The Higher Education Advice Evening for parents/carers of Year 12 students is being held on Thursday 4 May 2017, 6pm - 7.40pm.  A programme for the evening is listed below.  Please note that this evening is for parents/carers only, as students will be given all this information as part of the Next Step Conference on Thursday 8 June 2017 and during “Progression Days”, days set aside to focus on progression between June and the end of term.  

Programme

6pm start: Introductory Talk, Lower School Hall

  • Progression from Year 12 onwards
  • How we support and advise students
  • New UCAS Tariff

6.25pm – 6.40pm: Coffee

6.45pm – 7.40pm: Parents/Carers will be able to attend two from four talks as summarised below:

Talk

Presenter

Place

Time

The UCAS process and how to choose a university and course

Flo Stockley

Durham University

Hall

6.45 – 7.10

and

7.15 – 7.40

Student Finance

Nathan Craggs

Durham University

Business Studies (A16)

6.45 – 7.10

and

7.15 – 7.40

Personal statement – how to make it stand out

Rebecca Ruddick and Michelle van den Berg

Theatre

6.45 – 7.10

and

7.15 – 7.40

Alternatives to university

Elaine McStravick

LRC

6.45 – 7.10

and

7.15 – 7.40