Delivered by highly experienced officers in the Professional Development Team within UCAS, and offered within UK locations of your choosing, we are happy to deliver seminars and keynote presentations at your event.
Please note: we are no longer able to deliver workshops at individual schools, 6th forms and colleges for applicant groups and staff teams. This speaker service is only availalbe to large events with audiences comprising teachers and advisers from multiple centres.
We have experience of speaking to a wide variety of audiences including
Highly visual presentation giving clear structure and guidance on the entire application and admissions process to HE.
Writing references and personal statements; strategies for making students discerning consumers of HE (how to undertake effective pre-application research utilising UCAS electronic services). Very useful as an induction for those new to pastoral care.
Advice for guidance and education liaison staff; proposed QA framework for recognising post-19 achievement; new age legislation implications; proposed introduction of a credit system.
A presentation on the purpose, background and best practice of writing a highly effective personal statement. Delivered with the authoritative voice of UCAS who have an informed position working at the centre of the higher education admissions process.
Overview of HE subject choice in art & design, the important role of art foundation programmes, portfolio compilation and interview process.
Demystifying current vocational qualifications. GCSEs and GCEs in applied subjects, BTEC/OCR Nationals, Diplomas, Foundation Degrees, Apprenticeships and NVQs and their value as a tool for HE progression.
A presentation covering the whole process of writing UCAS references from the unique viewpoint of UCAS presenters who have an informed position working at the centre of the higher education admissions process.
Admissions tests, interviews, impact of the A* and the provision of unit information.
Understanding how the Tariff works; what additional qualifications will be included for 2013 entry. How the Tariff is used and understanding conditional offers.
One of our most popular topics. Get firsthand, the latest picture on admissions to HE and all the relevant updates on process, policy and best practice.
UCAS operates as a not for profit organisation and it is necessary to work on the basis of cost recovery for all services. Travel, accommodation and subsistence will therefore be charged as follows plus VAT:
Our services are extremely popular and it is always beneficial to make your request at least two months in advance to avoid disappointment.
If you would like to request a speaker, then please contact the Professional Development Team on 01242 545 712 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The session was both enjoyable and informative. The pace was just right and presented in a way that makes the subject matter easily digestible."
Nextstep Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin
"I enclose the evaluation form with a huge thank you from myself and the delegates. Your session went down very well and I know that we will be asking for a repeat performance next year."
Regional Director, ISCO
"Many thanks for your contribution to the event and helping to make it a success. The initial feedback is very positive with the majority of delegates finding the presentations and workshops highly relevant and informative. I hope we have the opportunity to work together on future projects."
Royal Society of Chemistry