Below is a link to a PowerPoint presentation that Mr Neil shared with our S5 pupils at a virtual assembly this morning. A narrated copy will be added to the S6 Teams page later today. Any questions, please get in touch with Mr Neil.
ACM Final Stages HHS 14.06.21
Please click on the link below from Maureen McKenna, Executive Director of Education, to senior pupils, This letter has also been added to S4-S6 Teams pages by Mr Neil and Ms Higgins.
MMcK – senior phase pupils.doc
The UK will host the international summit at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021 and Glasgow City Council is looking for a team of around 1000 friendly, outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to support the staging of this globally significant event.
Anyone interested in volunteering is invited to step forward and submit their application at www.ukcop26.org/volunteer. Applications are open now until Wednesday, 31 March.
These vital climate talks are expected to bring together the largest gathering of heads of state ever hosted in the UK, alongside climate experts and campaigners, to agree coordinated action to tackle the climate emergency.
A variety of volunteer roles will be available in both Glasgow and Edinburgh, including providing information on the conference and the venues, supporting delegates staying in and travelling around the city, and promoting the best of what Glasgow and Scotland has to offer.
Virtual Open Days
Our Undergraduate Open Days will be taking place virtually this year on:
Wednesday 28th October 1.30pm – 6pm
Saturday 14th November 10am – 2.30pm
More information will be posted as and when it becomes available on our website here.
Higher Education Information Evenings
At this time of year we would ordinarily be visiting many schools to provide information to parents as well as pupils about the UCAS process. In recognition of this we have scheduled Information Evenings which will be particularly useful for parents. Our first one of these was very successful and well attended. Please pass this information on to your students. You and your students can register for one of the dates provided here:
Thursday 8th October 6pm
Monday 19th October 6pm
As always you contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we may be able to arrange an alternative date for your school.
UCAS are running a number of subject specific virtual events over the coming weeks. Strathclyde will be in attendance along with a wide selection of other Universities from across the UK. The details are as follows:
16th October Biological and Physical Sciences
23rd October Social Sciences, Humanities and Teaching
2nd November Maths, Engineering and Computing
For further information please visit the UCAS site: www.ucas.com/ucas/events/find/type/exhibition
UK University Search Fair
UK University Search are holding a virtual fair on Wednesday 11th November. Strathclyde will be in attendance along with a number of other Universities. For further information please see here.
It will provide you with an opportunity to:
- Chat to subject teachers and admissions specialists, and start comparing unis and courses.
- Meet current students to find out what uni life’s really like.
- Get advice on applying to uni through UCAS, and making your personal statement stand out.
- Discover apprenticeships, what they are exactly, how to apply, and the careers you could achieve.
- Find out about student finance, what you’re entitled to, and how to apply.
- Explore over 100 unis and colleges.
Mark Scott Leadership for Life Award
For New S6 Students:
Applications for this award are now open. It is a fantastic opportunity for our pupils to develop their communication, confidence and team work skills through a variety of outdoor activities and the completion of a community based project. Please see the link below for more details and how to apply.