University taster days

Taster days are designed for students who are thinking about studying at the University of Worcester
Students socialise in a coffee shop

We offer a range of taster days from subject specific days to general university life taster days, with an emphasis on what to expect from the University of Worcester.

Top tips for your students who are attending a Taster Day

  • Students don’t have to be an expert or have any prior experience in the subject     
  • Students can state that they have attended a taster day in their personal statement, this is a great way to show they have researched the university in more detail      
  • The students are able visit the campus and learn more about what we have to offer       
  • Remind them to bring a packed lunch or money to spend at the cafes on campus

Booking

If you would like to book on to a university Taster Day, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page or visit the booking page here.  

Details of future events will be posted on this page as soon as they become available.

 

Introduction to Studying Biological Sciences at University of Worcester

Wednesday 3rd November 2021

If you are interested in studying BSc Biology (Animal Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Science, Human Biology), Biomedical Science, Forensic & Applied Biology or Medical Sciences) with us and want to know more, then please join us for this taster event where you can learn about Worcester University and the courses and take part in taster sessions with lecturers who will introduce you to the studying Biological Sciences at University level. 

The taster will include mini talks from current students covering their own research projects that they have conducted. There will also be an opportunity to have a Q&A with staff members.

You can book your place

Time

Activity 

Person

17:00 – 17:10

An introduction to Biological Sciences at the University of Worcester 

 

Dr Mike Wheeler

17:10 – 17:30

Course Talk with interactive Chat Room – What do you do after a Biological Sciences degree? 

Dr Mike Wheeler    Dr Amy Cherry

17:30 – 17:50

Can monoclonal antibodies cure cancer?

Dr Steve Coles

17:50-18:00

 

Break 

 

18:00 – 18:20

Epidemiological tools used to understand the Covid 19 pandemic 

Dr Mathieu Di Miceli

18:20 – 18:40

 

Drug development and resistance: an ongoing battle

 

 

Dr Amy Cherry

18:40 – 19:00

 

Live Q&A with course team and current students

 

 

Staff and students

          

An Introduction to Studying Geography at the University of Worcester

Thursday 4th November 2021 5pm – 6.40pm 

If you are interested in studying Geography with us and want to know more, then please join us for this taster event where you can learn about Worcester University and the course and take part in taster sessions with lecturers who will introduce you to the studying Geography at University level. 

You can book your place

Time

Activity

Person

17:00 – 17:10 

An introduction to Geography at the University of Worcester

Dr Cheryl Jones

17:10 – 17:30

Course Talk with interactive Chat Room – What do you do after a Geography degree?

Dr Cheryl Jones

Dr Heather Barrett

Graduate students

17:30 – 17:50

 

Topic Taster - Flooding: building resilient communities

Dr Cheryl Jones

17:50-18:00 

Break 

 

18:00 – 18:20 

Topic Taster - Cities for cars or for people?  Urban mobility and sustainability.

Dr Heather Barrett

18:20 – 18:40 

Live Q&A with course team and current students 

Staff and students 

 

 

 

Leading Culture Change in Safeguarding PG Cert

Virtual taster events, Autumn 2021

Leading Culture Change in Safeguarding PG Cert intentionally brings together practitioners, academics and others who are interested in making change and becoming change-makers in safeguarding practice. The course recognises you’re a busy professional and understands that your time and energy is limited. Its unique teaching and assessment design enables you to build a portfolio of leading cultures of continuous learning and safeguarding vigilance whilst also balancing work, life and study.

The events will take place on Tuesday 16 November and Thursday 16 December.  

You will share ideas and expertise and concerns with others in order to generate the energy necessary to effect culture change. You will enjoy a dynamic learning environment for current and aspiring leaders in children’s and adult safeguarding practice, including statutory and non-statutory services in health, justice, education, sport and community sectors. 

In these one-hour taster events, course leader Stuart Gallagher will explain the course’s vision, its purpose and philosophy. You’ll also have an opportunity to experience a taster of the course’s learning experience.

You can book your place

Time

Activity

0-15 mins

Introductions and setting the scene

16-30 mins

Leading Culture Change in Safeguarding

● Why learn about it?

● How do we lead it?

● Why does this matter now?

31-45 mins

Q+A with attendees

46-55 mins

The application process

56-60 mins

Thanks and farewells

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