has helped to define our understanding of it in the modern age. Having studied postgraduate level Economics in the UK you could go on to become a dedicated economist, pursue roles as a financial risk analyst, investment analyst or political risk analyst, or go into accountancy or financial roles, such as stockbroking. Come along to this webinar to learn more about what a UK postgraduate qualification in Economics entails.
 
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Do you want to help solve the major problems we face in medicine, healthcare, suitability or the environment? If your answer is yes, then a postgraduate qualification in Chemistry could be the choice for you! The UK’s postgraduate courses in Chemistry will help you to develop a whole host of transferable skills that will help you to stand out in a range of sectors. You could find yourself becoming an analytical scientist or a chemist or even branching into Law or Accountancy. This webinar will tell you...
 
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Undertaking a postgraduate Marketing qualification in the UK will help you on your way to becoming a marketing leader and someone that is skilful in strategic and tactical marketing decision making. You’ll grow your skills in research and consumer behaviour and digital marketing and develop your theoretical and practical approach, positioning you well to take up diverse career options and global opportunities post-study. Interested in finding out more? Come along to this webinar to hear from UK...
 
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The UK is ranked fifth in the world for innovation and we’ve pioneered all manner of engineering marvels. Whether you're interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in Civil Engineering, Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, you will learn under some of the best engineering brains in the world, in state-of-the-art learning environments and labs, while gaining transferable skills that can be adapted to all kinds of challenges and settings. Find out more about what the...
 
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Postgraduate studies in Design in the UK is flexible – you could study a broad MA Design qualification or focus instead on Graphic Design, Fashion, Textiles, Illustration and more. These courses are for curious and experimental individuals who are looking to broaden their practice and collaborate with designers from across different disciplines. Think this could be for you? Come along to this webinar to find out more.
 
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Monday 4 October Tuesday 5 October Wednesday 6 October Thursday 7 October Friday 8 October
10.00 to 10.45
Study in the UK: An introduction
The cost of studying in the UK: Answers from universities
Post Brexit applications to the UK: an introduction from the experts
IELTS – test your English!
Ask all questions - big and small!
11.00 to 11.45
What's special about studying in the UK?
Cost of studying in UK: Students’ views
How it works: Gaining work experience while studying
Applying to arts universities and conservatoires
Students in conversation with UK university leaders
16.00 to 16.45
A step-by-step guide to applying for an undergraduate degree
What is special about studying in Wales?
How to write your personal statement for your application – a coaching session
A step-by-step guide to your visa application
17.00 to 17.45
A step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate degree
What is special about studying in Scotland?
Your teacher’s reference for your application – tips and tricks
Going abroad while studying in the UK: mobility programmes at UK universities
10.00
A warm welcome is waiting for you in the UK! In our first session, we speak with European students to bring you their insider tips about arrival in the UK, university life and culture, studying during the pandemic, vaccination for students… and any other questions you may want to ask.
Speakers: Vaiva Paulauskaite, Student Ambassador, University of Leeds , Melda Ece Kelemcisoy, GREAT scholarship 2020/21 and Carolina Jiménez, Head of Education, British Council Spain
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You’re thinking about studying abroad – a big decision! In this session you will hear what makes a UK degree different and special. Discover the UK’s innovative teaching methods, learning through small discussion groups and amazing placements in industry. You can take special degrees in niche areas or mix the subjects you love to form your very own degree.
Speakers: Caroline Townley, International Officer, University of Manchester and Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby
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Applying to study in the UK isn’t as complicated as you might think! In this session, the British Council and a UK university admissions expert will go through every step for a successful application: research, apply, accept, register, visa, accommodation and travel. Not difficult if you follow each step at the right time.
Speakers: Rebecca Denmark, Student Recruitment Manager (Europe), University of Surrey and Carolina Jiménez, Head of Education, British Council Spain
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If you are planning to apply for a master or postgraduate degree, join this session where UK universities share their top tips on what to do – and what to avoid. From how to write a statement that stands out, to what references to include and how to prepare for an interview, the session will help you prepare a successful application to your university.
Speakers: Sam Twells, Regional Manager Student Recruitment (Europe), University of Cambridge and Katerina Fegarou, Education Marketing Manager, British Council Greece
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How much does it cost to study in the UK? Where do I look for scholarships? What living expenses will I have to pay? Get answers to your money-related questions directly from UK universities - including tips for students to save on travel, culture, etc.
Speakers: Lawrence Barnard, International Student Recruitment Officer, Imperial College London and Frazer Roberts, International Recruitment Officer, University of Wolverhampton
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No better way to learn than to hear from those that have already been there. How do international students manage the costs of studying and living in the UK? What tips can they offer? How much do they really spend monthly? Hear from the real experts at living in the UK on a student budget.
Speakers: Anudi Bandara , Lotta Esselstrom, University of Worcester student , Ekaterina Buryakova, University of Ulster and João Sá, SOAS University of London
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16.00
Croeso i Gymru! Welcome to Wales! One of the four countries of the UK, Wales and its universities have a lot to offer students. Discover Wales from the point of view of an international student and hear about some amazing Wales-only support and mobility offers.
Speakers: David (Dai) Evans, Regional Manager, University of Cardiff and Jennifer Walker, International Officer, University of Swansea
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17.00
Scotland is renowned for hosting some of the UK’s most innovative universities, responsible for world-changing discoveries in engineering, science and medicine. To listen to Scottish universities and students, register here.
Speakers: Emma Parkinson, International Officer, Edinburgh Napier University , Adrienn Hortobagyi, International Officer EU, University of Glasgow and Pablo, currently a BEng Software Engineering student at Edinburgh Napier University
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Brexit? Visa? Healthcare arrangements? Don’t panic! An experienced school counsellor in conversation with a UK university will review and explain the application process and how universities and counsellors can support you, including all new steps for EU students and will clarify any questions you may have.
Speakers: Tadas Lavickas, Regional Manager, University of Worcester and Kathryn Abell, Student advisor, Edukonexion
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11.00
Want to gain work experience while studying in the UK? Find out how universities can support you with work placements – and discover how all this is possible on a student visa.
Speakers: Gemma Connell, Student Recruitment Officer, University of Stirling , Scarlett Armstrong, International Officer, University of Leeds , Lia Stancheva, Student Ambassador, University of Leeds and Mark Sharpe, Student Ambassador, University of Stirling
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Your personal statement is a very important part of your UCAS university entry form; it’s where you show who you are and demonstrate that your skills, experience and aspirations are suited to the course. A group of experienced school counsellors will explain how to write a stand-out statement.
Speakers: Lauren Scarratt, International Officer, University of Durham and Pamela O'Brien, British Council School Madrid
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17.00
Completing your UCAS form for undergraduate application? Your teacher or supervisor will need to write a reference for you. What does a reference need to include? Experienced school counsellors review what needs to go into the teachers reference to make it stand out. If your school is not familiar with the UK admissions system, you will get tips to help your teacher write a good reference for you.
Speakers: Lucy Hendry, Global Recruitment Officer, Oxford Brookes University and Kathy Angelopoulou, Deputy Coordinator in the IB Diploma Programme at CGS
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10.00
IELTS is the most widely accepted English language test for education, employment and emigration worldwide. All UK universities and institutions of higher education accept IELTS as proof of proficiency in the English language. Join this webinar to find out what you need to know about the English exam and learn about free online materials, webinars and courses that help you prepare for the IELTS test.
Speakers: Sarah Philpot, IELTS trainer
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11.00
The UK hosts some of the most internationally recognised art schools and award-winning conservatoires. Discover some of the places that open up your future in music, arts or performance and the process to submit a successful application, slightly different to a standard programme.
Speakers: Sarah Lebrecht, Student Recruitment Manager, University of the Arts London (UAL) and Leva Lakute, Student Recruitment and International Relations Officer, Trinity Laban
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16.00
Applying for your UK student visa is very quick and simple. Learn when and how to apply successfully - university advisors, a British Council immigration expert and a student who has just done it all will be able to give you the details. Also, you will hear what the Graduate Route visa offers during and after your degree. Did you know you can work as a student? And that you can stay and work after your degree?
Speakers: Emma Thomas, Senior International Recruitment Officer at City, University of London , Luis Sierra, International Student Adviser and Ivar Moller
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17.00
Studying in the UK doesn’t mean staying in the UK only! UK universities are offering many different study abroad opportunities, from semesters to a full year abroad, all part of your UK degree. This webinar will explore mobility programmes and the UK’s new Turing scheme, which will fund your time abroad. You will hear how you can join a summer school or go on a short study placement anywhere in the world – from Australia to Zambia and anywhere in between!
Speakers: Abby Hanan, University of Warwick and Almut Caspary, Higher Education and Science Lead, British Council EU Region
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10.00
What clothes should I pack? What does ‘undergraduate’ mean? Do I need an interview to study in the UK? From the very basic to the most complex questions, our panel of British Council staff, university representatives and UK students are ready and willing to answer them.
Speakers: Jonathan Williams, International Recruitment Manager, University of Portsmouth , Ffion Bailey, Regional Manager, University of St Andrews , Isabel Kestler, Student, University of St Andrews and Joao Santos, Student, University of Portsmouth
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With over 400 study options for HE, the UK is a diverse study destination. This session is your unique opportunity to hear first-hand from UK university leaders. Students and university leaders will discuss what is special about student education, life and culture in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Speakers: Sir Steve Smith, University of Exeter, International Education Champion , Professor Lesley Haig, Vice-Chancellor AECC University College and Professor Paul Boyle, Vice-Chancellor Swansea University
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