Scottish Education Exhibition 9th September 10am-7pm
Join us to find out more about your Higher and Further education options
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9th September 2021
11:00 - 11:30
Panel of Students Q&A 1
Our panel of current students are here to answer your questions about university life and their journey to university or college
Organizer: Louise Irving Presenter: Louise Irving
11:30 – 12:00
Alternative Routes and Pathways
Find out about the alternative routes and pathways to Higher Education
Organizer: Luisa Moreno Presenter: Lynn Haughton
12:00 – 12:30
Choosing and applying to University
Find out more about applying to university and how to make the right decision for your future
Organizer: Lee Mair Presenter: Georgina Guest, RGU
14:00 – 14:30
Understanding contextual admissions
Universities understand that some students have faced social, economic or educational barriers in their journey to Higher Education. Many universities will consider exam results in this context, giving extra credit to those who have faced such barriers. This session will guide you through all you need to know about “contextual admissions” and Widening Access offers, clarifying the process and busting some myths too! We’ll look at what factors universities use in their policies, and what this could mean for you as an applicant
Join our session and discover how to write a successful Personal Statement
Organizer: Lee Mair Presenter: Lee Mair
15:00 – 15:30
Find out how Graduate Apprenticeships can help you build the skills and knowledge that Scottish industry needs. Graduate Apprenticeships are an alternative work based learning route to achieving a degree qualification whilst you are working and getting paid
Organizer: Keir Robinson Presenter: Brian Hermiston
Student Finance: English, Welsh and Northern Irish students
Join us to learn more about student finance and the support available when funding your studies. We'll cover tuition fees, loans, bursaries and more, with information applicable to those coming from England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Organizer: Steph Harkes Presenter: Kevin McMullan, SLC
17:00 – 17:30
Scottish Finance (SAAS)
This session will explore what finance opportunities there are from SAAS for Scottish students
Organizer: Luisa Moreno Presenter: Michael Scott
17:30 – 18:00
Panel of Students Q&A 2
Our panel of current students are here to answer your questions about university life and their journey to university or college.
Organizer: Louise Irving Presenter: Lisa Craig
18:00 – 18:30
Information for parents and careers
This session will provide an introduction to all things Higher Education related for parents, carers and supporters of prospective university students. Come along to find out more about what to expect and for the opportunity to ask any general questions you may have!
The event will have as many features as a live event. You can access the speaker presentations in the auditorium and visit each university stand in the exhibition halls. You will also be able to take part in Q&A during/after speaker sessions and join in chat in the chat rooms. And you can add content to your swag bag and email it to yourself so you can access it any time.
You can either search in the ‘search booth’ box at the top of the page (type in the name of the booth you want to visit), or you can use the keywords search on the right-hand side of the main navigation bar to search by sector/keyword.
Visit the Exhibition Hall and click into the appropriate stands. If you click the Chat button this will allow you to chat with the booth representatives. The platform is easy to navigate around but if you have any questions just head to the info desk.