University/College updates

All pupils should submit their UCAS applications to their guidance teacher by Monday 24th November.

S5/S6 UCAS information evening Tuesday 28th October 19:15 Millburn Academy.

UCAS Information Evening 2014-2015 UCAS Parents Evening Ali Clark UCAS Evening Presentation

All pupils applying through UCAS this session must complete the UCAS Application Process Reference Request Sheet by Tuesday 30th of September and submit it to their Guidance Teacher.

UCAS Application Process Reference Request Sheet

UCAS applications Healthcare Work Experience.

UCAS Healthcare Applications – Work Experience

Introduction To UCAS Apply 2014 – 2015.

To register and apply to University /College courses through UCAS please click on the below link and follow the instructions. Introduction To UCAS Apply 2015

University/College open days session 2014 – 2015.

Any students and parents/carers wishing to find out when the universities /colleges  open days are please click on: Heloa Open Days 2014 v2 Scottish University Open Days 2014

The following letter provides further guidance for students/parents/carers on open days and how to inform the school regarding planned absences this session: Open Day Guidance Letter 2014 – 2015

University of Stirling Nursing Open Day Poster Highland Campus

UCAS application key dates 2014 – 2015.

The majority of applications to universities /colleges are made through UCAS.  Please check the below dates and print them for your own calendar. Key UCAS dates 2014 – 2015

To login into your application on the UCAS website click on: http://www.ucas.com/apply

Useful Website Research:

https://unistats.direct.gov.uk/ Includes official data for undergraduate courses on each university and college’s satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/personal_statement_help The Student Room is a great website for building your Personal Statement or viewing statements written by others from across the UK for a wide range of courses and universities.

http://www.ucas.com/how-it-all-works/undergraduate/filling-your-application/your-personal-statement This UCAS site has videos and resources to download to support you in writing your Personal Statement.

University/College updates.

Please click on the below links to view the relevant information which can be used by all partners in supporting students to access higher/further education.  This list is populated on a continual basis:

Aberdeen University CfE Statement

Medicine at Aberdeen Admissions Information

The Two Key Issues Facing Every Medical School Applicant

Abertay University Student Recruitment

Edinburgh University conditional offers advice

Edinburgh University

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION Monday 19th MAY 2014

Robert Gordons University

University of St Andrews CFE Curriculum Design of the Senior Phase

University of St Andrews School of Chemistry Update

University of Strathclyde – pharmacy update

University of Strathclyde Admissions info

University of Strathclyde Bulletin

University of Strathclyde Bulletin September 2014

University of Strathclyde Subject Guidance for the Senior Phase

Thinking of taking a year out between studies to gain valuable skills?

For the gap year information shared with senior pupils on the 10th June 2014 please click on:

Project Trust PPT For alternative information on other gap year opportunities click on the following websites.

http://www.workaway.info/

http://www.wwoof.org.uk/