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Date and time
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 16:00 to 18:00

About the Event

This online event is for Year 13 students considering Higher Education, to learn about the fundamentals of the UCAS process and support them in preparing their university applications.

Taking place over three days, using Microsoft Teams and the University of Chester Open Day website, you will participate in a series of workshops, talks and virtual events guiding you through the university decision making process and helping you to prepare your UCAS application. Through this event you will develop your knowledge of the available options in Higher Education, understanding entry criteria, researching universities, navigating the application process and completing a personal statement, whilst becoming familiar with a university campus, and various aspects of student life.

Day 1: Wednesday 7th October - 16:00-18:00

Session 1 - Strengths Finder Workshop.

Session 2 - University Lexicon - An interactive talk where you will learn about the terminology used across Higher Education.

Session 3 - Research Skills  - An online Scavenger Hunt/Relay Game aimed at developing your research skills.

Day 2: Saturday 10th October - 10:00-15:00

You will be given a task to complete using resources available at our Undergraduate Open Day.

You will not be expected to attend for the whole day, it is anticipated that the task/attendance at the open day can be completed in around 2/3 hours.

Day 3: Wednesday 14th October - 16:00-18:00

Session 1 - Introduction to UCAS talk.

Session 2 - Open Day Task Follow Up. 

Session 3 - Personal Statement Workshop.