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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.

July

Covid-19: What is happening in Africa and what are the wider implications?

2 July 2020 11:30 - 13:00

Case studies of South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria

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The theory of mind in animals

6 July 2020 15:00 - 16:00

This webinar will explore the theory of mind in animals and attempt to address the 40-year-old question of "do animals have theory of mind?" Theory of mind is defined as a specific cognitive ability that allows individuals to understand others and interpret their minds in terms of purpose, emotions, beliefs and desires. In this webinar, we will discuss these aspects.

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Visa Support - Visa Application

07 July 2020 10:00 - 11:00

Join this webinar for an overview of how to make your Tier 4 visa application and what to expect from the process. There will be the chance to ask questions.

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Pathways to Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's)

7 July 2020 11:30 - 12:30

This webinar aims to provide an overview of the SDGs and the challenges of achieving them and the role for international co-operation in the post Covid19 context.

 

This will be of particular interest for students that would like to find out more about Sustainable Development Goals and the environment.

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Get Results Day Ready

07 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

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, over achieved or not got the results you were hoping for, before giving you the chance to ask any questions. 

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Elements of nanotechnology: turning up the heat on cancer

7 July 2020 14:00 - 15:00

Dr Philip Drake is a material chemist working at the University of Bradford. His research is based on nanotechnology and includes using elements such as gadolinium, iron and silicone to produce novel materials that interact with magnetic fields and may help to produce better therapies for cancer. The webinars will introduce nanotechnology, the concepts behind it, and his work on cancer therapy.

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The beginner's guide to shooting for drama with a Sony A7

8 July 2020 15:00 - 16:00

The Sony A7 has become the affordable “go-to” film camera option for low budget productions. In this live workshop, I’ll go through the practical utilisation of a Sony A7 Mark III 24.2 Megapixel Full Frame Digital Camera, looking at best capture setting options, choice of lens focal lengths, ND filters, audio options and basic framing advice.

This will be of particular interest for students that would like to find out more about Film and Media.

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Why choose Bradford?

09 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Choosing where and what to study can be challenging. Come and find out more about what makes the University of Bradford, awarded the University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020, such a fantastic place to study.

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How Paramedic students have contributed to the Covid-19 Pandemic

10 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

The UoB programme is a four-year degree and three of the four years are working on front line ambulances whilst the Year 1s have all volunteered to help out in various roles. The presentation will talk about the roles that students are working in and how we have prepared them for that.

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Alternatives to traditional work experience and volunteering

14 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

In the current situation, gaining work experience and/or volunteering, may seem a lot harder or you may have had planned placements that have had to be cancelled. This session will look at possible alternatives, how to use your existing experiences to showcase your skills and other ways to show passion and enthusiasm for your chosen subject.

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Medical materials for the detection of bacteria or fungi

14 July 2020 14:00 - 15:00

This webinar describes our work on smart polymers that respond to pathogens for combating ant-microbial resistance and possible treatments against fungal diseases. We include chemical synthesis, polymer physics, micro and cell biology.

This will be of particular interest for students that would like to find out more about Cellular Microbiology.

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DBA Online Event

15 July 2020 14:00 - 15:00

Our online information events are a great way to find out more about our DBA programme and talk to our team via a live web link from your computer, tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android). These sessions are ideal if you live or work overseas or if you're based in the UK but don't have the time to visit us on campus.

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The Politics of the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

16 July 2020 10:00 - 11:00

This webinar will examine the international, national and local responses to the Ebola Crisis in West Africa, 2014-16.

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Action Planning

16 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Top tips for focusing your ideas and deciding what steps to take to achieve your goals, as you prepare to select universities, courses, plan for the future and begin writing your personal statement. 

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Personal Statements

21 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will focus on what to include and how to structure your personal statement. 

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Personal Statements for Health Courses

23 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will focus on what to include and how to structure your personal statement, focussing specifically on top tips for those applying to health courses.

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Covid-19: the impact on people’s occupational engagement

23 July 2020 14:00 - 15:00

The impact of Covid-19 and the restrictions associated with having to socially isolate caused people to experience occupational deprivation. Occupational limitations such as this can adversely affect peoples’ health and wellbeing, and this webinar discusses the impacts of these and explores how an occupational therapist could prevent adverse implications through support to engage in meaningful and purposeful occupation. The webinar is of interest to anyone considering a career as an occupational therapist, or to someone who hasn’t heard of this career but is passionate in wanting to enable people to have a quality of life, and in overcoming physical or emotional health barriers.

This will be of particular interest for students that would like to find out more about Occupational Therapy.

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Visa Support - Visa Application

27 July 2020 14:00 - 15:00

Join this webinar for an overview of how to make your Tier 4 visa application and what to expect from the process. There will be a chance to ask questions.

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Making the most of Summer - Supporting your UCAS application

28 July 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Top tips for planning and having an effective summer, in preparation for your personal statement and UCAS applications. We will also look at how to use the summer to gain additional transferable skills.

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August

Transitioning to University - top tips for preparing

4 August 2020 15:30 - 16:30

As the start of university approaches, this session will provide some top tips on how to best prepare, thinking about what your first few months of university may include.  

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Pre-arrival - What happens when you arrive?

17 August 2020 10:00 - 11:00

Prepare for your journey to Bradford, including information on accommodation, what to expect from your first few weeks, and how to book the airport pick-up service. There will be the chance to ask questions.

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September

Pre-arrival - What happens when you arrive?

2 September 2020 14:00 - 15:00

Prepare for your journey to Bradford, including information on accommodation, what to expect from your first few weeks, and how to book the airport pick-up service. There will be a chance to ask questions.

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