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Global International Secondary & sixthform College Student Recruitment team has a series of webinars scheduled over the coming weeks covering numerous topics. During each webinar, you will have the opportunity to ask questions whilst we deliver presentations on a range of important topics for prospective students, their families, and advisors. After registering you will receive login details for the session, with a reminder email shortly before the session is due to commence.

Please click the links below to sign up:

Year 10, 11 and Sixth Form Student and Parent University Information Evening :

The university application process can be daunting and we will provide information to help students and their families to make informed decisions regarding their future studies and to dispel any myths surrounding the Higher Education sector. The webinar will include information on how to select a university and course, how to make the most of university open days and student finance.

  • Wednesday 24 June, 5pm

Introduction To Higher Education:

Come and find out how progressing to university can benefit you and your career with this webinar from Newman University. This webinar is a great introduction to Higher Education, outlining the benefits of studying at university, how to research and choose a course effectively, the importance of careful consideration of the entry requirements for various courses, and an overview of the student finance system.

  • Tuesday 2 June, 11am
  • Tuesday 30 June, 11am
  • Thursday 16 July, 11am
  • Wednesday 22 July, 2pm

How To Make A Successful UCAS Application:

This webinar provides a detailed breakdown how applicants should complete their UCAS application form in order to give them the best chance of being accepted onto their course. The talk covers an overview of the UCAS application process, guided walkthroughs of the application, do’s and don’ts for the different sections, how to write an effective personal statement, and what happens once the application has been sent.

  • Thursday 11 June, 2pm
  • Thursday 18 June, 2pm
  • Wednesday 1 July, 2pm
  • Friday 10 July, 11am
  • Tuesday 21 July, 11am

How To Write An Effective Personal Statement:

This webinar provides students with an overview of what admissions tutors are looking for from a Personal Statement, including hints and tips on how to write the most effective statement. Students will leave the webinar ready to get writing their statement and to produce their first draft.

  • Tuesday 9 June, 11am
  • Tuesday 16 June, 11am
  • Monday 6 July, 10am
  • Friday 17 July, 11am
  • Tuesday 28 July, 11am

Student Finance:

Come and join our webinar find out more about the undergraduate Student Finance application process and what you need to be doing NOW! This webinar covers the various support packages available to students in order to fund their time at university, including tuition fees, maintenance loans, bursaries and scholarships. It also covers the application process, repayment process and top tips to make the most of your money whilst at university.

  • Monday 13 July, 2pm

Bespoke sessions on funding Postgraduate study can be provided upon request.

Making The Most Of A Virtual Open Day:

Drop into this short webinar to get some tips on what to expect at a Virtual Open Day and how you can make the most of your time with some basic preparation tips, what to do during the event and how you can then follow this up as you make good, well informed, decisions about your university choices!

  • Thursday 4 June, 11am
  • Tuesday 23 June, 2pm
  • Thursday 2 July, 11am

How To Be Productive During CV19-Best Practice For Students Progressing to University :

Come and find out the things you need to be doing during these uncertain times in readiness to progress to university in Autumn 2020.

This webinar covers replying to your university offers, on overview of what you need to do regarding student finance, how you can keep in touch with your universities, examination results, clearing and looking after your mental health and wellbeing during this difficult time.

  • Wednesday 3 June, 2pm
  • Monday 15 June, 11am

Clearing 2020 :

Come and find out more about Clearing and how it can help you find a university place this Summer with the team from Newman University.

This webinar will explain how Clearing works, how Newman University will be able to support you this summer and student success stories as well as looking at your next steps to be ready for Clearing!

  • Thursday 25 June, 11am
  • Monday 20 July, 2pm

CPD for Advisors :

Our Teacher and Advisor Virtual Catchup Session will give our community in schools and colleges the opportunity to chat with the Student Recruitment and Outreach Team about issues surrounding Higher Education, and how we can help to support your students. We will give updates on our work and on the university, whilst giving you opportunities to discuss any thoughts or concerns with us and with other advisors. It would be great to discuss how you plan to facilitate your CEIAG programmes in Autumn 2020 and beyond, and how we can support you and your students. Bring your tea, coffee and cake – we look forward to meeting with you!

  • Friday 12 June, 11am – Teacher and Advisor Virtual Catchup Session

This webinar will give advisors, careers staff, Heads of Sixth Form and personal tutors some ideas for good practice surrounding UCAS References, as well as exploring how they can guide their students to write a good quality personal statement. Essential viewing for anyone involved in guiding students through the UCAS application process!

  • Thursday 25 June, 2pm – How To Write A Good Quality UCAS Reference / Advising Students to Write An Effective Personal Statement
  • Thursday 16 July, 2pm – How To Write A Good Quality UCAS Reference / Advising Students to Write An Effective Personal Statement

Routes Into Teaching:

Come and find out about your Routes Into Teaching with this webinar from Newman University. This webinar will give a thorough guide to the different university pathways available relating to Teaching and about how courses are structured, alongside tips and tricks from a former Head of Sixth Form who will offer insight into the world of education.

  • Wednesday 17 June, 11am
  • Thursday 23 July, 11am
  • Tea & Teach – Every Thursday at 1pm

Theology and Religious Studies:

Global International Secondary & sixthform College Theology and Philosophy department are excited to introduce a series of webinars for those interested in studying the subject area at University. Held across 4 weeks this summer, each session will get students thinking about some current topics in Theology and Philosophy.

  • Wednesday 10 June, 12pm : Moral and Religious Language – Thinking about Meaning in Ethics and God-Talk
  • Wednesday 17 June, 12pm : Live Evil
  • Wednesday 24 June, 12pm : Can Theology Survive the Climate Crisis?
  • Wednesday 1 July, 12pm : Abraham in Early Jewish Tradition

Bespoke Sessions for YOUR School or College :

Calling Heads of Sixth Form, Careers Leaders and Advisors!

If you would like Newman University to run any of the presentations above as ‘exclusive’ sessions purely for your students and staff please email David Handy (Senior Student Recruitment Manager) who will be happy to discuss your requirements.


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