Access Your Future

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Senate House

Beveridge Hall

Malet Street

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WC1E 7HU

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Access Your Future - A Higher Education Day exclusively for pre Access and Access to HE Diploma students

About this Event

Linking London, supported by OCN London, is running Access your Future a free one day event solely for pre Access and Access to HE Diploma students studying in London.

Come along and get support in making your HE choices as well as applying and preparing for the transition to HE.

Throughout the day you will be able to:

• Visit our HE exhibition area and speak directly to London HEIs about the courses they offer, support provided for mature learners and their admission criteria. (see below in the FAQs for details of HEIs attending)

• Attend workshop sessions run by a number of our HE partners on topics such as writing your personal statement, student life, student finance and subject specific support

• Meet current undergraduate students who have completed an Access course

• Go on a campus tour and explore some of central London’s university campuses (please note this is limited to campuses within walking distance to Senate House)

• Attend a 15 minute drop in advice session, where you can talk to a HE adviser about your HE application, next steps or have your personal statement looked over

Access Tutors are more than welcome to attend too.

FAQs

Who can attend the day?

This event is solely for students studying in London who are studying an Access to HE Diploma or on a Level 2 pre Access course. All the support available on the day will be tailored towards this audience.

Access tutors are welcome to attend too.

Who will be exhibiting at the HE fair?

We have the following confirmed to attend:

• Birkbeck, University of London

• Brunel University London

• Capital City College Group

• City, University of London

• Goldsmiths, University of London

• King's College London

• Kingston University London

• Linking London

• London Institute of Banking and Finance

• London Metropolitan University

• London South Bank University

• Middlesex University London

• Open University

• OCN London

• Ravensbourne University London

• Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

• Scholarship Hub

• SOAS, University of London

• St Mary's University Twickenham London

• University of the Arts London

• University College London

• University of East London

• University of Greenwich

• University of Surrey

• University of West London

• University of Westminster

What workshop sessions will be running and how do I book on?

We will be running a number of workshop sessions throughout the day which will focus on writing an effective personal statement, student finance, student life, and subject specific talks.

Please see confirmed timetable below.

There is no need to pre-book the workshop sessions, once you have booked onto the day you can attend any of the talks.

General HE talks

10.30am-11am HE - what's it all about? University of Greenwich

10.30am-11am Student Finance London Southbank University

11.15am -11.45pm Personal Statements University of Greenwich

11.15am -11.45pm Life as a mature student Brunel University London

12pm-12.30pm Student Finance Goldsmiths, University of London

12pm-12.30pm Personal Statements University of West London

1.30pm-2pm Life as a mature student Westminster Kingsway College

2.15pm-2.45pm HE - what's it all about? University of Greenwich

3pm-3.30pm Personal Statements Kingston University London

3.45pm-4.15pm Study skills London Southbank University

3.45pm-4.15pm Life as a mature student Birkbeck, University of London

4.30pm-5pm Student Finance London Institute of Banking and Finance

4.30pm-5pm Personal Statements Middlesex University London

HE Subject Specific talks

10.30am-11am Nursing and Midwifery Linking London

11.15am -11.45pm Creative Arts University of the Arts

12.45pm-1.15pm Business and Finance University of Westminster

12.45pm-1.15pm Nursing and Midwifery Linking London

2.15pm-2.45pm Creative Arts Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

2.15pm-2.45pm Nursing and Podiatry University of East London

3pm-3.30pm Banking and Finance London Institute of Banking and Finance

3.45pm-4.15pm Nursing and Midwifery Linking London

4.30pm-5pm Education London Southbank University

What are advice sessions and how do I book on?

Throughout the day we will be offering 15 minute advice sessions from our HE advisers. This will be a one to one session and you can use the opportunity to talk to the adviser about your HE application, next steps or they can look over a draft personal statement if you bring one along. You will need to book a slot on the day of the event at the reception desk on arrival. Please note slots are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Who will be offering campus tours and how do I book on?

Birkbeck and SOAS (with more to be confirmed) will be running campus tours throughout the day so you can explore their sites. The tours will depart from Senate House and are bookable from the reception desk on the day of the event. Please note places will be limited and as such will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

What time do I need to arrive?

The event will run from 10am – 5pm. Please drop in at any time throughout the day. You may want to allow a couple of hours for your visit so you can take full advantage of the support available, including attending the workshop sessions.

Where is the event being held?

Access Your Future is being held at Senate House. You can find the address at the bottom of this page. On arrival please come to the Beveridge Hall* to register and receive your information pack for the day.

* please note we have as of 24th September 2019 changed the hall venue within Senate House to accommodate more guests. Previously we advertised the event taking place in the Macmillan Hall. If your ticket says Macmillan hall it is still valid please just come to the Beveridge Hall on arrival instead.

I have another question, how do I contact you?

Please do get in touch if any of your questions have not been answered. You can email Linking London on info@linkinglondon.ac.uk or call us on 020 3926 3384.

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Senate House

Beveridge Hall

Malet Street

London

WC1E 7HU

United Kingdom

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