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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Higher Education Fair and presentation evening

About the Higher Education Fair: 9 March

The Higher Education Fair is at Hotel de France on Thursday 9 March from 1.30pm to 6pm. Here you'll be able to find out more about universities and higher education in the UK, on-Island and overseas. 

The Higher Education Fair is completely free and gives you the opportunity to talk to exhibitors on over 75 stands; these range from universities (from both the UK, on-Island and overseas), training providers, gap year specialists and employers.

The fair is free to attend for Islanders of any age.

New: university course presentation evening: 8 March

Presentations giving information on courses, how to apply, funding and employment will be held on Wednesday 8 March at Highlands College the evening before the Higher Education Fair. University course presentations will start from 5pm.

Presentations at 5pm on Wednesday 8 March at Highlands College 

​Exhibitors​Presentation titles
​University of Oxford 
​Applying to Oxford & Cambridge
​Student Finance​Funding for higher education
​BIMM Institute (British & Irish Modern Music Institute)​Careers in the music industry
​Brighton & Sussex Medical School (BSMS)​Getting into medicine
​University College Jersey (Highlands)​Psychology & Criminology
​Southampton Solent University​Computer science
​Lancaster University​Studying Geography at University
​University of Chichester​Routes into primary teaching
​University of Sussex​Why study English
​Arts University Bournemouth​Graphic design
​Projects Abroad​Volunteering overseas
​UCAS​UCAS introduction
​UES London​US college applications
​University of Lincoln​Journalism

Presentations at 5.45pm on Wednesday 8 March at Highlands College 

​Exhibitors​Presentation titles
​University of Oxford 
​Applying to Oxford & Cambridge
​Careers Jersey​Employment at 18
​Sporting Elite USA​US Sports Scholarships
​Institute of Law​Studying law in Jersey
​University of Bath​Physics
​The University of Sheffield​Studying languages at university
​Study Options​Study Options in Australia & New Zealand
​University of Brighton​Routes into secondary teaching
​Anglo European College of Chiropractic​Chiropractic
​Northumbria University, Newcastle​Business
​Plymouth University​Studying mechanical & marine engineering
​University of East Anglia (UEA)​Environmental sciences
​University of Wales, Trinity Saint David​Humanities (incl. history, classics, archaeology & anthropology)
​University of Winchester​Animal welfare & society

Exhibitors​ attending the Higher Education Fair

List of exhibitors attending the Higher Education Fair on Thursday 9 March from 1.30pm to 6pm at the Hotel de France.

​UK exhibitors
​​Anglo European College of Chiropractic
​​Arts University Bournemouth
​Bangor University
​BIMM Institute (British & Irish Modern Music Institute) 
​Bournemouth University 
​​Cardiff Metropolitan University
​Cardiff University
​Edge Hill University
​Edge Hotel School
​Goldsmiths, University of London
​​​​Hartpury College & University Centre
​​Heriot-Watt University
​Imperial College London
​Lancaster University
Liverpool John Moores University
​Liverpool Hope University
​​New College of the Humanities
​Northbrook College Sussex
​Northumbria University, Newcastle
​Plymouth University
​Regent's University London
​​Royal Academy of Dance
​​SOAS, University of London
​Southampton Solent University
​​Swansea University
​​The University of Nottingham
​​The University of Sheffield
​University of Bath
​University of Brighton & BSMS
​University of Bristol
​​University of Buckingham
​​University of Chester
​​University of Chichester
​University of East Anglia (UEA) 
​​University of Exeter 
​​University of Kent 
​​University of Lincoln
​University of Liverpool
​​University of Oxford
​University of Portsmouth
​University of Southampton
​University of St Andrews
​University of Stirling
​University of Surrey
​​University of Sussex
​University of Wales, Trinity St David
​University of Winchester
​University of York
​On-Island exhibitors
​BPP Professional Education
​Careers Jersey
​​Health & Social Services Department - Education & Training
​​Institute of Law
​​Jersey International Business School
​​One Study
​Student Finance
​​University College Jersey (Highlands)
International exhibitors
​Alliance Française de Jersey
​​EESAB - European school of art & design in Brittany- Brest, Lorient Quimper and Rennes
​​Hawkins Global Education
​Maastricht University
​Projects Abroad
​Sporting Elite USA
​Study Options
​​Swiss Education Group
​​UES London
​​Universite de Caen Normandie
​Aztec Group (event sponsor)
​​​Government of Jersey London Office

Talks ​at school from universities

University representatives will also be visiting most secondary schools to talk to students aged 14 and over and lead interactive workshops aimed at encouraging them to think about higher education and the options available.

Tips for getting the most out of the Higher Education Fair

Before the fair:
  • research course information from university websites and UCAS course search
  • think carefully about the subject you would like to study. It will be your focus for a number of years
  • write down what you're looking for from a university (location, size, course, extra-curricular options)
  • list the university stands that are of particular interest to you
  • prepare a list of questions to ask representatives, so you can compare and reflect on them later
  • identify any specific presentations at the fair that interest you and make a note on your questions list
  • make sure that you have a notepad and pen to take with you to make notes and take contact details
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