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Medical School Applicant Workshop - Preston April 2017

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Education Centre 1, Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane North

Fulwood

Preston

PR2 9HT

United Kingdom

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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 Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Health Academy, and Access All Areas, a branch of University of Manchester Student's Union.
Actvities start at 9am and finish at 5:30pm. Attendees should arrive for registration at 8:45am.

The event is also free!

Take part in many interactive sessions including:

  • A Mock PBL Case - get involved and become more familiar with a popular style of teaching in UK medical schools

  • Communication Skills in Medicine - learn the basics to communicating skills as a medical student: great fun, and it can be really helpful for interviews!

  • Medical Ethics discussions - Take part in discussions on key ethical scenarios, a common topic in interviews!

  • Simulated Primary Care Centre - Our most popular and exciting session: get in role as a medical student to speak to patients, and discuss with tutors their biomedical and ethical scenarios

  • Q&A with Medical Students - The entire event is ran by our amazing team of medical student volunteers, who are always happy to answer your questions

You'll also have presentations on:

  • Life at Medical School

  • Top Tips on Applying to Medicine

  • Personal Statement

  • UKCAT & BMAT


Refreshments: Attendees are advised to bring their own packed lunch, or bring money to purchase lunch from a nearby shop. Lunch and refreshments 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 venue 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 are available. To avoid disappointment tickets should be booked ASAP.

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Education Centre 1, Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane North

Fulwood

Preston

PR2 9HT

United Kingdom

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