SI-UK University Fair Manchester Seminars | SI-UK University Fair February 2017

SI-UK University Fair Seminars

Learn more about visa applications, UCAS and writing a personal statement with our seminar programme.

SI-UK University Fair Manchester Seminars

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.

Schedule

11:30

 

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.

Robert Money attended Eton College before going on to Oxford to read Classics, where he graduated with an MA. Having subsequently studied law at Middle Temple he worked for Barclays Bank and a number of education related companies before joining SI-UK.

He now deals with public schools and specialises in preparing high-calibre candidates for entry into Oxford and Cambridge, as well as providing a general service helping international students get into Universities and MBA providers across the UK.

12:00

 

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.

Russell Goodall joined the Department in 2008 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He obtained his MEng degree from Oxford University and his PhD from the University of Cambridge, before carrying out postdoctoral research at EPFL. He has extensive experience in the science of porous metals, and also works on alloy development, and the processing and thermal and mechanical characterisation of a range of new materials.
 

12:30

 

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.

Robert Money attended Eton College before going on to Oxford to read Classics, where he graduated with an MA. Having subsequently studied law at Middle Temple he worked for Barclays Bank and a number of education related companies before joining SI-UK.

He now deals with public schools and specialises in preparing high-calibre candidates for entry into Oxford and Cambridge, as well as providing a general service helping international students get into Universities and MBA providers across the UK.

13:00

 

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.

Robert Money attended Eton College before going on to Oxford to read Classics, where he graduated with an MA. Having subsequently studied law at Middle Temple he worked for Barclays Bank and a number of education related companies before joining SI-UK.

He now deals with public schools and specialises in preparing high-calibre candidates for entry into Oxford and Cambridge, as well as providing a general service helping international students get into Universities and MBA providers across the UK.

13:30

 

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.

Leonardo Duque is a British Council accredited Managing Education Consultant at SI-UK, with over four years experience recruiting students from the Americas and EU.
 
Originally from Colombia, Leonardo studied International Business and Relations and moved to the UK over ten years ago. He has since completed an MSc in Strategic Marketing at Kingston University and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
 

14:00

 

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.

Robert Money attended Eton College before going on to Oxford to read Classics, where he graduated with an MA. Having subsequently studied law at Middle Temple he worked for Barclays Bank and a number of education related companies before joining SI-UK.

He now deals with public schools and specialises in preparing high-calibre candidates for entry into Oxford and Cambridge, as well as providing a general service helping international students get into Universities and MBA providers across the UK.

14:30

 

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.

After graduating from the University of Birmingham with an MA, Beatrice joined SI-UK London in 2013 and was promoted to Manchester office manager in 2017. She speaks fluent English and Mandarin, holds the British Council Agents Training Certificate and has counselled thousands of international students about studying in the UK.

15:00

 

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.

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15:30

 

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.

Robert Money attended Eton College before going on to Oxford to read Classics, where he graduated with an MA. Having subsequently studied law at Middle Temple he worked for Barclays Bank and a number of education related companies before joining SI-UK.

He now deals with public schools and specialises in preparing high-calibre candidates for entry into Oxford and Cambridge, as well as providing a general service helping international students get into Universities and MBA providers across the UK.