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Careers Calendar 2017-2018

Careers Calendar 2017-2018

(some of these dates are provisional and may change, while some have still to be confirmed)

Date

Event

August

 

31 August

Ucas Parents’ Information Evening

September

 

 5 Sept

Personal statement guidance 1 – Law (session taken by member of staff from Uni of Law, Chester)

6 Sept

UU Open Day –Jordanstown

7 Sept

Queen’s University Open Day

9 Sept (Sat)

Queen’s University Family Open Day 10.30am – 4pm

 11 Sept

Personal statement guidance 2 – Engineering

 12 Sept

Project Trust (gap year organisation) talk 1pm in the careers suite

 12 Sept

Strathearn’s internal Early Applicant Deadline

13 Sept

University of Dundee talk – lunchtime

14 Sept

Form 5 talk on preparing for careers guidance interviews period 1

14 Sept

Talk on applying to Oxford

15 Sept

Personal statement guidance 3 – English

18 Sept

Talk by St Andrews 12.50pm

19 Sept

Talk on Veterinary Science 1pm

 20 Sept

Personal statement guidance 4 – Finance/accounting/business

Mid Sept

Careers guidance interviews get underway for Form 5

21 Sept

Form 5 Careers Talks 1 - Engineering

22 Sept

Nursing seminar – lunch time

 23 Sept (Sat)

University of Ulster Open Day – Coleraine

 

 

 25 Sept

Personal statement guidance 5 – Science

 27 Sept

Personal statement guidance 6 History

29 Sept

Personal statement guidance 7 - Languages

 30 Sept (Sat)

University of Ulster Open Day – Magee

 

 

October

 

2 Oct

Personal statement guidance 8 -Geography

4 Oct

Seminar on teaching - lunchtime

 5 Oct

Talk on careers in the army 1pm

5 Oct

Form 5 Careers Talks 2 - Law

12 Oct

Form 5 Careers Talks 3 - Medicine

13 Oct

Strathearn’s internal  Ucas deadline

13 Oct (Friday)

Ucas early applicant deadline

 

25 Oct

Subject Mapping 4 Careers: Form 3

 Nov(tbc)

Talk by junior doctor 1pm

November

 

 2 Nov

BMAT & Oxbridge pre interview assessments

6 Nov

Talk on interview preparation to U6 period 7

 9 Nov

Talk on the IT sector period 1 – L6

 15 Nov

Medical Interview Workshop 1

15 Nov

Oxbridge Practice Interviews

 28 Nov

Medical Interview Workshop 2

 21 Nov

U6 Mock Interview Evening

22 Dec

Teaching Interview Workshop 1

December

 

 1 Dec

Trinity College Dublin talk

 Early Dec

Talk on CAO (applying to universities in the Republic of Ireland)

 4 Dec

Teaching Interview Workshop 2

7 Dec

Talk for Form 3 by careers adviser (Dept Economy) on choosing GCSEs – period 1

 

7 Dec

Medical Interview Workshop 3

 11 Dec

Former pupils to talk about life at Oxbridge

12 Dec

Lunchtime talk on applying to Harvard and other American universities

 20 Dec

Former pupils talk on medicine and dentistry

 

 

January

 

 18 Jan

Bring IT On event for Form 3

 22 Jan

University of Southampton 1pm

 24 Jan

Nursing Interview Workshop 1

 25 Jan

Talk by careers adviser (Dept Economy) for Form 5 on choosing A Levels

26 Jan

CAFRE talk 1pm (rescheduled from 5 Dec)

 27 Jan

HPAT Ulster

 29 Jan

Talk on the Food & Drink sector in NI 12.50pm

30 Jan

Nursing Interview Workshop 2

31 Jan

Stranmillis Open Day

February

 

 1 Feb

Form 5 Careers Talks 4 – the Media

1 Feb

Talk on Chemical Engineering 1pm

 5 Feb

Liverpool Hope University talk 1pm

 6 Feb

Lancaster University talk 1pm

 8 Feb

Form 5 Careers Talks 5  –  Psychology

 8 Feb

Newcastle University talk at 12.50

 Early Feb

Advice session to pupils Form5 & L6 interested in applying for medically related courses

 20 Feb

Scottish Universities Tour talk-  lunchtime

 Feb(tbc)

Advice to pupils in Form 5 and L6 interested in teaching

21 Feb

Talk by Northumbria University 12.50pm

22 Feb

Form 5 Careers Talks 6  - Teaching

22 Feb

Talk by Queen’s to L6 period 2

26 Feb

Talk by University of Cambridge

27 Feb

Talk by University of Bath

28 Feb

L6 to attend the Ucas Higher Education Convention at the Eikon Exhibition Centre periods 1 – 6 (buses will be provided for pupils)

March

 

 1 March

Form 5 Careers Talks 7 –Languages

7 March

Talk on Marine Biology

8 March

Form 5 Careers Talks 8 – Veterinary Science

8 March

Ulster University talk to L6 period 2

8 March

Liverpool John Moores talk - lunchtime

12 March

Talk on rental and tenancy agreements at university U6

15 March

Form 5 Careers Talks 9 -  Business/entrepreneurship

15 March

Talk to L6 on personal statements Period 2

 March(tbc)

SERC talk- lunchtime

 21 March

Scotland’s Modern Universities Tour presentation

 26 March

Oxford & Cambridge Student Conference - Lisburn

 

 

April

 

9 April

Talk on student finance U6 period 7

12 April

Robotics Road Show Form 1 periods 1-6

June

 

7 June

Talk to Form 4 about careers provision from Dept Economy for following year

13 June

Health & Safety talk for L6 10am

15 Jun

University Road Show 1pm – 3.15pm

18 – 22 June

L6 work experience

 

 

 

 

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