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Teachers and Advisors Conference 2016: Transitions

This year's event will be held on Thursday 26 May.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive information, advice and guidance to support your students with their transition to leading UK universities;
  • Discuss a spectrum of subjects offered at Warwick with academics from across the University;
  • Gain insight into graduate employment prospects;
  • Discuss the latest information on student finance;
  • Network with education professionals from across the UK.

Attendance is free of charge and booking is now open

Conference Programme

9:00am – 9:30am Registration and Refreshments

9:30am – 9:45am Welcome and Opening Address

9:45am – 11:00am Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker

9:45am – 11:00am

Professor Christina Hughes – Pro Vice Chancellor (Teaching & Learning), University of Warwick

Transitions: How do we support our students in an ever changing education landscape?

11:00am – 11:15am Session Changeover & Refreshments

Session One - 1 hour workshop

11:15am – 12:15pm

Identifying and understanding the Barriers to Effective Transition

Aspire, Apply, Attain

Employability

UCAS Tariff Changes

12:15pm – 1:00pm Lightning Lectures
Academics from across various Warwick departments will showcase an area of their work with just six minutes and forty seconds each!

1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch & Marketplace
Including the opportunity to talk to Warwick academics and departments on a one-to-one basis at the marketplace.

2:00pm – 2:40pm Afternoon Panel Session
My Journey – A panel of current students give insights into their education journeys and provide thoughts on how Warwick has supported them through their transition.

Refreshments will be provided outside the room.

Session Two - 1 hour workshop

2:50pm - 3:50pm

Personal Statements and References: Are academics and teachers seeing things differently?

Alternative Routes in to Warwick

Degrees of the Future

Applying to a Competitive Course

Session Three – Snapshots

3:55pm – 4:25pm

PG Study – Not Just an After Thought

IGGY

Clearing & Adjustment

Student Finance Update

4:25pm - Closing Comments

4:45pm - Optional Campus Tour


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