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This event is for 1st Year Sixth Formers who wish to study medicine at university. This event has been ran several times in the past and has received overwhelmingly positive feedback.
The event is being run by Medical Students from Manchester Medical School.
The event is being supported by Access All Areas, a branch of University of Manchester Student's Union.
Actvities start at 9:15am and finish at 5pm. Attendees should arrive for registration at 9:15am.
The event is also free!
The event aims to deliver:
Insight into the application process to medicine
Insight into life as a medical student
Insight into healthcare and life as a doctor
A lecture on Life at Medical School
A Mock PBL Case
An Introduction to Communicating with Patients sessions
A lecture on Top Tips on Applying to Medical School
Question and Answer Stalls
A session on UKCAT
A 'Simulated Primary Care Centre' where attendees can speak to 'patients', receive biomedical teaching, and law and ethics teaching
A brief presentation on Work-Life Balance as a Medical Student
Group discussions on Health Politics and Ethics
Refreshments: Attendees are advised to bring their own packed lunch, or bring money to purchase lunch from a nearby shop. Lunch will not be provided. We will not be responsible for attendees who go off-site during lunch. We will also not be responsible for the food you eat.
Dress Code: Attendees should wear smart, tidy clothing and present themselves in a professional manner. Jeans, cargo pants, leggings and similar clothing are not allowed. T-shirts are also not permitted. Footwear should be comfortable but smart and must NOT be in the form of trainers. Ladies who wear a skirt/dress must wear black/navy or natural tan hosiery.
Equipment: For one of the activities you will need the use of a smartphone or other internet enabled device to take part. (Please note: you will be responsible for the safety and security of any belongings you bring with you on the day. The hospital and the students will not accept any responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged items). You will also require a pen and paper to take notes throughout the day.
Photographs: On the day, it is likely that photographs will be taken for use by the Students' Union. Should you not wish to have photographs taken, you can opt out of this.
Attendees are required to sign in on arrival.
A limited number of tickets (90) are available. To avoid disappointment tickets should be booked ASAP.
The event is being ran by the project Manchester Outreach Medics, as part of Access All Areas, a branch of University of Manchester Students’ Union.