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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.

April

KTN - "Lost in Translation?"

6 April 2020 17:30 - 19:45

Knowledge Transfer Network event featuring Dr Natalie Wilmot, MBA Director at the University of Bradford.

"Lost in Translation? Language, communication and the challenges of doing business internationally"

Although the government has a strategy to increase exports from 30% to 35% of GDP, there is considerable evidence to suggest that a lack of foreign language skills is holding the UK back from reaching this target. This talk explores some of the opportunities and pitfalls of doing business internationally from a language perspective.

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MBA Online Event

7 April 2020 12:00 - 13:00

Our MBA programmes are aimed at intelligent, highly motivated managers who wish to equip themselves with the essential business and management skills required in the increasingly competitive, diverse and dynamic business environment.

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Plan B

7 April 2020 15:30-16:30

Get ideas on how to prepare an effective plan B, should you change your mind about your choices, or need to look at alternative course options. We know that people are in different situations at the moment, some waiting for grades and some completing assignments and will aim to cover all the questions you have for 2020 entry.

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Student Finance

15 April 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will include an overview of what financial support is available, how to apply and some top tips for budgeting your money.

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Unibuddy Live Event: Budgeting in Bradford

16 April 2020 15:30 - 17:00

A chance to chat with current students about their top tips for budgeting as a student and the best places to go in the city.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place and you do not need to register. 

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Parents & Carers of students applying for 2020 entry

16 April 2020 17:00 - 18:00

This webinar will provide some guidance around how the University is supporting its students during the COVID-19 situation as well as supporting future applicants. We will also speak about the support students can access and expect from the University, as well as providing some examples of what students can do to stay busy during the summer.

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Job Hunting in the UK for International Students

23 April 2020 10:00 - 11:00

This session will offer the ultimate guide for overseas students to get valuable work experience in the UK and solve work-related visa issues. You will find out how we help our international students to secure fantastic internships and dream jobs here at Bradford. 

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Parents & Carers of year 11 students

27 April 2020 17:00 - 18:00

This webinar will highlight the importance of post -16 subject qualification/subject choice, useful work experience for students to undertake and future University opportunities to help guide students post -18 decisions.

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Time Management

28 April 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Good time management is key to making the most of all the opportunities available at university. This session will look at some good strategies for managing your time effectively. 

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Studying with no exams to revise for

30 April 2020 15:30 - 16:30

With no exams for many of you this year, this session will look at top tips for consolidating your knowledge, to give you the best start at university, without sitting down to revise for exams.

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May

Student Finance

5 May 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will include an overview of what financial support is available, how to apply and some top tips for budgeting your money.

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Visa Support - CAS Issuing

6 May 2020 10:00 - 11:00

Find out what information you will need to provide so that the International Student Support team can issue your CAS. There will be the chance to ask questions.

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UCAS Deadline - FAQ's

12 May 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will cover the most frequently asked questions in the run-up to the UCAS decision deadline, before giving you a chance to ask any questions of your own.

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Parents & Carers of students applying for 2021 entry

14 May 2020 17:00 - 18:00

This webinar will cover UCAS and the normal UCAS cycle as well as cover the admissions process from a University perspective. There will also be a section on future University engagement opportunities. 

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Top-tips for preparing for university study

19 May 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Getting ready to start university? This session will cover many of the different learning styles used at university and things you can be practising now in order to be prepared.

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21 May 2020 15:30 - 17:00

Speak with our students about their experiences of university teaching and how they found the transition.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

Picking the right university for you

26 May 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Top tips for effective research, to help you decide which university and course are the right ones for you. 

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28 May 2020 15:30 - 17:00

Chat to our staff and students about their top tips for how to pick a university and course. Speak with students who are living at home while studying and those who have moved away to help you decide what might be the right option for you.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

June

Student Life

2 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will give you an insight into all areas of university life. Come and find out about the wide range of opportunities available to make the most of your experience.

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Student life and balancing placement

4 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Thinking about a course which includes a placement? This session will provide an insight into these experiences and focus on the student life experiences of placement students. 

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5 June 2020 15:30 - 17:00

This is your chance to chat with a group of our current students about their varied student life experiences and ask for their top tips.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

Alternatives to Medicine

9 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will explore options for students that are considering Medicine but want to keep their options open. It will look at a range of other health-related STEMM subjects, including Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences and Engineering courses.

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This is Health

16 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

For anyone interested in working in health, this session will follow a patients journey from injury all the way through to recovery with a focus on the key allied health professionals that the patient will encounter, giving you an insight into the broad range of health-related courses available.

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UCAS and Personal Statements

23 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will begin with an introduction to the UCAS application process, before beginning to look at top tips for your personal statement and giving you a chance to ask questions.

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UCAS and Personal Statements for Health Courses

25 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will begin with an introduction to the UCAS application process, before beginning to look at top tips for your personal statement, specifically for those looking to apply to health courses.

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Student Finance

30 June 2020 15:30 - 16:30

This session will include an overview of what financial support is available, how to apply and some top tips for budgeting your money.

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July

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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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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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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10 July 2020 15:30 - 17:00

Chat to a group of current students about what made the University of Bradford the right place for them, ask questions to find out more about their experiences and what makes Bradford a great place to study.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

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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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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17 July 2020 15:30 - 17:00

Speak with our staff and students about their top tips for gaining a broad range of experiences to talk about in your personal statements and interviews.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

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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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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30 July 2020 15:30 - 17:00

Come and chat to our staff and students about how they made the most of their summer when preparing to apply to university and have your questions answered.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

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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6 August 2020 15:30 - 17:00

Not sure what to do in the summer before starting university? Come and chat to our staff and students about how they made the most of their time to make sure they were well prepared.

Please note: this event can only be joined on the day it takes place, a link will be added closer to the event date and you do not need to register. 

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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