Greenwich University Activities
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
1,135
On Slideshare
1,134
From Embeds
1
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 1

http://wellingsixthform.blogspot.com 1

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. PARTNERSHIP DIVISION Calendar of Activities 2011–12 Access & Widening Participation Unit1 www.gre.ac.uk/schoolsinfo
  • 2. Contents Dear Colleague, Calendar of activities ..............................4 Welcome to the Access & Widening Participation Unit’s booklet of activities for 2011–12. These Activities in detail ....................................6 activities allow us to support your curriculum and widen access to higher education, which is central Social Work Taster Day............................6 to our mission at the University of Greenwich. Pharmacy Taster Day...............................6 This booklet will help you to plan a dynamic programme for your students that will raise Health and Social Care Taster Day...........7 aspirations and attainment and engage students with higher education. Teaching Taster Day ................................8 This programme is for young people and adults in Fizz Bang Wallop – Science south-east London, Kent and Medway who: Taster Day ...............................................9 ● Have the potential to succeed in higher Engineering Taster Day ..........................10 education ● Will be first in their family to enter higher Business Challenge – ACCA Day ...........11 education. Health and Social Care Taster Day.........11 The university is committed to increase the numbers of people in higher education from a What’s Behind the Walls? range of backgrounds, including those from: University Taster Day .............................12 ● Areas of high deprivation Computing & Mathematical Sciences ● Areas of low participation in higher Taster Day .............................................13 education ● Low-income backgrounds Humanities & Social Sciences School Conference ................................15 ● Vocational courses. Science Summer School 2012 ..............16 We also work with under-represented groups in higher education and have a track record of Care Leavers Summer School ...............17 success in supporting looked-after children, care leavers and those with a disability, Explore Health Care Summer School .....17 To book an activity, simply contact us using the Create It Summer School ......................18 details on the back cover. Due to circumstances Analytical Techniques Taster Day ...........19 beyond our control, some dates/times may change; however, we will do our best to contact you should Join a Lecture Taster Day ......................20 changes occur. Code of conduct form...........................21 If none of our events meet your needs, please contact us as we may be able to develop bespoke Find out more ........................................23 activities. We look forward to working with you. Debi Hayes Head of Access & Widening Participation2 3
  • 3. Calendar of activities Date Event Campus Audience 19 October 2011 Social Work Taster Day Avery Hill Access, Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students 2 November 2011 Pharmacy Taster Day Medway Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students 9 November 2011 Health and Social Care Taster Day Avery Hill Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 9 November 2011 Teaching Taster Day Avery Hill Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 16 November 2011 Fizz Bang Wallop – Science Taster Day Medway Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students 23 November 2011 Engineering Taster Day Medway Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students 7 December 2011 Business Challenge – ACCA Day Medway Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 6 January 2012 Health and Social Care Taster Day Medway Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 25 January 2012 Business Challenge – ACCA Day Greenwich Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students 14 March 2012 Teaching Taster Day Avery Hill Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 21 March 2012 Health and Social Care Taster Day Medway Year 11 Students 23 May 2012 Health and Social Care Taster Day Avery Hill Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 6 June 2012 What’s Behind the Walls? University Taster Day Medway Year 9 Students 13 June 2012 What’s Behind the Walls? University Taster Day Avery Hill Year 9 Students 27 June 2012 Computing & Mathematical Sciences Taster Day Greenwich Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students 28 June 2012 Humanities & Social Sciences School Conference Greenwich Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students 26–29 June 2012 Science Summer School 2012 Medway Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students 2–4 July 2012 Care Leavers Summer School Medway Post-16 Care Leavers 10–12 July 2012 Explore Health Care Summer School Avery Hill Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students 17–19 July 2012 Create It Summer School Greenwich Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students On request Analytical Techniques Taster Day Medway Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students On request Join a Lecture Taster Day Avery Hill/Greenwich Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students4 5
  • 4. Activities in detail Pharmacy Taster Day Health and Social Care Taster Day For more information on the following Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students activities, please see the contact Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students details on the back cover. Who is this for? FE college Year 2 and Year 13 students who Who is this for? Social Work Taster Day are interested in pharmacy as a career. These taster days are for Level 3 students Access, Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students What is the aim? studying access, A-levels, BTEC or similar programmes. 100 places are available. ● To explore the role of the pharmacist and Who is this for? find out about courses and careers What is the aim? ● To discover what makes a strong Adults, access, FE college and Year 13 To prepare students for successful entry to application. students who are interested in social work. health and social care programmes. What will the students learn? What will the students learn? What is the aim? Staff give presentations on the different To prepare students for successful entry to At the end of the day, students will: routes into pharmacy and what admissions social work programmes. staff look for in prospective students, while ● Understand the different routes into students talk about what the programmes health and social care and clinical skills What will the students do? are really like. courses In the morning, social work staff give ● Have learned how to make a successful There is also an opportunity to have a tour presentations on what admissions staff application of the campus and take part in a workshop are looking for in prospective students and ● Have learned how to prepare for covering: what the university’s BA Hons Social Work interviews programme is like. ● The making of ointments ● Have experienced being a university ● A clinical demonstration student for a day In the afternoon, students attend two activities, which they select from the following: ● The process of dispensing drugs. ● Have developed practical skills in various subject areas. ● Interview skills Wednesday 2 November 2011 ● Personal statements Medway Campus, 10.30am–2.30pm What will the students do? ● Presentation skills During the morning, there are short talks Workshops ● Social work practice – ‘Dilemmas’ about different routes into health and social The morning sessions are tailor made to ● A student’s view of social work care. Students have the opportunity to take meet the needs of those attending the taster ● Campus tour. part in a health-related lecture, with useful day. The afternoon sessions are hands-on tips on how to take notes and a note-taking interactive workshops held in our new skills Wednesday 19 October 2011 quiz that will help with current and future laboratories. Avery Hill Campus, 9.30am–3pm studies. Students select two from the following: The afternoon sessions are interactive workshops (see right) . Please note that Clinical Skills workshops are subject to availability. This workshop enables students to view, handle and practise with equipment under supervision. Students learn how to give6 7
  • 5. injections and measure vital signs, such as temperature and blood pressure, in Teaching Taster Day Fizz Bang Wallop – electrophoresis and the process of genetic fingerprinting laboratories used to train nurses and Science Taster Day ● Understand the importance of replication midwives. in human DNA Access, Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students Interview Skills Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students ● Understand how spectroscopes work and how they are used Students develop the practical skills they Who is this for? need to prepare successfully for interviews, ● Know how to calculate anaerobic All students interested in teaching. 40 places Who is this for? capacity. working out common questions and are available. practising answers, experiencing the role of This taster day gives Level 3 learners both interviewer and interviewee. an introduction to some new topics that What will the students do? What is the aim? students study at university. It will inspire Learning Disabilities Students choose one workshop from: To prepare students for successful entry to those on applied and A-level programmes in This session gives students an experiential teaching and related education courses. science at sixth form or college. 80 places Electrophoresis view of the difficulties faced by individuals are available. Students work in groups to load the DNA into with learning disabilities through carrying What will the students learn? pre-prepared gels. During a short lecture, an out tasks such as feeding. What is the aim? electric current separates the DNA. Students At the end of the day, students will have learned: To demonstrate scientific topics covered at view results under a transilluminator. Paramedics ● About different routes into teaching university. A visiting paramedic team brings its Spectroscopy ● What it is like to be a university student for ambulance on campus. Staff and undergraduate students answer questions the day What will the students learn? Academic staff demonstrate different types of applied spectroscopy with a worksheet to on the role of the paramedic and share ● Practical skills in various subject areas of At the end of this taster day, students: highlight the basic principles of spectroscopy. ‘real-life’ experiences. English and mathematics. ● Understand the educational routes into science in higher education Psychology What will the students do? ● Know the basic principles of Wednesday 16 November 2011 This session gives an insight into the study of Medway Campus, 10.30am–2.30pm psychology and the ways in which it provides Storyboxes understanding of our behaviour. Each student The session is a practical workshop looking is encouraged to participate in games and at the process of storytelling and storymaking questionnaires as part of a small group. in the primary classroom. Using storyboxes, storybags and mini backdrops, the student Resuscitation will learn how to develop communication, This workshop offers students an introduction sentence and story structure, and speaking to skills, techniques and equipment used and listening skills. in the resuscitation of either adults or children, enabling them to gain practice of Mathematics resuscitation techniques using mannequins Mathematics is vital to all of us and yet can under supervision. have a bad press as being difficult or boring. In an effort to change this perception, we will Wednesday 9 November 2011 demonstrate a range of innovative ways of Wednesday 23 May 2012 looking at mathematics. Avery Hill Campus, 10am–3pm Wednesday 9 November 2011 Friday 6 January 2012 Avery Hill Campus, 10am–3pm Medway Campus, 10am–3pm Wednesday 14 March 2012 Avery Hill Campus, 10am–3pm8 9
  • 6. Business Challenge – Health and Social Care ACCA Day Taster Day Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students Year 11 Students Who is this for? Who is this for? Designed for 16 to 18-year-olds, these days Year 11 students who are interested in a are open to all Level 3 learners on A-level, health and social care career. This taster day BTEC and similar courses with an interest in does not include psychology. business and finance. 40 places are available. What is the aim? What is the aim? To learn more about different careers The Association of Chartered Certified and routes into health and social care Accountants (ACCA) Business Challenge is a professions. popular business simulation aimed at dispelling traditional perceptions of accountancy and What will the students learn? emphasising the increasingly strategic role The taster day covers: finance plays in business. Engineering Taster Day ● Know what life is like on the campus What will the students learn? ● The terminology used in the medical profession ● Understand the process of materials testing The day will explore the role of finance through ● The entry requirements for health and Year 13 and FE Year 2 Students social care courses ● Learn how to calculate the strength of a interactive simulation. Students develop key material skills, including: ● The programmes run by the University of Who is this for? ● Understand the process of rapid ● Application of numbers Greenwich prototyping. ● Communication ● Skills used in the health care profession. This taster day is for Level 3 learners in Year 2 at college or at school on A-level design ● Improved learning and performance and technology or engineering courses. It What will the students do? ● Problem solving What will the students do? is also of interest to those who are studying ● An ability to work with others. Students choose one workshop from: Students participate in two workshops, on vocational diplomas and have a general chosen from: interest in a career in engineering. 40 places Materials Testing What will the students do? are available. The students engage in the process of ● Adult Resuscitation The Business Challenge has run successfully materials testing on a range of materials. ● Child Resuscitation for a number of years and has been hugely What is the aim? They learn the process and how to calculate popular with both students and teachers. It is an ● Clinical Skills the strength of a material. To raise awareness of studying engineering at excellent opportunity to bring business finance ● Learning Disability. university. Design a Car to life in a way that is challenging and fun. Students use SolidWorks software to design Wednesday 21 March 2012 What will the students learn? their own car. This is an opportunity to Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Medway Campus, 9.30am–3pm At the end of this taster day, students will: learn how the design can be turned into a Wednesday 7 December 2011 prototype using a rapid prototyping machine. Medway Campus, 9.15am–2pm ● Understand how to design a car using SolidWorks software Year 13 and FE Year 2 Wednesday 23 November 2011 Wednesday 25 January 2012 ● Have experienced a practical exercise at Medway Campus, 10am–2.30pm Greenwich Campus, 9.15am–2pm the university10 11
  • 7. What’s Behind the Walls? Computing & University Taster Day Mathematical Sciences Taster Day Year 9 Students Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students Who is this for? Year 9 students who are interested in going to Who is this for? university and on to higher education. 60 places are available. Students thinking about studying a course in computing or mathematics at university. What is the aim? What is the aim? To introduce young people to the idea of studying at university. To provide students with first-hand knowledge of university life, and an What will the students learn? opportunity to experience some of the subjects taught within the university’s School At the end of this taster day, the students will of Computing & Mathematical Sciences. have learned: ● The dynamics of team work What will the students learn? ● Business-style decision making By the end of this taster day, students will ● Evaluative and analytical skills have: ● Learned about a particular area of ● Communication and delegating skills computing or mathematics and gained ● Presentation and confidence-building skills. practical skills in this area ● Found out more about the university’s What will the students do? School of Computing & Mathematical ● A range of generic motivation and study Sciences and the range of programmes skills activities, or it offers ● A range of subject-specific tasters, run by ● Gained an understanding of the careers student ambassadors, around team work. open to computing and mathematics graduates Workshop ● Experienced being a university student Making a Mortar Board for the day. Students make their own mortar boards, which they can then wear during a mock What will the students do? graduation ceremony at the end of the day. Students will spend the majority of the day participating in one of three workshops (described overleaf). In addition, they will Wednesday 6 June 2012 have the opportunity to take a tour of the Medway Campus, 10am–2pm Greenwich Campus, and put questions to a Wednesday 13 June 2012 panel of university staff and students. Avery Hill, 10am–2pm12 13
  • 8. Workshops ● Learning how to write an application for your mobile and vote for your own Humanities & Social Lights, Cameras, ACTION! – A Film/TV Production website over the Internet. Sciences School Subject areas: ICT, computer science, A hands-on introduction to making films and TV programmes. During the day, you will computer forensics, web technology. Conference work in a team to devise an idea for a short I’m a Mathematician narrative sequence. After you have learned Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students – Get Me Out of Here some basic camera skills, you will shoot the Did you watch The Story of Maths? Are you footage and, after a brief overview of very a fan of Numb3rs? Were you inspired by A Who is this for? basic editing techniques in our Apple Mac Beautiful Mind? Discover the exciting world Students thinking about studying a Workshops suite, you will edit your shots into a sequence of mathematics. Learn how mathematicians humanities course at university. and add music and sound to give your piece Conflict think. See how mathematics shapes the atmosphere. It may not be a blockbuster, but world we live in and have fun with stimulating Different ideas, ideologies, beliefs and it will be a fun start! What is the aim? opinions give rise to conflict, whether within mathematical problems and puzzles. This Subject areas: digital media, multimedia, film workshop will provide you with ideas about To provide students with first-hand the home, between groups, within a nation production, TV production. a range of career possibilities open to knowledge of university life and an or between nations. Perhaps one day we mathematics and statistics graduates, from opportunity to experience some of the will even see conflict between different Does Computing Have the X-Factor? the financial world to the latest research subjects taught within the university’s School worlds! The history of humanity has been Discover the extra factor that computing projects. of Humanities & Social Sciences. one of survival intertwined with conflict and has to offer you. During this course, you will co-operation. With the passage of time and participate in a series of hands-on tutorials Subject areas: ICT, computer science, What will the students learn? social progress, people have found new ways computer forensics, web technology. to live together but also new ways to destroy that will allow you to try different and exciting By the end of this taster day, students will areas of computing for yourself. This could each other. Our contemporary society have: include: dramatically illustrates the destructive (and Wednesday 27 June 2012 ● Learned about a particular subject constructive) potential of new technologies ● Learning about what goes on under the Greenwich Campus, 9.30am–3pm area within the School of Humanities & and global communications. These conflicts hood of a PC Social Sciences and will have had the can, on a larger scale, lead to war and the ● Building your own website with Flash opportunity to discuss some of the key contemporary phenomenon of terrorism. animations issues and debates within that area Is conflict inevitable? What are the reasons ● Found out more about the School of for political conflict? Can anything be done Humanities & Social Sciences and the to prevent conflict? Does conflict inevitably range of programmes it offers end in violence? Should political conflict ● Experienced being a university student be governed by a set of rules? Is conflict for the day. resolution simply a matter of might over right? This workshop will consider these What will the students do? issues. Students take part in two workshops from a Thinking through the Green Problem choice of three. These consist of a lecture, In confronting what is called the followed by a seminar in which the students ‘environmental crisis’, philosophy can help consider and discuss the issues raised us to understand the relationship between during the lecture. In addition, students will the human being, nature and technology. take a tour of the campus and will have an By asking ourselves about what it is to be opportunity to put questions to a panel of human or what ‘nature’ is, we can investigate university staff and students. how we live and explore options for a better way of living and being. Is technology14 15
  • 9. something we control or something that controls us? Is it inevitable that we consume Science Summer Care Leavers Summer Explore Health Care the environment? Is nature something School 2012 School Summer School distinct from the human, and do we have a duty to look after it, or should we embrace technology as the only way in which Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students Post-16 Care Leavers Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students we might solve the crisis? What are our responsibilities in the face of the extinction of Who is this for? Who is this for? Who is this for? animal and plant species? Students studying A-level and applied Looked-after children and young care leavers Post-16 healthcare students. In this workshop, students will explore some science courses. aged 16 and over. of the complex interdependencies between What is the aim? the human being, nature and technology and What is the aim? What is the aim? try to identify the hidden elements within the To enable students to experience university To provide an insight into studying science at To provide a taster of university life. life and find out more about healthcare discussion of the environmental crisis. university as well as a taste of university life. programmes on offer at university. Bling Sociology: Are We a Lost What will the students learn? What will the students learn? Generation of Consumers? At the end of this summer school the What will the students learn? This session analyses the changes in During the four-day residential taster event, students will attend lectures, take part in lab- students will have learned what it is like to be This a challenging and practical learning consumer patterns, more specifically the based workshops, undertake library-based at university and will have developed personal experience that offers students the chance growth of the ‘bling’ culture in Britain, from research and prepare presentations. There and practical skills in various subject areas. to extend their specialist knowledge. The a sociological perspective. The session will also be the opportunity to take part in summer school will draw upon expertise addresses the following questions: What During this three-day taster event you will a range of social activities, including tenpin from across the university and will include are the origins of bling culture? Why are experience a little bit of university life – bowling, a sports evening and a disco. contributions from health lecturers, visiting people in society aspiring to bling culture? spending time at workshops, taking part in health experts and dieticians, and the use of Is aspiring to this culture specific to younger debates, developing personal skills, meeting Accommodation is in student halls. Breakfast, our clinical skills laboratories. generations? What implications does bling new friends and joining a mock graduation lunch, dinner and other refreshments will be culture have in terms of attitudes towards professional and academic achievement for provided. ceremony. What will the students do? up-and-coming generations? Does bling What will the students do? There will be a range of activities over the culture and the overall notion of a consumer Tuesday 26 June–Friday 29 June 2012 three days, including a practical ‘first aid society signify the end of the protestant work Medway Campus Students take part in a series of workshops. at work’ day where students will have the ethic? What does the immediate future hold Previous workshops have included: opportunity to gain a qualification. They will for bling and consumerism – especially in also be able to visit the health kiosk for a ● Health and Social Care these difficult economic times? check-up of their vital signs and statistics, ● Creative Arts ● DNA including height, weight, body mass index, The first part of this workshop will consider blood pressure and cholesterol. These ● Psychology the theoretical and sociological discussions activities will enable students to explore ● Sports Science around changes in attitudes to consumerism health in a multifaceted way, from a range of ● Business. from modernity to post modernity. The perspectives. second half will be devoted to exploring the origins of bling culture and what constitutes Monday 2–Wednesday 4 July 2012 it. In the final part, students will be asked to Tuesday 10–Thursday 12 July 2012 Medway Campus, 10am–4pm reflect upon whether ‘the end of bling is nigh’ Avery Hill Campus in light of the credit crunch. Thursday 28 June 2012 Greenwich Campus, 9.30am–3pm16 17
  • 10. Create It Summer Analytical Techniques Workshops Students will participate in a selection of School Taster Day the following workshops: ● Mass Spectroscopy Year 12 and FE Year 1 Students Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students ● Nuclear Magnetic Resonance ● Infra-Red Spectroscopy Who is this for? Who is this for? ● High Performance Liquid This event is for students currently studying Chromatography Students who are considering studying events management, music technology or chemistry who are thinking about studying a ● Gas Chromatography. video production at university. Places are chemistry-related course at university. We have the facilities to run all of these limited, so interested students will need to go through an application process. What is the aim? workshops in one day; however, if you are interested in a particular technique, it is To provide students with an opportunity to possible to focus on one workshop to fit What is the aim? explore a range of analytical techniques. The in with what your students are currently To provide students with an insight into how day will also give students an opportunity studying. these subjects are taught and the opportunity to experience some of the subjects taught to experience university life. within the university’s School of Science. DATES What will the students learn? What will the students learn? If possible, we will provide these workshops on a date and time to suit you, so, if you are interested in Over the course of three days, students By the end of the taster day, students will any of these techniques, please contact us. will enjoy a challenging and interactive have: learning experience with an emphasis on ● Experienced analytical techniques first practical group work. As well as gaining hand new specialist skills and knowledge, they ● Found out more about the range of will develop teamworking, project planning courses and programmes that the School and communication skills. There are three of Science offers strands available: events management, ● Experienced being a university student music technology and video production. The summer school culminates in a live event. for the day. What will the students do? What will the students do? Depending on the strand chosen, students Students take part in several workshops, will produce a remixed version of a local which consist of an introductory talk followed band’s music, shoot and edit a video or plan by either a demonstration or an interactive a showcase event. hands-on workshop (depending on the specific technique). They will then be given the opportunity to put questions to a panel of Tuesday 17–Thursday 19 July 2012 university staff and students. Greenwich Campus18 19
  • 11. Join a Lecture Taster ● Gained an understanding of the careers linked to the subject lecture Code of conduct Day ● Experienced being a university student We hope that you enjoy your time at the university. However, there are a number of rules that for the day. we would expect you to respect at all times. This code of conduct is not meant to be over- Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 Students restrictive; it has been written only to ensure the well-being of every student during the time What will the students do? you spend with us. Please read it carefully and sign below. Students will spend time with student Who is this for? ambassadors, and take part in a campus ● At no point shall I jeopardise the ● At no point shall I attempt to buy, This taster day is for students thinking about tour, presentation on student life and academic experience of other students. sell or consume alcohol or any illegal studying a degree programme at university. structured Q&A session. They will also join a ● At no point shall I fail to carry out a substances. lecture or seminar, subject to negotiation with reasonable request by a member of ● I will attend all timetabled activities What is the aim? academic staff. staff. unless I have permission for an ● I understand that any abusive or anti- authorised absence from a member To provide students with first-hand social behaviour, such as homophobic, of staff. knowledge of university life and an DATE opportunity to experience some of the Subject and times to be negotiated. These taster sexist or racist language will not be ● I will follow all instructions for any subjects taught within the university. days are held at Avery Hill, Greenwich and Medway tolerated under any circumstances. emergency procedure, such as a campuses. ● I shall not vandalise or damage any fire drill. What will the students learn? property belonging to the university, ● I will keep to my own accommodation staff or fellow students. area and obey the night-time rules By the end of this taster day, students will ● At no point shall I involve myself in during residential events. have: dangerous activities that are likely to ● I will follow any additional health and ● Learned what a university lecture is like by cause injury to students, staff or myself. safety rules and regulations that are joining a lecture in either teacher training necessary to keep me, other students ● I will not leave the university premises. or health or a humanities subject such and staff safe. as English or sociology, which will be arranged by negotiation and availability I understand that I will not be allowed to remain at the university in the event of serious misbehaviour on my part. I understand that I or my family will be wholly responsible for arranging transport back to my home and I also understand that I or my family will have to cover the full cost of this. I have read and understood this code of conduct and agree to the rules set out above. Signed: ................................................................................................................................... Full name (capital letters):........................................................................................................ Date: ......................................................................................................................................20 21
  • 12. What our students say “Now I’ve got that extra push from the ambassadors and I’ve seen what I can achieve.” “It has encouraged me to think about what I want to do.” “It was really interesting to see what your own DNA looks like!” “It was a lovely day with helpful, well-informed ambassadors.” “Really useful tours, activities and careers information which offered a great insight into the courses.” “I really enjoyed the week as I got to experience the laboratory settings.” “I enjoyed today and the entire The University of Greenwich website provides campus experience.” a range of informaton on our taster days and other events. To find out more visit www.gre. “It’s been a very useful week, as well ac.uk/schoolsinfo. as enjoyable.”22 23
  • 13. For more information, please contact: Access & Widening Participation Unit University of Greenwich Avery Hill Campus Southwood Site Avery Hill Road London SE9 2UG Telephone: 020 8331 9793 E-mail: access@gre.ac.uk Medway Campus Central Avenue Chatham Maritime Kent ME4 4TB Telephone: 020 8331 8586 E-mail: access-medway@gre.ac.uk Website: www.greenwich.ac.uk This document is available in other formats on request University of Greenwich, a charity and company limited by guarantee, registered in England (reg. no. 986729). Registered office: Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9LSEvery effort has been made to ensure that this leaflet is as accurate as possible. However, the university reserves the right todiscontinue any class or programme, to alter any programme or to amend without notice any other information printed here. D5003-11 E June 11