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Evaluation Training for Outreach Practitioners Tue 12 Feb 2019   13:30 [Places]

The series aims to help outreach practitioners at the University develop Evaluation Plans for their current projects and embed evaluation into the development of any future outreach activity.

To get the full benefit from the series, participants are expected to attend all three workshops. We understand that for practitioners this may be difficult due to workload, so we have allowed the option to sign up and indicate if you are unlikely to make one or more of the sessions. If you are unable to attend a session the expectation would be that you read up on the content before the subsequent session and complete any tasks.

GAO Briefing new Tue 2 Oct 2018   15:30 Finished

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

This session will provide an overview of the work of the Graduate Admissions Office and is suitable for anybody wishing to gain a better understanding of the graduate admissions process. It will explain how the graduate admissions cycle works, the types of issues which might be involved and it will also highlight some of the key future developments that are being planned.

HEAT User Group Meeting new Wed 3 Oct 2018   13:30 Finished

The Cambridge Admissions Office HEAT Team will organise termly HEAT User Group Meetings. The aim of these meetings is to inform users of HEAT updates and raise any common issues to the group. There will also be time for any questions and/or feedback.

These meetings are primarily aimed at Operational Leads, however if these representatives are unable to attend the proposed dates, other HEAT users are more than welcome to come along. We hope to see as many of you attend these meetings as possible in order to make them as beneficial as we can.

These sessions are aimed at those who are brand new to HEAT (Higher Education Access Tracker) and who will want to be added to the live database as their institution’s Operational Lead or User. 

If you are only going to need Read Only or Read Only with Export permissions this training is not required.

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Thu 7 Feb 2019 13:30 [Places]
Tue 5 Mar 2019 09:30 [Places]
Tue 9 Apr 2019 13:30 [Places]

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

This will be a practical session, which will explore different methods of identifying schools and students who meet widening participation targeting criteria. This session will focus on using tools available to identify these students.

Running Reports from HEAT new Tue 5 Feb 2019   10:00 [Places]

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

This session is aimed for HEAT users with Read Only access or for other HEAT users looking for a refresher of how to run reports. It will be a practical session, with the aim of ensuring attendees are able to retrieve data from HEAT.

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

This session will be useful to anybody who delivers academic workshops, particularly to young people at an outreach related event, though the skills developed will also help to improve general presentation and teaching skills. It will be delivered by The Brilliant Club (https://thebrilliantclub.org/)

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Tue 4 Jun 2019 14:00 [Places]
Undergraduate Admissions: An Overview new Thu 28 Feb 2019   14:00   [More dates...] [Places]

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

Undergraduate Admissions: An Overview (14:00-15:00)

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised these sessions with Dr Sam Lucy (Director of College Admissions) to explain the University’s admissions process and provide advice on how to communicate this to prospective applicants. These sessions are aimed at any academics and staff members wishing to increase their knowledge of the application process, and will be particularly useful to those who may communicate with prospective students at University Open Days or similar events.

Please note that this session is aimed at those who are new to the University, or have little previous experience of the undergraduate admissions process in Cambridge. Those who are more familiar with the admissions process, should be directed to the session titled “Undergraduate Admissions: Answering Difficult Questions”

Undergraduate Admissions: Answering Difficult Questions (15:15-16:45)

This session is aimed at academics and staff whose role may frequently involve talking to prospective students, parents, and teachers and will offer advice on how to respond to difficult or controversial questions. The session will be delivered by Dr Sam Lucy (Director of College Admissions).

Those who are new to the University, or Cambridge Admissions Process should be directed to the session titled “Undergraduate Admissions: An Overview”

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Thu 20 Jun 2019 14:00 [Places]

Undergraduate Admissions: Answering Difficult Questions (15:15-16:45) This session is aimed at academics and staff whose role may frequently involve talking to prospective students, parents, and teachers and will offer advice on how to respond to difficult or controversial questions. The session will be delivered by Dr Sam Lucy (Director of College Admissions). Those who are new to the University, or Cambridge Admissions Process should be directed to the session titled “Undergraduate Admissions: An Overview”

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Thu 20 Jun 2019 15:15 [Places]

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

This session is aimed at postgraduate volunteers, recruited by Colleges, Departments or other University institutions to deliver outreach activity for schools. The session will provide a basic overview of the undergraduate admissions process at Cambridge and offer some guidance on how to respond to student enquiries.

Working with Colleges new Tue 13 Nov 2018   13:00 CANCELLED

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

The Working with Colleges session will be run by Dr Jonathan Padley, current Admissions Tutor at Churchill College and Chair of the School Liaison Group. He will talk about the widening participation work Colleges carry out, and discuss how Faculties, Departments and Colleges can best work together.

Cambridge Admissions Office have organised a series of briefing sessions in the coming weeks aimed at Schools Liaison Officers, Department Outreach Staff, and any academics and staff members who will communicate with potential students.

This session is aimed at anybody wishing to know more about the research and national context which underpins widening participation activity, both at the University of Cambridge and around the country.

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