SI-UK University Fair Seminars | SI-UK University Fair May 2017

SI-UK University Fair Seminars

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

SI-UK University Fair 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 the seminar programme from the February 2017 UK University Fair below.

Schedule

12:30

 

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.

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.

13:00

 

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.

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.

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 this special seminar on the International English Language Testing System, learn more about the IELTS test and how you can improve your score.

Emily is a member of SI-UK's IELTS team.

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

 

An introduction to King’s College London

Learn more about studying at King's College London, a world leading research and teaching university based in the heart of London.

King’s is one of the top 25 universities in the world (2016-17 QS international world rankings), the fourth oldest university in England and has over 27,600 students (including nearly 10,500 postgraduates) from some 150 countries. Learn more about why it has a distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, sciences and social scienes.

15:00

 

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.

15:30

 

Trinity College Dublin: 425 Years of Excellence

As Ireland's university on the world stage, Trinity is recognised for academic excellence and a transformative student experience.

Located in a beautiful campus in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, Trinity is Ireland’s highest ranked university and one of the world’s top 100. It is home to 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences.

16:00

 

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.

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.

16:30

 

EU students: A pathway to university

Navitas English language and pathway programmes ensure students are given the extra support and assistance needed to succeed at a higher education level.

In the UK, domestic students are able to enrol in Navitas colleges to take advantage of the supportive environment to enhance their academic potential. Learn more about their wide range of foundation and pre-masters programmes to ten UK universities.