The North of Scotland Universities Collaborative Project will be hosting a number of events this June supporting school pupils from across the region in thinking about future careers and pathways. We will be hosting five events this summer, including information sessions for students interested in careers in Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Professions, a student life session featuring students from across the region, and important information for pupils who are beginning to research universities or subject choices for the future.
Pupils can register individually for as many events as they’re interested in with a full list of events below:
- Wednesday 9th June 2021, 18:00-19:00: Degrees and Careers in Healthcare
- Thursday 10th June 2021, 18:00-19:00: Medicine Information Session
- Thursday 17th June 2021, 18:30-19:30: Student Life Panel
- Tuesday 22nd June 2021, 18:00-19:00: Study in the North of Scotland (UCAS Information Event)
- Wednesday 23rd June 2021: 18:00-19:00: Pathways to University (Articulation and Top Up degrees)
Our booking form can be found here: https://app.geckoform.com/public/#/modern/FOEU022eZ9WpNpH2
All pupils, as well as their parents and guardians, are welcome to attend these sessions.
The University of Aberdeen will be hosting two Virtual Open Days in June and August open to all pupils and their families/guardians. Registration for our Medicine Virtual Open Day on Saturday 12 June is now live and registration for our August Virtual Open Day on Tuesday 31 August will open imminently. You can find out more about these events and register here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/undergraduate-open-day/
As restrictions allow we hope to increase our in-person activities. Pupils and their families can now book onto our Enhanced Campus Visit days (4 August – 27 October), which will allow small groups of prospective students to meet staff and students and explore our beautiful campus. Bookings for these visits are open at the following link: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/campus-visit.php We also hope that we will be able to host our Saturday 2 October Open Day in person; more information will be published online nearer the time.
We’re also really excited to launch our new Ask Aberdeen podcast, aimed at prospective students who want to learn more about the University from those who know it best – our staff and students. Episodes will be released weekly on all major podcast platforms – pupils can subscribe for reminders of new episodes. More information can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/events/resources/ask-aberdeen.php
Other upcoming events and links to find out more:
University of Aberdeen Open Days Various dates, June-October 2021 – More information here
Campus Tours / Enhanced Campus VisitsVarious dates, June-October 2021 – More information here
Unibuddy Chats for Enquirers Various dates, June-July 2021 – Full events schedule here
North of Scotland Universities Collaborative Virtual Events Various dates, June 2021 – Register for event here
UK University Search Fairs Wednesday 16 June, Wednesday 14 July – Register for UK University Search fairs
UCAS Discovery Week Tuesday 22-Saturday 26 June – Register for UCAS Discovery Week
#AskABDN Interactive Video – answering your most frequently asked questions – Watch our videos here
2022 Prospectus – now available to download and/or request a copy – Request or download a prospectus
The Student Advice and Support Team (SAST) from NESCol will be hosting online events throughout July and August for new applicants who may benefit from a supported transition to College.
This will be a chance to meet (virtually) with other students as well as members of the SAST and have an introduction to life as a student at NESCol and address any queries you may have prior to starting College. We want to ensure your transition to College life is as smooth as possible. Our programme of events will include:
- An opportunity to meet with other applicants and with staff
- Group exercises, discussions and team working
- Virtual Campus Tours
- Introduction to Study Skills
- Introduction to Money Management
- And more…
To find out more email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also sign up for events using the following form – https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ANvEuFAN4UC163uCkKi5uyjcqZ0pJU1Jlpw7iinzixhUNzlNSEFHOFBHSVBKUk5VVDlZWU9JTE1RMS4u