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1-to-1 Online Mentoring for Aspiring Medics

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College

In2MedSchool aims to support students wishing to apply to Medicine. We provide virtual 1-to-1 mentoring from volunteer medical students and doctors which commences during S5 and runs up until the point the student gets into medical school.

 

To join In2MedSchool and be matched to a dedicated mentor, students must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Currently in S5.
  • Not studying at a private/independent school.
  • Considering an application to Medicine.
  • Meet at least one of our Widening Participation criteria: 
    • Neither parent has attended university.

    • Recipient of free school meals.

    • Have been in care.

    • Are a young carer.

    • Estranged from both parents or guardians.

    • Have a disability.

    • Are a forced migrant.

    • Are Black African or Black Caribbean.

    • Do not have a parent in a skilled profession.

    • Live in a neighbourhood with low progression to higher education.

    • Speak English as a second language.

 

Sign-up here: https://bit.ly/I2MS-Mentee

Health and wellbeing, Sciences, Social studies
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Youth Empowerment without Borders - Arup Live Panel Event

Target audience - Educators, Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
Live panel session for young people to put their questions to global young leaders, sustainability professionals and policymakers about how business is addressing the local and global challenges presented by the climate emergency. Questions will be taken from young people in the live & virtual audience, via Twitter from the schools joining the live stream and by pre-recorded videos from school pupils across the Glasgow City Region. Panellists include international delegates from the Scouts, One Young World Ambassadors & Arup sustainability professionals. Objective: Empower young people with knowledge of how businesses can tackle the climate emergency on a global and local scale and how young people can influence the business world. Inspire young people on the career opportunities within the sustainability sector and pathways and skills for these jobs. Host: Engineering, design and consultancy firm, Arup. The UK Government appointed Arup as the lead sustainability consultant for COP26.
Sciences, Technologies
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Royal Air Force insight session for Women.

Target audience - Educators, Parents, carers and guardians, Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College

Members of the Royal Air Force (RAF) Recruitment &Selection team in Scotland & Northern Ireland will be hosting a virtual insight session for women. The aim of the event is to provide an insight into how a career in the RAF might look as well as allowing the opportunity to chat live to RAF recruiters, who will answer any questions and also share experiences of their time in the RAF. What to expect from the event:

• Find out more about life in the RAF

• Hear from currently serving women talking about their personal RAF journey and career

• Chat live with RAF recruiters from a broad range of trades and backgrounds

• Learn about the recruitment process

The event will take place on Microsoft Teams and sign up is free and can be done through the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/royal-air-force-women-only-insight-event-tickets-190219801547?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

Point of contact for any enquiries prior to the event: Sgt Angela Bell,  AFCOEdinburgh-RAFOutreach@mod.gov.uk 

English, Expressive arts, Health and wellbeing, Languages, Mathematics, Religious and moral education, Sciences, Social studies, Technologies, Other
1 presentation

Royal Air Force Live Event

Target audience - Educators, Parents, carers and guardians, Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College

The Royal Air Force (RAF) will be running a live stream event on 10 Nov 21 from 1800 - 2100 which will consist of a series of videos about the fantastic careers opportunities available, a live Q&A session with personnel from a variety of roles and the opportunity to chat to members RAF recruitment team. 

Sign up to the event is free and can be completed at the following link: https://learnliveuk.com/partner/raf-careers/  

More information can be found about the event on the poster attached and if you have any questions prior to the event then please contact Sgt Angela Bell, AFCOEdinburgh-RAFOutreach@mod.gov.uk.

Expressive arts, Health and wellbeing, Languages, Mathematics, Religious and moral education, Sciences, Social studies, Technologies, Other
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Academy: The alternative photography course for 16-25 year olds

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College

STILLS ACADEMY provides the opportunity to develop your photographic practice with the assistance of Stills expertise. You will be supported by our tutors to develop a photographic project. By the end of the 12 weeks you will have produced a concrete body of work for exhibition. Academy is primarily for those who have completed Contact, but it is open to others with some photographic experience.

Course outline

Stills Academy is tutored by Morwenna Kearsley. Morwenna is a visual artist working mainly with photography and video, often collaborating with other artists and non-artists via workshops and community arts projects. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, most recently at CCA Glasgow where she presented her solo exhibition “Leave the Dishes, Poke the Jelly”. Much of her work focuses on the question: how are we changed by the images we consume?

In addition to working with Morwenna you will have the opportunity to attend skills development workshops led by invited guest artists.

Expressive arts, Technologies, Other
1 presentation

FREE Song writing Workshop/Open Day w/Eleanor Hickey

Target audience - Educators, Parents, carers and guardians, Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College

Learn key song writing techniques, which have helped Eleanor in her music career & get a chance to ask anything about AMS music courses.

 

The Academy of Music and Sound is a specialist in Music performance and Production education since 1994.

AMS prepares you for a career in the modern music industry - with highly recognised, fully and partly funded qualifications and options to study online, you can start with us on a Further Education course, progress all the way through an Undergraduate programme or even a Masters in Popular Music Performance. Join us wherever you are on your music journey!

Join Eleanor Hickey and The AMS Team for a fun and productive afternoon of song writing. We kindly ask you bring your own guitar to be able to follow and practice exercises.

Event schedule:

16:00 -16:10 Introducing: Eleanor Hickey - background and experience

16:10 -17:00 Workshop: developing key song writing techniques; on inspiration; and representation in music;

17:10 – 17:30 – AMS Presentation

17:30 – 18:00 – Q&A Session

Eleanor is a 23-year-old singer/songwriter, who has been writing her songs from a young age and has dabbled in many genres, with her style now reflecting R&B and Pop influences. Eleanor grew up surrounded by music, listening to powerful female artists such as Aretha Franklin, Linda Ronstadt, The Supremes and many more.

Writing music has always been Eleanor’s passion and an essential part of expressing her emotions. Eleanor hopes for her music to be able to uplift and remind others of their own strength within, whilst focussing on self-love and empowerment. Since graduating with a degree in Popular Music in 2019, Eleanor has continued to pursue music as her career and has released four singles, appeared on BBC Scotland for Emelie Sand’s Street Symphony Orchestra. She's had two of her singles reach airplay on BBC Music Introducing Scotland, BBC RAPAL and BBC Music Introducing Humberside.

Eleanor’s newest single “2017” was released on the 23rd of July of this year. Eleanor plans to continue recording and releasing music in the next few months whilst she studies at The Academy of Music and Sound in Edinburgh.

 

 

Book your FREE ticket now!

This event follows COVID-19 regulations, so please wear a face covering, use hand sanitizer and practice social distancing.

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