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Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
Study Abroad for IEGS students
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Study Abroad for IEGS students

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These slides are primarily intended for students at IEG Södermalm who attended a lecture on applying to UCAS and studying abroad.

These slides are primarily intended for students at IEG Södermalm who attended a lecture on applying to UCAS and studying abroad.

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  • 1. 1 Studying Abroad Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 2. 2 Routes UK USA Australia / New Zealand, etc Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 3. 3 UK EU Tradition of recruiting from Sweden Established Financial System Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 4. 4 UCAS www.ucas.com Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 5. 5 Resources... Application Flowcharts 2009 Entry Applications for Standard UCAS courses AND Route A (simultaneous) Art & Design courses If applying through Route A and Route B at the same time, please use the combined flowchart overleaf 1 September 2008 – 15 January 2009 Applications to Dentistry, Medicine, Late Applications Application completed with Veterinary Science/Medicine, Oxford up to five choices. 16 January to 30 June 2009 University and University of Cambridge Applications received between these 15 October 2008 School or college adds reference, dates are Late Applications. Universities sends application to UCAS. Deadline for applications for all courses at and colleges will consider them if they UCAS - www.ucas.com Oxford University and University of Cambridge. want to make more offers. Deadline for applications to Dentistry, Medicine, 30 June 2009 UCAS sends acknowledgement to Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Science. applicant, who checks it carefully. Applications received after 30 June are Only four choices for these subjects. entered in Clearing. UCAS sends copies of application to all universities and colleges chosen. http://education.guardian.co.uk/ Each university or college makes decision on application. universityguide2009 Offer is made. Unsuccessful application. UCAS sends details to applicant. Conditional offer based on http:// Unconditional offer. examination results. Decisions received from all chosen www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ Decline. universities and colleges. Applicant replies to offers using Track at www.ucas.com or by calling our Customer Service Unit. May accept one firm and one insurance place. University or college does Examination results published. not confirm place. All applications declined or rejected. University or college confirms place. If applicant achieves better grades than required APPLICANT ACCEPTED for their firmly accepted offer, they may look for an EXTRA CLEARING Firm acceptance alternative course that has places available whilst still commits applicant to this holding their original choice. Full details of the process Extra and Clearing are UCAS services that help an university or college. will be available closer to the time. applicant, without an offer of a place, to continue their application to find a suitable higher education course. Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 6. 6 Be warned: it’s big business Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 7. 7 October 15 Deadline Medicine Veterinary Science Dentistry Cambridge OR Oxford Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 8. 8 Submit Application by 15 January 2010 Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 9. 9 5 Choices Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 10. 10 Plan of action Research Courses Research Universities Establish & Identify the best options Keep an eye to the future Be professional in your approach Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 11. 11 Your application includes... personal details grades / predicted grades reference from IEG Södermalm a personal statement Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 12. 12 The Personal Statement checks.. suitability educational level personality qualities English Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 13. 13 It’s important to show that you are more than a hard-working, intelligent student Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 14. 14 Deferred Entry: The deadlines are the same Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 15. 15 Offers Unconditional Conditional Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 16. 16 Accept one offer and one insurance Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 17. 17 Examination results published University confirms / does not confirm place Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 18. 18 USA Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 19. 19 More... complicated expensive difficult to navigate effort on your part Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 20. 20 What to do.... look for courses / programmes research entry requirements: SATs? check English requirements? look at funding (CSN) consider your future Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 21. 21 North America... ideal for graduate school Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 22. 22 Still set on USA? talk to admissions office sit SATs before January have a back-up plan Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 23. 23 Don’t underestimate the application process Thursday, 14 May 2009
  • 24. 24 Dr Jon Buscall Text & Communications Consultant www.jonbuscall.com Thursday, 14 May 2009

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