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[Invitation] Study UK East Asia Webinar Connect, 23 March – 1 April 2021

[Invitation] Study UK East Asia Webinar Connect, 23 March – 1 April 2021

[Invitation] Study UK East Asia Webinar Connect, 23 March – 1 April 2021

We invite you, your students and colleagues to join us for the second series of ‘Study UK East Asia Webinar Connect’ from 23 March to 1 April 2021 via Zoom Meeting platform.

Through this webinar, students, parents, education professionals in addition to you and your colleagues will have the opportunity to learn all the ins and outs about how to select subjects and courses when applying to UK institutions. This webinar is free and open for students in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan.

In this 2-week event, the theme of webinars will be twofold:

  • Week one (23 – 25 March) for Undergraduate applicants
  • Week two (30 March – 1 April) for Postgraduate applicants

Each webinar will be having 3 segments, where it consists of:

  • 1 hour subject related talk by the University’s speaker for Undergraduate webinars and 2 hours panel discussion will be held for Postgraduate webinars
  • 40 mins of alumni/current students’ sharing of experiences, as well as some useful tricks and tips during your study in the UK (only for Undergraduate webinar)
  • 30 mins of breakout sessions, where you are able to speak to individual university

Given below are details and schedule for the webinar:

Tuesday, 23 March

18:00 – 20:15 WIB

 

Things that I wish I knew before studying Life and Health Sciences (Undergraduate webinar)

 

18.00 – 19.00 WIB       

Studying Life and Health Sciences in the UK: A more in-depth look

◆ Why study Biosciences? – by University of Exeter

◆ Diagnosis to Treatment & Biomedical Science to Pharmacy: A roadmap to adventures and opportunities – by University of Portsmouth

◆ Careers in Life Sciences, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy – by Brunel University London

 

19.05 – 19.45 WIB         

Things that I wish I knew before studying Life and Health Sciences 

◆ TBC, Brunel University London

◆ Curtis Wong, Msc Sport and Health Science (2019-2020), University of Exeter (Hong Kong SAR)

◆ Melanie Lim, MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy, University of Portsmouth (Malaysia)

 

19.45 – 20.15 WIB: Breakout sessions

 

Speaker Profile

Dr Sam Stevens

Admissions Tutor and Study Abroad Programme Director

College of Life and Environmental Science

University of Exeter

 

Dr James Brown

Associate Head (Global Engagement & Education Partnerships)

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

University of Portsmouth

 

Dr Emmanouil Karteris

Senior Lecturer, Life Sciences

Brunel University London

 

Prof John Cossar

Divisional Lead / Senior Lecturer – Physiotherapy, Health Science

Brunel University London

Wednesday, 24 March

18:00 – 20:15 WIB

 

Things that I wish I knew before studying Computer Science (eg: AI, Big Data, Security etc) (Undergraduate webinar)

 

18.00 – 19.00 WIB      

Studying Computer Science in the UK

◆ Exploring computer sciences, AI and Data Science courses in the UK – by Keele University

◆ TBC by Oxford Brookes University

 

19.05 – 19.45 WIB      

Alumni & Current Students Sharing: Things I wish I knew before studying in Computer Science

◆ Jian Puthucheary, BSc Computer Science, Keele University (Malaysia)

◆ TBC, Oxford Brookes University

19.45 – 20.15 WIB: Breakout sessions

 

Speaker Profile

 

Dr Marco Ortolani

Director of Recruitment and Marketing for Computer Science

School of Computing and Mathematics

Keele University

 

Dr Matthias Rolf

Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Oxford Brookes University

Thursday, 25 March

18:00 – 20:15 WIB

 

Things that I wish I knew before studying Social Studies & Media Communications (undergraduate webinar) 

 

18.00 – 19.00 WIB        

Studying Social Science, Film and Media Production in the UK

◆ Film and Media Production at The University of Cumbria

◆ Making Sense of the World: Why Study Social Science? – by University of Exeter

 

19.05 – 19.45 WIB       

Things I wish I knew before studying Social Studies & Media Communications

◆ Archit Vishwanath Hegde, BA(Hons) Film and Television, University of Cumbria (India)

◆ TBC, University of Exeter

◆ Cheryl Wong, BA(Hons) Combined Honours in Media with Philosophy, University of Newcastle (Hong Kong)

 

19.45 – 20.15 WIB: Breakout sessions

 

Speaker Profile

 

Michael Mitchell

Principal Lecturer

Institute of Arts

University of Cumbria

 

Dr Ernesto Schwartz-Marin

Admissions Tutor and Lecturer in Sociology

College of Social Science & International Studies 

University of Exeter

Tuesday, 30 March

18:00 – 20:30 WIB

 

Critical skills that matter in the Business world after Covid-19 (Postgraduate webinar) 

Opening Speech: How can we “future proof” the workforce of tomorrow? by LinkedIn

 

Panel Discussion:
◆ University of Birmingham
◆ Leadership for a better world, by University of Exeter
◆ York St John University
◆ Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

 

 Moderator
Mark Billington BFP FCA
Regional Director, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

 Panel Speakers
Thamina J. Stoll
Account Director, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions 

 

Dr Scott Taylor
Business School Director of Admissions
Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies
Department of Management , University of Birmingham  

 

Professor David Boughey
Associate Dean (Education), Professor in International Business History
University of Exeter Business School,  University of Exeter 

 

Wayne Fiddler
MBA Suite Course Leader
York Business School, York St John University 

Wednesday 31 March

18:00 – 20:30 WIB

 

Engineering and technology for sustainability: Career opportunities for the future (Postgraduate webinar) 

Opening Speech: Current trends and core skills required for the future in engineering and technology industries, by the Department for International Trade

 

Panel Discussion:
◆ Enhancing your sustainability skills in engineering practice at Brunel University London, by Brunel University London
◆ The benefits of industry partnerships to postgraduate students and the sustainability agenda at Cranfield University, by Cranfield University
◆ Knowledge and hands-on training on Industry 4.0 technologies at University of Exeter, by University of Exeter

 

 Moderator
Su Si, Head of Education Technology and Higher Education
Department for International Trade 

 

 Panel Speakers
Dr Ioana Pisica
Senior Lecturer in Electrical and Power Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Brunel University London  

 

Mike Bayes
Marketing Partner School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Cranfield University 

 

Professor Voicu Ion Sucala
Associate Professor in Engineering Management
Engineering Department, University of Exeter 

Thursday, 1 April, 18:00 – 20:30 WIB

 

Future of the Creative Industries: Core Skills Required in the Post Covid-19 era (Postgraduate webinar) 

Opening Speech: Current trends and core skills required in the post-Covid-19 era, by The British Council

 

Panel Discussion:
◆ Coventry University
◆ Doing it For Real: How Falmouth University prepares creative graduates for the Future Economy, by Falmouth University
◆ Opportunities for creative architectural careers, by Oxford Brookes University

 

 Moderator
Sevra Davis

Director of Architecture Design and Fashion
The British Council  

 

 Panel Speakers
Mandy Jandrell

Director of the Institute of Photography and Head of Photography
Institute of Photography and Falmouth School of Art
Falmouth University 

 

Charles Parrack
Senior Lecturer, Department of Architecture
Oxford Brooks University 

 

TBC, Coventry University

 

For more information: https://www.britishcouncil.hk/en/study-uk-east-asia-webinar-connect-spring-2021

 

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