How Bosworth can help

How can Bosworth help?
Our comprehensive programme of events and one-to-one support will give you the best preparation for applying to your chosen universities. During your first year of post-16 study you will have the chance to prepare for Higher Education. You could…

  • Attend a University presentation ‘Getting Ready for Higher Education’ to make the most of opportunities in your first year of study
  • Get help to arrange useful and relevant work experience or voluntary work, especially important for applications to Medicine, Law, Pharmacy and other health-related courses
  • AS students take part in ‘Miniterm’ at the end of the year; a two-week programme aimed at getting your UCAS application started, as well as offering opportunities to get involved in our Business Enterprise Day, a Charity Event and workshops hosted by University representatives
  • Make the most of opportunities to develop teamwork and leadership, by becoming a Student Ambassador or joining our ‘Buddy’ scheme
  • Join up for one of our University visits here we receive a personal tour and presentations
  • Get involved in the local community as a volunteer
  • Take part in extra subject-related events; Biology, Chemistry and Physics Olympiads, Maths Challenges, competitions and lectures
  • Take an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) to demonstrate extra commitment and develop independent study skills
  • Students applying to Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary science have a dedicated programme of seminars over the year. This includes discussions of ‘hot topics’, preparation for Admissions Tests and getting a head-start with personal statements

 

Post-16 Students (Second Year A-level, University Foundation Programme, Second Year BTEC)

You will submit your university applications in your final year at Bosworth College. Our individualised support will help you to make a very competitive application, including;

  • A weekly seminar programme for all A2 students. In the Autumn term this focused on support for UCAS and other university applications, such as a workshop to help with the online UCAS application, plus appointments with one of the specialised UCAS team to discuss your personal statement, university and course choices. The focus then changes to workshops, such as how to make a positive impression, interview skills and preparing for open days
  • You will continue to meet regularly with your Personal Tutor for individual support and advice
  • Students can consult their Course Director or Director of University Admissions for specific advice about their applications
  • We will arrange a practice interview for any student on request
  • You could attend some of the presentations given by Universities in College to ask questions about your application
  • All UCAS applications and personal statements are checked by an experienced member of staff before they are submitted

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