Taste of university experience given to South Essex College students

SOUTH Essex College are launching new higher education experience days to give students a taste of university life.

The College’s University Centre Southend will be offering four different taster days to A-Level and BTEC students.

Focusing on the subject areas of Early Years, Health and Care, Criminology and Forensic Investigation, Sport and Media; the students will get to experience degree study for the day.

Jade Wirthrington, Events Coordinator at the College, said: “The experience days provide students with the perfect opportunity to find out more about our university centre and the courses we offer. They’ll get to meet the tutors, view the facilities and potentially meet new friends they’ll study with for the next three years.”

The Early Years, Health and Care taster day will take place on Tuesday 16 February 2016 for aspiring teachers and social workers.

Criminology and Forensic Investigation’s day on 22 March 2015 will see students take part in an interactive crime investigation process.

Tuesday 29 March is when students can find out about the College’s Sport degree in more detail, plus they’ll be able to concoct their own sports drink.

The Media day on Thursday 23 June will give students a feel for the digital animation, computer game design plus film and TV production courses.

Places on the experience days are limited, pre-booking for these events is essential. Places are open to all College and sixth form students in the UK.

Email events@southessex.ac.uk to secure your place or call 01268 461652 for more information.

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