SI-UK University Fair Online Seminars | October 2020 london/
SI-UK University Fair Online Seminars | October 2020

SI-UK University Fair Online Seminars

Learn more about different aspects of studying in the UK.

UK University Fair Seminars

The SI-UK University Fair Online hosts a number of seminars designed to help international students learn as much as possible about studying in the UK. On October 24th, all seminars will be available here.

Schedule

12:00

Starting your UK Education in 2021

If you are worried about the UK university application process, what to study and where to do it, the first seminar of the day will go over the basics of studying in the UK ahead of January 2021 and September 2021 entry.

Raveena Balani is a British Council accredited education professional with four years experience in the teaching and higher education sector in Thailand and the UK.
 
Raveena attended the Assumption University of Thailand to study Marketing Communications before going on to Oxford University in 2016 to complete an MSc in Education. She now liaises with universities in the UK and runs marketing campaigns with the institutions to support student recruitment.

12:30

An Introduction to Business School (Formerly CASS)

Learn more about Business School, a leading global business school with triple-crown accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. Based in the heart of the City of London, the global centre for finance, you’ll enjoy unrivalled access to industry insight, business intelligence and career opportunities.

Professor Richard Payne holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and has worked at the LSE, the University of Bristol and Warwick Business School.

13:00

Writing a Powerful Personal Statement

When applying to study in the UK, students will need to sell themselves by writing a personal statement which details why a university should offer you a place. One of our most popular seminars will take you through the dos and don’ts of personal statement writing for undergraduate study.

Guy has many years of varied experience as a professional in international education. Beginning as a lecturer and roles in academic administration and management (including as a University Admissions Turor), he was responsible for establishing and managing the academic infrastructure of the first embedded pathway college in the UK (HIBT, now HIC). After increasing involvement in international recruitment there and then with Kaplan, for who he was Dean of Business, Guy became Director for Africa for PFL where he was responsible for operations and offices spread across 3 countries in what was then the largest agency in Africa. Subequently, in various senior and leadership roles in international education, Guy lived and worked in Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, and most recently in China where he worked with Birmingham City University.

13:30

Starting your Studies at Westminster in January 2021

The University of Westminster have a wide variety of courses available for January 2021 entry. Learn more about what to expect from this vibrant London university as Jayne Black, an international recruitment officer, joins us for a special seminar.

Jayne Black is an international recruitment officer at the University of Westminster.

14:00

EU Funding and Studies Post-Brexit

If you are worried about the UK university application process, what to study and where to do it, the first seminar of the day will go over the basics of studying in the UK ahead of January and September 2021 entry.

Dayana Villarrreal is a senior UK education consultant at our London office.

14:30

Higher Education in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Next Steps

If you are looking for reassurance throughout this difficult period, SI-UK's UK Operations Director will be explaining in detail how hybrid learning is the future of UK higher education.

Guy has many years of varied experience as a professional in international education. Beginning as a lecturer and roles in academic administration and management (including as a University Admissions Turor), he was responsible for establishing and managing the academic infrastructure of the first embedded pathway college in the UK (HIBT, now HIC). After increasing involvement in international recruitment there and then with Kaplan, for who he was Dean of Business, Guy became Director for Africa for PFL where he was responsible for operations and offices spread across 3 countries in what was then the largest agency in Africa. Subequently, in various senior and leadership roles in international education, Guy lived and worked in Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, and most recently in China where he worked with Birmingham City University.

15:00

Studying an MBA in the UK’s Second Largest City, Birmingham

When applying to study in the UK, students will need to sell themselves by writing a personal statement which details why a university should offer you a place. One of our most popular seminars will take you through the dos and don’ts of personal statement writing for undergraduate study.

Dr Thomas Domboka comes from a strong entrepreneurial and management background with experience in starting new businesses. He has worked in a variety of organisations in the UK and overseas, and has held many managerial and directorship positions in both large and small organisations. Thomas, who is the Director for the International MBA programme, has a lot of teaching experience, having taught at different levels in business and management related courses, and has also held the positions of Deputy Principal, Head of Department, Course Director and Module Leader in private HE institutions. He has also been chair of a board of trustees. He holds an MBA and is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (AICSA). He also holds the Cert.Ed. Teaching qualification from Birmingham City University and a PhD from Leeds Metropolitan University. Tom is the lead academic for Africa, where he travels regularly to meet with prospective students. He is also involved with the supervision of PhD students.

15:30

Studying Art and Design and Portfolio Advice: Kingston University

Kingston School of Art has long been recognised as one of the best art and design schools in teaching and research, which is shown in subject rankings, research, performance, industry and student awards.

Dr. Jake Abrams is an associate Professor in Design at Kingston School of Art as well as an admissions tutor. He has a wide experience of reviewing portfolios for candidates from a whole range of art, design and architecture disciplines and has taught in many of the preeminent art universities in the UK.
 

 

 
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