It’s been a strange year. A Level results will be awarded without taking an exam. What happens if your child doesn’t get what they’d hoped for? How will the future look and what can they do about it?
Is going to uni worth the debt? Mon 10th August 2020, 18.30pm
As the pandemic creates uncertainty about how the next academic year will look, many prospective students are questioning whether it is worth going to uni or not.
Telegraph’s Education and Careers Editor Victoria Lambert will be hosting the evening to help give some clarity to the situation. The speakers joining her will be Chris Milward, director for fair access and participation at the Office for Students, and Dr Charlie Ball, Head of Higher Education Intelligence at Prospects, the website for graduate jobs, postgraduate study, advice about work experience, internship opportunities and graduate careers.
How will the pandemic affect my degree? Tues 11th August 2020, 18.30pm
Wondering how the pandemic will affect your university degree? Are you worried that if lectures go online and face-to-face teaching hours are cut in September, you will be getting your money’s worth, especially as you are still expected to pay full price for your course?
Telegraph’s Education and Careers Editor Victoria Lambert will be hosting the evening to help give some clarity to the situation. The speakers joining her will be Professor Julia Buckingham, CBE, Vice-Chancellor and President Brunel University London and President of Universities UK, the representative organisation for UK universities and Geoff Barton, General Secretary, the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL), the leading professional association and trade union for all school and college leaders.
What happens if I don’t get the grades I want? Wed 12th August 2020, 18.30pm
After months of waiting the big day arrives: when your A-levels land and you can finally decide which university or college place to take up. But, thanks to the pandemic, A Level Results day (Thursday 13 August) is going to be a very different one indeed.
This year you are getting assessed grades you haven’t sat exams for, so what happens if you are not happy with them? Can you appeal? Should you wait and take your exams in October? Or, should you move on and join your second-choice university in September?
Telegraph’s Education and Careers Editor Victoria Lambert will be hosting the evening to help give some clarity to the situation. The speakers joining her will be Courteney Sheppard, UCAS Senior Customer Experience Manager (Students) and career coach, Kedge Martin (see below)
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