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Becoming a Doctor -Public Lecture
Tue 8 November 2016, 18:30 – 20:00 GMT
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Help Me I'm a Medic invites you to attend a free evening talk kindly hosted at New College Swindon.
Dr Lois Brand
Director of Clinical Studies at the University of Oxford and Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Oxford University Hospitals Trust
Dr Hinnah Rafique
Director of Help Me I'm a Medic, NHS England Fellow & University Lecturer
This event is open to pupils in Year 9-13, (school & college students) as well as their parents and teachers
'Becoming a Doctor'
Attendees will hear from the Director of Clinical Studies at Oxford University about how she chose Medicine as a career and what it's like to practice Medicine in the busy A&E environment.
Attendees will then be given an overview of how to get into Medicine including:
- Different entry routes into Medical School
- How to decide on a University & course
- Studying at Oxbridge
Limited tickets available, book early to avoid disappointment!
You may also like to download a poster to display in your school or college to let others know about the event. You can find a copy here.
I am a teacher or education professional who is planning to bring a group of students to this event. Is this possible?
Of course. Please register yourself under the "Teacher" option, and direct your students to register under the 'Student' option. Students are able to book up to 3 places at the same time by providing each individuals name and email address.
I am a parent or guardian who wishes to bring my child to the event. Is this possible?
Yes. Please ensure you register for a "Parent" ticket if this is the case, and ensure your child registers themselves under the 'Student' option.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
By Bus: New College is very well served by public transport. Buses run from the town centre and stop outside the College at least every 10 minutes. Many bus routes from in and around Swindon either have a stop on Queens Drive just outside the College or connect with the regular services from the town centre.
For further details on bus timetables visit:
By Rail: Swindon station is located in the town centre and has direct services to London (eastbound) and Bristol (westbound). There are also services northwards to Kemble (for Cirencester), Stroud and Cheltenham and southwards to Chippenham, Melksham and Trowbridge.
By Car: Road access to New College is from Queens Drive, parking is available but cannot be guaranteed. For Sat Nav please use postcode SN3 1AH.
How long will the event last?
Please note this is an evening event. Registration opens at 6.30pm and we expect to be finished by 8pm at the latest.
Where can I get more information about Help Me I'm a Medic?
Take a look at our website
Where can I get more information about New College?
Take a look at their website
Is there disabled access?
Where can I contact the organisers with any questions?
Please use the information on the organiser profile to contact us.
Where can I get more information about how to get into medical school?
For more information about how to get into medical school, take a look at our blog.
To see a list of our other upcoming events, take a look at our site.