Medicine Virtual Work Experience

Applications are now open for our Medicine Virtual Work Experience. This programme is open to all students from Year 10 (the year before Pre-IB) upwards however there are places set aside for students who meet 2 widening participation criteria. The criteria are:

  • First generation applicant to Higher Education

  • Parents, guardian or self in receipt of a means tested benefit

  • Young people looked after by a Local Authority or you have been in care or looked after for three months or more

  • In receipt of 16-19 bursary or similar grant

  • Resident in an area with a postcode which falls within the lowest 20% of the IMD (Index of Multiple Deprivation), or a member of a travelling family.

  • In receipt of free school meals at any time during Years 10-13 (normally for a minimum period of at least one school term/2 months.)

  • Eligible for the UCAT Bursary

  • Participation in a recognised outreach or widening participation programme

The Work Experience takes plan on Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th August. Sessions run from 9am-3pm daily and you must be available for all of them in order to participate. The timetable is being finalised at the moment, but may include the following:

  • Operating Theatre

  • Ward Rounds

  • WISH Lab

  • Apprenticeship Opportunities

  • Opportunity to speak to current medical students

  • Opportunities to speak with a number of clinicians representing Pharmacy, Histopathology, Cardiac Physiology more TBC

Places are limited, so if you would like to participate in the Virtual Work Experience programme, please complete the application form below by midday on Monday 18th July.

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