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Schools and Colleges Newsletter

12 April 2021

Welcome to our online newsletter for this academic year, helping to keep you up to date with all the support and activity happening during the next week.

 

ANY QUESTIONS: 

Guidance for students who have applied / are wanting to apply for 2021 Undergraduate entry at the University of Bradford.

Have you applied to the University of Bradford, but have questions?  Are you thinking about applying / wanting to apply, but have questions?

The Outreach & Recruitment Team are here to answer your queries with advice on things like:  Interview Skills, Application Advice, Personal Statements, Student Finance (the basics), Study Skills, UCAS Extra, Plan B, Making the Most of Your Pre-University Summer, Work Experience - what to think about, what kind of support you get when you get here and where is Bradford, anyway?

We are holding Call Back sessions to support you and answer your questions on the following:

Bi-weekly Tuesday afternoons between 3pm-5pm:  27 April / 11 May / 25 May

Book your call back now by clicking this link

We looking forward to speaking with you!

Any issues booking your call back, please, drop us an email at: schoolsandcolleges@bradford.ac.uk

 

Academic sessions

Our academic sessions are a fantastic way to find out more about lots of different subjects, to help you think about what you might want to study at university. Many of our academics will also be running sessions focussing on their research, which will help you to show your passion for your subject when writing your personal statement later this year. Below are our next few academic sessions. Please visit our webinars website for a full list, covering a diversity of topics: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/webinars/

Elastomers, Recycling and the Circular Economy

14 April 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Recycling and the move towards a circular economy is an increasing popular ideology. Yet complex materials such as mixed polymers and thermosets still require extra attention.

 

Register

Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy

21 April 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Regenerative medicine aims to grow or repair organs to be used as replacements for damaged tissues and organs. The field has the potential to provide new organs for transplantation.

Currently, cell therapy is being used to replace damaged cells and provide biological agents to the surrounding tissue. 

Register

Polymer Blends and Compounds: where Chemistry meets Engineering

28 April 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Polymer chemistry and polymer physics are often regarded as distant from the engineering world and technological applications. 

Polymer science can produce brand new classes of material - by picking and choosing the ingredients from existing polymer structures - and achieve unprecedented and surprising properties that are used in sport cars thru to regenerative medicine applications. 

Register

Post 16 Activity

Health Careers Panel : An insight into the life of Health Professionals

22nd April 2021  16:30-17:30

This session will be delivered by graduates and students from the School of Health. The session shall give you a real insight into the demands of a career in Health. We recognise students have been unable to gain work experience, and so this provides you an opportunity to find out from those who are studying and working in health, what their experience is like. You will hear from our NHS Heroes, as well as from students who took to supporting the NHS during this global pandemic!

This session is open to all students.
#HealthCareers #NHSChampions #Workexperience #WorkinginHealth

Register

Health Careers Panel : An insight into the life of Health Professionals

22nd April 2021  19:30-20:30

This session will be delivered by graduates and students from the School of Health. The session shall give you a real insight into the demands of a career in Health. We recognise students have been unable to gain work experience, and so this provides you an opportunity to find out from those who are studying and working in health, what their experience is like. You will hear from our NHS Heroes, as well as from students who took to supporting the NHS during this global pandemic!

This session is open to all students.
#HealthCareers #NHSChampions #Workexperience #WorkinginHealth

Register

Student Finance for Health

29th April 2021  16:30-17:30

This session will explore everything you need to know about Student Finance, focussed specifically on Health Courses. We shall explore Tuition Fees, Maintenance Loans, the NHS Bursary, as well as looking into additional pots of money you may have access to. Delivered by the Money Advice team, this is a great opportunity to have your financial questions answered and who knows, you may find you are eligible for more money than you thought!

This session is for Year 13, Access Students, and those who are wanting to start University in September 2021.


#UniFinances #Year13 #Access #AdultLearners #SchoolOfHealth #Nursing #Midwifery #Physiotherapy #DiagnosticRadiography #OccupationalTherapy

Register

Student Finance for Health

29th April 2021  19:30-20:30

This session will explore everything you need to know about Student Finance, focussed specifically on Health Courses. We shall explore Tuition Fees, Maintenance Loans, the NHS Bursary, as well as looking into additional pots of money you may have access to. Delivered by the Money Advice team, this is a great opportunity to have your financial questions answered and who knows, you may find you are eligible for more money than you thought!

This session is for Year 13, Access Students, and those who are wanting to start University in September 2021.


#UniFinances #Year13 #Access #AdultLearners #SchoolOfHealth #Nursing #Midwifery #Physiotherapy #DiagnosticRadiography #OccupationalTherapy

Register

Progression scheme

The University of Bradford Progression Scheme is designed to benefit undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. Full eligibility criteria can be viewed here: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/applicants/progression-scheme/. If you are eligible for the progression scheme, some of our webinars will include a short question related to the topic for you to go away and answer and return via an online form. Following the submission of this online form, before the given deadline, this will count as attendance at one of the two outreach events. Please note this is only for selected webinars, for full details of which webinars can count towards the progression scheme, please visit: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/applicants/progression-scheme/outreach-workshops/ 

                        Applying for Sept 2021?

You can register now and begin your UCAS Undergraduate Application.

UCAS Applications for 2021 can be submitted from September 8, 2020. The main deadline for Applications is January 15, 2021.

The Recruitment and Outreach Team here at the University of Bradford will be running UCAS and Personal Statement webinars in the coming weeks so stay tuned for further details!

 

Twitter

The Recruitment and Outreach team are pleased to announce that we have launched our own twitter account @UniBradOutreach, so we can keep you in touch with our activities and how we can support you, both now and in the future.

Any Questions

Our UK Recruitment Team is working remotely to support you and your students and can be contacted at: schoolsandcolleges@bradford.ac.uk

We also have a dedicated page specifically for applicants on Frequently Asked Questions about applying during the Corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak.