S6 Sessions: Preparing for your Teaching University Course Interview

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S6 Sessions: Preparing for your Teaching University Course Interview

About the Preparing for your Teaching University Course Interview Workshop

This session is relevant if you are applying via UCAS for a Teaching course at any university.

What: Preparing for your Teaching University Course Interview

When: Friday 25 January 2019, 2.00-4.00pm

Where: University of Edinburgh, Paterson's Land Room G42, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ. Find directions here.

More Info:

Interviews are a crucial part of the selection process for entry to Teaching courses at university. This session will give you the opportunity to prepare for interview and to find out more about Teaching as a career - both the rewards and the challenges!

The session will include a presentation from a member of university admissions who is involved in the selection and interviewing process for Teaching courses, as well as insights from current Teaching students and practicing teachers. 

During the session you will get the opportunity to:

  • work with professionals and students to improve your interview techniques
  • hear about key elements of Teaching programmes, including course content and placements
  • take part in a Q&A session with current Teaching and Admissions staff

Who can attend?

To be eligible for this workshop, you need to be:

  • LEAPS eligible 
    (Please note, the deadline for confirming LEAPS Eligibility was 30 November 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Eligibility is usually confirmed by a member of the LEAPS team at your LEAPS pre-UCAS interview, but if you are unsure about this please call the LEAPS Office to check.)
  • Submitting a UCAS application this year

Travel

Please see the booking form below for the public transport support we are offering to help you travel to and from this session.

Where a pupil registers for an event more than 5 working days beforehand; if requested, travel passes will be posted to your home address where possible or if we cannot easily send travel passes in advance, reimbursement will be provided at the event on production of a valid travel ticket/receipt.

Where a pupil registers for an event less than 5 working days beforehand; if requested, reimbursement will be provided at the event on production of a valid travel ticket/receipt (reimbursement could be in the form of a travel pass for future use or cash).

Interested? Please complete the booking form below if you would like to attend this workshop

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact us.

Travel

We are able to post out bus tickets in advance for Lothian City Buses and First Bus, if you register more than 5 working days before the event.

For all other bus companies, train tickets, and if you register less than 5 working days before the event, we can provide reimbursement at the event on production of a valid ticket/receipt if you request it.

If you have a Young Scot card, please use it to claim a reduced travel fare: https://young.scot/discounts/young-scot-card/save-money-on-travel/

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