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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.

February 2023

Thursday 2 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.

Register for Making the most of your Applicant Experience Day 2 February

March 2023

Thursday 2 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.

Register for What next after submitting your UCAS application? 2 March

Tuesday 7 March 2023

17:00 - 18:00

To what extent does a car carry meaning about the type of person we imagine to be driving or owning it?

We'll explore how the idea of 'taste' is anything but natural or something we're born with; and, also link in the extent to which cars can transmit ideas linked with ethnicity, gender and social class.

Register for Cars: Race, Taste and Class 7 March

Tuesday 14 March 2023

17:00 - 18:00

Why should we keep our body in good condition to enjoy an active life style? How do Biomedical Engineers and Clinical Technologists find life saving solutions for various health conditions?  

Learn about implants for replacing diseased/damaged/injured body parts/tissues/organs and the manufacturing techniques for the production of synthetic blood vessels and other medical interventions.

Register for Biomedical Engineers & Clinical Technologists: who, what, why and where to!

Student Finance

Thursday 9 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.

Register for Student Finance 9 March

Thursday 16 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.

Register for Adult Learners: Student Finance 16 March

Tuesday 21 March 2023

17:00 - 18:00

The British cosmetics industry is one of the largest in the world and home to global companies such as Unilever, the Body Shop and Avon. In 2021, the UK health and beauty care market's worth was over £36 billion and is predicted to grow continuously over the next 10 years.

In this webinar we'll explore the components of our new Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics course, future career opportunities in this field, and life at Bradford. You will have the opportunity to ask questions of our academics and a current Bradford student.

Register for BSc Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science: what it is and where it can lead!

Tuesday 28 March 2023

17:00 - 18:00

Clinical science is a high-demand industry and may lead to a career in healthcare management, the health professions or in research and development of techniques and equipment to help prevent, diagnose and treat illness.

In this webinar, our academics and students, will delve into the clinical science course at Bradford and where your future career pathways may take you.

Register for BSc Clinical Science: what's it all about?

April 2023

Tuesday 18th April 2023

17:00 - 18:00

Engineering innovation during the Industrial Revolution dominated the natural world, no matter what the cost!

By contrast Engineering today is increasingly inspired by the natural world to provide ‘better’, more sustainable solutions.

The language of Mathematics is used to translate the natural world into engineering design solutions: flocks of birds foraging for food appear to behave as a single organism to find a food source quickly, a 'better design’ than individually foraging. In this webinar, we shall translate this into engineering designs!

Register for Birds, Bees and Engineering

 

 

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

Tuesday 25 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.

Register for Why HE? Why University? What is Student Life? 25 April

Thursday 27 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.

Register for Widening Participation - Meet our ambassadors 27 April

May 2023

Tuesday 2 May 2023

17:00 - 18:00

Hurricane-resistant building products, medical technologies (including stents) and super pipes have all been developed at the world class polymer research laboratories at the University of Bradford.

Discover in this webinar how polymer research (including on plastics and rubber materials), and close collaboration with world-wide industry partners, has led to a range of high-performance products and novel manufacturing processes.

Register for Polymers - miraculous molecules in our modern world

Tuesday 9 May 2023

17:00 - 18:00

Cosmetics, medicines and vaccines are part of our modern life. How do these make it to market and what role do engineers play?

Find out how pharmacists, cosmetic scientists, formulators and engineers work in multi-disciplinary teams to manufacture drugs and personal care products.  And gain insights into new delivery methods for medicines and cosmetics and how we'll meet the future demands of personalised medicine.

Register for Lipsticks, drugs and vaccines: who develops them and how are they made?

16 May 2023
16:30 - 17:30

How can contemporary architecture help tackle global challenges such as climate change and inequality?

In this webinar a range of architectural projects will be investigated, examining why good architecture is needed more than ever.

Register for Architecture in a Global World

Why Bradford? (Including Progression Scheme info)

Tuesday 16 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.

Register for Why Bradford? 16 March

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

Thursday 25 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.

Register for Plan B - Alternative to Uni 25 May

June 2023

Thursday 29 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.

Register for Get Results Day Ready 29 June

July 2023

Tuesday 4 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.

Register for Making the most of Summer 4 July

Watch anytime

Join us for an informative workshop looking at hints and tips on how to make study sessions achievable & effective. Covers elements such as time management; planning your work, note-taking and active learning. Also get some tips on planning revision effectively and being prepared for exams.  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.  

Please note, this webinar is not included in the progression scheme.

What Study and Revision Skills webinar