Find out more about university by engaging with one of our talks/workshops held either at the Royal Holloway campus or at your school or college. We are also offering a range of virtual resources for you and your students.
Our UK Schools and Colleges Liaison Team comprise of specialists from a range of backgrounds including teaching, higher education and careers planning. We would be delighted to either visit your students in person, engage with them virtually, or invite you to our beautiful campus in Egham, Surrey.
Our range of talks include:
- Making the most of Year 12.
Focusing on the importance of post-16 studies, how to research universities and how a student can effectively manage their time.
- Why university?
What is higher education? This talk discusses the value of a university degree and tips on how to choose the right university and course.
- Why Royal Holloway?
A concise guide to what Royal Holloway has to offer and the benefits of studying at our university.
- You can UCAS!
A presentation covering the UCAS admissions process as well as top tips on writing personal statements.
- Home or away?
A talk looking at accommodation options and how to make the most of university life.
- Student life.
A guide to how school and university differ and an overview of university life.
- Student finance.
A factual no-nonsense talk about student loans including repayments, bursaries and scholarships.
- Introduction to study skills.
Covering research skills, referencing and plagiarism, argumentative writing, reflective writing, critical thinking and revision techniques.
- Personal statement talk.
A general talk with hints and tips on how to write an amazing personal statement.
- Personal statement workshop.
An interactive one-hour self-reflection workshop which will get students thinking about how to structure their personal statement and the content that needs to be included. It is a great workshop to get things started and even maybe complete their statements!
- Personal statement surgery.
One-to-one advice for students who have already prepared a draft of their personal statement or need some help getting started. We will dedicate at least one team member to come to visit you and spend 15-20 minutes with each individual student giving them bespoke advice and guidance.
Get in touch with the UK schools team