UK University Fair London Seminars | November 2019

UK University Fair Seminars

Learn more about visa applications, personal statement
writing and IELTS with our busy 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.

Schedule

13:00

 

An Introduction to Studying in the UK

If you are worried about the UK university application process, accommodation, what to study and where to do it, the first seminar of the day will go over the basics of studying in the UK.

Raveena Balani is a British Council accredited education professional with four years experience in the teaching and higher education sector in Thailand and the UK. Raveena attended the Assumption University of Thailand to study Marketing Communications before going on to Oxford University in 2016 to complete an MSc in Education. She now liaises with universities in the UK and runs marketing campaigns with the institutions to support student recruitment.

13:30

 

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 for undergraduate study.

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.

14:00

 

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.

14:30

 

Student Finance and Loans Post-Brexit

It has been announced that post-Brexit, EU students applying to UK Universities for September 2019 entry will still be eligible for student loans at the same rate as domestic students. In what could be its final year of availability, our Brexit experts will guide you in your application for this funding.

Tugce studied English Language and Literature at Hacettepe University, Turkey and English and Global Management at the University of Vienna, Austria. Tugce moved to the UK in 2016 and has been working in Education since then. Originally from Turkey, she is fluent in Turkish, German and English and counsels students from different countries (Turkey, Germany, Austria, France, Poland, USA and Israel) on studying in the UK.

15:00

 

Medicine Studies at the University of Central Lancashire

 

Dr Emyr Bakker is currently a lecturer at the UCLan School of Medicine and has been an active teacher in Higher Education since 2013. He began his career as a research scientist and teaching academic with a PhD at the University of Salford and currently is leading projects looking into repurposed drugs for prostate cancer and breast cancer. Emyr is also undertaking a PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education to improve his teaching practice, and greatly enjoys participating in outreach activities.

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.

16:00

 

Financial Support Advice for EU & International Students

If you are an international student, studying in the UK can be expensive. But the good news is that almost all UK universities offer different types of scholarships, grants, bursaries and tuition fee discounts to help fund your study 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.

16:30

 

Employability: Constructing the Perfect CV

It is never too early to start thinking about your life and career after graduation, and having an eye catching CV is an important step towards giving you an advantage in a crowded job market. In this seminar, we will go over some of the dos and don'ts of CV writing.

Oliver graduated from the University of Bath with a first-class degree in Politics with Economics. He played an active role in university admissions and careers services prior to joining SI-UK. Now a Business Development Manager, he also advises international students on applications to UK universities, including some of the top business schools.

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