Discover Days for Year 12 at Univeristy of Manchester

Manchester Uni

Registration is now open for a great series of Discover Days taking place this summer. Discover Days at Manchester offer potential applicants the chance to gain real insight into degree programmes they might study at this University. They provide a great opportunity for participants to gain first-hand experience and make informed decisions about their university choices before the start of the UCAS application process. Through lectures, workshops, departmental tours and more, participants will get a taste of how subjects they are interested in applying to study are taught at Manchester.

This summer’s events include Law, Life Sciences, English Literature & Creative Writing, Engineering, History, Nursing and Chemistry. A full list of events can be found on the website.

Please note, learners should register for the days independently using the individual booking forms for each event. Teachers do not need to accompany learners but are welcome to attend the Discover Days if they wish. 

For further information about all of these events and more, please see Places are limited and Year 12 students will be given priority. Students should book early to avoid disappointment.

Year 12 Conference at the University of Leeds

A Taste of Social Science 21st OR 22nd June 2016

Social Sciences Outreach Team

Geography – Law – Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) – Politics and International Studies (POLIS) 

The programme includes a careers talk, interactive seminars and group-work, and an informal Q&A session with current undergraduate students on the ‘student experience’ here at Leeds. This event aims to provide a showcase of the social sciences, illustrating the breadth of choice available in higher education, and give students a taste of what it’s like to study at university.

The event is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided. SEE YOUR EMAILS FOR THE BOOKING FORM.

Booking deadline – Friday 10th June 2016

Kennedy’s Law Firm

Kennedy’s are looking for legal apprentices to start in September 2016. They are one of the top apprenticeship providers. If you are thinking of an alternative route into law rather than going to university then this could be for you. They have offices all over the country including Manchester. The starting salary is £15,100 outside of London – all training and qualification costs will be met by the company. Applications in by 5 June 2016



Discover Days at Manchester University

Manchester Uni

The University of Manchester Discover Days give you real, in-depth insight into the unique features and opportunities of degree courses that you might study at Manchester. You’ll gain first-hand experience of university study, learn more about Manchester student life, and be able to make informed decisions about your university choices before the UCAS application process starts.

This summer we will be hosting a great programme of Discover Days in the following subjects:

· Discover Fashion Business – Wednesday, 22 June

· Sociology – Monday, 27 June

· English Literature and Creative Writing – Tuesday, 28 June

· History – Wednesday, 29 June

· Chemistry – Thursday, 30 June

· Psychology – Friday, 1 July

· Life Sciences – Tuesday, 5 July

· Computer Science – Wednesday, 6 July

· Law – Thursday, 7 July

· Midwifery – Thursday, 7 July

· Nursing – Tuesday, 12 July

· Engineering – Wednesday, 13 July

· Philosophy – date to be confirmed

Further dates will be announced.

Online booking for this summer’s Discover Days is now open. Check the following website for more details and to sign-up:

Invitation to our ‘Get into Journalism’ event in Manchester

With the summer holidays round the corner it’s the perfect time to think about getting that all important ‘foot in the door’ with work experience.

In partnership with the News Academy and featuring guests from the BBC, Salford City College are hosting a ‘Get into Journalism’ event. Giving you the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry through a series of journalism masterclasses.

The News Academy will be using the event to ‘talent spot’ young journalism talent and launch their hotly anticipated Summer School programme.

So come along to FutureSkills at MediaCityUK on Friday 20th May from 12 noon – 3pm and learn commentary skills, red carpet coverage and how to pitch short video.

This is a free event. Please book your place online here:

MMU Postgraduate Fair

Find out about courses in the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science….

Wednesday 18 May, 2-6pm
Business School, Manchester Campus

Following on from the success of our recent Virtual Open Day, we would like to invite you to meet us in person at our Postgraduate Courses Fair. At the event you will be able to attend subjects sessions, meet staff, pick up a prospectus and find out about postgraduate loans.

This month is also your last chance to apply for the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science scholarships. We will be offering sixteen scholarships to assist students with financing their Masters studies. Students applying for full or part-time study on any taught Masters Programmes in the Faculty are eligible for these scholarships which will pay 50% of the fees for Masters study. Applications must be received by Friday 27 May (terms and conditions apply – see website for details)



Trinity College Summer Residentials – CAMBRIDGE



Selwyn College Arts and Humanities Taster Event

Selwyn College will be hosting an interdiscipinary taster day for year Cambridge university12’s (or equivalent) interested in the arts and humanities, on 29th June 2016. Come and see what it’s like to study History, Art History, Italian, Archaeology, Anthropology, Film, and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge. At this Arts and Humanities Taster Day themed around Italy, you will travel (virtually) through the peninsula with University of Cambridge scholars as your guides.The day will involve a number of lectures, discussions, and an interactive session in one of the University of Cambridge’s museums. Overnight accommodation will be available to those travelling long distances, and those wishing to attend the University of Cambridge Open Day on 30th June. To be eligible to apply applicants must; be in year 12 (or equivalent), attend a state school or college, and be on track to achieve results that make them a competitive Oxbridge applicant. Applications are now open, and the closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th May 2016. For a programme and application form please go to