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Seminars and Interview Sessions

1/6 Monday

7:00PM - 8:00PM

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

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

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

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

  • An overview of postgraduate courses in Law:

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

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

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

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

University Profile: University of Law

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

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

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

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

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

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

Campus-based Study Locations

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

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

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6/6 Saturday

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UK University & Pathways Seminar

UK University & Pathways Seminar

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

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

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

Content Highlights

  • How does UCAS work? What are the important dates?
  • How to make best use of the five application quotas in your UCAS application?
  • Is it possible to have the sixth and the seventh quota?
  • Tips on writing a winning personal statement.
  • English Requirements and Different Types of IELTS: What’s IELTS for UKVI (Academic)?
  • 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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9/6 Tuesday

5:30PM - 7:00PM

d’Overbroeck’s College, Oxford

d’Overbroeck’s College, Oxford

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
- - - £15050 £15850 £13850

d’Overbroeck’s College is a top boarding school in the city of Oxford, which is consistently ranked within top 100 among independent schools for A-levels results and therefore very popular among local and international students. In the past five year (2015-2019), A*-B rates in GCE A-levels ranged from 77% to 87%, and the figures were at 80% or higher in four years!

Students joining d’Overbroeck’s College for Year 9 to Year 11 will join d’Overbroeck’s College international college, where they will study in smaller classes (10 students per class on average), to make the adaptation into the new mode of learning easier. After completing their GCSE in Year 11, students can apply to continue their GCE A-levels in d’Overbroeck’s College, or in other boarding schools in the UK. In sixth form, students will study with day students in d’Overbroeck’s College’s sixth form. For those with an ambition for Oxbridge and medical schools, d’Overbroeck’s College has a d’Overbroeck’s Plus programme in place to provide the extra support and learning activities.

50% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
81% A*-B. Average Grades: ABB
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
61% 9-7 / A*-A
% of 9-7 (or A*-A in the old grading scale) in GCSE (2019)
100th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2019)
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9/6 Tuesday

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Oxford Sixth Form College

Oxford Sixth Form College

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

Oxford Sixth Form College (formerly known as Oxford Tutorial College) is an independent sixth form college established in 1988, which is situated next to University of Oxford buildings in the city centre. In addition to its standard GCE A-levels (one-year & two-year programmes) curriculum, Oxford Sixth Form College also offers one-year GCSE and the NCUK foundation programmes that can lead to a degree in one of NCUK’s partner universities, including University of Leeds, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield and more!

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10/6 Wednesday

10:00AM - 7:00PM

UK Universities & Pathways Programmes Recruitment Weeks

UK Universities & Pathways Programmes Recruitment Weeks

Type: UK Universities & Pathways Programmes Recruitment Weeks
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United

Students and parents can register with individual schools and universities by making a booking in relevant postings in our website. If you can’t decide yet, you can submit your registration here. Our education consultants will get in touch with further advices.

School representatives will be able to conduct admission interviews with prospective students. Families in initial stages of their research are also welcome to meet with the representatives to learn more about each schools.

In addition to universities attending the Recruitment Weeks, students can also apply to over 125 universities and specialist institutions and over 330 boarding schools in our school network.

Participating Universities & Institutions

Due to travel restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak, the vast majority of these interview & information sessions will be carried out online via Skype or Zoom. Please see individual postings for details:

School Name School Type (Academic Level)
University of Bath University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Bristol University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Brunel University London (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy) University (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Coventry University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
De Montfort University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Durham University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of East Anglia (UEA) University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Exeter University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Gloucestershire (Landscape Architecture, Art & Design) – Art Portfolio Assessment & Advisory University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Physiotherapy Virtual Seminar (University of Hertfordshire) University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
INTO University Partnerships Pathway Programmes (Pathways, Undergraduate & Pre-Master’s)
Kaplan Pathway Programmes (Pathways & Pre-Master’s)
Kings Education Independent Sixth Form College (F.4 to F.7, Pathways)
University of Leeds University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Manchester Metropolitan University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Manchester School of Architecture University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Navitas Pathway Programmes (Pathways & Pre-Master’s)
Newcastle University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Newton A-levels Programme A-levels@University (F.6 & F.7)
Norwich University of the Arts – Art Portfolio Assessment & Advisory Art University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Nottingham Trent University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
ONCAMPUS Pathway Programmes (Pathways & Pre-Master’s)
Oxford Brookes University University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Reading University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Sheffield University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Southampton University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of Strathclyde University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
StudyGroup Pathway Programmes (Pathways & Pre-Master’s)
University of Surrey University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
University of the West of England, Bristol University (Pathways, Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

UK Education Seminars

We will be holding our regular UK University & Pathways Seminar and Boarding School Seminar on the coming Saturdays, to provide an overview of the UK education system, as well as the application procedures of universities and British boarding schools.

After each seminar, our education consultants will be available for consultations with individual families.

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10/6 Wednesday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Newcastle University

Newcastle University

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

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

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

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

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

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Physiotherapy Virtual Seminar (University of Hertfordshire)

Physiotherapy Virtual Seminar (University of Hertfordshire)

Type: Virtual Seminar
Target: F.4 or above (Seminar)
Location: British United
FULLY BOOKED FOR IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE Accepting “Watch from Home” registrations only!
This seminar is fully booked for in-person attendance, but is still accepting “Watch from Home” registrations. In view of the public health concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak, on top of our strengthened cleaning and sanitizing effort in the office area, we’d cap the size of the audience to 15-20 families and would be asking everyone in attendance to wear a face mask, in order to minimize everyone’s risk. Thank you for your co-operation!

Seminar Content

In the Seminar, Laura Eccott (Senior Lecturer for Physiotherapy) from University of Hertfordshire will provide an overview of their Physiotherapy programmes, covering areas such as course structure & content, facilities, entry requirement, mode of assessment, professional qualifications, graduate prospect and more!

  • What’s Physiotherapy?
  • How do Physiotherapist and other medical professionals work together when they work with patients?
  • What attributes does the University look for in a student? Where should applicants pay extra attention when they prepare for their applications and interviews?
  • Placement Arrangement: When do placements usually happen in a three-year Physiotherapy programme? How does it benefit students to study Physiotherapy in a university close to a big city?
  • Course Introduction: At the end of the Seminar, Laura Eccott will briefly introduce their programmes – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy – covering areas such as course structure, professional qualifications, facilities, placement opportunities, etc.

Details of Event: How can I Watch the Virtual Seminar? Can I Meet with the Lecturer for an Interview?

The virtual seminar will be delivered via Zoom. Students and parents can watch the virtual seminar in our office and meet with our education consultants right after the seminar. Alternatively, you can also choose to watch the seminar in the comfort of your own home. Simply indicate your intention to “Watch from Home” in the “Remarks” field when you register, so that we can make appropriate arrangements in advance.

Laura Eccott (Senior Lecturer for Physiotherapy) will be able to interview students who have applied or interested in applying to the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in University of Hertfordshire, and provide guidance and advices on preparing a winning Personal Statement. If you’d like to do so, please get in touch with our education consultants to make arrangements in advance.

Professional Qualifications

If students plan to return to Hong Kong and practise as a physiotherapist, they must first obtain respective registered status in the UK before they are eligible to register in Hong Kong.

The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in University of Hertfordshire 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.

University Profile: University of Hertfordshire

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

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

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

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

29th
in
Physiotherapy
VFX, Animation & Games
Voted the 12th best in the world for
VFX, Animation and Games by the Rookies award
Pilot Studies
Offers as many as 400 hours of flying practices, enabling students
to qualify for the National Private Pilot’s License when they graduate
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12/6 Friday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

University of Bath

University of Bath

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

Ranked the 172nd globally (QS 2020) and the 11th 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 degrees, its Sports Science, Psychology, Social Policy, Business Studies, Civil Engineering, Computer Sciences 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!

172nd
in World
University Ranking
11th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in
Architecture
2nd
in Business
Studies
3rd
in Civil Engineering,
Sports Science
4th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing,
Chemical Engineering, Psychology

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with an admissions representative from University of Bath via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Architecture (1), Business Studies (2), Civil Engineering (3), Sports Science (3), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (4), Chemical Engineering (4), Psychology (4), Computer Science (5), Social Policy (5), Accounting & Finance (6), Sociology (6), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (7), Economics (9), Mechanical Engineering (9), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (10), Physics & Astronomy (11), Social Work (12), Politics (14), Chemistry (15), Russian & East European Languages (15), Biological Sciences (17), Italian (17), Mathematics (17), German (25), Iberian Languages (29), French (35)
Book Online

12/6 Friday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Bristol

University of Bristol

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

Ranked the 49th globally (QS 2020) and the 15th 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 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.

University of Bristol is one of the few universities that offer a “conversion” master’s degree in Computer Science (which accepts graduates from other disciplines), as well as a Vet Nursing programme in undergraduate level.

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
1st
in General
Engineering
2nd
in
Sociology
3rd
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacology & Pharmacy
5th
in Geography & Environmental
Sciences, Geology
6th
in Civil Engineering,
Music, Veterinary Medicine
11th
in Economics, Medicine,
Politics, Psychology
14th
in Biological Sciences,
Physics & Astronomy
15th
in
Law
20th
in Business
Studies
24th
in Anthropology,
Computer Science

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Stephanie Wood (Deputy Head of International Student Recruitment) from University of Bristol via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

General Engineering (1), Sociology (2), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (3), Mechanical Engineering (3), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (3), Geography & Environmental Sciences (5), Geology (5), Civil Engineering (6), Music (6), Veterinary Medicine (6), Russian & East European Languages (7), Theology & Religious Studies (7), Animal Science (8), Dentistry (8), Italian (8), Social Policy (9), Anatomy & Physiology (10), Economics (11), Medicine (11), Politics (11), Psychology (11), Chemistry (12), Drama & Dance (12), Classics & Ancient History (13), Mathematics (13), Biological Sciences (14), Physics & Astronomy (14), Law (15), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (16), Philosophy (19), Business Studies (20), French (21), German (21), Anthropology (24), Computer Science (24), History of Art, Architecture & Design (26), Iberian Languages (26), English (30), History (31), Accounting & Finance (35)
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12/6 Friday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts

Type: Virtual Portfolio Advices & Information Day (Art University)
Target: HKDSE, GCE A-levels & IB Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Located in central Norwich, East of England, Norwich University of the Arts was established in 1845 and is now one of UK’s seven specialist art universities. While traditionally known for Fine Art, the University is also running forward-looking digital media programmes on VFX, User Experience Design, as well as Games Design:

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

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

Norwich University of the Arts is a creative community of 2300 students lead by a teaching staff who are themselves practicing artists and designers. 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).

In addition to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, Norwich University of the Arts also provides foundation programmes in the form of a Year 0. Designed for students whose grades fall slightly short of the requirements of undergraduate year one, a Year 0 is an additional year attached to a standard 3-year undergraduate degree (students will be issued a visa that covers the whole 4-year period). Compared with a broad-learning art foundation, in the Year 0 students will focus on modules directly relevant to their art & design specialisms and be better prepared for their undergraduate degrees!

62nd
in UK University
Ranking (Times 2020)
Year 0
Compared with a broad-learning art foundation, in the Year 0 students will focus on modules directly
relevant to their art & design specialisms and be better prepared for their undergraduate degrees!
University of the Year (Student Retention)
Awarded the University of the Year (Student Retention) by the Times, in recognition for NUA’s facilities
and advocate of the Year 0, which have significantly improved student retention in Art & Design subjects!
18th
in Film &
Photography (Guardian 2020)
31st
in Fashion &
Textiles (Guardian 2020)
38th
in Design &
Crafts (Guardian 2020)
41st
in
Architecture (Times 2020)

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Portfolio Assessment & Advices

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Rois Deegan (International Officer) from Norwich University of the Arts via Skype, to do portfolio assessment, seek advices and discuss their applications to the University.

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13/6 Saturday

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Boarding School Seminar

Boarding School Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United
FULL
This seminar is fully booked. Please continue to support the session on 27/6 (Saturday). In view of the public health concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak, on top of our strengthened cleaning and sanitizing effort in the office area, we’d cap the size of the audience to 10-15 families and would be asking everyone in attendance to wear a face mask, in order to minimize everyone’s risk. Thank you for your co-operation!

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?
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16/6 Tuesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

University of Gloucestershire (Landscape Architecture, Art & Design)

University of Gloucestershire (Landscape Architecture, Art & Design)

Type: Virtual Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate
• (2-Year & 3-Year Programmes)

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

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

4th in the UK:
BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture programmes of University of Gloucestershire are ranked the 4th among programmes accredited by the Landscape Institute (UK) and is the most historical one! The programme is a qualifying programme of the Landscape Institute (UK) and students therefore are eligible to pursue HKILA qualification after graduation. The programme is studio-based in dedicated studios with industry standard IT software and printing facilities in the Francis Close Hall campus. Only 28% of time will be spent in lectures. In the rest of the time, students will be doing field visits and working on real-life landscape design projects to earn practical experience.

Details of Event: Landscape Architecture, Art & Design | Portfolio Assessment

Prospective students and parents in Landscape Architecture, Art & Design will be able to meet with Bill Burford (Academic Subject Leader) from University of Gloucestershire via Skype to obtain admissions information, for interviews and portfolio assessment.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (12), Librarianship & Information Management (14), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (17), Education (24), Sports Science (33), Theology & Religious Studies (34), Criminology (40), Creative Writing (43), Law (46), Philosophy (47), Sociology (50), Geography & Environmental Sciences (52), Drama & Dance (61), Communication & Media Studies (64), Music (67), Social Work (67), Accounting & Finance (68), Art & Design (71), Psychology (71), Business Studies (77), History (81), Biological Sciences (85), English (97), Computer Science (98)
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16/6 Tuesday

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Durham School

Durham School

Type: Virtual Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: F.1 to F.5
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2019/20 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
- £10026 £11674 £11674 £11674
Vacancies for September 2020

Durham School is a historical boarding school with a long history of over 600 years, a strong tradition in sports and an outstanding reputation for its music education. The School offers a special A-levels scholarship, funded by a bequest from Peter Lee OD the former Commissioner for Narcotics of Hong Kong, who is also an alumnus of Durham School. The scholarship provides up to 100% funding to academically and musically elite pupils of Chinese ancestry to study A-levels in Durham School. In the past five years (2015-2019), A*-B rates in GCE A-levels ranged from 61% to 69%. Many graduates have continued their education in the north of England, with Newcastle University and Northumbria University the more popular options, while high-achievers made it to Durham University and University of Cambridge.

31% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
61% A*-B. Average Grades: BBC
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
41% 9-7 / A*-A
% of 9-7 (or A*-A in the old grading scale) in GCSE (2019)
210th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2019)

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

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Deb Stanford (International Admissions Manager) from Durham School via Zoom for interviews and to obtain admission information.

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16/6 Tuesday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Leeds

University of Leeds

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

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

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Zoom for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Sam Miles (International Officer) from University of Leeds via Zoom for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Accounting & Finance (1), Radiography (1), Communication & Media Studies (2), Food Science (3), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (4), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (5), Mechanical Engineering (5), Business Studies (6), Physics & Astronomy (6), Social Policy (6), Middle Eastern & African Studies (7), Economics (8), Law (8), Social Work (8), Art & Design (9), Dentistry (9), East & South Asian Studies (9), Linguistics (9), Music (9), Criminology (10), History (10), Medical Related (10), Sports Science (10), Geology (11), History of Art, Architecture & Design (11), Theology & Religious Studies (11), Anatomy & Physiology (13), Civil Engineering (13), Medicine (13), Nursing (13), Russian & East European Languages (13), Classics & Ancient History (15), Italian (15), Sociology (15), Drama & Dance (16), Iberian Languages (16), Chemical Engineering (17), Politics (17), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (18), Geography & Environmental Sciences (19), German (19), Anthropology (20), Computer Science (21), Philosophy (21), French (22), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (22), English (26), Mathematics (27), Biological Sciences (28), Chemistry (29), Psychology (33), Education (64)
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16/6 Tuesday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of East Anglia (UEA)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

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

Globally ranked the 192nd (THE 2020) in the UK, University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university in scientific researches and for many years has been the 1st choice of students pursuing a degree in Medicine and Pharmacy. The University is also famous for its achievements in Art History, Communication & Media Studies, Geography & Environmental Sciences, as well as medical-related subjects such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. Among many others, 82% of researches in Social Work, Social Policy and International Relations were rated “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent”, which was top 5 in the UK (REF 2014). In Environmental Sciences, UEA has contributed more than any other universities in the world to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and are among the leaders in the investigation of climate change. UEA is also ranked the 25th in International Development (QS 2020).

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Charlotte Richardson (International Officer) from University of East Anglia (UEA) via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Physiotherapy (3), American Studies (8), Geology (10), Creative Writing (12), Sports Science (12), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (14), History of Art, Architecture & Design (15), Economics (17), Communication & Media Studies (18), Business Studies (19), Medical Related (19), Social Work (19), Drama & Dance (21), Medicine (22), History (25), Accounting & Finance (26), Geography & Environmental Sciences (26), Law (26), Nursing (26), Education (28), Politics (30), Chemistry (31), Computer Science (34), Biological Sciences (35), Iberian Languages (35), German (36), Philosophy (37), Psychology (38), Mathematics (50), English (51)
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17/6 Wednesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

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

Currently ranked the 40th 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 portfolio. 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.

40th
in UK University
Ranking
12th
in Building &
Surveying
15th
in Sports
Science
18th
in Art &
Design
23rd
in Biological
Sciences
24th
in Media & Communication,
Archaeology & Forensic Science
28th
in Civil Engineering,
Pharmacology
30th
in Architecture,
Psychology
32nd
in
Economics
33rd
in Accounting
& Finance
Top-up
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Dave Berry (International Officer) from Nottingham Trent University via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Agriculture & Forestry (4), Land & Property Management (6), Animal Science (7), East & South Asian Studies (7), Chemistry (10), Building & Surveying (12), Sports Science (15), General Engineering (17), Art & Design (18), Italian (20), Criminology (22), Linguistics (22), Biological Sciences (23), Archaeology & Forensic Science (24), Communication & Media Studies (24), Civil Engineering (28), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (28), Architecture (30), Psychology (30), Economics (32), Accounting & Finance (33), Education (34), German (34), Drama & Dance (35), Business Studies (37), Physics & Astronomy (37), Mathematics (39), Social Work (40), Law (41), Philosophy (43), French (44), Sociology (44), English (45), Iberian Languages (47), Politics (50), Geography & Environmental Sciences (52), History (63), Computer Science (65)
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17/6 Wednesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

De Montfort University

De Montfort University

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

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 University 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.

74th
in UK University
Ranking
Fashion
Offers a range of finely defined undergraduate
programmes in footwear, fashion buying, etc
13th
in Materials
Technology
14th
in Hospitality
& Tourism
20th
in Creative
Writing
27th
in Art &
Design
31st
in Communication & Media
Studies, Social Work
33rd
in Archaeology & Forensic Science, Architecture,
Mathematics, Pharmacology & Pharmacy
43rd
in Accounting & Finance,
History, Psychology

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with an admission representative from De Montfort University via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Librarianship & Information Management (6), Materials Technology (13), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (14), Creative Writing (20), Music (26), Art & Design (27), Social Policy (28), Drama & Dance (29), Communication & Media Studies (31), Social Work (31), Archaeology & Forensic Science (33), Architecture (33), Mathematics (33), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (33), Education (38), English (42), Accounting & Finance (43), History (43), Psychology (43), Medical Related (49), Mechanical Engineering (50), Nursing (52), Economics (54), Business Studies (58), Criminology (59), Politics (60), Computer Science (61), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (61), Law (63), Sociology (85)
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17/6 Wednesday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Exeter

University of Exeter

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

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

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Cara Stokes (International Officer) from University of Exeter via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Radiography (2), Sports Science (2), Communication & Media Studies (3), Theology & Religious Studies (3), Anthropology (4), Russian & East European Languages (4), Classics & Ancient History (5), Italian (5), Sociology (5), Computer Science (6), Iberian Languages (6), Philosophy (6), English (7), Materials Technology (7), Drama & Dance (8), Geography & Environmental Sciences (8), Geology (8), German (8), Archaeology & Forensic Science (9), French (9), History (9), Biological Sciences (10), Middle Eastern & African Studies (10), Accounting & Finance (11), Medicine (11), Politics (11), Business Studies (12), Civil Engineering (12), Psychology (12), Physics & Astronomy (13), Economics (14), History of Art, Architecture & Design (14), General Engineering (16), Medical Related (16), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (18), Law (21), Mathematics (21), Mechanical Engineering (23)
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18/6 Thursday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

University of Reading

University of Reading

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

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

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

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Naomi Willoughby (Regional Officer) from University of Reading via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Animal Science (2), Agriculture & Forestry (3), Land & Property Management (4), Building & Surveying (5), Italian (9), Food Science (10), Education (13), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (13), Classics & Ancient History (14), Archaeology & Forensic Science (17), French (17), Iberian Languages (18), Accounting & Finance (19), German (19), Medical Related (21), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (22), Architecture (24), Linguistics (27), Law (28), Business Studies (29), Drama & Dance (34), Mathematics (38), Philosophy (40), Anatomy & Physiology (42), Geography & Environmental Sciences (42), Chemistry (44), Politics (44), Art & Design (45), Biological Sciences (47), History (52), Economics (55), Psychology (60), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (65), English (69), Computer Science (78)
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18/6 Thursday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Surrey

University of Surrey

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

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

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Matthew Crisp (Senior International Officer) from University of Surrey via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Food Science (2), French (2), Iberian Languages (3), Nursing (4), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (5), Sports Science (9), Creative Writing (10), Drama & Dance (14), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (15), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (15), Music (16), Communication & Media Studies (17), Physics & Astronomy (18), Mechanical Engineering (19), Chemistry (20), General Engineering (21), Sociology (24), Civil Engineering (27), Criminology (27), Economics (27), Chemical Engineering (28), Psychology (29), Computer Science (32), Medical Related (34), Biological Sciences (38), Mathematics (40), English (42), Business Studies (45), Accounting & Finance (61), Politics (77), Law (85)
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18/6 Thursday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Southampton

University of Southampton

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

Ranked the 97th in the world (QS 2020) and the 20th in the UK, University of Southampton is a Russell Group research-led university in the port city of Southampton in the south of England. University of Southampton is well recongized for its researches and teaching in Computer Science, Engineering, Music, Physiotherapy and other medical-related subjects. Computer Science is one of its strongest, where Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Worldwide Web, is a professor. The department is also recognized as one of the 19 Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK Government. The University is gradually introducing Major/Minor degree options in some programmes, to enable students to concentrate on a subject area as the major subject, while broadening knowledge with a Minor subject. Notable alumni include world-renowned musician Brian Eno as well as Grenville Cross the former Director of Public Prosecutions of Hong Kong.

97th
in World
University Ranking
20th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in
Physiotherapy
3rd
in Electrical & Electronic
Engineering, Music
4th
in Mechanical Engineering,
Medical-related Subjects
5th
in Civil
Engineering
10th
in Communication & Media
Studies, Spanish & Portuguese
14th
in Business Studies,
Education
16th
in Archaeology & Forensic Science,
Computer Science, Psychology
17th
in Art & Design, Geography & Environmental
Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
20th
in
Law

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with an admission representative from University of Southampton via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Physiotherapy (1), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (3), Music (3), Mechanical Engineering (4), Medical Related (4), Civil Engineering (5), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (7), Geology (7), Nursing (9), Communication & Media Studies (10), Iberian Languages (10), German (11), French (12), Philosophy (13), Business Studies (14), Education (14), Criminology (15), History (15), Social Policy (15), Archaeology & Forensic Science (16), Computer Science (16), Psychology (16), Art & Design (17), Geography & Environmental Sciences (17), Physics & Astronomy (17), Mathematics (19), Law (20), Biological Sciences (22), English (22), Sociology (27), Accounting & Finance (29), Economics (30), Medicine (30), Chemistry (32), Politics (33)
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19/6 Friday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

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

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

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

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

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

University of London International Foundation Programme

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

University of London International Foundation Programme

University of Reading (38)

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

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

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

Coventry University (50)

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

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

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) (75)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kings Education

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
Offering the University of Bristol international foundation starting from 2019/20

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 60 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 University of Bristol or Aston University, upon achieving the specified grades in internal assessment.

GCE A-levels & Advanced Level Foundation: Receive a Conditional Offer from University of Bristol and University of Aston before the Start of Course

Students studying GCE A-levels and the Advanced Level Foundation at Kings Education will receive a conditional offer from University of Bristol and University of Aston before the start of their courses. This means that progression to year one of an undergraduate degree in these two universities will be guaranteed, if students get enough grades in GCE A-levels or internal assessment of the Advanced Level Foundation.

Results & Destinations (2019)

In the GCE A-level class of 2019, A*-A rates in GCE A-levels were at 45%, with up to 86% of students receiving conditional offers from one of top 20 universities in the UK. In the Advanced Level Foundation class, about 27% were able to get AAA – among the offers students from the class received, about 50% were from Russell Group universities!

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

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

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

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

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

Swansea University (31)

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

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

University of Leicester (41)

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

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

University of Portsmouth (56)

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

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

Robert Gordon University (83)

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

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

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

University of Herfordshire (88)

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

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

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

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

University of Northampton (116)

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

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

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

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

Anglia Ruskin University (120)

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

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

Optometry
A recognized qualification of Optometrists Board of HK,
with a progression route from university foundation
16th
in Animal
Science
52nd
in Medical-Related
Subjects, Sports Science
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Durham University

Durham University

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

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

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

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

English (1), Music (2), Theology & Religious Studies (2), Geography & Environmental Sciences (3), History (3), Middle Eastern & African Studies (3), Russian & East European Languages (3), Classics & Ancient History (4), Criminology (4), Geology (4), Iberian Languages (4), Italian (4), Physics & Astronomy (4), Archaeology & Forensic Science (5), Chemistry (5), Mathematics (5), Sports Science (6), German (7), Computer Science (9), Education (10), French (10), General Engineering (10), Law (10), Sociology (10), Anthropology (11), Philosophy (11), East & South Asian Studies (12), Biological Sciences (16), Economics (16), Politics (18), Business Studies (21), Accounting & Finance (24), Psychology (27)
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Undergraduate & Pathways: Durham (7), Lancaster (8), Leeds (13), Sheffield (26), Surrey (32), Sussex (38), etc

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

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

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

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

Durham University (7)

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

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

Lancaster University (6)

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

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

University of Leeds (13)

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

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

University of Sheffield (26)

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

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

University of Surrey (32)

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

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

University of Strathclyde (36)

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

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

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

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

University of Sussex (38)

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

146th
in World
University Ranking
38th
in UK University
Ranking
International Relations
One of Europe’s largest International Relation departments.
Offers both University Foundation and International Year One.
3rd
in American
Studies
9th
in
Anthropology
17th
in Accounting
& Finance
19th
in Anatomy & Physiology,
Communication & Media
20th
in
Philosophy
21st
in
Sociology
25th
in Politics & International Relations,
Aeronautical & Manufacturing
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Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (14), Bristol (15), Glasgow (16), Nottingham (21), York (22), etc

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

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

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

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Year One
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Birmingham (14)
Bristol (15)
Glasgow (16)
Nottingham (21)
York (22)
Liverpool (29)
Essex (37)
Nottingham Trent (40)
Aston (48)
Queen Mary (49)
West of England (58)
City, University of London (73)
Bournemouth (94)
Westminster (119)
Brighton (122)

University of Birmingham (14)

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

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

University of Glasgow (16)

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

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

University of Nottingham (21)

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

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

University of York (22)

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

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

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

University of Essex (37)

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

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

University of the West of England, Bristol (58)

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

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

Bournemouth University (94)

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

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

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

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

University of Westminster (119)

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

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

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

University of Brighton (122)

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

Fashion
One of Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World
by Popular Fashion Website “Fashionista”
Podiatry
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry
30th
in
Physiotherapy
31st
in Building
& Surveying
44th
in Hospitality
& Tourism
48th
in Art &
Design
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19/6 Friday

5:30PM - 6:30PM

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

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

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

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

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

University of Exeter (12)

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

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

University of Manchester (18)

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

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

University of East Anglia (23)

Globally ranked the 192nd (THE 2020) in the UK, University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university in scientific researches and for many years has been the 1st choice of students pursuing a degree in Medicine and Pharmacy. The University is also famous for its achievements in Art History, Communication & Media Studies, Geography & Environmental Sciences, as well as medical-related subjects such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. Among many others, 82% of researches in Social Work, Social Policy and International Relations were rated “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent”, which was top 5 in the UK (REF 2014). In Environmental Sciences, UEA has contributed more than any other universities in the world to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and are among the leaders in the investigation of climate change. UEA is also ranked the 25th in International Development (QS 2020).

192nd
in World
University Ranking
23nd
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in
Physiotherapy
14th
in
Pharmacy
15th
in History
of Art
17th
in
Economics
International Development Ranked 25th in the World
Tackles issues such as Globalization, Conflicts, Environment & Sustainability, Global Warming and more
– an very good option for students with a strong passion in Geography and who want to make a difference!
18th
in Media &
Communication
19th
in Business Studies, Medical-related
Subjects, Social Work
26th
in Accounting & Finance,
Geography, Law, Nursing

Newcastle University (28)

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

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

Queen’s University Belfast (35)

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

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

University of Stirling (47)

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

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

Manchester Metropolitan University (62)

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

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

City, University of London (73)

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

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

Glasgow Caledonian University (96)

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

7th
in Radiography,
Anatomy & Physiology
8th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
9th
in
Physiotherapy
19th
in Medical-related
Subjects
Optometry
Offers the Only Optometry Degree in Scotland.
Training 90% of Eye Care Specialists in Scotland
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19/6 Friday

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Newton A-levels Programme: A-levels@INTO University of East Anglia

Newton A-levels Programme: A-levels@INTO University of East Anglia

Type: Interview & Information Day (A-levels in University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
GCSE A-levels University Foundation
- 2-Year Programme -

「Newton A-levels Programme」 is an elite A-level programme designed for students who aim to study highly competitive subjects such as medicine, actuarial science, engineering in top universities. Students will be taking this 2-year A-level programme in the campus of University of East Anglia (UEA), which has been praised for it excellence in scientific researches. Studying A-levels in the university campus, students will have the opportunities to get in touch with academics and professors and learn at where science happens.

Upon completion of the Newton Programme, students will be able to apply to other UK universities through UCAS, as well as Hong Kong universities via the Non-JUPAS route.

72% A*-A
% of A*-A in GCE A-levels (2019)
92% A*-B
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2019)
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20/6 Saturday

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UK University & Pathways Seminar

UK University & Pathways Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United

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

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

Content Highlights

  • How does UCAS work? What are the important dates?
  • How to make best use of the five application quotas in your UCAS application?
  • Is it possible to have the sixth and the seventh quota?
  • Tips on writing a winning personal statement.
  • English Requirements and Different Types of IELTS: What’s IELTS for UKVI (Academic)?
  • 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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22/6 Monday

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Coventry University

Coventry University

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

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

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

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Building & Surveying (9), Education (11), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (11), Food Science (12), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (13), Physiotherapy (16), Creative Writing (19), Nursing (20), Social Policy (20), Architecture (23), Art & Design (23), Mechanical Engineering (25), Drama & Dance (27), Iberian Languages (31), Anatomy & Physiology (32), Music (32), General Engineering (33), Geography & Environmental Sciences (35), Sports Science (35), Civil Engineering (37), English (37), Sociology (37), Communication & Media Studies (39), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (39), Criminology (42), Archaeology & Forensic Science (43), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (45), History (45), Business Studies (46), French (46), Politics (46), Computer Science (50), Economics (51), Psychology (52), Social Work (52), Mathematics (55), Medical Related (56), Accounting & Finance (61), Law (80), Biological Sciences (95)
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22/6 Monday

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

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

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. The University accepts international students to its Nursing and Social Work degrees. The Nursing department of Oxford Brookes University works in parternship with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, as well as other NHS hospitals in the area. It’s 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 top 10 hospitality schools in the world (QS 2020). It’s also one that puts 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.

64th
UK University
Ranking
3rd
in Land &
Property Management
6th
in Building &
Surveying
13th
in
Physiotherapy
14th
in
Architecture
19th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
21st
in Medical-related Subjects,
Town Planning
27th
in Social
Work
28th
in Communication &
Media Studies
31st
in
Sociology
44th
in Business
Studies
45th
in French,
Mechanical Engineering
Top-up
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Land & Property Management (3), Building & Surveying (6), Physiotherapy (13), Architecture (14), East & South Asian Studies (14), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (19), Medical Related (21), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (21), History of Art, Architecture & Design (22), Anthropology (25), Drama & Dance (25), Social Work (27), Communication & Media Studies (28), Sociology (31), Food Science (33), Music (35), Anatomy & Physiology (37), Philosophy (38), Business Studies (44), French (45), Mechanical Engineering (45), Sports Science (46), English (47), History (51), Politics (52), Biological Sciences (58), Economics (62), Geography & Environmental Sciences (62), Nursing (65), Accounting & Finance (66), Mathematics (68), Art & Design (73), Computer Science (75), Education (76), Psychology (77), Law (82)
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22/6 Monday

5:30PM - 7:00PM

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

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

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

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

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Building & Surveying (8), Radiography (10), Social Work (10), Architecture (15), Creative Writing (16), General Engineering (19), Physiotherapy (19), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (19), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (20), Education (25), Linguistics (26), Art & Design (29), English (35), Archaeology & Forensic Science (38), Communication & Media Studies (40), Economics (40), Mechanical Engineering (40), Medical Related (41), Civil Engineering (43), Computer Science (43), Nursing (44), Criminology (45), Business Studies (46), Philosophy (48), Geography & Environmental Sciences (49), Mathematics (52), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (53), Sociology (53), Politics (57), Drama & Dance (59), History (68), Accounting & Finance (72), Law (74), Biological Sciences (85), Psychology (86)
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23/6 Tuesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

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

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

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

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

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Kathryn MacNaughton (International Recruitment Officer) from University of Strathclyde via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Medical Related (1), Accounting and Finance (2), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (2), Social Policy (2), Architecture (5), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (5), Chemical Engineering (7), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (7), Business Studies (8), Education (9), French (9), Politics (9), Social Work (10), Economics (11), Iberian Languages (11), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (13), Civil Engineering (13), Communication and Media Studies (14), Law (15), Mathematics (15), Mechanical Engineering (15), Biological Sciences (17), Psychology (19), Computer Science (20), Physics and Astronomy (21), History (24), Chemistry (26)

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23/6 Tuesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Brunel University London (Occupational Therapy)

Brunel University London (Occupational Therapy)

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

Located in the suburb of London and just about half an hour away from Heathrow Airport, Brunel University London is a technological university with a strong focus on graduate employability. Many of Brunel’s programmes are sandwich programmes with the option of a year-long full-time work placement. The University is strong in areas such as Physiotherapy, Creative Writing, as well as Digital Media – which are all ranked within top 20 in the UK. Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy are recognized by professional bodies in both Britain and Hong Kong. Taught by awarded British contemporary writers such as Benjamin Zephaniah (listed as Britain’s top 50 post-war writers in 2008 by The Times) and Will Self – Creative Writing offers a joint-degree with Games Design, in addition to its more conventional single-honour provision. Students with an aspiration to become new media designers will also find Digital Design, as well as Visual Effects & Motion Graphics in Brunel University London attractive options!

Digital Media
Offering a good number of New Media Design courses, including Digital
Design, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, as well as Games Design
10th
in Creative
Writing
19th
in
Physiotherapy
20th
in Art &
Design
28th
in
Music
31st
in Communication & Media
Studies, Sports Science
38th
in Computer
Science
42nd
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
46th
in Civil
Engineering

Details of Event: Occupational Therapy

Prospective students and parents in Occupational Therapy will be able to meet with Dr Kee Hean Lim (Senior Lecturer for Occupational Therapy) from Brunel University London via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Professional Qualification:
Academic requirement of the professional qualifications can be fulfilled via completing a recognized Undergraduate degree, or a two-year Postgraduate (Conversion) degree

If students plan to return to Hong Kong and practise as a physiotherapist or an occupational therapist, they must first obtain respective registered status in the UK before they are eligible to register in Hong Kong.

The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in Brunel University London 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.

The BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy in Brunel University London 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 English language requirements.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Librarianship & Information Management (4), Creative Writing (10), Anthropology (17), Education (17), Physiotherapy (19), Art & Design (20), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (26), Music (28), Communication & Media Studies (31), Sports Science (31), Computer Science (38), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (42), Civil Engineering (46), Social Work (47), Drama & Dance (54), History (54), Politics (60), Sociology (60), Mechanical Engineering (62), Mathematics (63), Medical Related (66), Business Studies (67), Nursing (67), Biological Sciences (68), Accounting & Finance (71), Law (76), Economics (77), English (81), Psychology (99)
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24/6 Wednesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

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

Based in the vibrant and multicultural city of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met) is home to one of the UK’s largest and oldest art schools. With over 180 years of history, Manchester School of Art is long-established and currently teaches around 3,700 students. Graduates are widely employed in the art and design circle in the UK, including Thomas Heatherwick the designer of the UK pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010, L. S. Lowry the legendary British painter, as well as graphic designer Peter Saville.

Manchester Met offers a diverse range of art, design and fashion courses that include fine art, graphic design, performance, Fashion Design (menswear, womenswear and sportswear), architecture, product design, fashion business, design innovation, illustration, textile and many more.

Top 10 Architecture
Named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for four
consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2017-2020).
14th
in Art & Design,
Hospitality & Tourism
15th
in Town Planning & Landscape Architecture,
Creative Writing, Nursing
22nd
in Physiotherapy,
Food Science
Top-up
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

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 (Manchester Met) 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. The University runs an on-site Physiotherapy clinic which is open to the public and offers the opportunity for students to work on real cases under supervision!

In addition to medical institutions, football clubs, performing arts groups and schools in the UK hire their own physiotherapists which gives graduates diverse job opportunities. Alongside his teaching role, Professor Michael Callaghan is also Head of Physical Therapies in Manchester United and has been part of the medical teams at five Olympic Games and five Commonwealth Games – a demonstration of the diverse job opportunities in the UK.

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with an admissions representative from Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met) via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

American Studies (14), Art & Design (14), Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism (14), Creative Writing (15), Nursing (15), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (15), Librarianship & Information Management (20), Linguistics (20), Food Science (22), Physiotherapy (22), History of Art, Architecture & Design (23), Drama & Dance (26), Anatomy & Physiology (30), Sports Science (35), Chemistry (36), Iberian Languages (38), Communication & Media Studies (40), French (41), Social Work (41), Music (42), Philosophy (43), Criminology (48), Geography & Environmental Sciences (50), Medical Related (53), Education (55), Mechanical Engineering (56), Archaeology & Forensic Science (57), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (57), Politics (58), Sociology (59), Biological Sciences (65), English (65), History (65), Economics (66), Computer Science (68), Mathematics (70), Psychology (70), Accounting & Finance (76), Law (76), Business Studies (81)
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24/6 Wednesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Manchester School of Architecture

Manchester School of Architecture

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

The Manchester School of Architecture (jointly administered by Manchester Metropolitan University 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 four consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2017-2020).

Top 10 Architecture
Named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for four
consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2017-2020).
10th
in
Architecture
15th
in Town Planning &
Landscape Architecture

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with an admissions representative from Manchester School of Architecture via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

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24/6 Wednesday

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Brunel University London (Physiotherapy)

Brunel University London (Physiotherapy)

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

Located in the suburb of London and just about half an hour away from Heathrow Airport, Brunel University London is a technological university with a strong focus on graduate employability. Many of Brunel’s programmes are sandwich programmes with the option of a year-long full-time work placement. The University is strong in areas such as Physiotherapy, Creative Writing, as well as Digital Media – which are all ranked within top 20 in the UK. Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy are recognized by professional bodies in both Britain and Hong Kong. Taught by awarded British contemporary writers such as Benjamin Zephaniah (listed as Britain’s top 50 post-war writers in 2008 by The Times) and Will Self – Creative Writing offers a joint-degree with Games Design, in addition to its more conventional single-honour provision. Students with an aspiration to become new media designers will also find Digital Design, as well as Visual Effects & Motion Graphics in Brunel University London attractive options!

Digital Media
Offering a good number of New Media Design courses, including Digital
Design, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, as well as Games Design
10th
in Creative
Writing
19th
in
Physiotherapy
20th
in Art &
Design
28th
in
Music
31st
in Communication & Media
Studies, Sports Science
38th
in Computer
Science
42nd
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
46th
in Civil
Engineering

Details of Event: Physiotherapy

Prospective students and parents in Physiotherapy will be able to meet with Emma Farquharson (Lecturer for Physiotherapy) from Brunel University London via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Professional Qualification:
Academic requirement of the professional qualifications can be fulfilled via completing a recognized Undergraduate degree, or a two-year Postgraduate (Conversion) degree

If students plan to return to Hong Kong and practise as a physiotherapist or an occupational therapist, they must first obtain respective registered status in the UK before they are eligible to register in Hong Kong.

The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in Brunel University London 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.

The BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy in Brunel University London 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 English language requirements.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Librarianship & Information Management (4), Creative Writing (10), Anthropology (17), Education (17), Physiotherapy (19), Art & Design (20), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (26), Music (28), Communication & Media Studies (31), Sports Science (31), Computer Science (38), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (42), Civil Engineering (46), Social Work (47), Drama & Dance (54), History (54), Politics (60), Sociology (60), Mechanical Engineering (62), Mathematics (63), Medical Related (66), Business Studies (67), Nursing (67), Biological Sciences (68), Accounting & Finance (71), Law (76), Economics (77), English (81), Psychology (99)
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24/6 Wednesday

6:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

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

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

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

Details of Event: Meet with Admissions Representative via Skype for Interviews and to Obtain Admissions Information

Prospective students and parents will be able to meet with Daniel Warkup (Regional Manager) from University of Sheffield via Skype for interviews and to obtain admissions information.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Criminology (3), Architecture (4), Materials Technology (4), Town Planning & Landscape Architecture (4), Communication & Media Studies (5), History (5), French (6), Politics (6), Biological Sciences (8), Civil Engineering (8), General Engineering (8), Linguistics (8), Chemical Engineering (9), German (10), Mechanical Engineering (10), Philosophy (10), Computer Science (11), Music (11), Russian & East European Languages (11), Dentistry (13), East & South Asian Studies (13), Theology & Religious Studies (14), Business Studies (15), Psychology (15), Law (16), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (17), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (17), English (17), Social Policy (17), Archaeology & Forensic Science (18), Drama & Dance (18), Medicine (19), Accounting & Finance (20), Geography & Environmental Sciences (22), Iberian Languages (22), Mathematics (23), Medical Related (24), Chemistry (25), Sociology (25), Physics & Astronomy (28), Education (32), Economics (34)
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27/6 Saturday

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Boarding School Seminar

Boarding School Seminar

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

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

Content Highlights

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