Subject Taster Days

Virtual Subject Taster Days

Medicine 

This session is designed for Year 12, 1st Year College and Pre Access students who are considering a career in Medicine. Listen to our pre-recorded talks from Edge Hill University’s Medical School staff and current students then join our Live session to have all your questions answered.

Topics covered include:

  • Applying for Medicine
  • MBChB Medicine at Edge Hill University
  • Application Advice from a 1st Year Medical student
  • Studying medicine in the Community and Team working
  • Life as a Doctor
  • Getting work experience in challenging times
  • Anatomy and Ultrasound Resource Centre (AUSRC)

Question and Answer Sessions:

Wednesday 23rd September 3pm – 4pm

E-mail educationliaison@edgehill.ac.uk to book

Our on campus events are being reviewed due to the current Covid-19 situation. More information will be provided once a decision has been reached. In the meantime, please see our virtual and online offering 

Our Subject Taster Days give students the opportunity to:

  • Meet experienced academics and take part in workshops and lectures in a subject of interest
  • Learn about student life from current student guides
  • Find out how schools and university subjects relate to different career paths
  • Experience state-of-the-art university facilities

The clear link with careers means our Taster Days can make a useful contribution to a school or college’s Gatsby Benchmarks. These events provide opportunities for deeper engagement with the subject, enhancing A Level or BTEC study and enabling students to make an informed choice about Higher Education.

The events are free of charge, include complimentary lunch and are open to post-16 students.

If you are a teacher or careers adviser and would like to bring a group of students to  one of our Subject Taster Days please email the Education Liaison Officer responsible for your region, email educationliaison@edgehill.ac.uk or fill out the booking form below.

Our next series of Subject Taster Days are to be confirmed. Please see dates and programmes below:

Subject Taster SessionDateClick to Book onto eventDownload ProgrammeGatsby Benchmarks

Hear what Students had to say about our taster days;

“Edge Hill has friendly staff, and I learnt new Business Skills” -Student on Business Taster Day

“I have learned how university life will be and more information if I become a nursing student” – Student on Health and Social Care Taster Day

“There are many degrees related to Geography that I can study that I didn’t even know about!” – Student on GeoSciences Taster Day

“This opened a better opportunity for me”

Hear what Teachers had to say about our taster days;

“The students enjoyed the day, they got an insight into the university, they really like the student ambassador, as she was really helpful and informative about the campus and everything course related” – Hugh Baird College

“The students enjoyed the day, they got an insight into the university, they really like the student ambassador, Kathryn, as she was really helpful and informative about the campus and everything course related” – Runshaw College

“Very well organised, interesting lectures and great insight into studying at Edge Hill for the students” – Burnley College

 

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