Monday, 24 March 2014

Preparing for University

There are six brand new video guides available on the college ClickView service dealing with issues around preparing to go to university. Presented in an appealing way, and with the longest lasting for just over seven minutes, students should find them practical and relevant. There are also notes and worksheets available to use along with the videos. The subjects are as follows:

An Introduction to UCAS 

The UCAS process can seem daunting for students. This clip explains how the process works and helps students to begin their application.

Writing Your Personal Statement 

Clear and insightful advice is invaluable for a student approaching their personal statement. This clip includes guidance from, amongst others, an admissions tutor from a Russell Group university.
Choosing Your Degree Subject

Before a student can begin writing their personal statement they need to be confident that they have made the right choice of degree course. This clip delivers clear and accessible advice on how to approach this decision. 

Choosing Your Sixth Form Studies 

This clip provides clear information and advice to help students choose subjects for 6th form study. This also includes a clear explanation of the Russell Group Facilitating List and its implications for students. 

Preparation for a University Interview

Many courses use an interview as part of the university application process. This clip provides information about the types of courses where interviews are commonplace and the possible interview formats that an applicant may face. Our experts also provide guidance for interview preparation. 

Work Experience - The Benefits 

Many students undertake a work experience placement in order to broaden their understanding of the world of work and build their confidence. This clip provides advice as to how to utilise a work experience placement and at the same time enhance a university application. 

The videos can be accessed at the following location in the ClickView library:
ClickView Digital Video Library > Preparing for University
New to ClickView? ClickView can be found by going to the Windows Start button and clicking on 'All Programs'. Here's an introductory guide to what ClickView services are available.

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