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Talks and Assemblies

We offer a range of talks tailored to suit your needs and the needs of your students, with wide-ranging knowledge of all aspects of the University admissions process. We've worked with colleagues in schools and colleges to provide up-to-date and invaluable information to students making important choices about their future education.

We can design our talks to be delivered to an audience including teachers or parents & guardians if required.

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Our Talks and Assemblies

 

  • Why Durham: an overview of what Durham University has to offer to students, including information on our collegiate system.
  • Colleges: an introduction to collegiate universities and the benefits of belonging to one of our colleges.
  • How to Choose a Course and University: advice on how to choose between over one hundred higher education institutions and thousands of degree courses.
  • Applying to University: an overview of the application process to Higher Education, from what to consider before making a decision, through to results day.
  • Applying to Competitive Institutions: how to give yourself the best chance of receiving offers from universities that receive high numbers of applications per place through the personal statement.
  • Personal Statements Workshop: advice on what Admissions Tutors at Durham look for in a personal statement with an interactive opportunity to assess example statements.
  • Student Finance: advice and guidance on fees, finance and managing your budget as a student.
  • Study Skills: guidance on the transition to Higher Education, looking at library skills, referencing and academic support.
  • LNAT: top tips for the Law National Aptitude Test, a required Admissions Test for students wishing to study Law at Durham.