Posted: Mon 21st May 2018

Wrexham Glyndŵr University to open doors to prospective students for experience day

This article is old - Published: Monday, May 21st, 2018

Prospective students are being given the chance to find out more about courses at Wrexham Glyndŵr University at an experience day this week. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The event offers the opportunity for people interested in pursuing a university degree to get a taste of what it’s like to be a student at the University, to meet staff and current students – and to ask questions about the course they intend to follow. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Taking place on Wednesday 23rd May at the University’s Plas Coch campus, the experience day will offer a wide range of events, including a forensic science session setting out the science behind crime solving, drama workshops with practical drama games and a television/ recording studio session in a state of the art media centre. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Hands-on experiences include a flight simulator session, where those taking part can find out what it would be like to fly an aircraft; a testing workshop in the University’s chemical laboratories; and virtual reality demonstrations with computing academics. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Expert lectures during the day include the art and science of Public Health, an introduction to Education, Families and Childhood Studies aimed at those interested in a career in education and a meet the lecturer session in the Built Environment Lab – ideal for anyone interested in a career in Construction Management, Architectural Design, Civil Engineering, or Housing. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Julie Cowley, head of recruitment and admissions, said: “We’re opening the doors for anyone who wants to come down and find out more about what’s on offer. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“There are a range of events throughout the afternoon, with something to suit all tastes. Coming to University is all about new experiences, and our experience day helps offer a taste of what our courses can offer you. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Wrexham Glyndŵr University is a friendly, vibrant and supportive community and our staff will be on hand to help answer any questions you may have. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“They can show you some of the things you’ll get to take part in studying with us, talk you through what to expect – and listen to what you have to say. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Don’t worry, too, if you are thinking of starting this September – it’s not too late to apply and we can talk to you about your options on the day.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Scheduled activities are taking place throughout the day. To see the full programme, book your place or find out more visit the Wrexham Glyndŵr University website. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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