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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.

May 2021

Tracking pathogen transmissions

19 May 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Over the past year we have heard a lot of terms like R number, herd immunity and more transmissible Covid variants. This webinar will walk you through these definitions and how epidemiology has progressed over the years.

 

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Media, Design & Technology Careers Panel

20th May 2021  16:30-17:30

This session will be delivered by graduates and students working in the Media, Design and Technology sector. The session shall give you a real insight into the demands of such a career and give you the opportunity to ask the question you really want. This session is being offered to enable you to get a real understanding of a career in this field to help with your personal statement and interviews. If you have an interest in Games Design, TV Production and Filming, as well as, Animation and Visual Effects, then this is the session for you!

This session is open to all students.
#GamesDesign #VisualEffects #Film&TVProduction #CityofFilm #GraphicsForGames #Animation

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Media, Design & Technology Careers Panel

20th May 2021  19:30-20:30

This session will be delivered by graduates and students working in the Media, Design and Technology sector. The session shall give you a real insight into the demands of such a career and give you the opportunity to ask the question you really want. This session is being offered to enable you to get a real understanding of a career in this field to help with your personal statement and interviews. If you have an interest in Games Design, TV Production and Filming, as well as, Animation and Visual Effects, then this is the session for you!

This session is open to all students.
#GamesDesign #VisualEffects #Film&TVProduction #CityofFilm #GraphicsForGames #Animation

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Fees, Finance and Scholarships

24th May 2021 10:00 - 11:00

Find out more about fees, finance and scholarship options at the University of Bradford.

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Computer Science Careers Panel 24 May 16:30-17:30

Join academics from our Computer Science department as they talk about careers you can progress into following a Computer Science Degree.

They will also be joined by the Co-Founder of Exa Networks, an Internet Service Provider company founded in Bradford.

This talk will help you learn more about opportunities within the computing sector and the various areas of focus within Computer Science.

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Heritage and Archaeology at the University of Bradford 25 May 16:30-17:30

Are you interested in history and culture? Do you like visiting remarkable places? Join this session to hear from academics at Bradford who are pleased to be launching a new undergraduate degree that introduces students to modern practices in the heritage sector and the theoretical underpinnings of heritage, culture, sense of identity and place.

At this webinar, you’ll learn about the course, how the department is working to use heritage to improve communities, conserve heritage at risk, and how we’re working with the City of Bradford on the value of heritage.

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Law for Driverless Cars

26 May 2021 16:30 - 17:30

We will discuss the expansive use of driverless technology and the legal issues which are likely to emerge from that use.

 

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Why study Public Health and Community Wellbeing?

26th May 2021  18:30-19:30

A very popular degree area, learn about the various careers that a Public Health and Community Wellbeing degree can take you into. 

A fast growing sector, which has a wide variety of roles available to graduates.

Public Health students have a large range of careers to choose from following graduation.  

From opportunities to be based in hospitals, charities, community centres and schools, lots of people can find a career suited to them.

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Plan B: Preparing an alternative route to University

27th May 2021  16:30-17:30

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 shall explore Clearing, Cascade Courses, Foundation Years, and other options you have if you do not achieve your preferred University offer. This session is for Year 13, Access Students, and those who want to go to University, but have not applied in the main cycle.

#ExploringYourOptions #Year13 # Access/AdultLearners #StillTimeToApply

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Plan B: Preparing an alternative route to University

27th May 2021  19:30-20:30

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 shall explore Clearing, Cascade Courses, Foundation Years, and other options you have if you do not achieve your preferred University offer. This session is for Year 13, Access Students, and those who want to go to University, but have not applied in the main cycle.

#ExploringYourOptions #Year13 # Access/AdultLearners #StillTimeToApply

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June

Business Managers in a Digital Age

9 June 2021 16:30 - 17:30

This interactive session offers insight into the latest trends in business and management, with a particular focus on the skills needed for future business managers.

How are organisations adapting to thrive in an ever-changing digital marketplace? How is the University of Bradford future proofing our graduates for successful careers in the digital age?

Participants will be exposed to contemporary business scenarios and participate in a fun, informative activity, which reflects managerial decision-making in modern times.

 

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Which Uni / Which Course? How do you decide?

10th June 2021  16:30-17:30

Ever wondered how to choose your top 5 Universities? How to differentiate between the many courses that are available at University? This session shall explore some of the key factors you should be considering when making your University and Course choices. Everything from cost, to location, to league tables will be discussed. If you are starting your Higher Education journey, then this is definitely the place to start.

This session is for Year 12 students and those thinking of starting University in September 2022.
#ThinkingOfUniversity #Year12 #HowToDecide

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Which Uni / Which Course? How do you decide?

10th June 2021  19:30-20:30

Ever wondered how to choose your top 5 Universities? How to differentiate between the many courses that are available at University? This session shall explore some of the key factors you should be considering when making your University and Course choices. Everything from cost, to location, to league tables will be discussed. If you are starting your Higher Education journey, then this is definitely the place to start.

This session is for Year 12 students and those thinking of starting University in September 2022.
#ThinkingOfUniversity #Year12 #HowToDecide

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Psychology 101: Developmental Disorders

16 June 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Developmental disorders are surprisingly common, affecting as many as 1 in 10 of the population. This not only affects the person with the condition, but also impacts on their family, the classroom, the work place and wider society.

Psychology helps us to understand developmental disorders and the implications for society.

 

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UCAS & Personal Statements : Everything you need to know!

17th June 2021  16:30-17:30

Are you worried about navigating UCAS and writing your personal statement? This session shall explore e the UCAS process, and go into detail on how to structure and write your personal statement. You shall explore the tricky opening paragraph, how to identify the and evidence the key skills you require for your course, whilst covering some top tips on making sure your personal statement stands out!

This session is suitable for Year 12, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to enter University in September 2022.


#UCAS #PersonalStatements #TopTipsForUCAS

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UCAS & Personal Statements : Everything you need to know!

17th June 2021  19:30-20:30

Are you worried about navigating UCAS and writing your personal statement? This session shall explore e the UCAS process, and go into detail on how to structure and write your personal statement. You shall explore the tricky opening paragraph, how to identify the and evidence the key skills you require for your course, whilst covering some top tips on making sure your personal statement stands out!

This session is suitable for Year 12, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to enter University in September 2022.


#UCAS #PersonalStatements #TopTipsForUCAS

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Psychology 101:What is memory?

23 June 2021 16:30 - 17:30

What is memory and what are some of the different types of memory? How do we store memories and which brain areas are used when we remember?

Dr. Valerie Lesk will explore these questions and more.

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UCAS & Personal Statements for Health Courses

24th June 2021  16:30-17:30

This session is for students who are looking to progress to health or allied health courses. The session will explore everything from the UCAS process, as well as, going into detail on how to structure and write your personal statement. Specifically, the session will look at key skills each course looks for, whilst covering some top tips on making sure your personal statement stands out!

This session is suitable for Year 12, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to enter a health course in September 2022.


#HealthCareers #UnderstandingUCAS #PersonalStatements #Year12 #Access #AdultLearners

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UCAS & Personal Statements for Health Courses

24th June 2021  19:30-20:30

This session is for students who are looking to progress to health or allied health courses. The session will explore everything from the UCAS process, as well as, going into detail on how to structure and write your personal statement. Specifically, the session will look at key skills each course looks for, whilst covering some top tips on making sure your personal statement stands out!

This session is suitable for Year 12, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to enter a health course in September 2022.


#HealthCareers #UnderstandingUCAS #PersonalStatements #Year12 #Access #AdultLearners

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Why do an Integrated Industrial Placement in your Engineering degree?

30 June 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Time spent working in a relevant industry as an integrated part of a degree course can be highly beneficial to a student's development and employability.

Current engineering placement students will share their experiences and discuss the benefits of a placement year, with Professor of Process Engineering, Adrian Kelly.

 

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Psychology 101: Focusing on the "Positive" side of the Human Condition

30 June 2021  18:00 - 19:00

Positive psychology techniques are used to counteract symptoms with strengths, to replace weaknesses and shed light on optimism and flow.

This webinar will introduce theory and research in the field of positive psychology.

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July

Transition to Uni: How to prepare and how to cope?

1st July 2021  16:30-17:30

Are you worried about the challenge of going to University and how you will cope? This session shall explore the transition to University, what you can expect, and what support Universities offer to ensure you succeed. Come along and find out our best tips to help you prepare in the summer, and have your concerns answered.

This session is suitable for Year 13, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to start University in September 2021.


#MovingToUniversity #StepUpToHE #SupportAtUniversity #WorriedAboutHE #HowToPrepare

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Transition to Uni: How to prepare and how to cope?

1st July 2021  19:30-20:30

Are you worried about the challenge of going to University and how you will cope? This session shall explore the transition to University, what you can expect, and what support Universities offer to ensure you succeed. Come along and find out our best tips to help you prepare in the summer, and have your concerns answered.

This session is suitable for Year 13, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to start University in September 2021.


#MovingToUniversity #StepUpToHE #SupportAtUniversity #WorriedAboutHE #HowToPrepare

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Psychology 101: The Development of Children's Thinking

7 July 2021 16:30 - 17:30

Young children's thinking changes as they progress through the stages of development.

Dr Gill Waters will use entertaining video clips to demonstrate some of the abilities that young children have, and don't have!

 

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UCAS & Personal Statements : Everything you need to know!

8th July 2021  16:30-17:30

Are you worried about navigating UCAS and writing your personal statement? This session shall explore e the UCAS process, and go into detail on how to structure and write your personal statement. You shall explore the tricky opening paragraph, how to identify the and evidence the key skills you require for your course, whilst covering some top tips on making sure your personal statement stands out!

This session is suitable for Year 12, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to enter University in September 2022.


#UCAS #PersonalStatements #TopTipsForUCAS

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UCAS & Personal Statements : Everything you need to know!

8th July 2021  19:30-20:30

Are you worried about navigating UCAS and writing your personal statement? This session shall explore e the UCAS process, and go into detail on how to structure and write your personal statement. You shall explore the tricky opening paragraph, how to identify the and evidence the key skills you require for your course, whilst covering some top tips on making sure your personal statement stands out!

This session is suitable for Year 12, Access Students, as well as those who are looking to enter University in September 2022.


#UCAS #PersonalStatements #TopTipsForUCAS

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Your body clock and how it affects your appetite

14 July 2021 16:30 - 17:30

The body has an internal clock that controls our basic physiological functions (e.g. eating and sleeping) and is programmed to go through specific rhythms every day. Disruption to these rhythms can lead to severe long-term health problems including obesity and type-2 diabetes.

We will discuss the biological mechanism involved in the circadian control of appetite and body weight regulation and why disruption of our body clock can lead to obesity and how this can be reversed.

 

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Get Results Ready

15 July 2021  16:30-17:30

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. 

 

#ResultsDay #BeingPrepared 

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Get Results Ready

15 July 2021  19:30-20:30

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. 

 

#ResultsDay #BeingPrepared 

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Tips for work experience in a COVID World

29th July 2021  16:30-17:30

How do you get insight into your chosen career in the world of COVID? This session shall explore this very question. The team will highlight ways of getting insight that are still available, 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 2022.


#MakingTheMostOfMySummer #WorkExperience #CareerInsight #StandOutFromTheCrowd

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Tips for work experience in a COVID World

29th July 2021  19:30-20:30

How do you get insight into your chosen career in the world of COVID? This session shall explore this very question. The team will highlight ways of getting insight that are still available, 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 2022.


#MakingTheMostOfMySummer #WorkExperience #CareerInsight #StandOutFromTheCrowd

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August 2021

Accommodation Webinar

5 August 2021 13:00 - 14:00

Learn more about our award-winning, on-campus accommodation – The Green. The Green is made up of apartments and townhouses, both including spacious communal areas and wonderful outdoor spaces.

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