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Progression day

Wednesday 24th June 2020, 9.00am – 4.30pm

This is compulsory for AS students to attend.

Vocational Level 3 Year 1s are advised to attend.

Progression Day is designed to give students more information and advice for their next steps after York College. Whether you are planning on going to University, into employment or looking at an Apprenticeships there are sessions for all routes. It is important that all students pick from the list of sessions what they wish to cover on the day. To do this you can either hand in the PDF to TLAS in room 1F117 or fill in the survey monkey. Sessions will be given on a first come first basis, it is suggested that you choose a good variety of sessions looking at the different sections on the PDF.

The list of sessions can be found on our Progression Day Booking Form.

Book your sessions here – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ProDay20

Below is some more information about some of the sessions:

Budgeting Bonanza

This is a fun, interactive game where students are gifted a fictional £2,000 to spend during their first year of study. Navigating realistic scenarios and managing their own money, will students be left with cash to flash at the end of the year, or will they be eating beans on toast and raiding the penny jar?

Coping with Change

This session is designed to help students with coping with the change that your next steps will inevitably bring.

Degree Discovery

Part presentation and part interactive workshop, this informative session is packed with practical information that will give students an in-depth look at degree study. The presentation outlines some of the main differences between types of degrees, while the interactive workshop explores links between degree choices and possible careers – including options that students may not have considered before.

Study in Scotland

The University of Dundee and the University of Edinburgh have teamed up for this talk which provides information for students on going to a University in Scotland.

Studying …

These sessions are designed to give you an idea of what studying a specific subject area would be like at University and giving you some background on certain courses. If you already have an idea of what you would like to study, it is recommended that is possible you can go to a Studying… session.

UCAS Workshop – getting your application started:

If you are planning on going to University this is the most important session to go to. This session will get your UCAS application started with the support of the York College careers team.

5 careers that you can have with a STEM qualification

5 STEM subjects will be covering these points:

  • The highs of this career
  • The lows
  • The future prospects
  • The route in
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