UK University Fair Seminars | UK University Fair London, June 2018

UK University Fair Seminars

Learn more about visa applications, UCAS and Oxbridge with our seminar programme.

UK University Fair Seminars

The UK University Fair host a number of seminars designed to help international students learn as much as possible about studying in the UK. The seminar programme from the Fair on February 24th can be found below.

Schedule

13:00

 

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.

Lachyn holds a first class honours degree in International Relations and first began working for SI-UK as a student ambassador in 2011. Now a senior consultant, her work experience also includes the American Council for Education and OSCE. Lachyn is fluent in English and Russian and specialises in providing support for students from Russia and Eastern Europe on visas and UK study.

13:30

 

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.

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

 

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.

15:00

 

Landscape Architecture, Garden Design and Art & Design degrees at Writtle University College

Writtle University College was established in 1893 and has been producing leaders in the land-based industries and organisations for over 120 years.

Writtle University College is based across a beautifully landscaped 220 hectare campus; with facilities include a farm, equine resources, animal therapy barn, scientific laboratories, library, accommodation and design studios.

Writtle has a well established international reputation and many of its past students are working in senior positions around the world. There are currently 1,000 Higher Education students enrolled at Writtle, from over 80 different countries.

15:30

 

Hints and tips on the IELTS test

To study at a UK university, a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 is generally needed. In this special seminar on the International English Language Testing System, learn more about the IELTS test and how you can improve your score.

Emily holds a first-class Master’s degree in Peace and Conflict studies from the University of Sydney as well as an undergraduate degree in European politics and languages. She began teaching in Rome for the British Council and has experience of teaching in different language schools in both Italy and London. She started working for SI-UK in 2017 and has since become the senior IELTS teacher.

16:00

 

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.

16:30

 

The Tier 4 visa application process: Documents and requirements

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.

Jasmin holds a master degree in International Marketing Management from Leeds University and joined SI-UK in 2015. Originally from Taiwan, Jasmin is fluent in Chinese, Taiwanese, and English. Now a managing consultant, she counsels students from multiple countries (including China, Taiwan, Canada, Netherlands, and Albania) and provides support on studying in the UK study and visa applications.