34269976 Boarding School Seminar

Seminars and Interview Sessions

18/2 (Mon)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Milton Abbey School

Milton Abbey School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.3 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - - £12850 £12850 £13350

Milton Abbey School is a small-scale boarding school located in rural area of Dorset, south west of England. It’s a member of international alliance of schools Round Square, and currently educates over 220 students – more than 90% of which are boarders! In sixth form, Milton Abbey School offers a range of subjects in GCE A-levels and the more vocational BTEC qualifications. Students who prefer a more practical way of learning therefore enjoy the options to study a mix of GCE A-levels and BTEC subjects, or even pure BTEC – a rarity among boarding schools.

Milton Abbey School is able to provide adequate learning support to students with special education needs (SEN), including Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. Notable alumni include children of British noble families, as well as child prodigy Alexander Faludy who continued his studies in University of Cambridge.

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19/2 (Tue)

11:30AM - 1:00PM

Durham University (Law & other Academic Disciplines)

Durham University (Law & other Academic Disciplines)

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

A member of the Russel Group, Durham University is now ranked the 74th globally (QS 2019) 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 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 the 15th. Durham University is also one of the ten most targeted UK universities by leading recruiters in 2017/18. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

74th
in World
University Ranking
7th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Geography,
Music
2nd
in Classics,
English
3rd
in Education,
History
4th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy
5th
in
Mathematics
7th
in Law,
Geology

Details of Event: Law & other Academic Disciplines

Dr Eleni Frantziou, Assistant Professor in Public Law & Human Rights, and admissions representative for Durham University will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Durham University and related academic disciplines, covering course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Law and other academic disciplines available in Durham University.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Geography & Environmental Sciences (1), Music (1), Classics & Ancient History (2), English (2), Theology & Religious Studies (2), Education (3), History (3), Middle Eastern & African Studies (3), Russian & East European Languages (3), Archaeology & Forensic Science (4), Chemistry (4), East & South Asian Studies (4), Iberian Languages (4), Italian (4), Physics & Astronomy (4), Mathematics (5), French (6), Geology (7), German (7), Law (7), Computer Science (8), Sports Science (8), General Engineering (9), Philosophy (10), Criminology (11), Anthropology (12), Biological Sciences (13), Economics (14), Sociology (14), Accounting & Finance (15), Business Studies (15), Psychology (15), Politics (17)

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19/2 (Tue)

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Bangor University

Bangor University

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

With its advantageous location in the coastal town of Bangor in North Wales and proximity to the Snowdonia National Park, students in Bangor University enjoy one of the lowest cost of living in the UK in a picturesque environment. Ranked the 63rd in the UK, Bangor University is strong in Radiography, Sport Science, Social Policy and Psychology. Benefiting from its coastal location and proximity to Snowdonia, Bangor University is home to one of Europe’s most established department of Oceanography and is able to offer a wide range of options in the areas of Zoology, Oceanography as well as conservation! Notable alumni include Oscar-winning movie director Danny Boyle (works include Slumdog Millionaire) and Sir Robert Edwards, winner of Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine .

63rd
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in
Radiography
4th
in Social
Policy
17th
in Sports
Science
22nd
in
Sociology
30th
in Psychology, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
ZOOLOGY
Wide range of options in the areas of Zoology,
Oceanography as well as conservation!

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Radiography (1), Celtic Studies (2), Social Policy (4), Agriculture & Forestry (8), Creative Writing (8), Nursing (8), Art & Design (12), Linguistics (14), French (15), Italian (16), Sports Science (17), Music (20), Geology (21), Sociology (22), Archaeology & Forensic Science (23), Education (27), Iberian Languages (28), Philosophy (29), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (30), Psychology (30), Chemistry (33), German (33), Economics (37), Anatomy & Physiology (38), Computer Science (39), Law (40)

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19/2 (Tue)

2:30PM - 3:30PM

University of York

University of York

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

University of York enjoys worldwide recognitions and is now ranked the 134th globally (QS 2019) 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, Criminology, Biological Sciences and Chemistry 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).

134th
in World
University Ranking
22nd
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in English,
Chemistry
8th
in Criminology,
Psychology
9th
in Biological Sciences,
Communication & Media
13th
in
Politics
PPE
Foundation at York offers a Progression Route
to PPE (Philosophy, Politics & Economics)
14th
in Business Studies, Social Work,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
16th
in Music,
Social Policy
18th
in Law, Sociology,
Computer Science

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Chemistry (3), English (3), History of Art, Architecture & Design (5), History (7), Criminology (8), Psychology (8), Biological Sciences (9), Communication & Media Studies (9), Archaeology & Forensic Science (10), Politics (13), Business Studies (14), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (14), Social Work (14), Iberian Languages (16), Music (16), Social Policy (16), Accounting & Finance (17), French (17), Computer Science (18), Law (18), Sociology (18), Philosophy (19), Linguistics (20), Education (23), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (23), Physics & Astronomy (23), Economics (25), Nursing (26), German (29)

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19/2 (Tue)

3:30PM - 5:00PM

University of Exeter

University of Exeter

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

Ranked the 141st globally (THE 2019) and the 12th in the UK, University of Exeter is top 10 in as many as 29 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 7th), Business Studies (8th) and Economics (13th) . Notable alumni include JK Rowling (author of Harry Potter), Thom Yorke (lead singer of Radiohead) and more!

141st
in World
University Ranking
12th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Sports
Science
2nd
in Communication &
Media, Radiography
4th
in
Sociology
7th
in Accounting &
Finance, Psychology
8th
in Business Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology & Forensic
Science, Civil Engineering, Geography, Philosophy
9th
in Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
History, Medicine, Politics
13th
in
Economics

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Sports Science (1), Communication & Media Studies (2), Radiography (2), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (3), Theology & Religious Studies (3), Russian & East European Languages (4), Sociology (4), Classics & Ancient History (5), English (5), Italian (5), Geology (6), Materials Technology (6), Middle Eastern & African Studies (6), Accounting & Finance (7), Iberian Languages (7), Psychology (7), Anthropology (8), Archaeology & Forensic Science (8), Business Studies (8), Civil Engineering (8), Geography & Environmental Sciences (8), Philosophy (8), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (9), History (9), Medicine (9), Politics (9), Biological Sciences (10), French (10), German (10), General Engineering (11), Computer Science (12), Medical Related (12), Economics (13), History of Art, Architecture & Design (14), Mathematics (18), Physics & Astronomy (18), Law (19), Mechanical Engineering (23)

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19/2 (Tue)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

University of Dundee

University of Dundee

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Globally ranked the 272th (QS 2019) and the 27th in the UK, University of Dundee is a historical Scottish university with high academic standard. University of Dundee is ranked among the Top 20 in many academic disciplines, such as Civil Engineering, Education, Art & Design, Architecture and Town Planning. Hong Kong students should be aware that Dundee operates under the Scottish education system with 4-year undergraduate degree programmes. Students with 444 in HKDSE, however, may be allowed to progress to year two directly if other subject-specific requirements are also fulfilled.

27th
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in
Dentistry
4th
in Biological
Sciences
8th
in Law,
Education
10th
in Art & Design, Medicine,
Medical-Related Subjects
16th
in Town
Planning
17th
in
Architecture
20th
in Civil Engineering,
Computer Science

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD)

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD), University of Dundee is a century-old art school in Scotland. Ranked the 10th in Art & Design, the College is one of the finest art schools in the UK, reputable for its excellence in teaching and academic research. DJCAD offers programmes in animation, fine art, graphics design and films, as well as some less common programmes such as interactive media and jewellery design. Alumni include Turner Prize winner Susan Philipsz who took home a Turner Prize in 2010.

Subjects of strength (Subject Ranking)

Archaeology & Forensic Science (2), Dentistry (3), Biological Sciences (4), Anatomy & Physiology (5), Social Work (6), Education (8), Law (8), Art & Design (10), Medical Related (10), Medicine (10), Town & Country Planning & Landscape Architecture (16), Architecture (17), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (18), Civil Engineering (20), Computer Science (20), Mathematics (22), English (23), History (23), Geography & Environmental Sciences (25), Mechanical Engineering (29), Nursing (32), Politics (33), Accounting & Finance (36)

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19/2 (Tue)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Richmond, the American International University in London

Richmond, the American International University in London

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
Inter­national Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Under­graduate Post­graduate

Richmond, the American International University in London is an American university located in London, which offers both American and British degree programmes that take three to four years to complete. In some programmes, students will be awarded dual UK and US degrees when they graduate. Currently about 80% of Richmond’s students are international students and about 40% are from the United States. In terms of subjects, Richmond University runs programmes in Psychology, American Studies, Business, Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Economics, Communication & Media, Film, Politics & International Relations and more!

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19/2 (Tue)

5:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Bath

University of Bath

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Ranked the 158th globally (QS 2019) and the 13th in the UK, the University of Bath has earned excellent reputation in slightly over 50 years since it establishment. In the 26 different academic disciplines that the University teaches, 15 of them are ranked among top 10 in the UK. University of Bath is not only home to Britain’s number one Architecture and Sports Science degrees, its Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Business Studies, Accounting & Finance, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering degrees are all among top 5 in the UK!

The BSc (Hons) Architecture is a 4-year programme with two half-year placements, which is especially beneficial to international students as their placement arrangement won’t be limited by visa issues, making the programme a very good choice for students who aim to gain professional experience in the UK!

In Social Science, the University of Bath runs a broad-learning BSc (Hons) Social Sciences alongside more traditional stand-alone degrees in Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy. BSc (Hons) Social Sciences allow students to mix and match over half of its teaching modules from a wide range of electives across different disciplines in social sciences. Students will therefore to be able to tailor a degree according to their academic interest, as they gain deeper knowledge in the discipline!

158th
in World
University Ranking
13th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Architecture,
Sports Science
2nd
in Psychology,
Sociology
3rd
in Business Studies,
Social Policy
4th
in Accounting & Finance, Civil
Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Architecture (1), Sports Science (1), Psychology (2), Sociology (2), Business Studies (3), Social Policy (3), Accounting and Finance (4), Chemical Engineering (4), Civil Engineering (4), Mechanical Engineering (5), Economics (7), Social Work (7), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (9), Computer Science (9), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (10), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (12), Physics and Astronomy (12), Italian (14), Politics (14), Russian (16), Chemistry (17), Biological Sciences (18), Mathematics (20), German (22), Iberian Languages (22), French (23)

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19/2 (Tue)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Liverpool Hope University is a university in Liverpool – the city best known for many in the world for music of the Beatles and its football club! Thanks to its top 10 ratings in teaching quality and student satisfaction, Liverpool Hope University, with over 170 years of history, is ranked the 50th in the UK, despite the fact that it’s only granted full university status in 2005!

The curriculum design of its courses means that students in Liverpool Hope University have options of a wide range of Combined Degrees, where it’s possible to study two subjects from quite different academic disciplines! While not a novelty itself, many of these combined degrees are highly interesting and practical subject combinations! These include Environmental Change & Tourism – a good one if you have a love for the nature and ecotourism sounds like a good career choice to you! And how about Nutrition & Sport Science, if you like sports, care about food and nutrition and have an aspiration to become a professional coach or a fitness instructor?

50th
in UK University
Ranking
15th
in Theology &
Religious Studies
16th
in
Criminology
17th
in Social
Policy
22nd
in
Sociology
24th
in Geography,
Sports Science
28th
in Education,
Philosophy

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Theology & Religious Studies (15), Criminology (16), Social Policy (17), Music (21), Sociology (22), Geography & Environmental Sciences (24), Sports Science (24), Education (28), Philosophy (28), Creative Writing (32), Communication & Media Studies (34), Computer Science (35), History (35), Art & Design (38), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (38), Food Science (39), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (44), English (44), Psychology (46), Social Work (46), Politics (49)

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19/2 (Tue)

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Sussex

University of Sussex

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

Ranked the 161th globally (THE 2019), the University of Sussex excels in social sciences and the humanities. Anthropology, Philosophy, Accounting & Finance and Psychology 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 department. Its International Relation department and Communication & Media department are one of the few that offer both University Foundation and International Diploma, 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.

161st
in World
University Ranking
41st
in UK University
Ranking
11th
in
Anthropology
13th
in
Philosophy
17th
in Accounting &
Finance
20th
in Psychology,
Criminology
29th
in Biological Sciences,
Politics & International Relations

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance & Cinematics (2), American Studies (3), Anthropology (11), Philosophy (13), History of Art, Architecture & Design (15), History (16), Accounting & Finance (17), Anatomy & Physiology (19), English (19), Criminology (20), Psychology (20), Social Work (22), Geography & Environmental Sciences (23), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (28), Biological Sciences (29), Politics (29), Communication & Media Studies (30), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (30), Chemistry (31), Mathematics (31), Business Studies (34), Physics & Astronomy (34), Law (37), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (37), Computer Science (38), Sociology (38)

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19/2 (Tue)

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Seminar: Biosciences in University of Bath

Seminar: Biosciences in University of Bath

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

Seminar Content

In the Seminar, Dr Alex Jeffries (Senior Teaching Fellow from Department of Biology & Biochemistry) will introduce the Biosciences programmes in University of Bath, covering areas such as course structure & content, facilities, entry requirement, placement opportunities, graduate prospects and more!

  • What’s Biosciences? What are the differences between Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences? In undergraduate level, many universities offer standalone degree programmes in Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. What common teaching modules and theories do they share? How different academic focuses will influence student’s careers and further studies?
  • How do Biosciences benefit everyday life? How are experiments and researches produced by biological scientists in their laboratories actually applicable to everyday life? Have you ever thought that many of what we now think to be common-sensical are actually informed by researches done by biological scientists? In this section, Dr Alex Jeffries will share a few ongoing research projects in University of Bath, to help students and parents understand the values and impacts of Biosciences!

    Against the backdrop of climate change, research teams in University of Bath are conducting research projects that can help us understand and manage future epidemics. How and why are researchers trying to understand the relationship between atmospheric CO2 and the speciation in mosquitoes? How can moths inform us about emerging bacterial pathogens in coastal area? In terms of therapeutic innovations, can glucose sensors developed in University of Bath replace the current finger-prick tests?

  • Careers in Biosciences: What career choices are there for graduates of Biosciences? Which industries do they usually work in?
  • Programme Introduction: At the end of the Seminar, Dr Alex Jeffries will briefly introduce the Biosciences programmes available in University of Bath – BSc (Hons) Biology, BSc (Hons) Biochemistry and BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences – covering areas such as course structure, entry requirements, placement opportunities, exams and other modes of assessment, etc. In addition to standard 3-year undergraduate programmes, each of these degrees also offer a “sandwich” option that include a full year of placement.

University Profile: University of Bath

University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Ranked the 158th globally (QS 2019) and the 13th in the UK, the University of Bath has earned excellent reputation in slightly over 50 years since it establishment. In the 26 different academic disciplines that the University teaches, 15 of them are ranked among top 10 in the UK. University of Bath is not only home to Britain’s number one Architecture and Sports Science degrees, its Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Business Studies, Accounting & Finance, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering degrees are all among top 5 in the UK!

The BSc (Hons) Architecture is a 4-year programme with two half-year placements, which is especially beneficial to international students as their placement arrangement won’t be limited by visa issues, making the programme a very good choice for students who aim to gain professional experience in the UK!

In Social Science, the University of Bath runs a broad-learning BSc (Hons) Social Sciences alongside more traditional stand-alone degrees in Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy. BSc (Hons) Social Sciences allow students to mix and match over half of its teaching modules from a wide range of electives across different disciplines in social sciences. Students will therefore to be able to tailor a degree according to their academic interest, as they gain deeper knowledge in the discipline!

158th
in World
University Ranking
13th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Architecture,
Sports Science
2nd
in Psychology,
Sociology
3rd
in Business Studies,
Social Policy
4th
in Accounting & Finance, Civil
Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Architecture (1), Sports Science (1), Psychology (2), Sociology (2), Business Studies (3), Social Policy (3), Accounting and Finance (4), Chemical Engineering (4), Civil Engineering (4), Mechanical Engineering (5), Economics (7), Social Work (7), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (9), Computer Science (9), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (10), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (12), Physics and Astronomy (12), Italian (14), Politics (14), Russian (16), Chemistry (17), Biological Sciences (18), Mathematics (20), German (22), Iberian Languages (22), French (23)

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20/2 (Wed)

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Located in the Scottish coastal town of Musselburgh (just 6 minutes from Edinburgh by train), Queen Margaret University follows the Scottish education system, providing 4-year undergraduate programmes. With a history that can be traced back to 1875, the University was officially granted university status in 2007 and is particularly strong in performing arts and medical related subjects. Provision in the area in the broadest among Scottish universities, which includes Dietetics, Podiatry, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and more!

11th
in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics
12th
in
Nursing
15th
in
Radiography
28th
in
Physiotherapy
30th
in Food
Science
33rd
in Hospitality &
Tourism

Areas of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance & Cinematics (11), Nursing (12), Radiography (15), Physiotherapy (28), Food Science (30), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (33), Anatomy & Physiology (39), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (39), Sociology (39), Communication & Media Studies (51), Business Studies (59)

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20/2 (Wed)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

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

Currently ranked the 37th in the UK, Nottingham Trent University is a post-1992 university located in the Midlands city of Nottingham. In the past few years, the University has very successfully improved graduate employability by emphasizing work placement and is now in the top ten for the number of students undertaking year-long work placement.

Nottingham Trent University is most famous for Fashion and other creative arts, which come with an extensive course porfolio. In addition to popular art & design courses (for example, architecture, fashion design, animation, photography, etc), you will also find specialist programmes normally only offered by in large-scale art schools. These include Costume Design & Making, Theatre Design, Fashion Accessory Design, Furniture & Product Design and more.

Nottingham Trent University is home to one of the largest law schools in the UK and one of the very few that provide professional development courses at postgraduate level such as the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). Tailored for non-law graduates, the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) covers essential core modules in a LLB law degree, enabling non-law graduates to pursue professional qualifications as a lawyer. Graduates of Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) will be eligible for PCLL Conversion Exams in Hong Kong like LLB graduates and therefore able to meet the entry requirements of for the PCLL programmes in Hong Kong.

37th
in UK University
Ranking
11th
in Building &
Surveying
13th
in Art & Design,
Sports Science
20th
in Biological
Sciences
21st
in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics
22nd
in Accounting & Finance, Archaeology &
Forensic Science, Criminology
23rd
in
Psychology
25th
in
Architecture
27th
in Communication &
Media, Economics
28th
in Business
Studies, Geography
TOP-UP
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Agriculture & Forestry (2), Land & Property Management (4), Animal Science (5), East & South Asian Studies (8), Building & Surveying (11), Art & Design (13), Sports Science (13), Chemistry (14), Italian (17), Biological Sciences (20), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (21), Accounting & Finance (22), Archaeology & Forensic Science (22), Criminology (22), Psychology (23), Architecture (25), Linguistics (26), Communication & Media Studies (27), Economics (27), Business Studies (28), Geography & Environmental Sciences (28), German (28), Civil Engineering (30), English (30), Social Work (30), Education (33), Mathematics (34), Physics & Astronomy (35)

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20/2 (Wed)

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University

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

Currently the only specialist art university in Northern England, Leeds Arts University is ranked the first in the UK for Design & Crafts in the Guardian University league tables, which carries a heavier weighting for student satisfaction. Leeds Arts University (formerly known as Leeds College of Art) was officially granted university status in 2017. Its history, however, could be traced back to 1846. In the past 170 years since its foundation, many British artists have studied in Leeds Arts University as part of their education. They include visual artist Damien Hirst, sculptor Henry Moore (whose work Double Oval is installed in Jardine House, Hong Kong). As a specialist art university, Leeds Arts University offers a wide range of options in visual art degrees, including Fashion, Photography, Graphic Design & Illustration, Fine Art, Visual Communication, Advertising and more! There are also two very unique and practical programmes – Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design, and Comic & Concept Art.

In Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design, students will learn to create surface patterns for fashion, interior and furniture design. Students will also have the opportunities to experience industry-standard trade fairs in the UK, USA, France, Belgium, etc. In the past, students from Leeds Arts University have won awards in the New Designers trade show in London, as well as Surtex in USA. The programme involves elements of graphic design, textiles and product design – a very good option for students interested in these areas of design! Comic & Concept Art, one the other hand, focuses on character creation and storytelling. The practical skills taught in the programme are useful techniques for the comic and advertising industries, and particularly valuable to pre-production in film, television and game design!

54th
in UK University
Ranking
(Times 2019)
1st
in
Design & Crafts
(Guardian 2019)
19th
in
Fashion & Textiles
(Guardian 2019)
31st
in
Film & Photography
(Guardian 2019)
36th
in
Art & Design
(Times 2019)

Details of Event: Portfolio Assessment & Advices

Adrian Davies, Programme Director of Lens Based Practices, will attend the event. He will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Leeds Arts University and all the art & design disciplines available in the University, covering areas such as course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Art & Design in Leeds Arts University.

Students with their portfolio are welcome to meet with the academic for portfolio assessment, or obtain advices on portfolio development. Students will be admitted on the spot if their portfolio is able to fulfill entry requirement.

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20/2 (Wed)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Manchester Metropolitan University (Physiotherapy & Other Subjects)

Manchester Metropolitan University (Physiotherapy & Other Subjects)

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

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, L. S. Lowry the legendary British painter, as well as British graphic designer Peter Saville. With over 175 years of history, Manchester School of Art is well-known in the UK and globally. Currently Manchester School of Art teaches about 3700 students and offers diverse art & design options that include Fine Art, Graphic Design & Illustration, Film & Animation, Architecture & Interior Design, Fashion Design (menswear, womenswear and sportswear) and more!

17th
in
Physiotherapy
TOP 10 ARCHITECTURE
Named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for three
consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2016-2018).
19th
in History
of Art
20th
in
Architecture
21st
in Town Planning &
Landscape Architecture
27th
in Art &
Design
43rd
in Communication & Media,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

A World’s Top 10 Architecture School: Manchester School of Architecture

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, as well as Roland Paoletti, chief architect who oversaw the early construction of Hong Kong’s MTR network. Manchester School of Architecture has been named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for three consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2016-2018).

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy:
Head of Physical Therapies of Manchester United as part of Teaching Team

With a minimum of 1000 hours of placement, the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a HCPC and CSP-accredited qualification, which means that graduates are eligible to register as a UK physiotherapist after graduation. The qualification is also included in the Quotable Qualifications list of the Physiotherapists Board Hong Kong, and graduates are eligible to register as a physiotherapist in Hong Kong, after they became a UK-registered physiotherapist.

In addition to medical institutions, many of football clubs, performing arts groups and schools in the UK hire their own physiotherapists, which means that job opportunities come in very diverse forms and 99% of graduates from BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy are employed in professional positions! Alongside his teaching role, Professor Michael Callaghan from the department is also Head of Physical Therapies in Manchester United – a good demonstration of the diverse job opportunities for physiotherapists in the UK!

Details of Event: Physiotherapy & Other Academic Disciplines

Ruth MacDonald, Senior Lecturer & Admissions Tutor of Physiotherapy, and admissions representative Charlotte Dawson will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and related academic disciplines, in terms of course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Physiotherapy and other academic disciplines available in Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Librarianship and Information Management (5), Creative Writing (13), Italian (16), Food Science (18), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (18), Nursing (18), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (20), Linguistics (22), Art and Design (24), Anatomy and Physiology (27), History of Art, Architecture and Design (27), Physiotherapy (28), German (35), Medical Related (35), Iberian Languages (38), Law (38), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (39), Communication and Media Studies (39), Criminology (39), French (40), Philosophy (43), Chemistry (45), Psychology (47), Archaeology (48), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (48), Music (48), Social Work (49)

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20/2 (Wed)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

University of Essex

University of Essex

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

As one of the best in Social Sciences, University of Essex is ranked the 29th 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.

29th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics
5th
in Art &
Design
8th
in
Politics
14th
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
16th
in
Economics
17th
in
Criminology
32nd
in Sociology,
Philosophy

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance & Cinematics (1), Art & Design (5), Politics (8), Sports Science (9), American Studies (13), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (14), Economics (16), Criminology (17), Linguistics (23), History of Art, Architecture & Design (26), Nursing (28), Philosophy (32), Sociology (32), Psychology (34), Mathematics (36), Creative Writing (41), Biological Sciences (48)

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21/2 (Thu)

1:00PM - 2:00PM

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Ranked the 158th globally (THE 2019) and the 26th in the UK, University of Aberdeen is an ancient Scottish university founded in 1495 and the United Kingdom’s fifth oldest University. The University is well-known for its pioneering researches in Medicine, where Insulin and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) were first discovered and invented by Aberdeen’s professors. Located in Europe’s oil capital, University of Aberdeen also leads the world in engineering technology in oil and gas. The university was also associated with five Nobel Prize winners (which include winners of Chemistry, Physics, Medicine and Peace Prize).

158nd
in World
University Ranking
26th
in UK University
Ranking
5th
in
Law
7th
in Civil Engineering,
English, Theology
10th
in
Medicine
16th
in History of Art,
Philosophy
18th
in Business
Studies
21st
in Chemical Engineering,
General Engineering
23rd
in
Economics
26th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Biological Sciences, Geography, Sociology
27th
in Accounting &
Finance

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Linguistics (4), Law (5), Civil Engineering (7), English (7), Theology & Religious Studies (7), Medicine (10), Education (11), Sports Science (12), Anthropology (15), Music (15), Anatomy & Physiology (16), History of Art, Architecture & Design (16), Philosophy (16), Geology (17), Business Studies (18), Chemical Engineering (21), General Engineering (21), Economics (23), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (25), Archaeology & Forensic Science (26), Biological Sciences (26), Geography & Environmental Sciences (26), Sociology (26), Accounting & Finance (27), History (28), Psychology (28)

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21/2 (Thu)

2:00PM - 3:00PM

St John’s College, Southsea

St John’s College, Southsea

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £9580 £9580 £9580 £9580

St John’s College is located in a small city called Southsea, within the port city of Portsmouth in South of England. Its advantageous location is only about 1.5 hours away from both London Heathrow and Gatwick international airports. Admissions are non-selective in St John’s College, where the focus is on developing the strength in every individual. Students in St John’s College are provided with tons of opportunities to experiment and try out new subjects, through which they discover their academic interest and aspiration. They are also well supported by their teachers to improve their academic result. 48% A-levels students scored A*-B in 2018. Graduates went to study in a wide range of universities, which include Oxford, Imperial College, UCL and other Russell Group research-intensive universities.

23% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
48% A*-B. Average Grades: CCC
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
31% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
272nd
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)

Pre A-levels

In addition to standard British curriculum from Year 7 to 13, St John’s College also provides a Pre A-levels programme, which is suitable for students who wish to continue their education in the UK after the completion of F.4 in Hong Kong.

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21/2 (Thu)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Ranked the 69th globally (QS 2019), 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 27 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).

69th
in World
University Ranking
17th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Animal Science,
Dentistry, Education, Nursing
2nd
in Civil Engineering,
Medicine, Veterinary Medicine
4th
in Aerospace Engineering, Drama, Dance &
Cinematics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering
5th
in Accounting &
Finance, Sports Science
6th
in Law,
Music, Pharmacology
7th
in Anatomy & Physiology, Archaeology & Forensic
Science, Art & Design, Geography, Sociology

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Animal Science (1), Dentistry (1), Education (1), Nursing (1), Civil Engineering (2), Medicine (2), Veterinary Medicine (2), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (4), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (4), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (4), Accounting & Finance (5), General Engineering (5), Russian & East European Languages (5), Sports Science (5), Classics & Ancient History (6), Law (6), Music (6), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (6), Anatomy & Physiology (7), Archaeology & Forensic Science (7), Art & Design (7), Celtic Studies (7), Geography & Environmental Sciences (7), Sociology (7), Iberian Languages (8), Chemistry (9), Computer Science (9), English (12), Mechanical Engineering (12), Physics & Astronomy (13), Theology & Religious Studies (14), Biological Sciences (15), History (15), Social Policy (15), Psychology (16), German (17), Mathematics (17), Economics (18), Geology (19), History of Art, Architecture & Design (19), Linguistics (19), Politics (19), French (20)

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21/2 (Thu)

4:00PM - 5:00PM

University of Brighton

University of Brighton

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

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!

TOP 50
One of Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World
by Popular Fashion Website “Fashionista”
31st
in Physiotherapy,
Building & Surveying
50th
in
Architecture
PODIATRY
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Anatomy & Physiology (17), Education (17), History of Art, Architecture & Design (29), Geology (30), Building & Surveying (31), Physiotherapy (31), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (33), Linguistics (34), Sports Science (37), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (39), Criminology (42), Social Policy (44), Social Work (44), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (45), Architecture (50), Philosophy (50), Chemistry (54), Civil Engineering (55), Medical Related (57), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (58), Art & Design (63), Mechanical Engineering (66), Music (67), Nursing (67), Geography & Environmental Sciences (70)

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21/2 (Thu)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

University of Hull

University of Hull

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

Located in the north west of England and about one hour away from York, University of Hull is reputable for Politics and International Relations, as well as Law! The University has educated numerous British politicians and members of parliament. Christine Loh, Hong Kong’s former Under Secretary for the Environment, is also a law degree graduate of University of Hull. The University has an internship programme with the UK Parliament that has 25 years of history. Students from Law, Politics and International Relations will have the option to undertake a year-long placement in Westminster. Lord Norton, Professor in the School of Law and Politics, has been described as the UK’s greatest living expert on Parliament!

Medicine, Nursing and other allied health professions are other strong areas of University of Hull. Its Hull York Medical School is a joint-venture with University of York, while its Nursing and Social Work are both ranked top 30 in the UK – both of which now accept applications from international students!

24th
in
Nursing
29th
in Medical-related
Subjects, Criminology
30th
in Social
Work
41st
in
Music
54th
in Media &
Communication
55th
in
Law
63rd
in Politics &
International Relations
WESTMINSTER PLACEMENT
The University has an internship programme with the UK Parliament that has 25 years of history. Students from
Law, Politics and International Relations will have the option to undertake a year-long placement in Westminster.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

East & South Asian Studies (7), American Studies (11), Nursing (24), Chemical Engineering (26), Creative Writing (26), Geology (26), Criminology (29), Medical Related (29), Social Work (30), General Engineering (32), Geography & Environmental Sciences (32), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (34), German (36), French (37), Iberian Languages (37), Archaeology & Forensic Science (39), Music (41), Physics & Astronomy (45), Biological Sciences (46), History (46), Mechanical Engineering (47), Philosophy (47), Chemistry (49), Mathematics (49), Art & Design (50), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (52), Communication & Media Studies (54), Law (55), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (56), Sports Science (56), Economics (57), Business Studies (61), Politics (63), Education (65)

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21/2 (Thu)

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Coventry University (Physiotherapy)

Coventry University (Physiotherapy)

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

Coventry University has been named “Modern University of the Year” by Times in three consecutive years (2014-2016). With high student satisfaction rating and employment rate, Coventry 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 the most popular areas of study. With over 160 years of history, the Coventry School of Art & Design offers specialist programmes in diverse areas such as Automotive and Transport Design, Interior Design, Product Design.

46th
in UK University
Ranking
10th
in
Achitecture
12th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
16th
in Physiotherapy,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
20th
in Mechanical
Engineering
21st
in Building &
Surveying
26th
in Art &
Design
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Details of Event: Physiotherapy

A Physiotherapy lecturer from Coventry University will attend the event. The lecturer will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Coventry University and related academic disciplines, covering course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Physiotherapy programmes available in Coventry University.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Social Policy (8), Architecture (10), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (12), Creative Writing (13), Food Science (14), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (15), Education (15), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (16), Physiotherapy (16), Nursing (18), Mechanical Engineering (20), Building & Surveying (21), Sports Science (22), Art & Design (26), Sociology (29), Civil Engineering (31), Criminology (32), General Engineering (32), Music (32), Anatomy & Physiology (34), Archaeology & Forensic Science (35), Mathematics (36), Economics (37), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (39), Geography & Environmental Sciences (39), Communication & Media Studies (42), Business Studies (43), English (43), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (44), Iberian Languages (45)

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21/2 (Thu)

5:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Bristol (Law, Engineering and other Subjects)

University of Bristol (Law, Engineering and other Subjects)

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
Inter­national Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Under­graduate Post­graduate

Ranked the 51st globally (QS 2019) and the 19th in the UK, also a Russell Group university, University of Bristol is a top research-intensive university located in the creative city of Bristol. As part of what reflects the good reputation of the University among middle-class families, about 40% of students of University of Bristol came from an independent school background, which is the fourth highest ratio, only after University of Cambridge, Oxford and St Andrew’s. Notable alumni include former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and singer-songwriter James Blunt, as well as Hong Kong alumni such as LegCo member Alvin Yeung Ngok-Kiu and news reporter Kenneth Ng King-Chun.

University of Bristol is ranked within top 20 in as many as 31 academic disciplines, which include highly popular courses such as Engineering, Law, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, as well as Computer Science, Psychology, Geography & International Development, Politics, Sociology and Social Policy.

The Department of Computer Science, in particular, has a joint-venture with the city council of Bristol, which aims to employ artificial intelligence and big data technology to transform the city as a smart city. Since its establishment, this “Bristol Is Open” initiative has already kick-started a number of projects. In addition to early development work, University of Bristol is also the data hub of the project, where data collected from the city-wide network is transferred to and analyzed. To researchers and students in the University, this means that they have the whole city as their real-life case study and laboratory! The “Bristol Is Open” initiative was also considered a major contributing factor, when Bristol was named the number 1 smart city in the UK.

41st
in World
University Ranking
19th
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering,
General Engineering, Pharmacology
3rd
in Mechanical
Engineering
4th
in Sociology,
Theology
5th
in Geography &
Environmental Sciences
6th
in Civil
Engineering
10th
in Social
Policy
13th
in Law,
Psychology
15th
in Chemistry,
Economics
16th
in Business
Studies
17th
in Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic
Engineering, Physics & Astronomy

Details of Event: Law, Engineering and other Academic Disciplines

Two academics from University of Bristol Law School and Faculty of Engineering, and admissions representative Stephanie Wood will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to University of Bristol and their academic disciplines, covering course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Law, Engineering and other academic disciplines available in University of Bristol.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Aeronautical & Manufacturing (2), General Engineering (2), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (2), Mechanical Engineering (3), Sociology (4), Theology & Religious Studies (4), Geography & Environmental Sciences (5), Civil Engineering (6), Veterinary Medicine (7), Dentistry (8), Animal Science (9), Italian (10), Social Policy (10), Classics & Ancient History (11), Geology (11), Philosophy (11), Biological Sciences (12), Music (12), Law (13), Psychology (13), Anatomy & Physiology (14), Medicine (14), Russian & East European Languages (14), Chemistry (15), Economics (15), Business Studies (16), Computer Science (17), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (17), Iberian Languages (17), Physics & Astronomy (17), Politics (18)

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21/2 (Thu)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

University of Leicester (Accounting & Finance and Other Subjects)

University of Leicester (Accounting & Finance and Other Subjects)

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

Ranked the 167th globally (THE 2019) and the 38th 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. 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 Leicester!

167th
in World
University Ranking
38th
in UK University
Ranking
12th
in Archaeology &
Forensic Science
18th
in General
Engineering
19th
in Communication &
Media
21st
in
Criminology
24th
in Physics &
Astronomy
25th
in
Chemistry

Details of Event: Accounting & Finance and Other Subjects

A lecturer from Accounting & Finance and admissions representative Anthony Braybrooke will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to University of Leicester and related academic disciplines, in terms of course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Accounting & Finance, Business and other academic disciplines available in University of Leicester.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

American Studies (10), Archaeology & Forensic Science (12), General Engineering (18), Communication & Media Studies (19), Geology (20), Criminology (21), History of Art, Architecture & Design (22), Physics & Astronomy (24), Chemistry (25), Anatomy & Physiology (26), Medicine (26), French (33), Biological Sciences (34), Geography & Environmental Sciences (35), Law (36), Sociology (39), Iberian Languages (41), English (42), Psychology (42)

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21/2 (Thu)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts

Type: Interview & Information Day (Art University)
Target: HKDSE & Sub-Degree Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Located in central Norwich, East of England, Norwich University of the Arts was granted university status in 2012 and is now one of UK’s five specialist art universities. While traditionally known for Fine Art, the University is also running forward-looking digital media programmes on VFX, User Experience Design, Games Art and Design:

ANIMATION
ARCHITECTURE
FASHION DESIGN
FASHION PROMOTION
FILM PRODUCTION
FINE ART
GAMES DESIGN
GRAPHIC DESIGN
ILLUSTRATION
INTERACTION DESIGN
INTERIOR DESIGN
PHOTOGRAPHY
TEXTILE DESIGN
USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
VFX

Employability is at the heart of teaching in Norwich University of the Arts, and they are recognized by industry for providing exceptional training for work-ready graduates. Starting from Year 2 of an undergraduate degree, students will have the opportunities for work placement and work on industry live briefs. They are also encouraged to submit their work to open competitions.

In the past Norwich University of the Arts wasn’t as active in international recruitment as other UK universities. The majority of its students are British and only 10% come from overseas. Notable alumni include Stuart Craig (Production Designer on Harry Potter film series), Brian Bolland (Graphic Novel Artist on Batman comics) and Keith Chapman (Creator of Bob the Builder).

66th
in UK University
Ranking
(Times 2019)
21st
in Film &
Photography
(Guardian 2019)
25th
in Fashion &
Textiles
(Guardian 2019)
27th
in Design &
Crafts
(Guardian 2019)
37th
in
Architecture
(Times 2019)

Details of Event: Portfolio Assessment & Advices

Georgina Redbarnes and Rebecca Levy from the admissions team of Norwich University of the Arts will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Norwich University of the Arts and all the art & design disciplines available in the University, covering areas such as course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Art & Design in Norwich University of the Arts.

Students with their portfolio are welcome to meet with the admissions representatives for portfolio assessment, or obtain advices on portfolio development. Students will be admitted on the spot if their portfolio is able to fulfill entry requirement.

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21/2 (Thu)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Cardiff University is a historical and a Russell Group research-intensive university, which is now ranked the 145th globally (QS 2019) and the 32nd in the UK. As a top Welsh university, Cardiff University is ranked within Top 20 in the UK for 17 academic disciplines, in which many are within Top 10 (including Physiotherapy, Communication & Media Studies, Town Planning, Dentistry, Psychology and more). Medical-related subjects are one of Cardiff’s strongest areas and its Physiotherapy, Optometry, Nursing and Pharmacy are all open to international students. Innovation has been and will remain the University’s focus in the future! In 2018, the University leaped 9 places to become the 53rd in Reuters’ rankings of the most innovative universities in Europe. The University also has two Nobel laureates on its staff in Biosciences and Chemistry.

145th
in World
University Ranking
32nd
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in
Physiotherapy
5th
in
Radiography
7th
in Communication &
Media, Music
8th
in Medical-Related
Subjects, Town Planning
10th
in
Psychology
11th
in Architecture, Civil
Engineering, Pharmacy

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Celtic Studies (3), Physiotherapy (3), Anatomy and Physiology (4), Radiography (5), Dentistry (6), Communication and Media Studies (7), Music (7), Medical Related (8), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (8), Psychology (10), Architecture (11), Civil Engineering (11), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (11), German (15), Italian (15), Mechanical Engineering (19), Theology and Religious Studies (20), French (21), Social Policy (21), Geography and Environmental Sciences (22), Medicine (22), Geology (23), General Engineering (24), Physics and Astronomy (24), Archaeology (25), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (25), Linguistics (25), Philosophy (25), Nursing (29), Chemistry (30), Mathematics (30)

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22/2 (Fri)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE and Sub-degree Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Aberystwyth University is the oldest university in the Wales and a founding member of University of Wales. Aberystwyth University is strong for Geography, Computer Sciences as well as Politics – for which it was ranked top 10 in the UK by the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014). New and exciting degree courses include Data Science, which takes an interdisciplinary approach between computing and mathematics, and Adventure Tourism Management, which takes advantage of its unique location in Wales.

Since its establishment in 1872, Aberystwyth University has educated a number of politicians and scholars in Wales. More well-known alumni to Hong Kong include movie director of Bridget Jones’s Diary. Prince Charles has also spent a term in Aberystwyth University to read Welsh and history while he was studying in University of Cambridge.

48th
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Animal Science,
History of Art
4th
in Celtic
Studies
10th
in
Geography
16th
in Politics & International
Relations, Creative Writing
19th
in Art &
Design
20th
in Sports
Science

Subjects of strength (Subject Ranking)

Animal Science (2), History of Art, Architecture & Design (2), Celtic Studies (4), Agriculture & Forestry (7), Geography & Environmental Sciences (10), Iberian Languages (15), Creative Writing (16), Politics (16), Art & Design (19), Sports Science (20), English (22), German (22), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (23), Mathematics (25), Geology (28), Computer Science (29), Biological Sciences (30), Law (31), French (36), Communication & Media Studies (37), Business Studies (40), Criminology (40), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (40)

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22/2 (Fri)

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Padworth College

Padworth College

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.3 to F7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - - £9800 £9800 £9800

Padworth College is an international boarding school located in Reading, which is about 45 minutes away from London Heathrow airport. Padworth College now teaches about 100 students, of which over 85% are boarders. These students come from 30 different countries and regions, creating a very international culture in the school. In public exams, about 48% of students achieved A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018). Many chose to continue their university studies in universities in the South, such as Royal Holloway, UCL, Portsmouth, Reading and more, reading a wide range of subjects.

16% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
48% A*-B. Average Grades: CCC
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
16% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
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22/2 (Fri)

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Bishopstrow College

Bishopstrow College

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School - International Study Centre)
Target: P.4 to F.5
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£11100 £11100 £11800 £11800 £12250 -

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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22/2 (Fri)

5:00PM - 6:00PM

University of Reading (Psychology)

University of Reading (Psychology)

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

University of Reading is ranked the 195th globally (QS 2019) and the 40th in the UK. Its business school (Hanley Business School) comes 32nd in the European Business School Ranking (FT 2018). Building & Surveying, Film Studies, Design and Meteorology are among the university’s most reputable disciplines. Reading is the first university to offer Film Studies, as well as one of the few schools who combine film and theatre studies in one programme. There is a versatile balance between theoretical and practical studies. The flexible course structure also allows students to fine-tune direction of their studies as they gain deeper knowledge in the subject.

195th
in World
University Ranking
40th
in UK University
Ranking
32nd
in European Business
School Ranking
3rd
in Animal Science,
Building & Surveying
16th
in Accounting & Finance, Archaeology &
Forensic Science, Pharmacy
18th
in
Architecture
27th
in Business
Studies
36th
in Art & Design,
Anatomy & Physiology

Details of Event: Psychology

Dr Graham Schafer, Associate Professor in Psychology, will attend the event. He will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to University of Reading and related academic disciplines, in terms of course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Psychology programmes available in University of Reading.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Agriculture & Forestry (3), Animal Science (3), Building & Surveying (3), Land & Property Management (3), Town & Country Planning & Landscape Architecture (9), Food Science (10), Medical Related (15), Accounting & Finance (16), Archaeology & Forensic Science (16), French (16), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (16), Italian (17), Architecture (18), Classics & Ancient History (19), Education (21), German (24), Business Studies (27), Law (28), Linguistics (30), Anatomy & Physiology (36), Art & Design (36), Chemistry (40), Politics (40), Geography & Environmental Sciences (41), Iberian Languages (42), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (45)

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22/2 (Fri)

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Coventry University (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Coventry University (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

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

Coventry University has been named “Modern University of the Year” by Times in three consecutive years (2014-2016). With high student satisfaction rating and employment rate, Coventry 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 the most popular areas of study. With over 160 years of history, the Coventry School of Art & Design offers specialist programmes in diverse areas such as Automotive and Transport Design, Interior Design, Product Design.

46th
in UK University
Ranking
10th
in
Achitecture
12th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
16th
in Physiotherapy,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
20th
in Mechanical
Engineering
21st
in Building &
Surveying
26th
in Art &
Design
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Details of Event: Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Portfolio Assessment & Advices

A lecturer from Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Coventry University will attend the event. The lecturer will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Coventry University and related academic disciplines, covering course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Art & Design, and other programmes in the Humanities available in Coventry University.

Students with their portfolio are welcome to meet with the academic for portfolio assessment, or obtain advices on portfolio development. Students will be admitted on the spot if their portfolio is able to fulfill entry requirement.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Social Policy (8), Architecture (10), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (12), Creative Writing (13), Food Science (14), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (15), Education (15), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (16), Physiotherapy (16), Nursing (18), Mechanical Engineering (20), Building & Surveying (21), Sports Science (22), Art & Design (26), Sociology (29), Civil Engineering (31), Criminology (32), General Engineering (32), Music (32), Anatomy & Physiology (34), Archaeology & Forensic Science (35), Mathematics (36), Economics (37), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (39), Geography & Environmental Sciences (39), Communication & Media Studies (42), Business Studies (43), English (43), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (44), Iberian Languages (45)

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23/2 (Sat)

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Queen Anne’s School: Music Scholarship Audition

Queen Anne’s School: Music Scholarship Audition

Type: Scholarship Audition (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: To Be Announced
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £11860 £11860 £11860 £11860

Queen Anne’s School is a girls’ boarding school located in the suburb of Reading, in the south of England. It’s a boarding school with over 120 years of history, known for outstanding results and its forward looking approach to education. Queen Anne’s has advocated STEM education, promoted the important of learning skills via its own teaching & learning research initiative “Brain Can Do”, and introduced new options of extracurricular activities, to make sure that its teaching will stands the test of time! The School has constantly achieved outstanding results in public exams. In the past four years (2015-2018), A*-B rates ranged from 64% to 77%, with students progressing to top UK universities such as Bristol, Durham, King’s College London, Imperial College and more!

69% A*-B
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
69% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)

One-Year GCSE

Queen Anne’s School can allow a limited number of students to join them in Year 11 every year, where they would spend about a year to prepare for GCSE. Students will join British students in mainstream classes, instead of attending separate classes like what they would do in a lot of one-year GCSE programmes, which help students adapt to their new learning environment. It’s an excellent option for F.4 students with good level of English!

Music Scholarship Audition Arrangement: Up to 50% Reduction on Boarding Fees

John Padley, Director of Music from Queen Anne’s School, will be visiting Hong Kong on 23/2 (Saturday), to hold the Music Scholarship Audition. Successful applicants of the Music Scholarship will enjoy a fee waiver of up to 50%. Interested students are advised to make an appointment with an education consultant of British United in advance.

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25/2 (Mon)

11:30AM - 12:30PM

University of Surrey

University of Surrey

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

Ranked the 248th globally (QS 2019), the 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, Surrey was named the 2016 University of the Year by the Times in praise of the good balance between research and teaching quality!

23rd
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Food
Science
8th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
10th
in
Sociology
12th
in
Chemistry
15th
in Physics &
Astronomy
16th
in Communication & Media, Economics, English,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Food Science (2), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (5), Iberian Languages (5), Creative Writing (7), French (7), Nursing (7), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (8), Sports Science (9), Sociology (10), Chemistry (12), Physics & Astronomy (15), Communication & Media Studies (16), Economics (16), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (16), English (16), Mechanical Engineering (16), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (17), Psychology (17), Criminology (18), Chemical Engineering (19), Music (19), Medical Related (22), Civil Engineering (23), Biological Sciences (27), Computer Science (32), Mathematics (33), Accounting & Finance (37)

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25/2 (Mon)

12:00PM - 1:00PM

St Mary’s University, Twickenham

St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & GCE A-levels Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

First established as a teacher training school in 1850 and later granted full university status in 2014, St Mary’s University, Twickenham is one of the few campus-based universities in London. The university is strongest in education (including PE teachers), as well as psychology, nutrition and sport-related subjects. St Mary’s University, Twickenham is the top university in London for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018) and has excellent ratings for high-skilled employment. It’s the education choice of many British sport players and even offers a collaborative degree with Chelsea FC Foundation! And its Nutrition programme are accredited by the Association of Nutritionist (AfN) in the UK!

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Education (18), Creative Writing (20), Theology & Religious Studies (24), Food Science (32), Sports Science (36), Philosophy (39), Communication & Media Studies (46), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (56), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (57), Sociology (60), Medical Related (68)

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25/2 (Mon)

1:00PM - 2:30PM

Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of a 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of a 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

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 30 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 offer 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 28th 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!

3rd
The Third Oldest School of
Architecture in the UK
2nd
in
Physiotherapy
5th
in
Radiography
8th
in Building &
Surveying
20th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
21st
in Art &
Design
24th
in
Pharmacy
28th
in
Architecture

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Physiotherapy (2), Food Science (3), Radiography (5), Building & Surveying (8), Social Work (15), Medical Related (20), Art & Design (21), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (24), Architecture (28), Archaeology & Forensic Science (29), Accounting & Finance (32), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (32), Sports Science (33), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (37), Law (43), Business Studies (44), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (44), Sociology (50)

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25/2 (Mon)

2:00PM - 3:30PM

Beechwood Sacred Heart School

Beechwood Sacred Heart School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £9950 £9950 £9950 £9950

Beechwood Sacred Heart School is a boarding school located in the historical town of Tunbridge Wells. The smaller campus size has nurtured a more intimate relationship between students and teachers, enabling that students get the attention they need in learning and everyday life. In addition to academic achievement, students of Beechwood Sacred Heart School also thrill in areas such as theatres, music and the arts. There are opportunities for them to showcase their talent both inside and outside the School. Beechwood Sacred Heart School is offering a very broad curriculum in both GCSE and GCE A-levels. There are more than 20 subject choices in GCE A-levels, including some less common subjects such as Media Studies, Food Technology, Theatre Studies and Psychology.

The 2016/17 class achieved a 45% A*-B rate in GCE A-levels. Beechwood Sacred Heart School is within the top 5% of all school when measured by Value-Addedness, showing that students made impressive improvements in sixth form after joining the School.

37% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
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25/2 (Mon)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

University of East Anglia (UEA)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

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

Globally ranked the 190th (THE 2019) 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.

190th
in World
University Ranking
15th
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in
Physiotherapy
9th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
12th
in Business Studies,
History of Art, Social Work
16th
in Pharmacy,
Education
5Y MPharm
that includes Pre-Registration
Training for Pharmacists
17th
in Accounting & Finance,
Nursing, Sports Science
20th
in Communication &
Media, Economics, History

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Physiotherapy (3), American Studies (6), Medical Related (9), Creative Writing (10), Business Studies (12), History of Art, Architecture & Design (12), Social Work (12), Geology (13), Education (16), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (16), Accounting & Finance (17), Nursing (17), Sports Science (17), Medicine (18), Communication & Media Studies (20), Economics (20), History (20), Law (22), Iberian Languages (25), Geography & Environmental Sciences (26), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (29), Biological Sciences (31), Politics (31), Chemistry (32), Computer Science (36), Psychology (36), German (37), Philosophy (37)

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25/2 (Mon)

4:00PM - 5:00PM

University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

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

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 51st in the UK. The University has good reputation in medical-related subjects, educating over 600 medical professionals every year (including pharmacist, 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.

51st
in UK University
Ranking
11th
in
Criminology
16th
in Sports
Science
19th
in Art & Design, Radiography,
Hospitality & Tourism
TOP-UP
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

American Studies (6), Anthropology (6), Criminology (11), Italian (12), Russian & East European Languages (13), Nursing (14), Sports Science (16), Chemical Engineering (17), Art & Design (19), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (19), Radiography (19), Building & Surveying (20), Sociology (21), Geology (22), Politics (23), Architecture (24), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (26), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (27), German (27), Creative Writing (28), Social Work (29), History (30), French (31), Anatomy & Physiology (32), Biological Sciences (32), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (33), Iberian Languages (33), Communication & Media Studies (34), Mechanical Engineering (34)

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25/2 (Mon)

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Physiotherapy & Other Allied Health Professions Seminar (Sheffield Hallam University)

Physiotherapy & Other Allied Health Professions Seminar (Sheffield Hallam University)

Type: Seminar
Target: F.4 or above (Seminar)
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

In the Seminar, Lucy Stephens (Lecturer in Physiotherapy) and Joanna Mcnamara (Senior Lecturer in Radiotherapy and Oncology) from Sheffield Hallam University will introduce their Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Radiography programmes, covering areas such as course structure & content, facilities, entry requirement, mode of assessment, professional qualifications, graduate prospect and more!

  • What’s Physiotherapy? What’s Occupational Therapy? And What’s Radiography?
  • What are their differences? How do Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist work together when they work with patients?
  • What are the differences between Diagnostic Radiography and Therapeutic Radiography? Is there differences in registration requirements for professional status too?
  • We’ve all heard of X-Ray and CT Scans, but there are lots of other services provided by the Radiology department in hospitals. Which of these are performed by a Radiographer?
  • What attributes does the University look for in a student? Where should applicants pay extra attention when they prepare for their applications and interviews?
  • Course Introduction: The lecturers will briefly introduce their programmes – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography, BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy & Oncology – covering areas such as course structure, professional qualifications, placement opportunities, etc.

Professional Qualification

All of these three professions are regulated by the Supplementary Medical Professions Ordinance in Hong Kong. If students plan to return to Hong Kong and practise as a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist or a radiographer, they must first obtain respective registered status in the UK before they are eligible to register in Hong Kong.

Physiotherapy
The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in Sheffield Hallam University is approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), which therefore qualifies graduates for registration with HCPC as a physiotherapist. The BSc (Hons) is also one of the Quotable Qualifications of Physiotherapists Board of Hong Kong. Graduates of the Programme therefore are eligible to register with the Physiotherapists Board of Hong Kong, after registration in the UK.

Occupational Therapy
The BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy in Sheffield Hallam University is approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT), which therefore qualifies graduates for registration with HCPC as an occupational therapist. The BSc (Hons) is also one of the Quotable Qualifications of Occupational Therapists Board of Hong Kong. Graduates of the Programme therefore are eligible to register with the Occupational Therapists Board of Hong Kong, after registration in the UK and fulfilling relevant requirements on post-registration professional experience.

Radiography
The BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy & Oncology in Sheffield Hallam University are both approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Society & College of Radiographers in the UK, which therefore qualifies graduates for registration with HCPC as a radiographer. Graduates of the Programmes therefore are eligible to register with the Radiographers Board of Hong Kong, after registration in the UK and fulfilling relevant requirements on post-registration professional experience and class hours in professional modules.

University Profile: Sheffield Hallam University

Located in the city center of Sheffield and with history which can be traced back to as far as 1843, Sheffield Hallam University was granted university status in the 1990s. Although ranking 67th in the UK, the University is among the best in disciplines such as Land & Property Management, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Surveying and Hospitality & Tourism. Now accepting entry to its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the University also accepts Hong Kong’s associate degree and higher diploma graduates to year 2 and year 3 of undergraduate programmes.

67th
in UK University
Ranking
14th
in
Radiography
22nd
in
Physiotherapy
46th
in Medical-
Related Subjects
6th
in Property
Management
10th
in Building &
Surveying
28th
in Food Science,
Sports Science
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25/2 (Mon)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

St Edmund’s School

St Edmund’s School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £8876 £11656 £11656 £11656

Established in 1749, St Edmund’s School is boarding school located in Canterbury. Currently there are about 500 students in St Edmund’s School, with few Chinese students. International students therefore can enjoy a nurturing English learning environment. In public exams, A*-B rates in GCE A-levels in the past five years (2014-2018) are between 46% to 68%.

24% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
46% A*-B. Average Grades: CCC
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
44% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
268th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)
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25/2 (Mon)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

De Montfort University (Art & Design and other Subjects)

De Montfort University (Art & Design and other Subjects)

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

Situated in the city centre of the midlands city Leicester, De Montfort University has a strong reputation in Art & Design as well as Architecture. Its School of Design offers a range of finely defined undergraduate programmes in footwear, fashion buying, furniture design, in addition to other niche programmes such as Arts & Festivals Management and some dance and performing arts programmes. De Montfort is very successful in supporting graduate start-ups and is one of the 20 most successful universities in that aspect. The University was attributed by the Economist as a crucial factor for the city’s impressive growth in business, which is now the fastest growing one in the UK, together with London. Notable alumni include many British designers, artists and musicians, as well as world-famous architect Ken Shuttleworth, who penned the design of Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok Airport and the HSBC Tower.

65th
in UK University
Ranking
21st
in
Architecture
23rd
in
Art & Design
28th
in Communication &
Media, Criminology
FASHION
Offers a range of finely defined undergraduate
programmes in footwear, fashion buying, etc

Details of Event: Art & Design and Other Subjects | Portfolio Assessment & Advices

A lecturer from Art & Design and admissions representative of De Montfort University will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to De Montfort University and related academic disciplines, in terms of course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Art & Design and other academic disciplines available in De Montfort University.

Students with their portfolio are welcome to meet with the lecturer for portfolio assessment, or obtain advices on portfolio development. Students will be admitted on the spot if their portfolio is able to fulfill entry requirement.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Materials Technology (11), Creative Writing (17), Architecture (21), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (22), Art & Design (23), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (24), Mathematics (26), Communication & Media Studies (28), Criminology (28), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (29), Social Policy (29), Archaeology & Forensic Science (30), Mechanical Engineering (32), Social Work (32), English (39), Psychology (40), Business Studies (42), Medical Related (42), Education (43), Economics (45), Accounting & Finance (47), Music (48)

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26/2 (Tue)

11:00AM - 12:30PM

University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

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

Ranked 42nd in the UK, University of Lincoln is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status after the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and allows sub-degree graduates to join the 2nd and 3rd year of a degree programme. Communication & Media Studies is one of the strongest and most popular areas of interest. With its BBC Education Partner, the University has access to unique placements and professional workshops.

42nd
in UK University
Ranking
4th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
39th
in Media & Communication,
Architecture, Art & Design

BBC

With its BBC Education Partner, the University has access
to unique placements and professional workshops.

TOP-UP

Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (4), Animal Science (8), General Engineering (13), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (15), Criminology (18), Nursing (19), Sociology (19), History (22), Social Work (28), Social Policy (30), Archaeology & Forensic Science (32), Sports Science (33), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (36), Architecture (39), Art & Design (39), Communication & Media Studies (39), Music (41), Psychology (41), Accounting & Finance (44), Biological Sciences (44), Computer Science (45), Mechanical Engineering (45)

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26/2 (Tue)

11:30AM - 1:00PM

Cambridge Regional College

Cambridge Regional College

Type: Interview & Information Day (State College)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
GCSE A-levels Annual Tuition & Accommodation Cost
- - Approx. HKD$160,000 to $190,000

Cambridge Regional College is a large-scale further education college in Cambridge, which offers vocational training in Beauty Therapy, Computer Technologies, Engineering, Media, Public Services, Art & Design, Business Management, Tourism & Hospitality, Hairdressing, Media Make-up and many more!

F.5 students from Hong Kong can start with a two-year National Diploma qualification, which will enable them to progress to university after completion. The National Diploma is a more vocation-focused and practical qualification than the traditional GCE A-levels and University Foundation, which is a good option for students who would like to acquire hands-on skills that can enhance their careers in the future.

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26/2 (Tue)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Giggleswick School

Giggleswick School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£7325 £7325 £9765 £12180 £12180 £12725

Giggleswick School is a historical boarding school located in the Yorkshire Dales – one with over 500 years of history. There are about 400 students currently, in which about 120 are GCE A-levels students, and the majority of boarders are British students. They have achieved good academic results in the past. A*-B rate in GCE A-levels 2017 was at 64%. In terms of value-addedness, Giggleswick School is among the top 5% in the UK, meaning that students have shown impressive improvement after joining the School.

36% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
42% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
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26/2 (Tue)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

West Buckland School

West Buckland School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £8895 £8895 £10610 £10610

Located in the South West of England, West Buckland School is a boarding school with very good records of academic achievement. In 2018, 78% of students achieved A*-B. Art & Design, French, English Literature, History and Mathematics are the strongest subjects of the School. Many students were able to continue their education in top universities, including LSE, UCL, King’s, Bristol, Durham, Sheffield, etc. While the majority of students progressed to universities in the UK, a number of Hong Kong students were able to get into Chinese University and Polytechnic University of Hong Kong in the past, doing subjects such as economics, nursing, advertising, etc.

46% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
78% A*-B. Average Grades: ABB
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
53% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
147th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)
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27/2 (Wed)

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Moyles Court School

Moyles Court School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.4 to F.5
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£6876 £6876 £8675 £8675 £8675 -

When choosing a school for children who are going to study in the UK at a really young age (often in early teenage), many parents would go for smaller schools that can provide a more personalized and intimate approach of care and education for their children. While sending their children to a prep school has its benefits, it often requires students to change school (therefore having to adapt to yet another change of environment), some parents therefore would go for small-scale boarding schools such as Moyles Court School, which provides both prep and senior year groups!

Currently there are about 200 students in Moyles Court School, which is located in the New Forest National Park in south of England and is only about 1.5 hours away from London Heathrow airport. The main building of Moyles Court School is a 16th century manor house, in peaceful and quiet rural area. Moyles Court School is a superb and affordable option for students require a caring and nurturing environment!

Moyles Court School is non-selective and willing to accept students who need the time and support to improve their study skills and academic results. On average, each pupil achieves one grade more than they would be expected to achieve, based on national benchmarking tests. Moyles Court School also offers a small number of scholarships, to encourage students with outstanding academic results. Students can opt for additional EFL classes in the form of additional English lessons that sit alongside their academic programmes of study (additional fees apply).

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27/2 (Wed)

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Bosworth Independent College

Bosworth Independent College

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.4 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - - - £10100 £10100

Bosworth Independent College is a small-scale senior boarding school in the Midlands, with a very international student population. Currently there are about 300 students in Bosworth Independent College, about two third of which are international students coming from over 30 countries. In addition to the traditional A-levels curriculum, in sixth form Bosworth Independent College also provides the option of a one-year university foundation course for students with a clear mind of what they want to study in university.

In the past four years (2015-2018), A*-B rates in GCE A-levels are from 70% to 75%. Many of Bosworth Independent’s students were able to continue their education in top universities (including LSE, UCL, Manchester and alike). A few students were able to make it to Oxbridge in the past three years (2016-2018). There is also a student who was admitted by University of Hong Kong for Speech & Hearing Sciences.

43% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
70% A*-B. Average Grades: BBB
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
26% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
170th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)
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10:30AM - 11:30AM

St Michael’s School

St Michael’s School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £7600 £8200 £8200 £9267

St Michael’s School is a boarding school with excellent results, located in the coastal town of Llanelli in South Wales and is about 1.5 hours away from Cardiff International Airport. Students in St Michael’s School are particularly strong in mathematics and sciences and a good number of them are able to progress to medical schools every year! In GCE A-levels exams of the past five years (2014-2018), A*-B rates are consistently over 75%.

Medical Programme

Coordinated by the Head of Sixth Form, the Medical Programme in St Michael’s School provides extra support to students who wish to apply to medical schools. These include personal consunelling, preparation for medcial entrance tests such as UKCAT and BMAT, work placement opportunities, as well as arranging seminars and visits to medical schools. From 2015 to 2018, there are a total of 30 students who are admitted into Medicine and Dentistry programmes. The class of 2018 is a particularly successful cohort, which saw 10 students making it to medical schools – that is extremely encouraging considered that there are only 50 to 60 graduates from St Michael’s School every year!

61% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
88% A*-B. Average Grades: ABB
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
69% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
59th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)
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5:00PM - 7:00PM

Admissions Talk: Living Learning English

Admissions Talk: Living Learning English

Type: Admissions Talk, Interview & Information Day (English Courses)
Target: Young & Adult Learners
Location: British United

Living Learning English is a one-of-a-kind English learning experience, in which students will live in the house of their teacher’s, immersing themselves into the everyday life of British families. Teaching programmes are tailored to match student’s ability and needs, with the option of one-to-one tuition and groups of two. Living Learning English is a very good option for students looking for options during half-terms and long holidays but also suitable for adult learners looking for short-term English courses!

Location: Your Teacher’s Home, or Online Tuition

The teacher network of Living Learning English covers as many as 300 locations from big cities, the countryside or by the sea, which can easily fit into student’s travel arrangement to and from their boarding schools!

With the new Online Tuition option, students can even enjoy more flexibility in course arrangement. For example, you may be able to continue working with the same teacher after you’ve left the UK, or have lessons with Living Learning English’s professional teachers without leaving home!

Details of Event

ADMISSIONS TALK
5PM – 5:30PM

Kate Hargreaves, Principal of Living Learning English, will provide an overview of its English courses with a 30-minute presentation, covering areas such as teacher matching, class arrangement, accommodation & catering, after-class activities, etc.

INTERVIEW & ADMISSIONS INFO
5:30PM – 7PM

Students and parents meet with Kate Hargreaves, Principal of Living Learning English, individually to discuss their suitability and for admission interviews. Translation can be provided when necessary.

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28/2 (Thu)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

King Edward VI Sixth Form College Stourbridge

King Edward VI Sixth Form College Stourbridge

Type: Interview & Information Day (State Sixth Form College)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
GCSE A-levels Annual Tuition & Accommodation Cost
- 2-Year Programme Approx. HKD$230,000 to $290,000

King Edward VI Sixth Form College is a state sixth form college in the town of Stourbridge, which is only 30 minutes away from the Midlands city of Birmingham by train. King Edward VI Sixth Form College focuses on GCE A-levels and has a very impressive record on public exam results. In 2017, it was ranked the 30th among about 100 other state sixth form colleges in the UK. According to statistics released by the College, 32% of the class of 2018 were able to progress to a Russell Group research-intensive university. King Edward VI Sixth Form College limits the number of international students to 2-3% per year group, as to make sure international students have enough opportunities to interact with local British students.

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1/3 (Fri)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Lancaster (6), Durham (7), Surrey (23), Sheffield (25), Sussex (41), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Lancaster (6), Durham (7), Surrey (23), Sheffield (25), Sussex (41), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
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 Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Lancaster (6)
Durham (7)
Leeds (11)
Surrey (23)
Royal Holloway (24)
Sheffield (25)
Sussex (41)
Lincoln (42)
Strathclyde (44)
Keele (48)
Huddersfield (62)
Liverpool John Moores (74)
Kingston (110)
Leeds Beckett (124)
Istituto Marangoni (Fashion School)

Lancaster University (6)

Lancaster University is now the 131st in World University Ranking (QS 2019) 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 and more. As is located in the North West of England, Lancaster 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.

131st
in World
University Ranking
6th
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in Art & Design,
Linguistics, Sociology
4th
in Communication &
Media, Social Work
5th
in Biological Sciences,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
7th
in Accounting & Finance, Business Studies,
Physics & Astronomy, Politics

Durham University (7)

A member of the Russel Group, Durham University is now ranked the 74th globally (QS 2019) 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 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 the 15th. Durham University is also one of the ten most targeted UK universities by leading recruiters in 2017/18. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

74th
in World
University Ranking
7th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Geography,
Music
2nd
in Classics,
English
3rd
in Education,
History
4th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy
5th
in
Mathematics
7th
in Law,
Geology

University of Surrey (23)

Ranked the 248th globally (QS 2019), the 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, Surrey was named the 2016 University of the Year by the Times in praise of the good balance between research and teaching quality!

23rd
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Food
Science
8th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
10th
in
Sociology
12th
in
Chemistry
15th
in Physics &
Astronomy
16th
in Communication & Media, Economics, English,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

University of Sheffield (25)

Ranked the 75th globally (QS 2019), 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.).

75th
in World
University Ranking
3rd
in
Architecture
5th
in Communication & Media, Drama,
Dance & Cinematics, History, Materials Technology
7th
in Biological Sciences, Town
Planning & Landscape Architecture
9th
in Civil
Engineering
12th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing,
Dentistry, Linguistics
13th
in Mechanical
Engineering

University of Sussex (41)

Ranked the 161th globally (THE 2019), the University of Sussex excels in social sciences and the humanities. Anthropology, Philosophy, Accounting & Finance and Psychology 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. It’s also one of the few universities that offer both University Foundation and International Diploma for International Relations, as well as Communication & Media. Notable alumni include former president of South Africa and a number of Nobel laureates.

161st
in World
University Ranking
41st
in UK University
Ranking
11th
in
Anthropology
13th
in
Philosophy
17th
in Accounting &
Finance
20th
in Psychology,
Criminology
29th
in Biological Sciences,
Politics & International Relations

University of Strathclyde (44)

University of Strathclyde is ranked the 268th globally (QS 2019) and offers one of the best Accounting and Finance programme in the UK. Its business school comes 39th in the European Business School Ranking (FT 2018), and is one of the few business schools that is triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

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.

44th
in UK
University
Ranking
2nd
in Accounting & Finance,
Hospitality & Tourism,
Social Policy
5th
in Architecture,
Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
8th
in
Business
Studies
3Y LLB LAW
Study exchange opportunities with Law School of
City University of Hong Kong and enjoy two extra
subject exemptions in the PCLL Conversion Exams
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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 Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

A member of the Russel Group, Durham University is now ranked the 74th globally (QS 2019) 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 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 the 15th. Durham University is also one of the ten most targeted UK universities by leading recruiters in 2017/18. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

74th
in World
University Ranking
7th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Geography,
Music
2nd
in Classics,
English
3rd
in Education,
History
4th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy
5th
in
Mathematics
7th
in Law,
Geology

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Geography & Environmental Sciences (1), Music (1), Classics & Ancient History (2), English (2), Theology & Religious Studies (2), Education (3), History (3), Middle Eastern & African Studies (3), Russian & East European Languages (3), Archaeology & Forensic Science (4), Chemistry (4), East & South Asian Studies (4), Iberian Languages (4), Italian (4), Physics & Astronomy (4), Mathematics (5), French (6), Geology (7), German (7), Law (7), Computer Science (8), Sports Science (8), General Engineering (9), Philosophy (10), Criminology (11), Anthropology (12), Biological Sciences (13), Economics (14), Sociology (14), Accounting & Finance (15), Business Studies (15), Psychology (15), Politics (17)

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5:30PM - 7:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Exeter (12), East Anglia (15), Newcastle (21), Queen’s Belfast (38), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Exeter (12), East Anglia (15), Newcastle (21), Queen’s Belfast (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 Diploma
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 Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Exeter (12)
East Anglia (15)
Manchester (19)
Newcastle (21)
Queen’s Belfast (38)
Stirling (44)
City, University of London (68)
Manchester Metropolitan (69)
Gloucestershire (81)
Glasgow Caledonian (101)

University of Exeter (12)

Ranked the 141st globally (THE 2019), University of Exeter is top 10 in as many as 29 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 7th), Business Studies (8th) and Economics (13th) . Notable alumni include JK Rowling (author of Harry Potter), Thom Yorke (lead singer of Radiohead) and more!

141st
in World
University Ranking
12th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Sports
Science
2nd
in Communication &
Media, Radiography
4th
in
Sociology
7th
in Accounting &
Finance, Psychology
8th
in Business Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology & Forensic
Science, Civil Engineering, Geography, Philosophy
9th
in Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
History, Medicine, Politics
13th
in
Economics

University of East Anglia (15)

Globally ranked the 190th (THE 2019) 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.

190th
in World
University Ranking
15th
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in
Physiotherapy
9th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
12th
in Business Studies,
History of Art, Social Work
16th
in Pharmacy,
Education
5Y MPharm
that includes Pre-Registration
Training for Pharmacists
17th
in Accounting & Finance,
Nursing, Sports Science
20th
in Communication &
Media, Economics, History

University of Manchester (19)

The University of Manchester is the 6th best performing UK university in the QS World University Ranking, which ranked it as the 29th best in the world (QS 2019). There are as many as 25 Nobel laureates among its alumni and professors. A recent survey also shows that 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.

29th
in World
University Ranking
19th
in UK University
Ranking
5th
in Dentistry,
Education, Linguistics
7th
in Anthropology
History of Art
8th
in
Pharmacy
10th
in Chemical Engineering,
Criminology, Mathematics
13th
in Computer
Science, Sociology

Newcastle University (21)

Ranked the 141st globally (QS 2019), Newcastle University is among top 20 in 27 academic disciplines. It is one of the few universities that provide both Foundation and International Diploma in Architecture (ranked the 6th 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.

141st
in World
University Ranking
21st
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in
Art & Design
6th
in Architecture (Offers University
Foundation & International Diploma)
7th
in Medicine (Students of School of Biomedical Sciences are eligible to
apply to transfer to Medicine or Dentistry after their first year of study)
10th
in Communication &
Media, English
12th
in
Psychology
13th
in Accounting &
Finance, Geography
14th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Town Planning & Landscape Architecture

Queen’s University Belfast (38)

A member university of the Russell Group, Queen’s University Belfast is the top university in the Northern Ireland, which is currently ranked the 180th globally and the 38th 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!

180th
in World
University Ranking
38th
in UK University
Ranking
3th
in Town
Planning
4th
in Pharmacy,
Food Science
9th
in Accounting & Finance,
Archaeology & Forensic Science
12th
in Communication &
Media
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!
18th
in Chemical Engineering,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
26th
in Civil
Engineering
30th
in Mechanical
Engineering

University of Stirling (44)

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 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.

44th
in UK University
Ranking
2/3
of Students Come
from Scotland
3rd
in
Criminology
13th
in Communication &
Media
14th
in Social
Policy
16th
in Law,
Sociology
19th
in Business,
Sports Science

City, University of London (68)

Located in the heart of London with easy access to destinations such as the British Museum and London financial district, City 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 16th in Europe (FT 2018) 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.

68th
in UK University
Ranking
16th
in European Business
School Ranking
38th
in Communication &
Media (World Ranking)
18th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
21st
in Communication &
Media
23rd
in Business
Studies
25th
in Accounting &
Finance

Manchester Metropolitan University (69)

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.

17th
in
Physiotherapy
TOP 10 ARCHITECTURE
Named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for three
consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2016-2018).
19th
in History
of Art
20th
in
Architecture
21st
in Town Planning &
Landscape Architecture
27th
in Art &
Design
43rd
in Communication & Media,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
75%
Art-related Modules
in Foundation
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Gloucestershire (81)

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 3rd 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.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Ranked the 3rd 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 (101)

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.

10th
in
Radiography
11th
in
Physiotherapy
16th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
19th
in Building & Surveying,
Medical-Related Subjects
OPTOMETRY
Offers the Only Optometry Degree in Scotland.
Training 90% of Eye Care Specialists in Scotland
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5:30PM - 7:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (14), Nottingham (16), Glasgow (17), York (22), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (14), Nottingham (16), Glasgow (17), 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 Diploma
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 Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Birmingham (14)
Nottingham (16)
Glasgow (17)
York (22)
Essex (29)
Liverpool (31)
Nottingham Trent (37)
Aston (56)
West of England (58)
City, University of London (68)
Bournemouth (78)
Westminster (114)
Brighton (123)

University of Birmingham (14)

University of Birmingham is a historical and research-intensive university, which is now ranked the 79th globally (QS 2019) and the 14th in the UK. Birmingham 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 25 academic disciplines, in which many are within top 5 (including Hospitality & Tourism, Sports Science, Town Planning, Music, Philosophy, Chemical Engineering 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.

79th
in World
University Ranking
14th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Hospitality &
Tourism
3rd
in Anthropology,
Sports Science
5th
in Town Planning,
Chemical Engineering
6th
in Physiotherapy,
History of Art, Nursing
8th
in Physics &
Astronomy, History
10th
in Accounting &
Finance

University of Nottingham (16)

University of Nottingham is ranked the 82nd globally (QS 2019) 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. 23 of them are ranked among top 10 in the UK, while Pharmacy, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Chemical Engineering, Physics & Astronomy and Animal Science are all ranked among top 5. The university also offers a 5-year MPharm programme, so that students do not have to worry about visa issues during their Pre-Registration Training for Pharmacists.

82nd
in World
University Ranking
16th
in UK University
Ranking
3th
in Social Work,
Chemical Engineering
5th
in Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Criminology,
Physics & Astronomy, Veterinary Medicine
6th
in Food Science, Aerospace
Engineering, Creative Writing
9th
in Building & Surveying,
Economics, Music
10th
in Mechanical
Engineering
11th
in Law, Civil Engineering,
English, Theology
5Y MPharm
that includes Pre-Registration
Training for Pharmacists

University of Glasgow (17)

Ranked the 69th globally (QS 2019), 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 27 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).

69th
in World
University Ranking
17th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Animal Science,
Dentistry, Education, Nursing
2nd
in Civil Engineering,
Medicine, Veterinary Medicine
4th
in Aerospace Engineering, Drama, Dance &
Cinematics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering
5th
in Accounting &
Finance, Sports Science
6th
in Law,
Music, Pharmacology
7th
in Anatomy & Physiology, Archaeology & Forensic
Science, Art & Design, Geography, Sociology

University of York (22)

University of York enjoys worldwide recognitions and is now ranked the 134th globally (QS 2019) 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, Criminology, Biological Sciences and Chemistry 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).

134th
in World
University Ranking
22nd
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in English,
Chemistry
8th
in Criminology,
Psychology
9th
in Biological Sciences,
Communication & Media
13th
in
Politics
PPE
Foundation at York offers a Progression Route
to PPE (Philosophy, Politics & Economics)
14th
in Business Studies, Social Work,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
16th
in Music,
Social Policy
18th
in Law, Sociology,
Computer Science

University of Essex (29)

As one of the best in Social Sciences, University of Essex is ranked the 29th 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.

29th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics
5th
in Art &
Design
8th
in
Politics
14th
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
16th
in
Economics
17th
in
Criminology
32nd
in Sociology,
Philosophy

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 36 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
6th
in Building &
Surveying
9th
in
Architecture
14th
in Art & Design,
Town Planning
23rd
in
Physiotherapy
30th
in Aerospace
Engineering
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Sub-Degrees

Bournemouth University (78)

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 honours 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 13th best animation school in the world 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.

10th
in
Physiotherapy
20th
in General
Engineering
21st
in Art &
Design
23rd
in Hospitality &
Tourism
COMPUTER ANIMATION
Name the 13th 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.

University of Westminster (114)

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.

6th
in the UK for Communication &
Media Studies (QS 2018)
40th
in the World for Communication &
Media Studies (QS 2018)
2nd
School of Architecture was also voted the 2nd best
by practising architects in Architects’ Journal

University of Brighton (123)

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!

TOP 50
One of Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World
by Popular Fashion Website “Fashionista”
31st
in Physiotherapy,
Building & Surveying
50th
in
Architecture
PODIATRY
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry
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Undergraduate & Pathways: Royal Holloway (24), Reading (40), Coventry (46), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Royal Holloway (24), Reading (40), Coventry (46), etc

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

These programmes are suitable for HKDSE graduates, while some of them also accept applications from F.5 students.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Royal Holloway (24)
Reading (40)
Coventry (46)
Queen Mary (46)
Goldsmiths (71)
Sunderland (93)
Hull (103)
Central Lancashire (105)
London South Bank (107)
Birkbeck, University of London (128)
Courtauld Institute of Art
Royal Veterinary College

University of London International Foundation Programme

In the academic year of 2013/14, ONCampus London first introduced 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 (40)

University of Reading is ranked the 195th globally (QS 2019) and the 40th in the UK. Its business school (Hanley Business School) comes 32nd in the European Business School Ranking (FT 2018). Building & Surveying, Film Studies, Design and Meteorology are among the university’s most reputable disciplines. Reading is the first university to offer Film Studies, as well as one of the few schools who combine film and theatre studies in one programme. There is a versatile balance between theoretical and practical studies. The flexible course structure also allows students to fine-tune direction of their studies as they gain deeper knowledge in the subject.

195th
in World
University Ranking
40th
in UK University
Ranking
32nd
in European Business
School Ranking
3rd
in Animal Science,
Building & Surveying
16th
in Accounting & Finance, Archaeology &
Forensic Science, Pharmacy
18th
in
Architecture
27th
in Business
Studies
36th
in Art & Design,
Anatomy & Physiology

Coventry University (46)

Coventry University has been named “Modern University of the Year” by Times in three consecutive years (2014-2016). With high student satisfaction rating and employment rate, Coventry 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 the most popular areas of study. With over 160 years of history, the Coventry School of Art & Design offers specialist programmes in diverse areas such as Automotive and Transport Design, Interior Design, Product Design.

46th
in UK University
Ranking
10th
in
Achitecture
12th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
16th
in Physiotherapy,
Drama, Dance & Cinematics
20th
in Mechanical
Engineering
21st
in Building &
Surveying
26th
in Art &
Design
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) (105)

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. 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.

7th
in
Physiotherapy
15th
in
Dentistry
17th
in
Food Science
64th
in
Nursing
MEDICAL FOUNDATION
Progression Routes Available for Medicine (MBBS) and other
Medical-related Subjects through University Foundation
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5:30PM - 7:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Swansea (30), Portsmouth (51), Plymouth (72), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Swansea (30), Portsmouth (51), Plymouth (72), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
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 Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Swansea (30)
Portsmouth (51)
Plymouth (72)
Brunel (76)
Birmingham City (87)
Hertfordshire (90)
Robert Gordon (96)
Northampton (99)
Anglia Ruskin (122)

Swansea University (30)

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 are all ranked within top 15 in the UK – reflecting outstanding performance in both teaching and scientific researches.

30th
in UK University
Ranking
7th
in Computer
Science
8th
in Material
Technology
9th
in Mechanical
Engineering
10th
in Social Policy,
Chemical Engineering
11th
in Aerospace Engineering,
Communication & Media
13th
in Civil Engineering,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
18th
in
Psychology

University of Portsmouth (51)

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 51st in the UK. The University has good reputation in medical-related subjects, educating over 600 medical professionals every year (including pharmacist, 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.

51st
in UK University
Ranking
11th
in
Criminology
16th
in Sports
Science
19th
in Art & Design, Radiography,
Hospitality & Tourism
TOP-UP
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Herfordshire (90)

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!

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

Robert Gordon University (96)

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 30 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 offer 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 28th 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!

3rd
The Third Oldest School of
Architecture in the UK
2nd
in
Physiotherapy
5th
in
Radiography
8th
in Building &
Surveying
20th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
21st
in Art &
Design
24th
in
Pharmacy
28th
in
Architecture

University of Northampton (99)

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.
32nd
in Medical-Related
Subjects
PODIATRY
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry

Anglia Ruskin University (122)

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.

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OPTOMETRY
A recognized qualification of Optometrists Board of HK,
with a progression route from university foundation
15th
in Animal
Science
52th
in Medical-Related
Subjects, Architecture
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2:30PM - 3:30PM

UK University & Pathways Seminar

UK University & Pathways Seminar

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

Undergraduate Year 1 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 Diploma and 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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5:30PM - 7:00PM

Oswestry School

Oswestry School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £8950 £10400 £10400 £10400

Oswestry School is one of England’s oldest schools that stands on the edge of a safe, typically English, old-fashioned market town surrounded by beautiful countryside. The school has good academic records and high standard in music, drama and the arts. Notable alumni include some renowned poets, artists and Jo Walton – the Hugo award winner.

While admission is non-selective, exam results have remained excellent throughout the years. In the past five years (2014-2018), A*-B rates at A-levels ranges from 45% to 64%.

45% A*-B
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)

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 Oswestry School will be able to join the mainstream school as part of the normal timetable, in order to ensure they experience a typical English boarding school environment.

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5:30PM - 7:00PM

St Leonards School, St Andrew’s

St Leonards School, St Andrew’s

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.6 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- £7582 £7582 £11551 £11551 £11551

With over 100 years of history, St Leonards School, St Andrew’s has always been a pioneer in advocating and implementing new education policies. It’s also currently the only Scottish school that implements solely the IB diploma curriculum in sixth form. Average score in the IB exams of 2018 is 32 points, making it one of the Top 200 independent schools in the UK.

The School’s close links with the world famous University of St Andrews really come to the fore in the Senior School. Aside from receiving lectures from visiting members of the University’s academic staff and having access to the University library and gym, they also have a direct link to the research community of Scotland’s oldest university via the St Leonards Associate Researcher.

49% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
32
Average IB Score (2018)
177th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)
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5:00PM - 7:00PM

Sidcot School

Sidcot School

Type: Boarding School
Target: F.1 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- - £8870 £8870 £9370 £10610

Sidcot School is a co-educational boarding school with over 300 years of history, located near the coast of the South West of England. Boarders are accepted starting from year 7. GCE A-levels and IB Diploma are both available for sixth-formers. Its campus covers 170 acres of land (approximately 3.5 times bigger than the Victoria’s Park of Hong Kong) and comes with superb facilities. Horse riding has long been part of the School’s tradition and a BHS-approved equestrian Centre is run on-campus. Sidcot School is academically outstanding with about 63% of students achieving A*-B in GCE A-levels 2018 and an IB average score of 31.

40% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
63% A*-B
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
31
Average IB Score (2018)

Details of Event

ADMISSIONS INFO & INTERVIEWS
5PM – 7PM

Students and parents meet with representatives from Sidcot School individually to discuss their suitability and for admission interviews. Translation can be provided when necessary.

PARENT MEETINGS
5PM – 7PM

Representatives from Sidcot School meet with parents of existing students, to provide updates about students’ school life in the UK.

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5:00PM - 6:30PM

Kings Education (Full-time Courses, Summer Study Tours)

Kings Education (Full-time Courses, Summer Study Tours)

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 & 2-Year Programme

Kings Education is an independent sixth form college with campuses in London, Bournemouth, Brighton and Oxford. Kings specializes in educating senior form students (from F.4 on), providing options such as GCSE (1-Year & 2-Year programmes), GCE A-levels (1-Year & 2-Year programmes) and university foundation (1-Year & 2-Year programmes).

With over 50 years of experience, each campus of Kings Education now teaches about 300 students. The personalized approach to education is delivered through small class teaching, with an average of 4-10 per class in GCE A-levels. As such, the University Foundation programmes in Kings also come in two tiers with different curriculums and progression routes. These include the Advanced Level Foundation that offers “guaranteed progression” to year one of an undergraduate degree in Aston University, upon achieving the specified grades in internal assessment.

Summer Study Tours

In addition to full-time academic programmes, Kings Education also offers a range of short-term English and holiday courses for school and college students, as well as adult learners! Shortlisted below are options in summer, which are based in traditional British boarding schools and Kings Education’s sixth form colleges, suitable for students aged 3 to 17:

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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 (Sat)

2:30PM - 3:30PM

Seminar: Studying Nursing in the United Kingdom (Oxford Brookes University)

Seminar: Studying Nursing in the United Kingdom (Oxford Brookes University)

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

Seminar Content

In the Seminar, Mrs Sally Morey (Senior Lecturer from Oxford School of Nursing & Midwifery) will introduce the Nursing programmes in Oxford Brookes University, covering areas such as course structure, facilities, entry & interview requirements, placement arrangement, professional qualifications, graduate prospects and more!

  • How do you become a Registered Nurse in the UK?

    The Nursing profession in the UK is divided into Adult Nursing, Children’s Nursing and Mental Health Nursing. Students are required to complete an approved degree programme, before they can register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a registered nurse. And Nursing programmes in Oxford Brookes University are approved programmes by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)! In this section, Mrs Morey will provide an overview of the Nursing profession, introducing the professional divisions in nursing, professional responsibilities and ethics, day-to-day works of a nurse, as well as common teaching modules and opportunities in clinical practices during your studies.

  • Working in the UK after graduation: A shortage occupation

    Nurses is currently one of UK’s shortage occupations. Employment prospect of nursing graduates is therefore extremely well! In Oxford Brookes University, 92% of Adult Nursing graduates were in employments within sixth months after graduation. In this section, Mrs Sally Morey will provide insight on the possibility for international students to work in the UK. She will provide an overview of the employment prospects of her Nursing students and also introduce the career support services available in the University.

  • Coming back to Hong Kong to practise: How do you become a Registered Nurse in Hong Kong?
    UK-registered nurses are eligible to sit the Nursing Council Licensing Examination in Hong Kong. Students can become a registered nurse after they’ve successfully passed the licensing exam. However, the highly fluctuating pass rates of the licensing exam (which ranged from 6% to 34% in the last three exams) do mean that it’s not an easy exam to pass! In this section, we will share more statistics about the licensing exam, so that students and parents will have a better understanding about coming back to Hong Kong to practise as a nurse.
  • Programme introduction:
    Nursing is available in Oxford Brookes University in three main undegraduate programmes – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing, BSc (Hons) Children’s Nursing, and BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing – which are suitable for HKDSE and GCE A-levels graduates. In postgraduate level, the University also offers 2-year and 3-year Master’s programmes that accept graduates with a health-related degree, and graduates from other academic disciplines respectively. Mrs Morey will provide an overview about these programmes, covering areas such as course structure, entry & interview arrangements, exams & other assessments, etc.

University Profile: Oxford Brookes University

University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Set in Oxfordshire, Oxford Brookes University is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status in 1992. The university is most famous for subjects such as Tourism & Hospitality Management, Building & Surveying and Architecture. Starting from 2018/19, the University will accept international students to its Nursing and Social Work degrees. The University is also offering more January-start options in undergraduate, including disciplines such as Business, Economics, Accounting & Finance, as well as Politics & international Relations.

The world-renowned hospitality school of Oxford Brookes University was named one of the best three hospitality schools in the world in 2016. It’s also one that puts a strong emphasis on hands-on experience. Only offering one four-year programme in undergraduate, year two students on the programme go through a placement year on compulsory paid placement schemes in the UK or other places in the world. In the past, students have done placement in international hotel chains such as Marriott and Hilton, while some have also worked with BAFTA, gaining experience in more of a festival management context.

63rd
UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Property
Management
7th
in Building &
Surveying
15th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
17th
in History of Art,
Medical-Related Subjects
18th
in
Architecture
20th
in
Physiotherapy
21st
in Nursing
(Guardian 2019)
22nd
in Town
Planning
34th
in Food
Science
36th
in Sociology,
Social Work
38th
in Media &
Communication

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Land & Property Management (2), Building & Surveying (7), Agriculture & Forestry (11), East & South Asian Studies (12), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (15), Animal Science (16), History of Art, Architecture & Design (17), Medical Related (17), Architecture (18), Physiotherapy (20), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (21), Town & Country Planning & Landscape Architecture (22), Anthropology (24), Music (28), Art & Design (31), Food Science (34), Social Work (36), Sociology (36), Communication & Media Studies (38), English (41), Anatomy & Physiology (42), Mechanical Engineering (43), Philosophy (43), French (44), Nursing (44), Accounting & Finance (49), Education (50)

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16/3 (Sat)

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Oxford Brookes University (Nursing, Physiotherapy and Other Subjects)

Oxford Brookes University (Nursing, Physiotherapy and Other Subjects)

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

Set in Oxfordshire, Oxford Brookes University is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status in 1992. The university is most famous for subjects such as Tourism & Hospitality Management, Building & Surveying and Architecture. Starting from 2018/19, the University will accept international students to its Nursing and Social Work degrees. The University is also offering more January-start options in undergraduate, including disciplines such as Business, Economics, Accounting & Finance, as well as Politics & international Relations.

The world-renowned hospitality school of Oxford Brookes University was named one of the best three hospitality schools in the world in 2016. It’s also one that puts a strong emphasis on hands-on experience. Only offering one four-year programme in undergraduate, year two students on the programme go through a placement year on compulsory paid placement schemes in the UK or other places in the world. In the past, students have done placement in international hotel chains such as Marriott and Hilton, while some have also worked with BAFTA, gaining experience in more of a festival management context.

63rd
UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Property
Management
7th
in Building &
Surveying
15th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
17th
in History of Art,
Medical-Related Subjects
18th
in
Architecture
20th
in
Physiotherapy
21st
in Nursing
(Guardian 2019)
22nd
in Town
Planning
34th
in Food
Science
36th
in Sociology,
Social Work
38th
in Media &
Communication

TOP-UP

Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Details of Event: Nursing, Physiotherapy and Other Subjects

Sally Morey, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, and an admissions representative from Oxford Brookes University will attend the event. They will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to Oxford Brookes University and related academic disciplines, in terms of course content, career prospects and more! The event is suitable for students interested in Nursing, Physiotherapy and other academic disciplines available in Oxford Brookes University.

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Land & Property Management (2), Building & Surveying (7), Agriculture & Forestry (11), East & South Asian Studies (12), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (15), Animal Science (16), History of Art, Architecture & Design (17), Medical Related (17), Architecture (18), Physiotherapy (20), Drama, Dance & Cinematics (21), Town & Country Planning & Landscape Architecture (22), Anthropology (24), Music (28), Art & Design (31), Food Science (34), Social Work (36), Sociology (36), Communication & Media Studies (38), English (41), Anatomy & Physiology (42), Mechanical Engineering (43), Philosophy (43), French (44), Nursing (44), Accounting & Finance (49), Education (50)

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20/3 (Wed)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Merchiston Castle School

Merchiston Castle School

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£7030 £7030 £8170 £8170 £10970 £10970

Merchiston Castle School is traditional boys’ school in Scotland, with a 100-acre campus in suburban area near Edinburgh. Although a Scottish boarding school, Merchiston Castle School follows the English education system, with the vast majority of its students studying GCSE and GCE A-levels qualifications. Over the years students from Merchiston Castle School has produced exceptional track records in public exams, and the School is regarded as one of the best boarding schools in Scotland. Over the past ten years (2009-2018), A*-B rates in GCE A-levels were consistently at 74% to 84%. The class of 2018 saw 85% of students got admitted by their first-choice universities. Popular options include University of Manchester, Newcastle, Durham, Bath and the like! Six were able to make it to Oxbridge in the past two years (2017-2018). There was also cases where students were admitted by Ive League universities in the US.

Rugby and Golf are two of the many sports activities where Merchiston Castle School has achieved exceptional results. In its long history, Merchiston Castle School has educated over 60 international rugby players – many of them started competing at international level while at school. Other notable alumni include John James Cowperthwaite (Financial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1961 to 1971, who introduced the free market economic policies), Gordon Roddick (founder of The Body Shop), James Craig (the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland) and more!

51% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2018)
77% A*-B. Average Grades: ABB
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2018)
66% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2018)
123rd
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2018)
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23/3 (Sat)

11:00AM - 12:00PM

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 Professional Training Course (BPTC), 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 Professional Training Course (BPTC)

      The UK’s equivalent to the PCLL in Hong Kong, LPC and BPTC are the essential postgraduate training courses for UK’s solicitors and barristers respectively. After the LPC and BPTC, 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 Diploma
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 Professional Training Course (BPTC) 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 and Manchester. In recent years, University of Law has also formed partnership with University of Reading, University of Exeter and University of Liverpool, 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 Admissions Talk is Suitable for HKDSE Graduates and their Parents,
as well as University Students and Working Adults.

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