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Previous Undergraduate Virtual Events

If you missed our series of live virtual events first time around please catch up with the events using the links below. The events aim to provide you with the knowledge, confidence and skills to make informed choices about your future learning and career. Join us and gain an insight into life at Queen's, along with useful information and advice which will guide you through your journey to University.

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Queen’s Open Day Festival
Discover our Virtual Open Day Festival from September 2020

Explore our city and campus, meet the Queen’s community and experience subject talks, Q&As and student chats from the comfort of your own home.

Experience our Virtual Open Day

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Thursday 10 December, 6pm
Where a degree from Queen's can take you

Discover where a degree from Queen’s could take you, not just in your future but in the world. We will help you set career goals, communicate your worth to employers and equip you with the skills you need to stand out in the competitive global job market. Tune in and hear from Trevor Johnston, Head of Careers, Employability and Skills on how we will help you build the skills that will benefit you throughout your career.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Tuesday 8 December, 6pm
Exam and Study Tips

The Learning Development Service at Queen’s have all the hints and tips about the best ways to study. Hear some key information about how to prepare for your exams and moreover, how a wide range of support services will help you reach your full academic potential.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Thursday 3 December, 6pm
Applying through UCAS: Top tips on how to find the right university for you

What is UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), how and when do you apply for university? These questions and more will be answered in this event. Hear about how to research universities and courses and get some top tips on how to make the right UCAS course choices.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Tuesday 1 December, 6pm
Mental Health and Wellbeing: Enjoying the journey

Making decisions about your future is stressful: FACT. Dr Carolyn Blair, Research Fellow in SSESW, is on hand with practical advice about present-moment awareness. Don't know what that is? Tune in and learn how to increase happiness, improve your productivity, reduce negative self-criticism, overcome indecision, reduce stress and help you to enjoy the journey to third level education.

Followed by a live Q&A session, but no need for cameras on, or active discussion, feel free to participate in whatever way works for you.

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Thursday 26 November, 6pm
Thinking about going to University? Live Student Panel

Don't take our word for it, hear from current students who will share their experiences of applying to University and what helped them choose Queen's. Our current students will share their top tips on how to make an informed decision on the right University and Degree programme for you.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Tuesday 17 November, 7pm
Parents information evening: Keeping you informed

We appreciate that the transition to third level education can be a challenging and anxious time for students, teachers and parents alike. To keep parents informed of the journey which there son or daughter will take over the coming academic year, this session aims to provide parents with an opportunity to find out more about Applying through UCAS, Queen’s University and the range of support services available to students including Careers and Employability, Disability and Wellbeing and Study Abroad opportunities. Key information on Student Finance and Moving to Belfast will also be covered throughout the session.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Engineering Parents Evening
Thursday 12 November, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Engineering Parents' Evening

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences would like to invite Year 11-14 students who are studying or considering studying A-Level Mathematics, Science/Technology and their parents to our online Parents' Evening.
While we can’t have you on campus, we want to ensure that you still get access to our academics, students and employers to provide all of the information that enables students to pick engineering as their future career. There will be an opportunity to hear more and quiz our academics on the engineering disciplines offered by Queen's University Belfast.

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Tuesday 10 November, 6pm
Writing a Personal Statement

A crucial part of your UCAS application, your personal statement demonstrates your aspirations, skills and experience to universities and admissions staff. Above all, it’s a means of articulating that you are passionate about the subject you wish to study. Join our event and find out how you can stand out from the crowd with your University application.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Tuesday 27 October, 6pm
Applying through UCAS: Top tips on how to find the right university for you

What is UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), how and when do you apply for university? These questions and more will be answered in this event. Hear about how to research universities and courses and get some top tips on how to make the right UCAS course choices.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Saturday 10 October, 11am
The School of Pharmacy Insight Event

Join The School of Pharmacy Virtual Insight Event and take the opportunity to find out more about studying Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Queen’s University Belfast as well as hearing from our current students with a live Q&A. There will also be a talk from Alumni to find out where a degree from The School of Pharmacy can take you.

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