Careers Department 5 and 6 Careers Talk Careers in by mrl19919

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									                                            For 5th Year, Junior Sixth and Senior Sixth Students and Parents


                                                                  S6 UCAS
                                                 All applicants for Oxbridge Medical/Dental
                                                 School should have submitted their UCAS
                                                 forms by now. No form no university!
             Issue 3 Fri 12 Sept

Careers Department 5th and 6th Form
Careers Talk Careers in Law
Tuesday 16th September 1.10pm Asquith Room.
An Interactive Forum where you will have the opportunity
to speak to QCs, lawyers and solicitors working in a wide
variety of legal environments



Careers Department 5th and 6th
Careers Talk Careers in Computing
Thursday 18th September
Speaker Dr Jeremy Bradley, Admission Tutor Department
of Computing Imperial College, London.



                 S6 UCAS                                State/Independent Split:
Please ensure you follow the correct procedures – it
will speed the process.                                 This is a list of the top 12 universities in
1. Complete draft form and give your tutor a copy       the Sunday Times list graded by the
    to check. DO NOT CLICK SUBMIT.
2. Amend your form in the light of discussions          percentage of independent students they
    with tutor. When your tutor is satisfied with       admit.
    your form they will SIGN IT.
3. Bring SIGNED form to Careers Centre and give         University               %
    to Careers Secretary. (She will not accept
    unsigned forms.)
                                                        Oxford                   46.3
4. CP will check your form and send it back to          Cambridge                45
    you via your tutor with instruction to either:      LSE                      40.6
    AMEND or SUBMIT.                                    St Andrews               39.1
5. If you have to Amend then make changes and
    return to CP along with the original with CP’s      Imperial                 38.7
    comments– (no need to resubmit to tutor).           UCL                      37.6
    CP will then check and return form to you to        Bristol                  34.9
    SUBMIT.
6. Please adhere to the deadlines.                      Warwick                  34
   MON 6th OCT for (non Oxbridge/Medics/Dentists.       Durham                   32.2
                                                        Kings                    29.7
                                                        Bath                     24.1
                  S6 UCAS                               York                     22.1
Lawyers/Medics must enter UKCAT/BMAT/LNAT
Admission Tests on their UCAS Forms.                    Source: June Careers Newsletter Careers
                                                        and Education Services (ces).
Liverpool Medical Institution (lmi) Annual Medical Sixth Form Conference Monday 22nd and
Tuesday 23rd December 2008. For details please see courses Notice Board inside Careers Centre.
Caring Careers. For details of the several services provided please visit website www.caring-
careers.org or see courses Notice Board inside Careers.                                               SEPTEMBER
www.cast-uk.com International Volunteer Programme for anyone aged 16+. This programme                 12th        Brunel University
supports children and adults in need in Romania, Bulgaria, Belarus, India, and the UK. For more       12th        University of Oxford Biological Sciences
details please see flipchart in Careers.                                                                          Zoology Department 10.30 - 4pm
Ernst & Young This EY Degree will give you world glass experience and qualifications all in           12th        University of Nottingham 10.00 – 4.00pm
one. For more details visit www.ey.com/uk/careers                                                     13th Sat University of Nottingham 10.00 – 4.00pm
SkillsLondon2008 The UK’s biggest careers event for 14 to 19 year olds. 20-22 November                13th Sat Pembroke College Cambridge afternoon all
@ExCeL. Please see Courses Notice Board inside Careers Centre for more details.                                   subjects
FutureMedics An introduction to Medical Careers. One or two day London based course 4th               13th Sat University of Birmingham 10.00am – 3.30pm
and 5th October 2008. Please see Courses Notice Board inside Careers Centre for more details or       16th & 17th University of London Open Days for
visit www.futuremedics.org.uk                                                                                     Undergraduates www.london.ac.uk/openday
Are you considering a U.S. University? The Studyworks. Regular SAT 1 Course: 8 Sundays:               17th        University of Portsmouth
12:00 – 4:30 from 7 September to 6 October. Intensive SAT 1 Course 5 Weekdays 9:30 – 4.30             18th        University of Glamorgan
from 20 to 24 October. Tuition £490.00 for either course. Ring Studyworks at 0207 402 9877                        www.glam.ac.uk/opendays
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and ask for Michele Collias. Please see poster outside Careers Centre. Email:                         19          University of Oxford Biological Sciences
mbedusa@yahoo.co.uk                                                                                               10.30am to 4.00pm (Please see poster outside
Kingston University Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture Summer Courses and Evening                              Careers Centre)
                                                                                                         th
Classes 2008. Please see Courses Notice Board inside Careers Centre for more details or visit         19          University of Oxford Lincoln College
www.kingston.ac.uk/designbookonline or email shortcourse.design@kingston.ac.uk                        20th Sat University of Exeter, Exeter Campuses
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Encouraging Your Engineering Career. Apply for an                 20th Sat Lancaster University 9.30am - 3.30pm
IMechE undergraduate scholarship and receive up to £4,000 to help fund your career in                             www.lancaster.ac.uk
Engineering. A CLS Engineer has received one of these prestigious awards for the last 2 years.        20th Sat University of Leicester
Lets make it 3 in a row. For further details see CP and poster outside Careers Centre. Apply for a    20th Sat University of Warwick
scholarship from the Whitworth Scholarship Awards Scheme and receive up to £22,500.                               www.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/visits/
BMAT, UKCAT, LNAT Preparation Courses Cost from £209.00. For more details please see                              opendays
Courses notice-board in Careers Centre Tel: 020 7930 3130 or email London.centre@kaplan.com           21st        University of Central Lancashire
visit: www.kaptest.co.uk                                                                              24th        Aston University
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ProjectsAbroad Two week Special projects available during the summer. For more details                26          The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
please email Rose on roseyelland@projects-abroad.co.uk                                                27th        University of Edinburgh 9.30am – 3.30pm
Natives.co.uk For more details on this recruitment website visit www.natives.co.uk and                            www.sra.ed.ac.uk/openday
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www.ResortJobs.co.uk                                                                                  27          University of Liverpool www.liv.ac.uk/openday
Royal Navy University Sponsorship Opportunities. Vacancies at Welbeck The Defence Sixth               27th        University of Reading
Form College for September 2008 entry. Please see posters outside Careers Centre and in Sixth         27th Sat Durham Computer Science (Mini Open Day)
Form Common Room for more details. Visit www.welbeck.mod.uk                                                       11.am to 1.pm. Please see poster outside
Army Adventurous Training Courses 2009 Please see courses Notice Board inside Careers                             Careers Centre or visit:
Centre for more details.                                                                                          www.dur.ac.uk/computer.science/undergraduate/ To
                                                                                                                  register, contact Joanne 0191 334 1751
MVA Consultancy. The search is on to find the future leaders of the transport industry and MVA        OCTOBER
have launched an essay writing competition asking school-leaving students to discuss the              3rd         The University of York 9.30am – 4.00pm
development of future sustainable transport policy. The winning student will have their university    3rd & 4th   Birmingham City University
fees paid in full for a transport-related undergraduate degree. Closing date for entries is October               www.bcu.ac.uk/opendays
31 2008, with the winner being announced on December 1 2008. A UK-wide competition was                4th         City University London
launched by Shadow Transport Secretary Theresa Villiers MP encouraging school-leavers to                          www.city.ac.uk/opendays
consider a career in the transport planning industry. The search is part of MVA’s 40th anniversary    4th         University of East Anglia 10.00 – 15.00
celebrations and aims to help address the shortage of industry skills in transport planning and                   www.uea.ac.uk/virtualopenday
engineering. For more information, terms and conditions visit www.mvaconsultancy.com/future           4th         University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
                                                                                                      4th         University of Surrey
                                                                                                                  www.surrey.ac.uk/opendays
                                                                                                      4th
                      S6/5th Year Interviews
                                                                                                                  University of Kent (Canterbury)
                                                                                                      4th         University of Leicester
Interviews will conclude this week for the Senior Sixth. Interviews continue for the Fifth            6th Sat     Newcastle University
Year (non-Morrisby). You will be notified by letter of the date/time of your interview and a          8th         University of Sunderland 12:00pm – 6.00pm
list is published weekly in Careers News. All interviews are in the Careers Centre. Please            11th Sat    Coventry University www.coventry.ac.uk
courteously inform your teacher that you will be missing their lesson and take steps to catch         11th Sat    University of Kent (Medway)
up any missed work/homework.                                                                          11th Sat    Northumbria University
                                                                                                                  www.northumbria.ac.uk/openday
Interviews on Tuesday 16 September Mr B Orcese                                                        11th Sat    Oxford Brookes University 9.30 – 16.00
Adel Abrar                                  S6JFA                  9.10       P1                                  www.brookes.ac.uk/opendaybookingsystem
Gus Emerson                                 5A                     9.50       P2                      11th Sat    University of Sussex
                                                                                                                  www.sussex.ac.uk/visitorg
Daniel Jeffs                                5A                     10.30      P3                      11th Sat    University of the West of England Bristol
Ash Dabhi and Mihir Anand                   S6NOM                  11.30      P4                                  (UWE) 10.00 – 16.00 www.uwe.ac.uk
                                                                                                      15th        University of Portsmouth
Matthew Miller                              5A                     12.10      P5                      18th Sat    University of Central Lancashire
Christopher Johnson                         5A                     2.00       P6                      18th Sat    Bath Spa University
Paul-Peter Merron                           5A                     2.40       P7                      22nd        University of Surrey
                                                                                                                  www.surrey.ac.uk/opendays
                                                                                                      24th        Bath Spa University Music, Dance, Drama and
                                                                                                                  Performing Arts only
                                                                                                      25th        Bath Spa University
                                                                                                      25th        Aberystwyth University 10am to 4pm
        Head of Careers                              Dr C Pearce                                      25th        De Montfort University www.dmu.ac.uk/opendays
                                                                                                      25th        University of Glamorgan
        Deputy Head of Careers                       Mr N J Baglin                                                www.glam.ac.uk/opendays
        Oxbridge Co-ordinator                        Mr W Ellis Rees                                  25th        Coventry University www.coventry.ac.uk
                                                                                                      25th        University of Portsmouth
        Careers Consultant                           Mr B Orcese
                                                                                                      NOVEMBER
        Careers Secretary                            Ms C M Read                                      5th        Goldsmiths Open Day 2pm to 6pm
                                                                                                      5th & 19th Durham Computer Science

								
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