SI-UK University Fair Seminars | SI-UK University Fair February 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. The following seminars took place at the last SI-UK University Fair in November 2016.

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.

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.

After coming to the UK to attend CAE’s preparation classes, Evaldo went on to train as a TESOL teacher. He now has over three years experience delivering lessons to multinational groups of students who focus on preparation for the University of Cambridge exams FCE, CAE, and IELTS.

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

 

Why you should study Engineering

Learn more about studying an engineering programme in the UK.

Carl is currently a lecturer in MicroEngineering in the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham. His research interests are in the field of Microsystems engineering; focused on coupled/nonlinear resonator systems, autonomous oscillators, energy harvesting for mobile/remote sensors, bio-MEMS tactile sensors and focused ion beam microfabrication techniques. He is also the admissions tutor for Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham.

15:30

 

Study focus on Scotland

Do you know that Scotland has more world-class universities per head of population than anywhere else in the world? Do you know that our graduates have the highest rate of employment or further study in the UK, or that Scotland has the highest rate of student satisfaction in quality of teaching in the whole of Britain? Find out why in this seminar on Scottish higher education.

To find out more about what the Scottish higher education system has to offer you, join Louisa Freeman (Glasgow Caledonian University), Calum Fraser (University of Dundee) and Joe Whimster (University of Aberdeen) as they discuss studying in Scotland.

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.

Johnson Zhang graduated from Newcastle University with a BA (Hons) in 2007 and specialises in Tier 4 student visa applications. Johnson has worked closely with Cambridge Education Group, Study Group and Michelmorse Solicitors LLP, a top 100 Law Firm in the UK, in the past.

Johnson is SI-UK’s current visa advisor, has eight years experience in UK immigration law, and has a 100% application success rate.

16:30

 

Business/Entrepreneurship - Management School

Are you a budding entrepreneur? If so, don’t miss out as the Lancaster University Management School host our final seminar of the afternoon. Learn more about the knowledge and skills needed to be more innovative and enterprising in your future career!

Mutty Dad is the International Officer at Lancaster University for South Asia and the UK.