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Learn more about visa applications, UCAS and writing a personal statement with our seminar programme.
The SI-UK University Fair host a number of seminars designed to help international students learn as much as possible about studying in the UK. All seminars are presented by SI-UK, unless otherwise stated. Please find below the full seminar programme from the last SI-UK University Fair Manchester in February 2017.
UCAS and applying for undergraduate study
Learn about UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, who provide application services across a range of subject areas and modes of study in the UK. To study in the UK you must apply through UCAS and we will show you how.
Speaker: Robert Money, SI-UK
Five reason to study Engineering at the University Of Sheffield
Sheffield has been at the heart of engineering innovation since the industrial revolution, and it continues to build on this proud heritage to match the ambitions of its 21st century students. Learn more about studying engineering in the Steel City with this specially presented seminar.
Speaker: Dr Russell Goodall, University of Sheffield
How to write 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.
Speaker: Robert Money, SI-UK
Applying for postgraduate study
If you are an undergraduate student who is interested in studying at postgraduate level, then do not miss out as we run through application requirements and scholarship and fee information to study a Masters in the UK.
Hints and tips on the IELTS test
To study at a UK university, a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 is generally needed. In our first IELTS seminar of the day, learn more about the IELTS test and how you can improve your IELTS score.
Speaker: Leonardo Duque, SI-UK
Student Visa application process
Studying in the UK as an international student means securing a Tier 4 visa from the Home Office. This seminar will go through the documents required to successfully apply and how much it will cost.
Speakers: Beatrice Huang, SI-UK
An introduction to studying at the University of Manchester
The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is the largest single-site university in the UK. It is ranked 38th in the world, seventh in Europe and fifth in the UK, and you can learn more about undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as life in general at the University, in this special seminar.
Speaker: University of Manchester
Applying to top UK universities
Do you have what it takes to apply to the very best UK universities? Institutions such as Cambridge and Oxford require academic excellence and have much tougher entry requirements for international students.