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If you have any questions about the event please contact the Post 16 team

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Year 12 Gateways Conferences

In February and July 2018 UCL will be holding a series of Year 12 conferences, each investigating a theme that's relevant to how we see the world today. 

These conferences are designed to give a taste of what studying at university is like, as well as to encourage deeper insight into an interesting and current topic. Students who attend will also:

  • Receive helpful information about applying to competitive universities 
  • Meet current students and members of academic staff

February conference themes

Monday 12 February - Human Rights

Is now the time to join the fight for universal human rights? Or would you just like to better understand your own and others' human rights and what is being done in the face of ongoing global human rights injustices? Join UCL's Year 12 Conference Day to unpack the vast complexities of Human Rights around the world. Arm yourself with knowledge and insight from UCL's related faculties by attending presentations and interactive seminars that aim to expand your understanding of these issues, whilst also offering you an authentic experience of studying at university. This day will also provide you with helpful tips and advice on applying to competitive universities, including writing effective personal statements. So raise your flag and march with UCL as you begin to discover the role you can play in achieving human rights for all.

Wednesday 14 February - Transformative Technology

Do you want to be part of the next generation of innovators? Join UCL's Year 12 Gateways Conference to delve deeper into the changing world around us and explore how technology and innovation can have far reaching benefits for both society and the planet. Charge yourself up with knowledge and insight from UCL faculties by attending lectures and interactive seminars that explore how technology will transform our futures, whilst also learning about the experience of studying at university. This day will provide you with helpful tips and advice on applying to competitive universities, including writing effective personal statements. So come and connect with UCL as you begin to discover the role you can play in becoming an innovator of tomorrow.

Eligibility criteria

Our events and activities are funded by UCL's Access Agreement and Widening Participation funds. As such, there are eligibility criteria that all applicants should consider before applying.

Applying

Applications for the February 2018 Gateways Conferences are now open. Please apply by completing our online application form. Applications will close at 9am on Monday 8 January 2018. You can expect to hear back with an outcome a few weeks after this.

Contact

If you have any questions about the event please contact Alex Varilone:

E: wp.post16@ucl.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)20 3108 7144