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Webinars and Live Events

The University of Bradford holds webinars and live events throughout the year, giving you an insight into life at Bradford, along with useful and practical information and advice which will guide you through your journey to University.

September 2022

UCAS Application Support and Personal Statements

Thursday 29th September 2022

18:00 - 19:30

Join us for an interactive workshop advising students interested in applying to University, the UCAS application process and how to complete a Personal Statement. This session will also give details of our Progression Scheme. 

This session is suitable for Year 13 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc) and for those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

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November 2022

Interview Skills

Thursday 3rd November 2022

18:00 - 19:30

Join us for this interactive workshop preparing students for a range of interview formats, how to prepare and what to expect on the day.  

This session is suitable for Year 13 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc) / for those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

December 2022

Student Life Q&A: Meet our current students

Thursday 8th December 2022 

18:00-19:30

This session will allow you to hear from some of our current students on their experience of studying the University of Bradford. Hear about all aspects of student life including student support, social life, course studies, development opportunities, careers and employment & living at home or away.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

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Student Life Q&A for Adult Learners: Meet our current students

Thursday 15th December 2022 

18:00-19:30

This session will allow you to hear from some of our current students on their experience of studying the University of Bradford. Hear about all aspects of student life including student support, social life, course studies, development opportunities, careers and employment & returning to learn.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

January 2023

Interview Skills

Thursday 26th January 2023

18:00 - 19:30

Join us for this interactive workshop preparing students for a range of interview formats, how to prepare and what to expect on the day.  

This session is suitable for Year 13 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc) / for those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

February 2023

Making the most of your Applicant Experience Day & Selecting your Firm Choice

Thursday 2nd February 2023 

18:00 - 19:30

So, you’ve done the research, made your choices and finally submitted your UCAS application. What now? This practical webinar will walk you through the process of receiving your university offers, and how to select your firm and insurance choices. We’ll also give you tips on how to get the most out of Applicant Experience Days you will be invited to following your offers.  
 
We know it can be a bit overwhelming, so this session will help make everything simple and clear in your minds. Join us to get your questions answered! 
 
This session is suitable for Year 13 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc) / for those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

March 2023

What next after submitting your UCAS Application? (Including UCAS Extra info)

Thursday 2nd March 2023 

18:00 - 19:30

You've done it! You've submitted your UCAS application - but what now? How does the rest of the process work? How do you use UCAS Track? What if you need to use UCAS Extra?  
 
This session gives information on what to do after submitting your UCAS application. We will look at key dates coming up, what you will need to do and how to use UCAS Track to keep up to date with the application process. We'll also run through everything you need to know about UCAS Extra.  
 
This session is suitable for Year 13 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc) / for those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners.
 
This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

Student Finance

Thursday 9th March 2023

18:00 - 19:30

This session will explore everything you need to know about Student Finance - Tuition Fees, Maintenance Loans, as well as looking into additional pots of money you may be eligible for.  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 suitable for Year 13 or equivalent who want to start university in September 2023. 

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

Adult Learners: Student Finance

Thursday 16th March 2023

18:00 - 19:30

This session will explore everything you need to know about Student Finance - Tuition Fees, Maintenance Loans, as well as looking into additional pots of money you may be eligible for.  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 suitable for those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners who want to start university in September 2023. 

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

April 2023

Why HE? Why University? What is Student Life? (with Ambassadors)

Tuesday 25th April 2023 

18:00 - 19:30

Is University for you? Why should you consider going to University? This webinar will give you an insight into exactly what it's like to go to University and the benefits it can bring you. Current students will share their experiences with you and answer any questions you may have.   

This session is suitable for Year 12, and Access students, as well as those who are looking to start University in September 2024.  

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

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Widening Participation – Meet our Ambassadors from underrepresented groups in HE

Thursday 27th April 2023

18:00 - 19:30

The University of Bradford is committed to raising aspirations and widening access to Higher Education, ensuring high quality education is available to all individuals, regardless of background, who have the potential to succeed.  We are dedicated to supporting students from a wide range of backgrounds including Adult learners (21 or over on the first day of term), Refugee/Asylum Seekers, Care Leavers or those previously looked after, Estranged students, Young Adult Carers and those from Armed Forces families, a Gypsy, Roma or Traveller community or low participation neighbourhood.  

This webinar will bring together student ambassadors from some of these backgrounds to give you an insight into all areas of university life, independent living and support they've received throughout their journey from the University.  

This session is suitable for Year 12, 13 or those studying equivalent qualifications (BTEC etc) and for Access to HE students and other adult learners.   

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria.  More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

May 2023

Why Bradford? (Including Progression Scheme info)

Tuesday 16th May 2023

18:00 - 19:30

The webinar will focus on academic experience, learning and teaching style across different subjects at the University of Bradford. A panel of current students and alumni will be sharing about all aspects of their student life and what makes Bradford experience so unique and unforgettable. There will be opportunities for you to ask us any questions during the session.

This session is suitable for Year 12 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc). 

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

Plan B - Alternative to Uni, UCAS Extra, Clearing & Foundation/Cascade

Thursday 25th May 2023

18:00 -19:30

This session will help you to prepare an effective plan B, should you change your mind about your choices, or need to look at alternative course options. The session will explore Clearing, Cascade Courses, Foundation Years, and other options you have if you do not achieve your preferred University offer. This session is suitable for Year 13 students, those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc), those studying Access to HE courses and other adult learners. It is also suitable for those who want to go to University but have not applied in the main cycle.  

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria. More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

June 2023

Get Results Day Ready

Thursday 29th June 2023

18:00 - 19:30

Find out how to prepare for receiving your results. We will cover what happens when you get your Level 3 qualifications; information on how to ensure that universities have all of your information, top tips for if you have changed your mind, overachieved or not got the results you were hoping for, before giving you the chance to ask any questions.

This session is suitable for Year 13 students or those studying an equivalent qualification (BTEC etc) and for those studying Access to HE courses.

This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria.  More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register

July 2023

Making the most of Summer / Make your Personal Statement Stand Out!

Tuesday 4th July 2023 18:00 - 19:30

How do you get insight into your chosen career? How can you gain relevant work experience to detail in your personal statement?

This session will explore these questions and offer some practical solutions. The Outreach and Recruitment Team will highlight ways of getting insight into different careers, present innovative ways in which you can develop experience and ready for your personal statement, as well as giving you tips on what you can do this summer to ensure your personal statement stands out! 
 
This session is suitable for Year 12, and Access students, as well as those who are looking to start University in September 2024.  This webinar is part of our Progression Scheme Programme which supports undergraduate applicants whose personal and educational circumstances mean they could be less likely to receive an offer based on our standard entry criteria.  More details of the Progression Scheme are available here.

Register