There are lots of things you can do to enhance any of your applications whether for an apprenticeship or university. You should be taking part in the St Wilfrid’s Sixth Form Enrichment activities which can be found here.
You could join one of the following groups to make sure you get the right bespoke advice and preparation for your chosen path.
This is for students interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science. The programme gives a holistic overview of the medicine industry and the career paths/medical schools available, as well as including practical sessions such as dissection. You will also be coached through the process of applying to university. More information
Aspire (Oxbridge Candidates)
This group is designed for students wanting to apply for the top universities. You will work on tasks and attend outings which will enhance your application and give you the best chance possible to get in to the university of your choice. Read more about the Aspire Programme here
Click the following link for further information specifically for Oxbridge applications: More information
HAP (Higher Apprenticeship Pathway)
This is for students who are looking to gain a qualification through a different route than university. It is a practical series of meetings which explore the benefits of the higher apprenticeship route and the ways in which you can stand out from other applicants. You will also look at common application questions and a variety of aptitude tests. More information
Enhancing your applications – Careers Events and Opportunities
The link below for events such as careers fairs and university summer schools provides expert information to help you narrow down which career or academic field you want to pursue. Events and Opportunities
Enhancing your applications – University Summer Schools and Opportunities
Click the link below for some University summer schools and other opportunities you can use to gain more information for your application. Keep checking it for updates. Summer Schools and Opportunities
Enhancing our Applications - Work Experience
Work experience (both virtual and in person) is a fantastic way to build up your experience. This will help you stand out during the UCAS and Apprenticeship application process. Keep checking this page to find out about the latest opportunities. Start with the link below which will be updated regularly with work experience opportunities. Work Experience