Inspire Year 11 Girls courses

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Inspire – Year 11 /Scottish S4 Girls

APPLICATIONS FOR INSPIRE 2017 ARE NOW OPEN

Please CLICK HERE to apply

Are you a Year 11 / S4 girls who has a passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).  Let us INSPIRE you, check out our courses for 2017

When and where are these courses being run?

Non Residential courses
(please read important information below) 


QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Three days non-residential
Course code:  QMU17
Course dates:  Tuesday, 27 June 2017 to Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 9.30 hrs to 16.15 hrs each day
Cost of course:  £125 which covers tuition and food

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
Three days non-residential
Course code:  WAR17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 26 June 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Cost of course: £125 which covers tuition and food 

NB  This course is specifically for girls in the MIDLANDS area and we are saving places for you as our priority!   We really want you to bring  your friends from school, so do select this course if you are within an hours' travelling distance so you can get here easily and encourage your  friends to apply too.

 

Residential courses

 

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
Three days residential
Course code: BRI17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Friday, 28 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

BRUNEL UNIVERSITY
Three days residential 
Course code:  BRU17
Course dates: 10.30 hrs on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 to 16.00 hrs on Thursday, 20 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - New for 2017
Three days residential
Course code: CDM17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Tuesday, 8 August 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Thursday, 10 August 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY
Three days residential 
Course code: COV17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 17July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Three days residential
Course code: DUR17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 3 July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
Three days residential 
Course code: EMS17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 3 July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY - New for 2017
Three days residential
Course code: GCU17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 3 July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
Three days residential
Course code: MMU17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 10 July 2017 to 16.00 hrs on Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
Three days residential 

Course code: SHE17
Course dates: 11.00 hrs on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Thursday, 27 Jully 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
Three days residential

Course code: SMB17
Course dates: 11.00 hrs on Tuesday, 4 July 2017 to 15.00 hrs on Thursday, 6 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

 

UNIVERSITY OF YORK
Three days residential

Course code: YRK17
Course dates: 10.30 hrs on Monday, 17 July 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT NON-RESIDENTIAL COURSES

It sounds obvious, but if you are applying for a non-residential course, you must make sure that you can actually get there each day!  If you don't know exactly where the universities are or whether you can make arrangements to get there, please check with your parents who should help you to consider this before you apply.

Because non-residential courses are intended for students who live close to that university, we suggest that you should live no further than a 1 hour journey away.  If you decide to attend a non-residential course which is away from where you live, (for example you might apply for a course near your grandparents), please add a note to your personal statement explaining why you are choosing a course away from where you live and explain why you are applying for it.  We reserve the right to check with you what accommodation/travel arrangements are in place for you prior to accepting you onto a non-residential course, to make sure that you are kept safe.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT RESIDENTIAL COURSES

All residential courses will start in the morning of the first day so you need to make sure you arrive on time.  If you apply for courses not local to your home you may need to arrange overnight accommodation near the course.  You will need an adult to accompany you on this night so do plan this into your travel arrangements when applying for courses.

Information you'll need to hand before you apply:
Before you start your application, we'd like you to give us information about your school and a teacher who would support your application. This could be your maths or science teacher, or your form tutor. Please have the information to hand so you are ready to enter it onto this on-line application. We need the details because if your application is successful we will email your teacher and let them know that you have been awarded a place. You may be able to find your school and teacher's details on your school's website, or you will need to ask your teacher to give you the information so you can type it in here.

We need:
• Your teacher's name (any of you STEM subject teachers)
• The name of your school 
• The phone number of the school 
• Your teacher's email address (please make sure that you check all spellings)

Travel arrangements
You will need to organise and pay for your own travel arrangements to get to the course.

Can my friend apply too?
Yes, Inspire courses are very inclusive and we'd love you to bring a bring a friend, so do encourage them to apply too.  Please make a note your friends name in your personal statement.

What happens next?
Once we receive your Online Application you will be considered and we will let you know by March/April 2016 if you have been successful.  A formal offer will be issued by email along with a request for payment.  Just before the course, we will send you joining instructions.

 

NEW FOR 2017 - BOYS ONLY INSPIRE COURSE
Are you are a S4 boy who wants to learn new skills and get ahead in the sixth form – and beyond?  If you love science, technology, engineering and maths check out our Inspire courses for 2017?
Want to on the Glasgow course, places are limited so apply NOW!

GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY
Three days residential
Course code: GCB17
Course dates: 9.30 hrs on Monday, 26 June 2017 to 16.30 hrs on Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Cost of course: £220 which includes tuition, accommodation and food for the duration of the course

Please CLICK HERE to apply