Scottish Education Exhibition

Please book your place:

9th September 2021


11:00 – 11:30

Student Panel Q&A 1

Our panel of current students are here to answer your questions about university life and their journey to university or college


11:30 – 12:00

Alternative Routes and Pathways

Find out about the alternative routes and pathways to Higher Education


12:00 – 12:30

Choosing and applying to University

Find out more about applying to university and how to make the right decision for your future


14:00 – 14:30

Understanding contextual admissions

Universities understand that some students have faced social, economic or educational barriers in their journey to Higher Education. Many universities will consider exam results in this context, giving extra credit to those who have faced such barriers. This session will guide you through all you need to know about “contextual admissions” and Widening Access offers, clarifying the process and busting some myths too! We’ll look at what factors universities use in their policies, and what this could mean for you as an applicant


14:30 – 15:00

Writing Personal Statements

Join our session and discover how to write a successful Personal Statement


15:00 – 15:30

Graduate Apprenticeships

Find out how Graduate Apprenticeships can help you build the skills and knowledge that Scottish industry needs. Graduate Apprenticeships are an alternative work based learning route to achieving a degree qualification whilst you are working and getting paid


16:30- 17:00

Student Finance: English, Welsh and Northern Irish students

Join us to learn more about student finance and the support available when funding your studies. We’ll cover tuition fees, loans, bursaries and more, with information applicable to those coming from England, Wales and Northern Ireland


17:00 – 17:30

Scottish Finance (SAAS)

This session will explore what finance opportunities there are from SAAS for Scottish students


17:30 – 18:00

Student Panel Q&A 2

Our panel of current students are here to answer your questions about university life and their journey to university or college.


18:00 – 18:30

Information for parents and carers

This session will provide an introduction to all things Higher Education related for parents, carers and supporters of prospective university students. Come along to find out more about what to expect and for the opportunity to ask any general questions you may have!


If you can’t attend an event due to classes please note that all content will remain on the site for 30 days, allowing registered delegates the opportunity to revisit on a different day and still be able to access all the presentations and exhibition stands.


Please see Mrs Williams for more details.