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Seminars and Interview Sessions

22/2 Saturday

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Boarding School Seminar <sup><mark>CANCELLED</mark></sup>

Boarding School Seminar CANCELLED

Type: Seminar
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United
CANCELLED
In view of the latest developments of the coronavirus, this seminar is now cancelled. Our education consultants will contact families who have registered to attend the seminar individually, to provide a phone consultation. Thank you for your understanding!

What’s so good about studying in the UK? In addition to small class-size, excellent provision of facilities and more flexible teaching methods, what makes the As in UK student’s report cards? What options do students from the new 334 education system have, to continue their studies in the UK? What makes up the best preparation for progression to the finest universities? How does British boarding school experience benefit students when they apply to universities in Hong Kong? In the seminar, our education consultants will answer all these questions by sharing their own experience in the UK. The seminar is suitable for parents of primary and secondary school students and students themselves, who are interested in studying in the UK.

Content Highlights

  • The Education Systems: In what circumstances can Hong Kong students progress to the next year group in the UK? In which year groups does it offer more school options?
  • The Boarding School Life: What time is lights out time? What weekend activities are available for boarders? What are these unique school holidays in boarding schools?
  • The Public Exams: How do GCSE and A-levels subject choices affect your options in university? What subject combination may bring extra advantages to Hong Kong students?
  • GCSE & A-levels Reform: What were being reformed and when? Are the two exams more difficult now than before?
  • A brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data
  • The Application Procedures: What should you consider when selecting a boarding school? What criteria are used when boarding schools select students?
  • Is it necessary to sit boarding school entrance exams (such as BUSSATs & UKiSet) in advance?
    Bussats Test Centre in Hong Kong UKiset Test Centre in Hong Kong
Students attending the seminar can take home a free copy of The Metropolis UK Boarding School Guide by giving a Facebook Like to our Facebook page.
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24/2 Monday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Bishopstrow College <sup><mark>CANCELLED</mark></sup>

Bishopstrow College CANCELLED

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School - International Study Centre)
Target: P.4 to F.5
Location: British United
CANCELLED Interviews & Information Sessions Available via Skype
In view of the latest developments of the coronavirus, the School is no longer able to travel to Hong Kong. Prospective students and parents interested in Bishopstrow College can register their interest in this post, our education consultants will then arrange for an individual interview and information session to be carried out via Skype. Thank you for your understanding!
Termly Boarding Fees in 2019/20 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£11100 £11100 £11800 £11800 £12700 -

Bishopstrow College is an international study centre in the south west of England that aims to provide preparation to international students before they attend a mainstream boarding school in Britain. In Bishopstrow College, students enjoy a small class size of 5-8 and more flexible start dates. Normally students will go on to a mainstream boarding school after spending 1-4 terms in Bishopstrow College. Students who have completed F.4 in Hong Kong may take the one-year GCSE programme, so that they can apply to a boarding school with a public exam qualification. Leaver destinations in the past have included some top boarding schools, such as Badminton, Harrow, Concord, Wellington College, etc.

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24/2 Monday

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Lime House School <sup><mark>CANCELLED</mark></sup>

Lime House School CANCELLED

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United
CANCELLED Interviews & Information Sessions Available via Skype
In view of the latest developments of the coronavirus, the School is no longer able to travel to Hong Kong. Prospective students and parents interested in Lime House School can register their interest in this post, our education consultants will then arrange for an individual interview and information session to be carried out via Skype. Thank you for your understanding!
Termly Boarding Fees in 2019/20 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£8250 £8250 £9750 £9750 £9750 £9750

Located in the North of England, Lime House School is a small scale boarding school with comparatively economical fees. There are only about 160 students in the School and about 70% of them are boarders. About 60 students are currently studying GCE A-levels. Students have been doing well in the past few three years (2017-2019) – on average about 54% to 83% of students gaining A*-B in GCE A-levels. 83% of the class of 2019 gained A*-B. Many graduates are able to enter some of the finest universities in the UK, including Oxford, Warwick, Imperial College and some of the top 30 universities like Bath and Loughborough. A number of Hong Kong students have also successfully applied to universities in Hong Kong.

64% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
83% A*-B. Average Grades: ABB
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
31% 9-7 / A*-A
% of 9-7 (or A*-A in the old grading scale) in GCSE (2019)
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26/2 Wednesday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Le Cordon Bleu London <sup><mark>CANCELLED</mark></sup>

Le Cordon Bleu London CANCELLED

Type: Information Day (Culinary School)
Target: Aged 18+
Location: British United
CANCELLED Interviews & Information Sessions Available via Skype
In view of the latest developments of the coronavirus, the School is no longer able to attend this event. Prospective students and parents interested in Le Cordon Bleu London can register their interest in this post, our education consultants will then arrange for an individual interview and information session to be carried out via Skype. Thank you for your understanding!

Le Cordon Bleu London is the London campus of world-famous culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, which is long regarded as the guardian of French culinary techniques. Star alumni of the culinary school include master chefs and gourmets such as Julia Child, Giada De Laurentiis and Gastón Acurio, as well as Vicky Lau – head chef of the one Michelin star restaurant Tate Dining Room & Bar in Hong Kong.

In Le Cordon Bleu London, students will be able to study Le Cordon Bleu’s flagship qualification – Grand Diplôme – mastering classic French culinary techniques. In addition to that, Le Cordon Bleu London also offers a range of full-time courses (starts in September, October, March and June) and short courses (starts every month) in cuisine, confectionery and hospitality management.

Beginner’s Courses: Basic Cuisine Certificate / Basic Patisserie Certificate

Le Cordon Bleu London offers both of Le Cordon Bleu’s basic certificates – Basic Cuisine Certificate and Basic Patisserie Certificate. Students studying the Basic Cuisine Certificate would start with basic skills – from how to hold a knife properly, ingredient preparation, to more advanced techniques in using and integrating condiments, herbs and spices in their dishes, as well as handling alcoholic beverages. Full-time courses last three months, with the option of a 7-week intensive programme in summer.

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29/2 Saturday

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UK University & Pathways Seminar

UK University & Pathways Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: F.4 or above
Location: British United

Undergraduate Year One in Top 30 UK universities normally require 544 to 555 in HKDSE, with subject-specific requirement depending on your choices of programmes. If students fall short of such requirement, they can progress through International Year One or University Foundation Courses. These programmes accept entry at 433 to 322 in HKDSE and enable qualified students to progress onto Year 2 and Year 1 of an undergraduate programme in Top 30 UK universities respectively. Students aiming for top universities and highly-competitive subjects such as medicine and actuarial sciences, however, will benefit from the 1-Year A-levels which also allows them to apply to universities in Hong Kong through the Non-Jupas route.

In the seminar, our education consultants will introduce these four options for HKDSE students. Content includes university options, subject options, entry requirements, plus the procedures and important dates of UCAS.

Content Highlights

  • How does UCAS work? What are the important dates?
  • How to make best use of the five application quotas in your UCAS application?
  • Is it possible to have the sixth and the seventh quota?
  • Tips on writing a winning personal statement.
  • Options of university and academic disciplines in pathway programmes.
  • University Foundation Courses that accept applications from F.5 students.
  • The option of One-Year A-levels and a brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data.
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3/3 Tuesday

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Ackworth School

Ackworth School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2019/20 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £10237 £10237 £10237 £10237

Ackworth School is a boarding school in midlands England, near the third largest city Leeds. Boarding fees are relatively economical while students achieve good results in public exams. Ackworth School has in the past been named a Top 100 Inedependent Co-Ed Boarding School by Best-School.co.uk. 56% A-levels students scored A*-B in 2018. The School has educated a number of notable alumni in the literary circle of the UK, including poets, authors and literary scholars. Some teachers live on-site and have cultivated close relationship with boarders. The friendly atmosphere was highly praised by our consultant who visited the School a few years ago and past students and parents.

15% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
43% A*-B. Average Grades: CCC
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
52% 9-7 / A*-A
% of 9-7 (or A*-A in the old grading scale) in GCSE (2019)
256th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2019)

1-Year GCSE

The one-year GCSE programme is a popular bridging programme before overseas students joined mainstream classes, suitable for F.4 students in Hong Kong. Students who study the programme in Ackworth School will be able to take five GCSE subjects to help transit to mainstream boarding schools in the future.

Details of Event: Meet with School Representative via Skype for Interview & Admission Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Thomas Root (Director of International Admissions) from Ackworth School via Skype for interviews and to obtain admission information.

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4/3 Wednesday

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) Sixth Form College

Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) Sixth Form College

Type: Interview & Information Day (Independent Sixth Form College)
Target: F.4 or Above
Location: British United
GCSE A-levels University Foundation
1-Year & 2-Year Programme 1-Year & 2-Year Programme 1-Year Programme

Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) Sixth Form College in an independent sixth form college founded in 1973, with campuses in London, Birmingham and Cambridge. MPW mainly teaches GCSE and GCE A-levels. There are also the options of 1-Year A-levels and Pre-A-levels, tailored to meet the needs of international students! Currently about 70% of students in MPW Sixth Form College are local British students. There is a tight control on class size, which won’t go beyond nine students per class. Over 40 subjects are offered in its GCE A-levels curriculum. Public exam results are consistently outstanding – A*-B rates in GCE A-levels were between 62% to 75% in the past five years (2014-2018).

100/100Full-mark Inspection Reports
All three colleges of MPW were rated the highest grades
possible in every sections of the latest inspection reports.
62%-75% A*-B
A*-B Rates in GCE A-levels were between 62%
to 75% in the Past Five Years (2014-2018)
70%British Students
Currently about 70% of Students in MPW Sixth
Form College are Local British Students

In addition to being an education provider, Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) is also a book publisher with a collection of subject guides and UCAS guides which provide students with useful information on higher education.

70% UK Students – Why Do Students Choose to Transfer to MPW for their GCSE and A-levels?

As a sixth form college, the majority of students in MPW are A-levels students who transferred to MPW from other secondary schools, with many of them coming from top schools in their regions! The majority of them would start at MPW after completing their GCSE, while some might transfer during their A-levels years due to different circumstances. And there are also a good number of students who join the 1-Year A-levels programmes to have another go in public exams, as it’s believed that the first attempt didn’t reflect their ability.

Below we have summarized from the student testimonials on the MPW website, in which we have tried to highlight why they made the decision to transfer to MPW, and what they see as the best part of their experience in MPW:

Student Original School, Reasons for School Transfer & the MPW Advantages Course of Study, Public Exam Result & University Destination
Carlos
  • Originally from Latymer Upper School
  • Reasons for Transfer & the MPW Advantages: A Second Chance in Public ExamsThe Personal Tutor System
  • Course: 1-Year A-levels
  • A-levels Results: A*AAB
  • University Destination: Mechanical Engineering & Business Finance, University College London (UCL)
Hatty
  • Originally from St Mary’s Calne
  • Reasons for Transfer & the MPW Advantages: Autonomy in StudiesSmall Class SizeThe Personal Tutor System
  • Course: 1-Year GCSE
  • GCSE Results:9A*1A
Alexia
  • Originally from Bradfield College
  • Reasons for Transfer & the MPW Advantages: A Second Chance in Public ExamsThe Personal Tutor System
  • Course: 1-Year A-levels
  • A-levels Result: AA
  • University Destination: Biological Science, University of Surrey
Tallulah
  • Course: 1-Year A-levels
  • A-levels Result: A*A*
  • University Destination: History, University of Cambridge
Emily
  • Originally from City of London School for Girls
  • Reasons for Transfer: Didn’t Settle Well in Previous School
  • Course: 1-Year A-levels
  • A-levels Result: A*AAA
  • University Destination: Medicine, University of East Anglia
Thomas
  • Reasons for Transfer & the MPW Advantages: A Second Chance in Public ExamsSmall Class SizeThe Personal Tutor SystemWeekly Quizzes
  • Course: 1-Year A-levels
  • A-levels Result: A*A*A*
  • University Destination: Mechanical Engineering, University College London (UCL)
Tiffany
  • Reasons for Transfer & the MPW Advantages: Autonomy in StudiesSmall Class SizeThe Personal Tutor System
  • Course: 1-Year GCSE, A-levels
  • A-levels Result: A*A*A*
  • University Destination: Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College
Jake
  • The MPW Advantages: The Personal Tutor System
  • Course: A-levels
  • A-levels Result: A*A*A*A
  • University Destination: Mathematics, University of Oxford
Full student testimonials are published on the MPW website: MPW London (Carlos, Hatty, Alexia, Tallulah, Emily, Tiffany), MPW Cambridge (Thomas) and MPW Birmingham (Jake)

1-Year A-levels

If you have the ambitions and you believe that you’re capable of getting into one of the world’s finest universities (such as Oxbridge, LSE and alike) or one of the highly competitive subjects (such as Medicine, Actuarial Science, Law, etc), then perhaps a 1-Year A-levels programme will be a good option to look at – a second attempt in the widely recognized GCE A-levels qualifications!

From when you express your interest in the one-year A-levels, the admissions team from MPW will already start talking to you, to understand your aspiration and come up with a good study plan for you. These can range from advices on subject choices, planning for work and volunteering experience, to preparation for admission interviews and specialist written tests (such as UKCAT and BMAT for Medicine, LNAT for Law, etc). All of these start early because studying in one year what normal students have two years to cover isn’t an easy task!

When students arrive, they will study under the guidance of their teachers and personal tutors – an excellent level of support that crafted a highly positive study experience, as described below by one of our successful students Ulysses!

Ulysses Chow

1-Year A-levels@MPW Cambridge

A-levels Results

A*AAA

University Destination

BA (Hons) Law in University of Cambridge

A Testimonial Written by Ulysses

MPW is ranked among the very top sixth form colleges in the A-Level results table with an extraordinarily high rate of 40% of candidates obtaining A*/A, according to the Telegraph. Being situated in Cambridge, a place widely pervaded by an academic atmosphere, MPW ought to be an ideal place for studying. These were my considerations when choosing a college: academic performance and location. And, that was why I chose MPW.

Indeed, MPW is not in vain that it bears the place in the table. I received high levels of holistic assistance covering my academic aspect as well as university guidance from the teachers. Joel, my personal tutor, did not only help me with my application but also voluntarily used his spare time to mark my extra homework as an experienced philosophy teacher. My class teachers, Toby, Nick and Neil, were all equally excellent explainers on the abstract concepts of philosophical arguments, mathematical formulae and economic problems respectively in spite of the limited time of the course, whose length was only a year for both AS and A2. Their enlightenments on me were not merely scholarly, they ameliorated my attitude towards studying, my logical and critical thinking, and most importantly, they befriended me not as teachers but socially experienced yet ordinary men, which is fundamental to students because to us, schools are not places wholly classified as homework factories, on the contrary, they are where we live, where we interact with and learn life experience from people.

The result day did not bring any disappointment to the teachers to whom I should thank and be grateful for. I eventually achieved A*AAA in my A-Level and am en route to study law at Cambridge, which drew a period, if not an exclamation mark, to my secondary education. I can conclude that my life at MPW was enjoyable and unforgettable that there was no regret or mournfulness that I chose MPW. It was a privilege and an honour having studied there.

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5/3 Thursday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Durham (7), Lancaster (8), Leeds (13), Sheffield (26), Surrey (32), Sussex (38), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Durham (7), Lancaster (8), Leeds (13), Sheffield (26), Surrey (32), Sussex (38), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Durham (7)
Lancaster (8)
Leeds (13)
Royal Holloway (19)
Sheffield (26)
Aberdeen (27)
Surrey (32)
Cardiff (34)
Strathclyde (36)
Sussex (38)
Keele (46)
Lincoln (51)
Huddersfield (61)
Liverpool John Moores (78)
Kingston (106)
Leeds Beckett (123)

Durham University (7)

A member of the Russel Group, Durham University is now ranked the 78th globally (QS 2020) and the 7th in the UK. In REF 2014, 83% of its research was assessed as being of “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. The University teaches a wide range of academic disciplines, in which 16 disciplines are within top 5 in the UK. Like many traditional universities, Durham University is strongest in Law, the humanities (such as Anthropology, Education, etc) and sciences (such as Physics and Chemistry) while Business Studies and Accounting & Finance are ranked within top 25. Durham University is also one of the ten most targeted UK universities by leading recruiters in 2018/19. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

78th
in World
University Ranking
7th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in
English
2nd
in Music,
Theology
3rd
in Geography,
History
4th
in Classics, Criminology,
Geology, Physics & Astronomy
5th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Chemistry, Mathematics
10th
in Law, Education, General
Engineering, Sociology

Lancaster University (6)

Lancaster University is now the 128th in World University Ranking (QS 2020) and has been a popular option among Hong Kong students in the past few years. Lancaster is ranked top 10 in Communication & Media, Social Work, Accounting & Finance, Business Studies, Biological Science, Sociology, Psychology, and more. As is located in the North West of England, Lancaster University provides a very different experience from other city-based universities. Students would find the University a good destination of living and study with Lancaster’s award-wining accommodation, which has been named the Best University Halls for 5 consecutive years.

128th
in World
University Ranking
8th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Creative
Writing
3rd
in Art & Design, Drama & Dance,
Social Work, Sociology
4th
in Media &
Communication
6th
in Geography,
Physics & Astronomy
8th
in Accounting & Finance, Business Studies, Chemical
Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Politics, Theology

University of Leeds (13)

University of Leeds is a Russell Group university ranked the 93rd globally (QS 2020). First made into top 10 in the UK in 2018, the University is known for its outstanding academic researches, teaching quality and employability. Graduate surveys consistently put the University as one of the ten most sought-after universities by Britain’s top employers. Among many of its areas of strength, Accounting & Finance, Business Studies, Economics, Engineering, Sociology and Communication & Media are particularly outstanding. Star sociologist Zygmunt Bauman taught in the Department of Sociology before his retirement in 1990. It’s also where Leslie Cheung studied before he returned to Hong Kong for his career in the entertainment industry!

93rd
in World
University Ranking
13th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Accounting &
Finance, Radiography
2nd
in Media &
Communication
4th
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
5th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing,
Mechanical Engineering
6th
in Business Studies, Physics &
Astronomy, Social Policy
8th
in Economics,
Law, Social Work
9th
in Art & Design, Dentistry,
Linguistics, Music
10th
in Criminology, History, Medical-related
Subjects, Sports Science

University of Sheffield (26)

Ranked the 78th globally (QS 2020), the University of Sheffield excels in a wide range of academic disciplines. Architecture, Communication & Media, Town Planning & Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biological Sciences are among top 10 in the UK. Sheffield’s reputable engineering school now educates more than 4000 students and is a leading institution in systems engineering and smart materials globally. Notable alumni include five Nobel laureates, as well as Chung Sze-Yuen (Senior Unofficial Member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong) and Douglas Young (founder of lifestyle design and retail brand G.O.D.).

78th
in World
University Ranking
26th
in UK University
Ranking
4th
in Architecture, Materials Technology,
Town Planning & Landscape Architecture
5th
in Communication &
Media, History
8th
in Biological Sciences,
Civil Engineering, Linguistics
9th
in Chemical
Engineering
10th
in Mechanical Engineering,
Philosophy
11th
in Computer
Science, Music
15th
in Business Studies,
Psychology
16th
in
Law

University of Surrey (32)

Ranked the 274th globally (QS 2020), University of Surrey is a leading educator in Hospitality & Tourism and Animal Science with a new veterinary school opened in the 2014/15 academic year. Most of its undergraduate programmes involve a year-long placement. With improving student satisfaction level, University of Surrey was named the 2016 University of the Year by the Times in praise of the good balance between research and teaching quality!

32nd
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Food
Science
5th
in Hospitality
& Tourism
9th
in Sports
Science
15th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
16th
in
Music
17th
in Media &
Communication

University of Strathclyde (36)

University of Strathclyde is ranked the 296th globally (QS 2020) and offers one of the UK’s top five Accounting and Finance programmes. Its business school comes the 51st in the European Business School Ranking (FT 2019), and is one of the few business schools that is triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

University of Strathclyde follows the Scottish education system, in which undergraduate qualifications are obtained in 4 years. The Business School and the Law School do offer 3-year intensive options! Students from the 3-Year LLB English Law will have study exchange opportunities, through which they can study one semester at City University of Hong Kong, in order to enjoy two extra subject exemptions in the PCLL Conversion Exams.

In addition to Business, University of Strathclyde is also a good choice for Architecture, Hospitality & Tourism as well as Engineering. Strathclyde’s School of Architecture is named one of Europe’s Top 50 architecture schools for 3 consecutive years by Domus, an Italian architecture and design magazine. The School of Enginnering, on the other hand, educates 4000 students coming from all around the world with as many as 40 choices of programmes, which include niche areas such as Aerospace and Naval Engineering.

36th
in UK University
Ranking
Law
Study exchange opportunities with Law School of City University of Hong Kong
and enjoy two extra subject exemptions in the PCLL Conversion Exams
1st
in Medical-related
Subjects, Social Policy
2nd
in Hospitality
& Tourism
5th
in Accounting & Finance, Chemical Engineering,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
6th
in Economics,
Mechanical Engineering
7th
in Architecture, Biological Sciences,
Business Studies, Chemistry

University of Sussex (38)

Ranked the 146th globally (THE 2020), University of Sussex excels in social sciences and the humanities. It’s ranked number one in the world for International Development (QS 2017-19). Anthropology, Philosophy, Accounting & Finance, Psychology, Biological Sciences, English, Media & Communication are all within top 20 in the UK. University of Sussex is special in terms of its diverse offerings of interdisciplinary programmes (such as Law & Politics, Psychology & Sociology), which is suitable for students with diverse interest. University of Sussex is home to one of Europe’s largest International Relation departments. Its International Relation department and Communication & Media department are one of the few that offer both University Foundation and International Year One, allowing international students to start with a relatively lower entry requirement. Notable alumni include former president of South Africa and a number of Noble Prize winners.

146th
in World
University Ranking
38th
in UK University
Ranking
International Relations
One of Europe’s largest International Relation departments.
Offers both University Foundation and International Year One.
3rd
in American
Studies
9th
in
Anthropology
17th
in Accounting
& Finance
19th
in Anatomy & Physiology,
Communication & Media
20th
in
Philosophy
21st
in
Sociology
25th
in Politics & International Relations,
Aeronautical & Manufacturing
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5/3 Thursday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Durham University

Durham University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

A member of the Russel Group, Durham University is now ranked the 78th globally (QS 2020) and the 7th in the UK. In REF 2014, 83% of its research was assessed as being of “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. The University teaches a wide range of academic disciplines, in which 16 disciplines are within top 5 in the UK. Like many traditional universities, Durham University is strongest in Law, the humanities (such as Anthropology, Education, etc) and sciences (such as Physics and Chemistry) while Business Studies and Accounting & Finance are ranked within top 25. Durham University is also one of the ten most targeted UK universities by leading recruiters in 2018/19. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

78th
in World
University Ranking
7th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in
English
2nd
in Music,
Theology
3rd
in Geography,
History
4th
in Classics, Criminology,
Geology, Physics & Astronomy
5th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Chemistry, Mathematics
10th
in Law, Education, General
Engineering, Sociology

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

English (1), Music (2), Theology & Religious Studies (2), Geography & Environmental Sciences (3), History (3), Middle Eastern & African Studies (3), Russian & East European Languages (3), Classics & Ancient History (4), Criminology (4), Geology (4), Iberian Languages (4), Italian (4), Physics & Astronomy (4), Archaeology & Forensic Science (5), Chemistry (5), Mathematics (5), Sports Science (6), German (7), Computer Science (9), Education (10), French (10), General Engineering (10), Law (10), Sociology (10), Anthropology (11), Philosophy (11), East & South Asian Studies (12), Biological Sciences (16), Economics (16), Politics (18), Business Studies (21), Accounting & Finance (24), Psychology (27)
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5/3 Thursday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Swansea (31), Leicester (41), Portsmouth (56), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Swansea (31), Leicester (41), Portsmouth (56), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Year One) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Swansea (31)
Leicester (41)
Portsmouth (56)
Plymouth (76)
Robert Gordon (83)
Hertfordshire (88)
Birmingham City (96)
Brunel (100)
Northampton (116)
Anglia Ruskin (120)

Swansea University (31)

With hugely improved student satisfaction and graduate prospect, Swansea University in 2019 broke into the Top 30 for the first time in UK university ranking. Traditionally the School of Engineering is the most celebrated school in Swansea University. In the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014), 94% of researches in engineering were rated as “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent” – a result comparable to that of traditional engineering schools such as UCL and Bristol. In subject rankings, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Materials Technology are all ranked within top 15 in the UK – reflecting outstanding performance in both teaching and scientific researches.

31st
in UK University
Ranking
7th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing,
Chemical Engineering, Criminology
8th
in Computer
Science
9th
in Materials
Technology
10th
in Civil Engineering,
American Studies
12th
in Mechanical Engineering,
Medical-related Subjects
13th
in Communication & Media, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering, Social Policy
14th
in Sports
Science
17th
in Accounting &
Finance

University of Leicester (41)

Ranked the 166th globally (THE 2020) and the 41st in the UK, the University of Leicester provides the flexibility with Major/Minor degree options, which enables students to concentrate on a subject area as the major subject, while broadening knowledge with a Minor subject. University of Leicester has put great efforts into science and technology over time. It’s home to the largest space research centre among all European universities. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has participated in the PanCam research project under European Space Agency (ESA)’s ExoMars programme. DNA Fingerprinting technology was also discovered by one of the professors in University of Leicester!

166th
in World
University Ranking
41st
in UK University
Ranking
13th
in History
of Art
14th
in Archaeology &
Forensic Science
15th
in Communication &
Media Studies
19th
in Chemistry,
Geology
20th
in
Criminology
22nd
in Physics &
Astronomy
25th
in
Medicine
26th
in General
Engineering

University of Portsmouth (56)

As its name suggests, University of Portsmouth is located in the port city of Portsmouth in the South of England. It’s one of the polytechnics that were granted university status because of the 1992 Education Act. As one of the best performing post-1992 universities, University of Portsmouth is now ranked the 56th in the UK. The University has good reputation in medical-related subjects, educating over 600 medical professionals every year (including pharmacists, medical technologists and radiographers). The £14-million brand new home of the Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries provides state-of-the-art technology and teaching space for students interested in art, design and new media, which include new Motion Capture facilities as well as Virtual Reality devices such as the Oculus Rift.

56th
in UK University
Ranking
12th
in Art &
Design
16th
in Chemical
Engineering
18th
in Building &
Surveying
19th
in Sports Science,
Criminology, Nursing
21st
in
Radiography
25th
in
Pharmacy
29th
in
Sociology
32nd
in
Psychology
33rd
in
Architecture
35th
in Anatomy & Physiology,
Medical-related Subjects
Top-up
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Robert Gordon University (83)

Located in Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University follows the Scottish education system, providing 4-year undergraduate programmes. The University is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status after the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and is ranked within top 25 in a wide range of disciplines, which include Building & Surveying, Architecture, as well as medical-related subjects such as Radiography and Physiotherapy. The majority of undergraduate programmes in Robert Gordon University include a placement. In some cases, these may be year-long paid placement.

The third oldest school of architecture in the UK, the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment is ranked the 24th for architecture in the UK. Its excellent record of graduate employment shows that 95% of students were in employment within six months after graduation. Students will have the opportunities to go onto overseas field trips, which have in the past covered destinations such as Amsterdam, Venice, Paris, Barcelona and more!

Architecture
The Third Oldest School of
Architecture in the UK
2nd
in Physiotherapy,
Radiography
4th
in Food
Science
9th
in Building & Surveying, Librarianship &
Information Management
14th
in Medical-related
Subjects
16th
in
Pharmacy
21st
in Art &
Design
24th
in
Architecture
27th
in Accounting & Finance,
Communication & Media

University of Herfordshire (88)

Based in Hatfield, the historic centre of British aviation manufacturing, the Faculty of Engineering provides a wide range of options in the area which include aerospace engineering, aerospace technology, etc. Some of these incorporate Pilot studies programmes that offer as many as 400 hours of flying practices, enabling students to qualify for the National Private Pilot’s License when they graduate. Alumni of University of Hertfordshire are widely employed by leading manufacturers in the field such as BAE Systems (one of the world’s largest defense and aerospace manufacturer), Rolls-Royce (the world’s second largest airplance engine manufacturer) and include Frank Ogilvie the deputy chief designer of the Airbus A380.

In Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire was named the 12th best in the world for VFX, Animation and Games by the Rookies (an international award for new creative talents). In the two years that follow (2016 & 2017), the Rookies awards also rated the University within Top 5 in a number of specialisms in new media arts including Game Design & Development, Photography, Film Making, VFX & Animation, and, in 2016, number 1 in the world for Next-Gen Gaming!

Students of the School of Creative Arts are offered a wide range of options that include Animation, Digital Media Arts, Special Effects, Music Technology, as well as other more common options such as Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Photography and more!

29th
in
Physiotherapy
VFX, Animation & Games
Voted the 12th best in the world for
VFX, Animation and Games by the Rookies award
Pilot Studies
Offers as many as 400 hours of flying practices, enabling students
to qualify for the National Private Pilot’s License when they graduate
Top-up
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Northampton (116)

University of Northampton is a university in the Midlands, which was granted full university status in 2005 but with a history that can be traced back to the 13th century. The University is well recognized for its efforts in supporting social enterprises and was one of Ashoka’s global network of “Changemaker Campus”. The number of social enterprises that the University works with is so large that it allows every of its 14,000 students an opportunity to work in a social enterprise during their courses. In terms of other academic areas, University of Northampton is strong in teacher training and health subjects, and is the region’s largest providers of teachers and healthcare professionals.

University of Northampton is home to the one and only Leather Technology programme in the UK, which teaches the technology behind the manufacturing and materials of high-end leather products. If you’re interested in a career working with high-end manufacturers and designers of luxurious shoes, handbags, clothes, furniture and sport scars, it’s likely to be the right course for you! In the past five years, the course has achieved a 100% graduate employment rate, reflecting the recognition by the industry.

University of Northampton also offers foundation programmes that can lead to a degree in Podiatry, which suits students who are interested in medical related disciplines!

Leather Technology
The one and only Leather Technology programme in the UK, which teaches
the technology behind the manufacturing and materials of high-end leather products.
38th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
Podiatry
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry

Anglia Ruskin University (120)

Accredited by the General Optical Council (GOC), the BOptom (Hons) Optometry in Anglia Ruskin University is recognized by the Optometrists Board of Hong Kong. Students therefore will be eligible in registering as an Optometrist in Hong Kong, after successful completion of the professional examination set by the College of Optometrists (UK) and a year of work placement.

During their studies, students will learn to perform eye examinations, acquire knowledge of ocular diseases and pathology. In Year 3, students will spend up to 6 hours per week gaining hands-on experience in the open-to-public University Eye Clinic, performing eye examinations and dispensing patients with appropriate spectacles when required.

Optometry
A recognized qualification of Optometrists Board of HK,
with a progression route from university foundation
16th
in Animal
Science
52nd
in Medical-Related
Subjects, Sports Science
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Undergraduate & Pathways: Exeter (12), East Anglia (23), Newcastle (28), Queen’s Belfast (35), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Exeter (12), East Anglia (23), Newcastle (28), Queen’s Belfast (35), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Exeter (12)
Manchester (18)
East Anglia (23)
Newcastle (28)
Queen’s Belfast (35)
Stirling (47)
Manchester Metropolitan (62)
City, University of London (73)
Gloucestershire (95)
Glasgow Caledonian (96)

University of Exeter (12)

Ranked the 146th globally (THE 2020) and the 12th in the UK, University of Exeter is top 10 in as many as 23 academic disciplines and reputable for Sports Science, Communications & Media, Sociology, Psychology, Geography and Business studies. The University’s Business School has been a popular option of Hong Kong students for Accounting & Finance (ranked the 11th), Business Studies (12th) and Economics (14th) . Notable alumni include JK Rowling (author of Harry Potter), Thom Yorke (lead singer of Radiohead) and more!

146th
in World
University Ranking
12th
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Radiography,
Sports Science
3rd
in Communication
& Media, Theology
5th
in
Sociology
6th
in Computer
Science, Philosophy
8th
in Drama & Dance,
Geography, Geology
11th
in Accounting & Finance,
Medicine, Politics
12th
in Business Studies,
Civil Engineering, Psychology
14th
in Economics,
History of Art

University of Manchester (18)

The University of Manchester is the 6th best performing UK university in the QS World University Ranking, which ranked it as the 27th best in the world (QS 2020). There are as many as 25 Nobel laureates among its alumni and professors. A recent survey also shows that University of Manchester graduates are most targeted by employers in the UK. Students aiming to study at this prestigious university, but fall slightly short of its entry requirement for direct entry into a degree, now have the option of a designated University Foundation programme. The Foundation has considerably higher entry and progression requirements, but can lead to a wide range of academic disciplines including Psychology, Biological Science, Pharmacy, Engineering, as well as many Humanities and Social Sciences degrees.

27th
in World
University Ranking
18th
in UK University
Ranking
6th
in Criminology,
Materials Technology
7th
in Computer Science, Dentistry, Drama
& Dance, Medical-related Subjects
21st
in Accounting & Finance,
Civil Engineering

University of East Anglia (23)

Globally ranked the 192nd (THE 2020) in the UK, University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university in scientific researches and for many years has been the 1st choice of students pursuing a degree in Medicine and Pharmacy. The University is also famous for its achievements in Art History, Communication & Media Studies, Geography & Environmental Sciences, as well as medical-related subjects such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. Among many others, 82% of researches in Social Work, Social Policy and International Relations were rated “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent”, which was top 5 in the UK (REF 2014). In Environmental Sciences, UEA has contributed more than any other universities in the world to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and are among the leaders in the investigation of climate change. UEA is also ranked the 11th in International Development.

192nd
in World
University Ranking
23nd
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in
Physiotherapy
14th
in
Pharmacy
15th
in History
of Art
17th
in
Economics
International Development Ranked 11th in the World
Tackles issues such as Globalization, Conflicts, Environment & Sustainability, Global Warming and more
– an very good option for students with a strong passion in Geography and who want to make a difference!
18th
in Media &
Communication
19th
in Business Studies, Medical-related
Subjects, Social Work
26th
in Accounting & Finance,
Geography, Law, Nursing

Newcastle University (28)

Ranked the 146th globally (QS 2020), Newcastle University is among top 20 in 27 academic disciplines. It is one of the few universities that provide both University Foundation and International Year One in Architecture (ranked the 8th in the UK), making it a popular choice among aspiring architects. First established as a School of Medicine, the University had been part of Durham University before it became an university of its own. It has been named the “University of the Year” by the Times, for its highly recognized effort in delivering the best education.

146th
in World
University Ranking
28th
in UK University
Ranking
6th
in Art & Design,
Communication & Media
8th
in Architecture (Offers University
Foundation & International Year One)
10th
in Medicine (Students of School of Biomedical Sciences are eligible to
apply to transfer to Medicine or Dentistry after their first year of study)
13th
in
Psychology
16th
in Town Planning &
Landscape Architecture
19th
in Computer Science, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering, Politics

Queen’s University Belfast (35)

A member university of the Russell Group, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is the top university in the Northern Ireland, which is currently ranked the 173th globally (QS 2020) and the 35th in the UK. Academic researches by the University were highly rated in the research assessment exercise (REF 2014). In terms of academic disciplines, it’s best known for Pharmacy, Accounting & Finance, Architecture, as well as its strong School of Engineering!

35th
in UK University
Ranking
WRIGHTBUS Manufacturer of the New Routemaster
The School of Engineering has a close tie with Wrightbus – the Northern Irish
manufacturer behind London’s New Routemaster and Hong Kong’s KMB!
6th
in Food Science,
Town Planning
8th
in Accounting & Finance,
Creative Writing, Social Work
9th
in Architecture, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
15th
in Chemical
Engineering, Medicine
16th
in Communication &
Media, Social Policy
24th
in Law, Physics &
Astronomy
25th
in Mathematics,
Mechanical Engineering
26th
in Civil
Engineering

University of Stirling (47)

Named the Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence in 2008, the University of Stirling excels in Sports Science, Education, and Communication & Media. Its sports facilities are often used by the UK and Scotland national teams for training (swimming, tennis, gold and football). Under the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), degrees in University of Stirling allow more flexibility in electives and changing courses. Students can ‘mix & match’ modules from different disciplines to engineer a degree that fulfills their interest and ambitions. Two third of students are from Scotland while the rest come from England and around the world.

47th
in UK University
Ranking
2/3
of Students Come
from Scotland
6th
in
Education
11th
in
Criminology
12th
in Media &
Communication
18th
in Business Studies, Economics,
Social Policy, Sports Science

Manchester Metropolitan University (62)

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is home to the second oldest art school in the UK, which has educated generations of artists and designers, including Thomas Heatherwick the designer of the UK pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010 and L. S. Lowry the legendary British painter. The Manchester School of Architecture (jointly administered by MMU and University of Manchester) is a world-famous architecture school with star alumni such as prolific architect Norman Foster. Other Art & Design options include Fashion Design (menswear, womenswear and sportswear), Creative Multimedia, Photography, Graphics and 3D design. 75% of teaching modules in the art foundation are art-related, giving students tons of opportunities to perfect their crafts and skills.

Top 10 Architecture
Named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for four
consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2016-2019).
14th
in Art & Design,
Hospitality & Tourism
15th
in Town Planning & Landscape Architecture,
Creative Writing, Nursing
22nd
in Physiotherapy,
Food Science
75%
Art-related Modules
in Foundation
Top-up
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

City, University of London (73)

Located in the heart of London with easy access to destinations such as the British Museum and London financial district, City, University of London is a powerhouse for Business Studies as well as Communication & Media. The University is ranked the 38th in Communication & Media globally (QS 2016). The well-renowned Cass Business School is ranked 19th in Europe (FT 2019) and many see it as a stepping stone to get into investment banks and large-scale financial institutions. Students benefit from the School’s extensive network of alumni that includes the CEO of Coca Cola Company. Students can connect with these alumni via a private online platform with as many as 2000 active users of alumni.

73rd
in UK University
Ranking
19th
in European Business
School Ranking
14th
in Media &
Communication
15th
in Business
Studies
18th
in Medical-related
Subjects
27th
in Accounting &
Finance, Nursing

University of Gloucestershire (95)

University of Gloucestershire is a university that focuses on Business, Art & Design, Computer Sciences and Humanities. Its Landscape Architecture programmes are leading in the field, which are ranked the 4th among programmes accredited by the Landscape Institute (UK) and is the most historical one! Other than that, University of Gloucestershire also provides a wide range of art & design programmes related to popular culture and media, including Pop Music (production and promotion), TV & Film production, Photography (commercial, documentary, journalistic) and Multimedia design. University of Gloucestershire has relatively lower entry requirements and accepts associate and higher diploma graduates to second and final year of their degree courses.

Landscape Architecture
Ranked the 4th among Landscape Institute (UK)-Accredited
Programmes and the Most Historical One!
Top-up
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Glasgow Caledonian University (96)

Glasgow Caledonian University provides 4-year degree programmes. The University is good for Physiotherapy, Radiography, Hospitality & Tourism, Medical-Related subjects, as well as Building & Surveying. It is the largest provider of health-related graduates to NHS Scotland and is also the only one that offers Optometry degrees in Scotland, training 90% of eye care specialists in Scotland.

7th
in Radiography,
Anatomy & Physiology
8th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
9th
in
Physiotherapy
19th
in Medical-related
Subjects
Optometry
Offers the Only Optometry Degree in Scotland.
Training 90% of Eye Care Specialists in Scotland
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Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (14), Bristol (15), Glasgow (16), Nottingham (21), York (22), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (14), Bristol (15), Glasgow (16), Nottingham (21), York (22), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Birmingham (14)
Bristol (15)
Glasgow (16)
Nottingham (21)
York (22)
Liverpool (29)
Essex (37)
Nottingham Trent (40)
Aston (48)
West of England (58)
City, University of London (73)
Bournemouth (94)
Westminster (119)
Brighton (122)

University of Birmingham (14)

University of Birmingham is a historical and research-intensive university, which is now ranked the 81st globally (QS 2020) and the 14th in the UK. The University enjoys very good reputation in the academia globally and is a founding member of the Russell Group, which symbolizes the highest standard of research and teaching in the UK. The University of Birmingham is ranked within top 10 in the UK for 21 academic disciplines, in which many are within top 5 (including Hospitality & Tourism, Sports Science, Town Planning, Music, Philosophy, Chemical Engineering, Physiotherapy and more). Its alumni and staff include 11 Nobel laureates, as well as Geoffrey Ma, the Hong Kong Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal.

81st
in World
University Ranking
14th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Hospitality & Tourism,
American Studies
4th
in Nursing, Philosophy,
Social Work, Sports Science
5th
in Chemical Engineering, Education,
Music, Physiotherapy, Town Planning
8th
in Anthropology, Materials Technology,
Physics & Astronomy
9th
in Geography, History
of Art, Mathematics

University of Glasgow (16)

Ranked the 67th globally (QS 2020), University of Glasgow is one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world with over 560 years of history. As a member of the Russell Group, the university offers a wide range of academic disciplines and research, in which as many as 24 are ranked with top 10 in the UK. Civil Engineering, Education, Law, Sociology, Accounting & Finance, Electrical & Electronic Engineering are some of its strongest areas. Notable alumni include economist Adam Smith, two former British Prime Ministers, a number of Nobel laureates and Regina Ip (former Secretary for Security of Hong Kong).

67th
in World
University Ranking
16th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Animal Science, Dentistry,
Drama & Dance, Food Science
2nd
in Civil Engineering, Nursing,
Social Policy, Veterinary Medicine
3rd
in Education,
General Engineering
4th
in Accounting &
Finance, Law
5th
in
Medicine
6th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing,
Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Science
8th
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering

University of Nottingham (21)

University of Nottingham is ranked the 96th globally (QS 2020) and a member of the Russel Group. It has been cited twice in the last three years as “The Best University for Finding Graduate Recruits” by UK’s top employers. 51 academic disciplines are offered. 25 of them are ranked among top 10 in the UK, while Social Work, Chemical Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Criminology are all ranked among top 5. The university also offers a 5-year Pharmacy (MPharm) programme, so that students do not have to worry about visa issues during their Pre-Registration Training for Pharmacists.

96th
in World
University Ranking
21st
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in Chemical
Engineering
4th
in Animal Science,
Veterinary Medicine
5th
in American Studies,
Criminology, Social Work
6th
in Pharmacy,
General Engineering
7th
in Building & Surveying, Electrical & Electronic
Engineering, Food Science, Physiotherapy
9th
in Civil Engineering, Creative
Writing, Physics & Astronomy
Pharmacy
that includes Pre-Registration
Training for Pharmacists

University of York (22)

University of York enjoys worldwide recognition and is now ranked the 128th globally (THE 2020) and the 22nd in the UK. With strong focus on the humanities and sciences, York is a research-intensive university and a member of the Russell Group, which symbolises the highest research and academic standard in the UK. Overall research quality was ranked within top 15 in the UK by the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014). Its Communication & Media, English, Psychology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Accounting & Finance and Business Studies are ranked among UK’s top 10.

In slightly over 50 years’ time since its establishment, alumni of University of York has became active players in British politics and include many notable people in areas such as literature, history, music, etc. Notable alumni from Asia include Yeung Sum (former LegCo member of Hong Kong) as well as Han Seung Soo (former Prime Minister of South Korea).

128th
in World
University Ranking
22nd
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in
English
4th
in
Chemistry
6th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Biological Sciences, Social Work
7th
in Accounting &
Finance, History
8th
in
Psychology
9th
in Media &
Communication
10th
in Business
Studies
13th
in Politics,
Social Policy
PPE
Foundation at York offers a Progression Route
to PPE (Philosophy, Politics & Economics)

University of Essex (37)

As one of the best in Social Sciences, University of Essex is ranked the 37th in the UK. Researches in Economics, Psychology, Politics and Philosophy are all highly rated by REF (2014). Respectively 93%, 90%, 87% and 85% of researches in these disciplines were rated World Leading and Internationally Excellent – a very impressive achievement for a university with only 50 years of history. A number of professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong are graduates of University of Essex. Other notable alumni include LegCo members LEUNG Yiu-chung and British film director Mike Leigh.

37th
in UK University
Ranking
4th
in Art &
Design
5th
in Politics,
Drama & Dance
13th
in Criminology,
Creative Writing
18th
in History
of Art
23rd
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
26th
in
Sociology

University of the West of England, Bristol (58)

Set in the creative city of Bristol, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) was formerly a polytechnic and was granted full university status in 1992. Employability remains at the heart of UWE Bristol’s education. The already tight relationships with employers continue to foster, which now include formal links with the BBC, Airbus, etc. Career support services of UWE Bristol were voted the best in the UK in 2014 while graduate employability comes as the 8th in the UK with over 95% of graduates in employment within six months after graduation. UWE Bristol provides academic programmes in as many as 35 disciplines, among which Building & Surveying, Architecture, Town Planning and Art & Design are the strongest. UWE’s Bristol School of Animation enjoys a worldwide reputation. Chris Ford, creative director of PIXAR, is also one of UWE Bristol’s graduates!

58th
in UK University
Ranking
8th
in Building &
Surveying
10th
in
Radiography
15th
in
Architecture
19th
in Physiotherapy, Engineering,
Town Planning
20th
in Aerospace
Engineering
29th
in Art &
Design
Top-up
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Sub-Degrees

Bournemouth University (94)

Set in the coastal resort town of Bournemouth, on the south coast of England, Bournemouth University is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status in 1992. The University is most famous for Computer Animation and Tourism & Hospitality Management.

Bournemouth University is a successful advocate of work placement, who is able to offer placement opportunities all honour degree students, and nearly 90% of its students have taken up the offer of placement in the past – one of the highest participation rate among UK universities. These have resulted in much improved employability. The retail management degree, for example, has achieved an impressive 100% employment rate for eight consecutive years!

National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA), the animation school of Bournemouth University, is named the 4th best animation school in the world (2019) by Animation Career Review. Aimed at training tomorrow’s technical directors in the animation field, the BA (Hons) Computer Animation Technical Arts involves a 50/50 mix of creative and technical training. Graduates of Bournemouth University have worked in films such as The Martian, Avator, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and more. More than 50 alumni have participated in the production of Oscar’s Best Visual Effect winner, Gravity.

Computer Animation
Name the 4th best animation school in the world by Animation Career Review.
More than 50 alumni have participated in the production of Oscar’s Best Visual Effect winner, Gravity.
25th
in Hospitality
& Tourism
26th
in
Physiotherapy
28th
in Food Science, General
Engineering, Social Work
34th
in Art &
Design

University of Westminster (119)

University of Westminster is located in the heart of London and is formerly the Royal Polytechnic Institution, which was founded in 1838 and was Britain’s first polytechnic institution. The University was officially granted university status in 1992. Today it remains the choice of many in London for continuing education.

Journalism, Architecture and Art & Design are among its strongest subjects. It was ranked by the QS University Guide 2018 as the 6th in the UK and the 40th globally for Communication & Media Studies. The School of Architecture was also voted the 2nd best by practising architects in Architects’ Journal. With its long history of teaching, alumni of University of Westminster is spread across different sectors, especially the architecture, art & design as well as the media – many of them are people awarded the Order of the British Empire for their contribution to their professions.

Journalism
in the World for Communication &
Media Studies (QS 2018)
Architecture
School of Architecture was also voted the 2nd best
by practising architects in Architects’ Journal

University of Brighton (122)

The seaside resort Brighton in the South of England is now more than a famous tourist destination, but also an important cluster of the creative industries near London. The University of Brighton has long enjoyed a reputation in Art and Design and is well-known for its Fashion Design, Architecture and Graphic Design. It has been constantly regarded as one of the top 50 fashion schools in the world by popular fashion website “Fashionista”. In recent years, other disciplines such as Sports Science and Hospitality & Tourism are enjoying a growing reputation. University of Brighton also offers foundation programmes that can lead to a degree in Podiatry, which suits students who are interested in medical related disciplines!

Fashion
One of Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World
by Popular Fashion Website “Fashionista”
Podiatry
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry
30th
in
Physiotherapy
31st
in Building
& Surveying
44th
in Hospitality
& Tourism
48th
in Art &
Design
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5:30PM - 7:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Royal Holloway (19), Reading (38), Coventry (50), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Royal Holloway (19), Reading (38), Coventry (50), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pathway programmes provided by ONCAMPUS can lead to undergraduate degrees in colleges of University of London as well as modern universities such as Coventry! University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Year One) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Royal Holloway (19)
Reading (38)
Queen Mary (49)
Coventry (50)
Goldsmiths (68)
Central Lancashire (75)
Hull (77)
London South Bank (86)
Sunderland (109)
Birkbeck, University of London
Courtauld Institute of Art
Royal Veterinary College

University of London International Foundation Programme

ONCAMPUS London delivers the University of London International Foundation Programme in their designated study centre in Birkbeck, University of London. The Programme provides a more challenging curriculum that comes with more diverse progression routes for students aspiring to top universities. With specially written study materials by University of London, students will study four academic subjects (normally students study three subjects in a foundation programme) alongside English language and personal development programmes – a total of 28 teaching hours per week. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply to a range of UK universities, including top universities such as London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Bristol, Durham, Manchester, Nottingham and more!

University of London International Foundation Programme

University of Reading (38)

University of Reading is ranked the 205th globally (QS 2020) and the 38th in the UK. Its business school (Hanley Business School) comes 29nd in the European Business School Ranking (FT 2019). The University offers collaborative Accounting degrees with PwC – one of the Big 4 accounting firms in the world. Entry requirement is high, but students from the programmes will enjoy guaranteed work placements with PwC, and if they achieve a 2:1 and impress on their work placements they will be likely to be offered a permanent job with PwC – which is a very valuable option for students who aspire to become an accountant, especially those who want to pursue a career in the UK after graduation! In addition to applying directly for year one, students can now progress onto the degree via a university foundation.

Building & Surveying, Film Studies, Design and Meteorology are also among the university’s most reputable disciplines. Not only is University of Reading the first UK university to offer Typography and Film Studies, its master’s programmes in Typography are considered one of the best in the world. Many contemporary font designs of our age are created by graduates from University of Reading – these include Calibri (created by Luc(as) de Groot), Comic Sans (created by Vincent Connare) and many more!

205th
in World
University Ranking
38th
in UK University
Ranking
29th
in European Business
School Ranking
PwC Accounting Degrees in Collaboration with PwC
Students will enjoy guaranteed work placements with PwC. If they achieve a 2:1 and impress
on their work placements they will be likely to be offered a permanent job with PwC
2nd
in Animal
Science
5th
in Building &
Surveying
13th
in Education,
Town Planning
19th
in Accounting &
Finance, German
24th
in
Architecture
28th
in
Law
29th
in Business
Studies
45th
in Art &
Design
Typography
Many contemporary font designs of our age are created by graduates
from University of Reading – these include Calibri and Comic Sans

Coventry University (50)

Coventry University has been named “Modern University of the Year” by the Times in three consecutive years (2014-2016) and the University of the Year (Student Experience) in 2019. With high student satisfaction ratings and employment rates, Coventry University has become one of the most remarkable post-1992 universities, with significant improvements in major university league tables. Communication & Media, Art & Design and Physiotherapy are some of its strongest areas of study. With over 160 years of history, the Coventry School of Art & Design offers specialist programmes in diverse areas such as Automotive & Transport Design, Interior Design, Product Design.

50th
in UK University
Ranking
9th
in Building &
Surveying
11th
in Hospitality &
Tourism, Education
12th
in Food
Science
16th
in
Physiotherapy
20th
in Nursing,
Social Policy
23rd
in Architecture,
Art & Design
25th
in Mechanical
Engineering
35th
in Geography,
Sports Science
37th
in Civil Engineering,
English, Sociology
Top-up
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) (75)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is one of the largest universities in the UK that provides a wide range of subject options. In 2014/15, the University started its medicine programme (MBBS), after the success in establishing its dentistry programme. The MBBS programme is tailored for international students and provides placement opportunities in the NHS as well as private clinics. University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is known for its outstanding support to its students and a top player in nurturing graduate start-ups. With the good support from the University, over 70% of these graduate start-ups were able to survive the first two difficult years of operation.

Medicine Foundation
Progression Routes Available for Medicine (MBBS) and other Medical-related Subjects through University Foundation. Comes
with a “Guaranteed Interview” Mechanism: 90% of Students who Achieved an Interview Progressed to MBBS at UCLan!
12th
in
Dentistry
17th
in
Physiotherapy
29th
in Nursing,
Pharmacy
34th
in
Medicine

Progression Universities & Degrees: Medicine, Physiotherapy and other Medical-Related Subjects Abstract

The Medicine Foundation in UCLan can lead to undergraduate degrees in Medicine, Physiotherapy and a range of medical-related subjects. Starting from the 2019/20 cohort, students can also apply to Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and other medical-related subjects in Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and St George’s University in addition to progression options in University of Central Lancashire (UCLan),

  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy
    • Medicine (MBBS)
    • Nursing (Adult)
    • Nursing (Child)
    • Nursing (Mental Health)
    • Pharmacy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Sports Therapy
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
    • Medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Physiotherapy
  • St George’s University, Grenada
    • Medicine
    • Veterinary Medicine

Successful Cases to MBBS & Physiotherapy
Comes with a “Guaranteed Interview” Mechanism: 90% of Students who achieved an Interview Progressed to MBBS at UCLan

Student Nationality Grades University Destination & Undergraduate Degree
Ya-Ro Taiwanese A*AA University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Sina Iranian A*AA University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Mary Jane Ogechi Obiyo Nigerian AAA University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Plairung Thai AAA University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Ahmed Hussein Ali Al-Tameemi Iraqi - University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Ali Abdulshaheed Almadhoob Bahraini A*AA University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Alex Lagesse Mauritian - University of Central Lancashire
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Stephen De Chasteigner Du Mee Mauritian - University of Central Lancashire
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
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7/3 Saturday

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Boarding School Seminar

Boarding School Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United

What’s so good about studying in the UK? In addition to small class-size, excellent provision of facilities and more flexible teaching methods, what makes the As in UK student’s report cards? What options do students from the new 334 education system have, to continue their studies in the UK? What makes up the best preparation for progression to the finest universities? How does British boarding school experience benefit students when they apply to universities in Hong Kong? In the seminar, our education consultants will answer all these questions by sharing their own experience in the UK. The seminar is suitable for parents of primary and secondary school students and students themselves, who are interested in studying in the UK.

Content Highlights

  • The Education Systems: In what circumstances can Hong Kong students progress to the next year group in the UK? In which year groups does it offer more school options?
  • The Boarding School Life: What time is lights out time? What weekend activities are available for boarders? What are these unique school holidays in boarding schools?
  • The Public Exams: How do GCSE and A-levels subject choices affect your options in university? What subject combination may bring extra advantages to Hong Kong students?
  • GCSE & A-levels Reform: What were being reformed and when? Are the two exams more difficult now than before?
  • A brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data
  • The Application Procedures: What should you consider when selecting a boarding school? What criteria are used when boarding schools select students?
  • Is it necessary to sit boarding school entrance exams (such as BUSSATs & UKiSet) in advance?
    Bussats Test Centre in Hong Kong UKiset Test Centre in Hong Kong
Students attending the seminar can take home a free copy of The Metropolis UK Boarding School Guide by giving a Facebook Like to our Facebook page.
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11/3 Wednesday

5:30PM - 6:30PM

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

Type: Interview & Information Day (Art University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University for Creative Arts (UCA) is a specialist art university in the UK, which teaches in diverse areas of visual arts (such as Animation, Architecture, Fashion Design, Film Production, Interior Design, Photography and more), with new ventures into new media such as Computer Games Design, Creative Coding & Technology.

University for Creative Arts (UCA) has five campuses located in hugely secure cities in the south of England. With London within reach of a 30- to 60-minute train ride, students enjoy the great exposure to exhibitions and galleries in London, without the burden of London’s cost of living.

Granted full university status in 2008, University for Creative Arts (UCA) was formed with a merger between five historical art schools with over 160 years of teaching experience. Over the years UCA graduates have worked in different sectors of the creative industries and have achieved international acclaim. They include a number of Oscar-winning animators, film director Gareth Edwards, illustrator Martin Handford, animation artist Mark Baker, jewellery designer Stephen Webster, as well as fashion designer Karen Millen.

42nd
UK University
Ranking (Times 2020)
Peppa Pig
Notable UCA Graduate:
Mark Baker, Creator of Peppa Pig
Where’s Wally?
Notable UCA Graduate: Martin Handford
Creator of Where’s Wally?
Star Wars
Notable UCA Graduate: Film Director Gareth Edwards
Directed works include Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Godzilla
Stephen Webster
Notable UCA Graduate: Jewellery Designer Stephen Webster, who
created exclusive pieces for Madonna, Kate Moss, P!nk and more
7th
in Film &
Photography (Guardian 2020)
9th
in Design &
Crafts (Guardian 2020)
14th
in Fashion &
Textiles (Guardian 2020)

Art & Design Foundation (Suitable for F.5 and HKDSE Graduates)

The Art & Design Foundation programmes in University for Creative Arts (UCA) offer a one-year and a two-year option, which is suitable for HKDSE and F.5 graduates respectively. With its diverse provision in visual arts, the Art & Design Foundation in University for Creative Arts (UCA) can provide the flexibility best for students, who have a strong interest in visual arts, but not 100% sure which specialism they’d like to focus on!

Details of Event: Meet with a Lecturer via Skype for Portfolio Assessment & Advices

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with a lecturer from University for Creative Arts (UCA) via Skype, to do portfolio assessment, seek advices and discuss their applications to the University.

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12/3 Thursday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Cardiff Sixth Form College

Cardiff Sixth Form College

Type: Interview & Information Day (Independent Sixth Form College)
Target: F.4 or Above
Location: British United
GCSE A-levels University Foundation
1-Year Programme 2-Year Programme -

Cardiff Sixth Form College is a top independent sixth form college in South Wales, which has obtained no. 1 places in GCE A-levels league tables since 2011. 2018 is no exception, in which the College saw 89% of exam entries graded in A*-A. Of about 138 students in the class of 2018, 41% of students achieved 3A* or better. 49 graduates gained entry into medical schools, studying highly competitive subjects such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry. 18 graduates continued their education in Oxford and Cambridge University, while 42 made it to UCL, LSE and Imperial College and 17 were admitted by University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong. Applicants should be made aware that Cardiff Sixth Form College maintains a high standard for progression to Year 13 (A2).

90% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
99% A*-B. Average Grades: A*AA
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
84% 9-7 / A*-A
% of 9-7 (or A*-A in the old grading scale) in GCSE (2019)
2nd
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2019)

Popular University Destinations

Popular University Destinations of Cardiff Sixth Form College Graduates (2014-2017) No. of Graduates
London School of Economics (LSE) 64
University College London (UCL) 63
University of Cambridge 60
Imperial College London 57
University of Hong Kong 27
Chinese University of Hong Kong 26
University of Bristol 19
University of Warwick 19
King’s College London 15
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12/3 Thursday

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate
A Popular Choice of Medical School Applicants: Medicine (MBBS), Biomedical Sciences

Ranked the 146th globally (QS 2020), Newcastle University is among top 20 in 27 academic disciplines. It is one of the few universities that provide both University Foundation and International Year One in Architecture (ranked the 8th in the UK), making it a popular choice among aspiring architects. First established as a School of Medicine, the University had been part of Durham University before it became an university of its own. It has been named the “University of the Year” by the Times, for its highly recognized effort in delivering the best education.

146th
in World
University Ranking
28th
in UK University
Ranking
6th
in Art & Design,
Communication & Media
8th
in Architecture (Offers University
Foundation & International Year One)
10th
in Medicine (Students of School of Biomedical Sciences are eligible to
apply to transfer to Medicine or Dentistry after their first year of study)
13th
in
Psychology
16th
in Town Planning &
Landscape Architecture
19th
in Computer Science, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering, Politics

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Anatomy & Physiology (3), East & South Asian Studies (3), Dentistry (4), Agriculture & Forestry (5), Creative Writing (5), Art & Design (6), Communication & Media Studies (6), Linguistics (7), Philosophy (7), Architecture (8), Iberian Languages (9), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (10), English (10), Medicine (10), Food Science (11), Geography & Environmental Sciences (11), Medical Related (11), Psychology (13), Archaeology & Forensic Science (15), German (15), Classics & Ancient History (16), French (16), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (16), Computer Science (19), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (19), Politics (19), Chemical Engineering (20), Geology (22), Sociology (23), Civil Engineering (24), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (24), Accounting & Finance (25), Music (25), Education (26), Law (27), Mechanical Engineering (28), Mathematics (32), Business Studies (35), History (37), Chemistry (38), Economics (38), Biological Sciences (43)
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13/3 Friday

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Sherfield School

Sherfield School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2019/20 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£7375 £7375 £8370 £10165 £10165 £10165

Sherfield School is an all-through boarding school in the South of England, just less than one hour away from London Heathrow Airport. The main building of the School is a grade-II listed situated in a picturesque 75-acre campus. Currently there are about 400 students in Sherfield School, 10% of which are boarders. In the past three years (2017-2019), A*-B rates in GCE A-levels ranged from 46% to 63%.

37% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
63% A*-B
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
33% 9-7 / A*-A
% of 9-7 (or A*-A in the old grading scale) in GCSE (2019)
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14/3 Saturday

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Boarding School Seminar

Boarding School Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United

What’s so good about studying in the UK? In addition to small class-size, excellent provision of facilities and more flexible teaching methods, what makes the As in UK student’s report cards? What options do students from the new 334 education system have, to continue their studies in the UK? What makes up the best preparation for progression to the finest universities? How does British boarding school experience benefit students when they apply to universities in Hong Kong? In the seminar, our education consultants will answer all these questions by sharing their own experience in the UK. The seminar is suitable for parents of primary and secondary school students and students themselves, who are interested in studying in the UK.

Content Highlights

  • The Education Systems: In what circumstances can Hong Kong students progress to the next year group in the UK? In which year groups does it offer more school options?
  • The Boarding School Life: What time is lights out time? What weekend activities are available for boarders? What are these unique school holidays in boarding schools?
  • The Public Exams: How do GCSE and A-levels subject choices affect your options in university? What subject combination may bring extra advantages to Hong Kong students?
  • GCSE & A-levels Reform: What were being reformed and when? Are the two exams more difficult now than before?
  • A brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data
  • The Application Procedures: What should you consider when selecting a boarding school? What criteria are used when boarding schools select students?
  • Is it necessary to sit boarding school entrance exams (such as BUSSATs & UKiSet) in advance?
    Bussats Test Centre in Hong Kong UKiset Test Centre in Hong Kong
Students attending the seminar can take home a free copy of The Metropolis UK Boarding School Guide by giving a Facebook Like to our Facebook page.
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16/3 Monday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Langley School

Langley School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.6 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2019/20 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- £10950 £10950 £10950 £10950 £10950

Langley School is a boarding school in rural area of South East England, with a 110-acre campus near the city of Norwich. The majority of students in Langley School come from local families of white ethnicity. In the past five years (2015-2019), A*-B rates in A-levels ranged from 54% to 60%.

Langley School is strong in arts and sports education. The School currently holds the Artsmark Gold Award by Arts Council England, in recognition of its commitment to arts and cultural education. Students in Langley School are also encouraged to take LAMDA qualifications in performing arts, further enhancing their chances of getting into top performing arts schools in the UK.

In sports, Langley School runs its own football academy, working as the official education partner of premier league football club Norwich City FC. Headed by the Grant Holt (current academy coach in Norwich City FC) and supported by a full-time on-site physiotherapist, the Langley Football Academy provides advanced training programmes from Year 9 on.

34% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
60% A*-B
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
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21/3 Saturday

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UK University & Pathways Seminar

UK University & Pathways Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: F.4 or above
Location: British United

Undergraduate Year One in Top 30 UK universities normally require 544 to 555 in HKDSE, with subject-specific requirement depending on your choices of programmes. If students fall short of such requirement, they can progress through International Year One or University Foundation Courses. These programmes accept entry at 433 to 322 in HKDSE and enable qualified students to progress onto Year 2 and Year 1 of an undergraduate programme in Top 30 UK universities respectively. Students aiming for top universities and highly-competitive subjects such as medicine and actuarial sciences, however, will benefit from the 1-Year A-levels which also allows them to apply to universities in Hong Kong through the Non-Jupas route.

In the seminar, our education consultants will introduce these four options for HKDSE students. Content includes university options, subject options, entry requirements, plus the procedures and important dates of UCAS.

Content Highlights

  • How does UCAS work? What are the important dates?
  • How to make best use of the five application quotas in your UCAS application?
  • Is it possible to have the sixth and the seventh quota?
  • Tips on writing a winning personal statement.
  • Options of university and academic disciplines in pathway programmes.
  • University Foundation Courses that accept applications from F.5 students.
  • The option of One-Year A-levels and a brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data.
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8/4 Wednesday

7:00PM - 8:00PM

How to become a Lawyer in Hong Kong? An Admissions Talk for Postgraduate Courses in Law by University of Law

How to become a Lawyer in Hong Kong? An Admissions Talk for Postgraduate Courses in Law by University of Law

Type: Seminar
Target: HKDSE, GCE A-levels Graduates, University Students and Working Adults
Location: British United

In the Seminar, admissions representative from University of Law will introduce their postgraduate courses in law, in order to help students and parents understand how students can qualify as a lawyer in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, and explain how different courses may be better for students in different career stages.

  • An overview of postgraduate courses in Law:

    Admission representative from University of Law will provide details about the following postgraduate courses, covering areas such as course structure, entry requirements, tuition fees, study locations and the steps it takes after the course to qualify as a lawyer.

    • Yes – it’s possible for a non-law degree graduate to become a lawyer! Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Master of Arts in Law (MA Law)
      Tailored for graduates with a non-law degree, the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) covers essential core modules in law, enabling non-law graduates to pursue professional qualifications to qualify as a lawyer. After the GDL, graduates can follow the British training route and progress onto a Legal Practice Course (LPC) or a Bar Practice Course (BPC), and register as a UK lawyer after completing a training contract with a law firm; if they’d like to follow Hong Kong’s training route, graduates can do so as they will be eligible to apply to the PCLL after passing PCLL Conversion Exams.
    • Are you a law degree graduate, looking to train as a lawyer in the UK? Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Bar Practice Course (BPC)

      The UK’s equivalent to the PCLL in Hong Kong, LPC and BPC are the essential postgraduate training courses for UK’s solicitors and barristers respectively. After the LPC and BPC, graduates have to complete a training contract with a law firm, before they can register as a UK lawyer. How can students increase their chances in securing a training contract? Can students undertake their training contract in Hong Kong? Admissions representative from University of Law will answer these and other frequently asked questions in the talk!

  • Coming back to Hong Kong to practise: Can a UK lawyer practise law in Hong Kong?
    After a long and demanding journey to qualify as a UK lawyer, will students be able to practise as a lawyer in Hong Kong? What does it take to become a Hong Kong lawyer? Will the status as a UK lawyer offer advantages in a legal career in Hong Kong?
  • How does a Distance Learning course work? How much time per week does it usually require, for a working adult taking a part-time distance learning course?
    The GDL, LPC and LLB in University of Law all offer a distance learning mode of study (available as a full-time and part-time course). How does the arrangement work in practice, in terms of class delivery, learning resources, exams and assessment? How much time should a working adult taking a part-time course expect to devote to the their studies? Is there any extra support from the University for distance learning students?
  • Student story sharing: Becoming a lawyer is only one of many career outcomes!
    In the past, many students doing a postgraduate course with University of Law (especially part-time students doing a distance learning course) aren’t really looking for a career change into the legal profession. Instead many find that good knowledge in law helps advance their career in other industries! In this section, admissions representative from University of Law will share some of these student stories, to show that becoming a lawyer is only one of many career outcomes!

University Profile: University of Law

University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate
• (2-Year & 3-Year Programmes)

Founded in 1876, University of Law has an excellent and unique reputation in professional legal training in the UK. In its early years, it was the lawyer training school of the Law Society of England and Wales, and later became the first private university that was granted degree-awarding power by the UK government! Today, University of Law is one of the most established law schools in the UK and an education partner of the leading global law firm Linklaters, providing a bespoke master’s degree for Linklaters.

Major Law Qualifications in University of Law Mode of Study: Campus-based in the UK, or Distance Learning

  • POSTGRADUATE – for Graduates with a Non-Law Degree: Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) a full-time course lasts 1 year, also available as a part-time distance learning course
  • POSTGRADUATE – for Graduates with a Non-Law Degree: Master of Arts in Law (MA Law) a full-time course lasts 1 year, also available as a part-time distance learning course
  • POSTGRADUATE – for Graduates with a Law Degree to train as a Solicitor: Legal Practice Course (LPC) a full-time course lasts 1 year, also available as a part-time distance learning course
  • POSTGRADUATE – for Graduates with a Law Degree to train as a Barrister: Bar Practice Course (BPC) a full-time course lasts 1 year
  • UNDERGRADUATE: Bachelor in Laws (LLB) a full-time course lasts 2-3 years, also available as a part-time distance learning course

A Global Alumni Network: The Postgraduate Training Choice of Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

After obtaining their bachelor’s degrees in Law from a traditional university, many students would continue their postgraduate training in University of Law. The alumni network of University of Law now comprises over 64,000 graduates from around the world, including many from Asian regions such as Hong Kong and Malaysia. In the UK, they include Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, who completed his LPC in University of Law before embarking on his journey as a human rights lawyer and later a successful career in politics.

Campus-based Study Locations

University of Law has campuses in major cities in the UK, such as London, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham. In recent years, University of Law has also formed partnership with University of Reading, University of Exeter, University of Liverpool and University of East Anglia, to deliver its GDL and LPC on-campus, so that students can enjoy the the range of campus facilities and campus life in a traditional university campus. The Hong Kong campus also officially opened in the 2019/20 academic year.

The Admissions Talk is Suitable for HKDSE Graduates and their Parents, as well as University Students and Working Adults.

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