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This month we are joined by Emma Huddlestone, one of our Sociology lecturers here at UEA. Emma will be talking to us all about what drew her to Sociology as a discipline and the hugely diverse range of topics students can dig into on this degree! We also speak about contact hours, assessments, employability and other oppurtunities available to our …
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This month we are joined by two guests! Chris Hakes, a member of our Higher Education Advisory Team is here to give us some more information about our free upcoming CPD accredited Teacher's Conference on Thursday the 6th and Friday the 7th of June at our very own UEA campus. Additionally, we also speak to Becky Lewis, a lecturer in Evolutionary Bio…
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This month we are joined by two guests! Zoe Jones from our Learning Enhancement team is here to talk to us about the wide range of learning support we offer at UEA, how students can access these and how students can get support even without formal diagnoses.Additionally, Suzanne Doyle, a lecturer in International Relations is here to talk about our…
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This month we are joined by Associate Professor of Art History, Ed Krcma, who is also Head of Department for Art History and World Art Studies here at UEA. Ed will be talking to us about all the courses we offer in this department, including our unique Archaeology, Anthropology and Art History BA and the transferable skills and hands on opportuniti…
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In this month's episode we have two guests! Chloe Bilverstone, a recent graduate and current employee at UEA has a discussion with us about student budgeting at university and managing part time work alongside studies. Additionally, Paul Geary, a lecturer and course director of our undergraduate Drama courses, is also joining us for a chat all abou…
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This month we are joined by two guests. Sally Rix from our Recruitment team is joining us to talk about a brand new scholarship in honour of UEA's 60th Birthday for first year students, what it involves and how your students can apply. Sophie Bremner, a lecturer in Geography and Global Development, is also joining us to talk about our range of inte…
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What does it take to become a paramedic? This month, we're joined by Simon Rose from UEA's School of Health Sciences to find out. Simon addresses some of the main concerns we hear from students and families when enquiring about Paramedic Science, including whether students on healthcare courses can expect a normal ‘university experience’ and the de…
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This month, Dr Lucill Curtis talks us through the different areas of marketing and management that students can study at university. She shares her insights on the relevance of a marketing degree in diverse, contemporary business environments, including the value of placement opportunities at university. Visit the Norwich Business School page to fi…
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Welcome back! We hope our listeners had a restful summer break. For our first episode of the new academic year we are joined by two guests. Renee Stewart from our Recruitment Events team is joining us to talk about UEA’s new Virtual Open Day platform which can be accessed remotely to explore our campus from your classroom. Helen Arnold, an associat…
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For our last episode of the academic year we are joined by lecturer in Media Practice from our School of Art, Media and American Studies, Geraint D'Arcy. Geraint unpacks the transferable skills involved in the study of media and shares their insights into what the future of the sector looks like in the new age of digital culture and communications.…
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In this month's episode, we are joined by an Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, Rob Hall.We discuss the distinction between the study of Marine Sciences and other Biology courses, the different research opportunities available to students of science at university, and some top tips for writing a stand-out application to a Marine Sciences cours…
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In this month's episode we are joined by one of our expert Disability Advisers, Liam Davison, from our dedicated Wellbeing team. Liam shares key information about the Disabled Student's Allowance (DSA): who might be eligible, the application process, and the ways in which the funding can be used to support students. We also discuss the wellbeing se…
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This month we have another student perspective, as we are joined by current PESH (Physical Education, Sport and Health) student, Josh. Josh shares his insights into life as a sports student and gives an oversight of our bespoke Sports Development course which sits within the faculty, listen to find out more about this fantastic course!Josh produces…
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On this month's episode we are joined by current International Business Management and UEA student intern, Lily. With the student finance application upcoming, Lily will be sharing her top tips for money management and budgeting with your loan as a student. We will also be discussing how students can make informed decisions about the affordability …
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On this episode, we're joined by Adam from UEA's Higher Education Advisory team, to talk about what happens next after students have submitted their UCAS applications and how students can be making the most of the upcoming months to inform their choice of higher education destination. We will be discussing our top tips for students who are invited …
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On this episode, we're joined by Scott and Liz from UEA's outreach team, to talk about contextual admissions and also support for students who have experience of care or who may be estranged from their family.More about contextual admissions: www.uea.ac.uk/apply/undergraduate/contextual-admissionsMore about Including Me: www.uea.ac.uk/study/informa…
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This month, Dr Becky Lewis talks us through the different areas of biology that students can study at university, and gives her thoughts on how to advise students weighing up a general biology degree versus a specialism.Visit UEA's School of Biological Sciences at www.uea.ac.uk/biological-sciencesWe also discuss the new T level qualification and fi…
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Are you involved with writing UCAS references for your students? In this episode, we'll share some top tips and key resources to support you.Email us to find out more about our UCAS referencing sessions: schools@uea.ac.ukWe're also joined by Dr Maria Serban who discusses the type of student who might suit a philosophy degree, and the benefits of st…
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This month, we kick off the new academic year with a chat with Stuart and Alex from UEA's music centre. They explain how students of any subject can enjoy music while they're at university - and how they might even be entitled to a scholarship to support them.Plus we'll hear more about some of the activities taking place this term to support you an…
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Results day is just around the corner, so it's a good idea to make sure your students are prepared. This month, Alix Delany, head of admissions at UEA, talks us through clearing and highlights some key things you and your students should be aware of this year.Alix will be running a webinar for students and their parents/carers on 25 July 2022. Deta…
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The way the news is reported shapes the world we live in. Join Clare and Barnie from our Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism course for some top tips for advising students interested in this challenging and exciting career.For more information on the course, visit: www.uea.ac.uk/course/undergraduate/ba-broadcast-and-multimedia-journalismAnd don't f…
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This month we're joined by Rosemary from UEA's School of Pharmacy, to discuss studying pharmacy and pharmacology at university. Plus we'll get some top tips on what students need to be doing to ensure they have their accommodation sorted in plenty of time for starting university.School of Pharmacy: http://www.uea.ac.uk/pharmacyOnline taster lecture…
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What's the difference between studying economics at sixth form or college, and studying it at university? In this episode, we speak to Bahar, admissions director for UEA's School of Economics, and current economics student Wini to find out.Find out more about economics at UEA: www.uea.ac.uk/economicsWe also discuss what students need to be doing ab…
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This month, we're looking at how students can enhance their degree by adding either a year in industry or incorporating some time spent studying abroad. What places are available and how do students get them? What are the costs involved? And what if students are worried about taking a break in their studies? Listen now to hear more from James Gardi…
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You and your students might be familiar with studying history at school/college level, but what's it like to study at university? In this episode, Jessica Sharkey from UEA's School of History is joined by former student Faye - who shares her thoughts on completing a history degree and how it has helped in her career.For more information about study…
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Join us as we hear from Sarah Drake, Claire Moran and Steph Jong, all from UEA's School of Health Sciences. We'll be taking a closer look at studying occupational therapy and also hearing more about support available for students facing interviews for health science courses.For more information on interview support for health science students, visi…
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What does it mean to study 'education' at university? This month, Harry Dyer from UEA's School of Education and Lifelong Learning tells us more about this dynamic course and the many different career paths education students might follow.Find out more about the School of Education and Lifelong Learning: www.uea.ac.uk/educationChat to Harry via Ask …
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International Development looks at key global issues such as climate change, economic development, environmental justice, and gender inequality. It's a great option for students with a strong social conscience, or those who have enjoyed humanities and social sciences at school or college and don’t want to narrow their study to one chosen discipline…
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What is a foundation year? Which students might benefit from a foundation year? Join Joy Hawkins from UEA's Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities to find out.Find out more at: www.uea.ac.uk/study/information-for/foundation-yearChat to Joy at: www.uea.ac.uk/ask-usRequest foundation year materials to use with your students: schools@uea.ac.uk…
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This month HE Adviser Lydia chats to Alix Delany, Head of Admissions at UEA, about exam results and clearing. We'll look at the key dates for 2021, what might be different this year and what we can all do to help students feel prepared.To join our Channel Talent clearing session on 27th July, register at www.channeltalent.co.uk/event/he-guidance-ge…
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On this episode, we're joined by Chris Atkin from UEA's School of Engineering, with some great advice for advising students who are interested in studying engineering - including general vs. specialisms and what to look out for when comparing degrees at different universities.For more information on engineering at UEA:www.uea.ac.uk/engineeringwww.u…
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This month, Jeannette Chin from our School of Computing Sciences is joined by former computing science student Nik, to talk about the range of subjects included within computing, the different skills students can develop and how to prepare for the transition from school/college to university.To find out more about our courses, visit www.uea.ac.uk/c…
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This month we're joined by Stan from our School of Health Sciences and Jennie, a former student, to look the new Operating Department Practice degree.For full course details visit: www.uea.ac.uk/course/undergraduate/bsc-operating-department-practiceWe also discuss the various resources available to applicants to help them make informed decisions fo…
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Now that the UCAS deadline has passed, we kick things off this month by taking a look at the impact the pandemic has had on university admissions, and what this could mean for those looking to study next year. We're also joined by Andrew Sach, who talks to us about what it's like to study social work - including what social work is, how placements …
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This month, Kim Ridealgh, Head of Language and Communication Studies at UEA, talks about why studying a language - on its own or alongside another discipline - is such a valuable skill. Plus we're joined by Katy Baines, who graduated from UEA with a degree in Spanish in 2016, to hear what advice she'd give to students who are considering studying a…
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This month, HE Adviser Jess updates us on recent on entry requirements and accepted qualifications. - UEA course catalogue: www.uea.ac.uk/course-finder - EPQ resources: www.uea.ac.uk/study/epq - English language equivalencies: www.uea.ac.uk/apply/our-admissions-policy/english-language-equivalencies - Contact our Admissions team: admissions@uea.ac.u…
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Our HE Adviser Lucy joins us to tell us all about a new package of EPQ resources available for students, teachers and advisers. To view the resources and request lesson plans, visit www.uea.ac.uk/study/epqTo find out more about the Bright Spark Scholarship, visit www.uea.ac.uk/scholarshipsPaz Muñoz, senior lecturer from our School of Chemistry, dis…
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Are your students feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of courses on offer? We have some top tips for helping narrow down the choices and find the right one for them.Plus Sally Homden from Norwich Medical School talks to us about medicine gateway years, and gives advice on how aspiring medicine students can get the work experience they need, eve…
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As we begin a new term, we take a look at the online advice and guidance available so that your students can stay both safe and informed - including webinars, virtual HE fairs and online taster lectures.We're also joined by James Armes from Norwich Business School, who discusses the differences between BA and BSc courses - and how students can choo…
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Francisco Costa joins us to talk about our new Liberal Arts programme, launching in 2021. This is a great option for students who want to be able to shape their degree according to their interests and skills.We also have some great online opportunities especially for teachers and advisers this month:- Teachers and advisers conference (live event 4t…
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Prof Richard Harvey, UEA's Academic Director for Admissions and UCAS Council Member, talks about how students can continue to prepare for university during the lockdown and addresses concerns around admissions in light of cancelled exams.Further information:- UEA webinars: www.uea.ac.uk/study/webinars- Preparing for University MOOC: www.futurelearn…
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This month we're joined by conservationist, author and award-winning broadcaster Ben Garrod, who talks to us about his role as Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement here at UEA and the Youth STEMM Award. Plus Becky from our Outreach team explains what support is available to help widen participation in higher education and why un…
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How does pollution affect human health and wellbeing? How can we reduce our energy consumption in the western world? What happens inside an erupting volcano? Environmental Sciences looks at all these questions and more - find out about this exciting course from our guest Dr Amii Harwood. Visit www.uea.ac.uk/environmental-sciencesPlus, we have detai…
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Louise and Will from UEA's School of Psychology join us to talk about the exciting new BSc Computational Psychology course. Find out what the course involves and what kind of students it might be suitable for.Sign your class up to our free online guest lecture and we'll be able to explain the course directly to your students, as well as answering a…
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Darren and Adrienne from UEA CareerCentral discuss how you can advise your students on their higher education choices depending on their career goals. They also give an overview of the support that students can expect at university to improve their employability and find the right role for them when they graduate.For more information on UEA CareerC…
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We're back with a new name for the new academic year. This month, we're joined by Kristina Garner, a lecturer in Law and a widening participation academic officer at UEA. We also discuss recent changes made to the clearing process and offer some handy hints to plan for the year ahead.For more information on UEA Law School visit www.uea.ac.uk/law…
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This month's podcast comes from UEA's annual Nurturing Bright Futures conference for teachers and advisers. We're joined by Rob from Channel Talent (www.channeltalent.co.uk) to talk about the free online guest lecture service available to schools, and Caroline - a careers adviser from Prior Park College in Bath and conference attendee.…
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