Accelerate with Strathclyde University

Strathclyde

Accelerate

Monday 24th to Friday 28th June 2019

Want to find out more about the career you would like to follow?
Interested in finding out what it’s like to study at university?
Want to boost your chances of success in the future?

Held at the University of Strathclyde, ‘Accelerate’ is a week-long programme for pupils at the end of S4 and S5.
Through a series of group activities, you will be able to find out more about the career you are interested in following. There are five courses that you can choose from, depending on what you might like to study after school:

• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Electronic & Electrical Engineering (EEE)
• Product Design
• Law

Led by current university students who will act as your mentors, you and your team will complete our exciting five-day challenge programme, as well as attending career workshops and getting a chance to see what student life is like.

What’s in it for you?

• Find out about the different areas of the career you would like to follow
• Discover what studying and working in your chosen field is really like
• Discuss your career and academic options with professionals and university staff
• Meet new friends and work with current University students

Please note that the programme is not residential.

Comments from previous participants:

“It was a great experience and I learned a lot about what I want to do.”
“Programme was very informative and allowed an insight into what real university is like.”
“I thought it was extremely interesting and now I am 100% sure I want to study law.”
“The mentors were very helpful, informative and supportive.”
“I really enjoyed the programme and learned lots of new skills.”
“Great chance to meet new friends.”
“This programme was an amazing experience and I really enjoyed it.”

For further information, visit their website at:

https://www.strath.ac.uk/professionalservices/sees/wideningaccess

or contact us at wideningaccess@strath.ac.uk

You can also phone us on 0141 548 3799.


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