Webinars for schools and colleges

Free interactive webinars designed to offer information, advice and support to students, parents and teachers/advisers.

Explore your Future webinar series

The Explore your Future series gives you all the information, advice and help you need to plan and prepare for your next steps. Each week we’ll cover a different topic and you’re welcome to join us for as many sessions as you like. Our webinars last for 45 minutes, and include a short presentation and a live Q&A, making sure you have lots of time to ask questions if you want to.

All the webinars in this series are suitable for students in years 12 and 13, as well as parents/carers and teachers/advisers. It’s completely free to register. You just need to book your place using the appropriate links below.

You can also view a recording of each webinar using the appropriate link below.

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Webinar details

Explore studying at UWE Bristol

  • Wednesday 19 May, 16:30-17:15 

UWE Bristol is one of the most popular universities in the UK, and we’re proud to teach over 30,000 students from a diverse range of backgrounds. In this webinar, find out more about why we’re also one of the top ranked universities for student experience, as well as the wide array of courses, work placements, student support services and extracurricular opportunities that we offer.     

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Explore how to choose the right higher education course for you

  • Wednesday 26 May, 16:30-17:15  

Choosing what course to study and where to study it can often feel like a daunting task. This webinar will guide you step-by-step through this process, helping you to reflect on which factors are most important to you personally when making this choice. We’ll also explain how to thoroughly research your university options and make the most of university open days and insight events.   

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Explore how to write a successful personal statement 

  • Wednesday 9 June, 16:30-17:15

This webinar will explain all you need to know about your UCAS personal statement, offering useful advice on how to structure your statement, the content to include, as well as tips to help you stand out from the crowd. At the end of the webinar, you should be ready to start writing your own statement with confidence.   

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Explore how to prepare for and make the most of university

  • Wednesday 16 June, 16:30-17:15  

In this webinar, we’ll cover steps you can take to prepare for university study and student life. We will also outline the wide range of opportunities and activities on offer to you at university, and show how participating in these can really boost your future employment prospects. Although aimed at Year 13 university applicants, this webinar will also be useful for Year 12 students who are keen to progress into higher education. 

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Previous webinars

Explore the skills you need to succeed

  • Wednesday 27 January 2021

View the Explore the skills you need to succeed webinar.

Please note: you will need to complete a short registration form to view the recording.

Being able to recognise your skills and talk confidently about them will enable you to successfully apply to jobs, apprenticeships and university courses. This webinar will offer useful advice to help you to do this effectively, whilst also highlighting activities and opportunities to develop your own skill set.

Explore your options at 18

  • Wednesday 3 February 2021

View the Explore your options at 18 webinar.

Please note: you will need to complete a short registration form to view the recording.

This webinar will give you an up-to-date overview of the all the different post-18 options available, including higher education, apprenticeships, employment and gap years. We will answer the common questions many students have and give you the facts to help you decide on your chosen pathway.

Explore how to find work experience during a pandemic

  • Wednesday 10 February 2021

View the Explore how to find work experience during a pandemic webinar.

Please note: you will need to complete a short registration form to view the recording.

Although work experience has become harder to find since the coronavirus pandemic, there are definitely still opportunities available. This webinar will highlight a range of different ideas that you can explore to help you gain that all-important insight into the world of work.

Explore where higher education could take you

  • Wednesday 17 February 2021

View the Explore where higher education could take you webinar.

Please note: you will need to complete a short registration form to view the recording.

This webinar will explain how studying in higher education can increase your employment prospects and offer many benefits personally. We will also look at the common concerns expressed by students when weighing up this option; helping you make a decision that’s right for you.

Webinars for applicants

If you are interested in applying to study at UWE Bristol, you may find our webinars for applicants helpful.