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Careers - events and opportunities

Please find below links to internships, career events and other opportunities.

Latest University and College open days - http://mailchi.mp/opendays/jun...

BMAT TEST SESSION IN SEPTEMBER! Read here for more information about the BioMedical Admissions Test: http://view.email.ucas.com/?qs...

Harlaw Academy: The University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford Interview Seminars for VIS

The University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford are delighted to be visiting Scotland on 31st August and 1st September 2017 to deliver a series of interview seminars for students who may be considering applying to the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford. 

Please speak to Ms Brown if you would like to attend.

Information on UKCAT: Admission Test for Medicine & Dentistry Degree Programmes

The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is required by the majority of University Medical and Dental schools in the UK and must be sat in the summer of 2017 by candidates who want to apply to member universities for entry in 2018 (or deferred entry in 2019).

For more information please read this https://direct.pearson.com/dis...

Medical 5 day Non-Residential Summer School

This gives students the unique opportunity to spend an entire week with doctors and medical students perfecting their UCAS applications.

10th - 14th July 2017 at Stirling University.


Monday: Medical Wider Reading (NHS structure, medical ethics, current affairs)

Tuesday: Personal Statements

Wednesday: UKCAT

Thursday: BMAT

Friday: Medical School Interview Skills

All students get 5 books included.

Medic Mentor will cover the cost of course fees for students from low-income backgrounds if you meet our student diversity criteria.  These students will need to cover the cost of books only (£25 each).

All other students can get a £200 bursary towards the Summer School by using the code medicmentorstudent when registering. 

That's 5 full days of lectures and 5 textbooks for £650, and payment plans are also available.

Spaces are limited are likely to fill up quickly.

For more details, please direct your students to the Summer School webpage here: http://medicmentor.co.uk/medic-mentor-summer-schools/

Latest information from the University of Cambridge http://mailchi.mp/admin.cam.ac...

UCAS - new search tool!


Opportunities to visit Pembroke College - and the University of Cambridge!

Read more here: http://us14.campaign-archive1....


If you are an aspiring healthcare student aged 16+ then a Premed shadowing project in the UK, India or Thailand will give you hospital work experience like no other.

Please click here to read more about Premed opportunities.

Interested in applying to medical or veterinary school in Grenada?

Read more about studying at St George's University, Grenada. http://dmtrk.net/BEM-4SPPG-F9M...

Medic Mentors

Calling all IIIS, IVS & VS...200 healthcare professionals from across Scotland will be volunteering to present and network with you. Read more here http://medicmentor.co.uk/about/events-2/

My World of Work

My World of Work (our main web service for young people, parents and partners. https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/?gclid=CLrDhbGX2dICFda4GwodSRwLvg

Information about the apprenticeship family from Foundation to Graduate level https://www.apprenticeships.scot/

A focus on digital skills https://www.digitalworld.net/

National Parent Forum of Scotland nutshell guides to career education https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/news-events/2017/february/cracking-career-conversations-with-nutshell-guides/




Life Skills Newsletter from Barclays http://comm.education.co.uk/ed...

Paid internship opportunity http://us11.campaign-archive2....

KPMG Work Experience programme is now open! http://kpmgmail.co.uk/rv/ff002...


STEM Women Summer School, Thursday 29-Saturday 1 July 2017

Following last year’s hugely successful initiative, Corpus Christi College is pleased to announce that it will again be hosting a three-day residential summer school for Year 12 women at all UK schools who are interested in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Engineering and are planning to apply to a competitive university in autumn 2016. Teachers are invited to notify eligible students of this opportunity. Further information on eligibility and how to apply can be found here.

Law Summer School, Monday 3 July –Wednesday 5 July 2017

New for this year Corpus Christi is pleased to announce its first residential summer school for Year 12 or equivalent students at state schools in the UK who are intending to apply for Law at university.  There will be a series of lectures, social activities and detailed advice on preparing a competitive application and personal statement.  Due to the limit on numbers schools may only nominate one student. Further information and how to apply can be found here.

University of Cambridge: Summer Residentials: http://us14.campaign-archive1....

Computer Science

See the links below for useful websites about computing as recommended by Prof Peter Edwards at Aberdeen University.




The Lawyer Portal - in Official Partnership with The Bar Council & CILEx

A comprehensive new resource for aspiring legal professionals - written by qualified lawyers, with contributions from world-leading law firms. 


University of Cambridge
View the latest opportunities from the university in their latest enewsletter http://mailchi.mp/admin/univer...

Hospitality and Tourism 

  • The Swiss Hospitality and Hotel Management Universities (ranked the best in the world) all still have opportunities for students to start in July 17, October 17, or January 18, as these are not in the UCAS system, students can apply directly to keep their options open. For more details regarding the Diploma and Bachelor Degree Programs, please ask students to email me directly. Please remember to consider these opportunities during ‘Clearing’.
  • For students who wish to experience studying overseas, or to gain an insight into the Hospitality and Event Management industry, Les Roches www.lesroches.edu Glion www.glion.edu and The Swiss Education Group www.swisseducation.com all have 1 and 2 week Summer Programs for students aged 16 and upwards. This could be 1 or 2 weeks in Switzerland, Spain, China, USA, London, or a combination of two countries. Students participating in these Summer Programs can use the experience as part of the residential Gold D of E.
  • For the sixth year running, Burnett Global Education Ltd is organising an ‘Industry Day’ for Sixth Form students interested in a career, or in studying international business management, hospitality management or event management. This event will be held at Ascot Racecourse on Wednesday 28th June, 10.00am to 4.30pm and only a few days after Royal Ascot. The focus of the ‘Industry Day’ will be on Leadership and Entrepreneurship. This is free for students to attend, but they must email me to register.
  • Burnett Global Education Ltd continues to expand and provide students with a broader range of opportunities. The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management www.emiratesacademy.edu in Dubai is the latest university to be represented by BGE Ltd. The 3 year Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Degree program in International Hospitality Management offer students the opportunity to experience studying in the Middle East, and gaining experience at the Burj Al Arab, one of the most prestigious and recognisable hotels in the world.
  • For students who wish to study in Australia, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School www.bluemountains.edu.au in Sydney, Australia offers Bachelor of Business Degree programs in International Hotel & Resort Management and International Event Management. Scholarships are available to study at Blue Mountains with costs (tuition, living, accommodation, food etc) being as low as £12,000 per year if students are prepared to work whilst studying.

If students would like to attend any of the above opportunities, or have questions about studying or a career in international business management, hospitality management or event management, please contact me at marcus@burnettglobaleducation.com

Creative summer courses for 15 - 17 year olds at Nottingham Trent University Click here to view what's on offer

UKCAT Course 

Inspiring Futures has once again teamed up with The Medic Portal to bring two courses to Edinburgh in 2017:

  • UKCAT preparation course – Sunday 11 June
  • Mastering your medical interview – Saturday 25 November

The venue for the UKCAT course will be the Walpole Hall, St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AW. This is a very central venue, close to Haymarket Station. Lunch will be provided for all the attendees and any dietary requirements should be noted when booking.

All our events are open to both Futurewise and Non-Futurewise members and bookings can be made via - www.myfuturewise.org.uk/courses_and_events.aspx or by emailing events@inspiringfutures.org.uk

LSE Open Day: 6 July 2017
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is holding an Undergraduate Open Day on Thursday 6 July for those interested in joining the School in September 2018. 

Further information is on the website. If any of your students would like to book an individual place at the Open Day, they can do so online.

Medicine Careers Day - Year 10 - 13 Students

Our hugely popular medicine careers day is back!

It's a full day at Imperial College London where doctors and medical students will spend the day teaching students all about careers in healthcare covering topics such as the UCAS personal statement, interview techniques, UKCAT preparation and work experience. 

It's being held during the summer holidays on Wednesday the 26th July 2017 at Imperial College London. If you have students in years 10-13 interested in careers in medicine then you can direct them here to confirm their place: https://www.premedprojects.co.uk/applying-to-medicine-preparation-day/

School of Nursing and Midwifery & NHS Grampian Nursing Summer School

Medicine Dentistry and Vet Med Summer Schools 

For more details, please headto the Summer School webpage here: http://medicmentor.co.uk/medic-mentor-summer-schools/

Summer School Prospectus

Summer School Flyer

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