St Andrew's High School

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June 23, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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City of Glasgow College Virtual Clearing Day (Aug 10th)

City of Glasgow College will host a virtual event on Monday 10th August 2020 between 12 and 2pm and/or 4pm and 6pm.

They still have limited availability for some courses beginning August/September 2020 but the event is equally suitable for next year’s leavers and parents requiring further information.

Students will be able to
  • Chat to lecturers about full-time courses starting in August.
  • Discuss your options if you have not met the conditions of your offer.
  • Chat to their Student Support Team about funding and other support available.
Link to register is below

June 23, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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Online Summer Internships

Anyone senior student (ages 15-18) interested  in an online summer internship have until Sunday the 28th of June to apply.  Internships are available in the following fields and is a great way of enhancing your career skills & experience –

Investment Banking. Medicine. Engineering. Psychology. Filmmaking. Computer Science. Law. International Politics. Architecture. Entrepreneurship.
Click on the attached pdf for more details of how to apply.

June 22, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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S1-3 Achievement Awards 2019/20

On behalf of Mr Holmes, Ms Taggart, Mr Elder, Mr Cluckie and the staff of St Andrew’s High School we welcome you to our 2019/20 Achievement Awards presentations which celebrate the  achievements over the past year for students in S1-3.

The staff of St Andrew’s High School are extremely proud of the large number of pupils who have been nominated to receive one of these awards. There are three classes of award, Gold, Silver and Bronze and pupils are recognised for their achievements in the following categories

  • Effort
  • Behaviour
  • Attendance
  • Homework

It is extremely unfortunate that we are unable to celebrate the achievements in person but we thank students for all their hard work and dedication this year and we look forward to welcoming everyone back into school in August.

Congratulations S1, S2 & S3 award winners, we hope you all enjoy your summer break.

Please follow the link to view the Achievement Awards presentation on our YouTube page below

S1 Achievement Awards 2019/20

S2 Achievement Awards 2019/20

S3 Achievement Awards 2019/20

June 22, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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UCAS Hub: Courses with 15th of October application deadlines.

This week the UCAS Hub have a series of live sessions designed for those students who are looking to apply for a course that has a 15th of October application deadline.

  • Tuesday, 23 June – Q&A with the universities of Oxford and Cambridge
  • Wednesday, 24 June – Applying for medicine courses
  • Thursday, 25 June – Applying for dentistry courses
  • Friday, 26 June – Applying for veterinary courses

Every session will be led by subject-matter experts and start at 14:00. To get involved, all you need to do is join  live in the UCAS Hub and click the banner at the top inviting you to join.

June 16, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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University update

The University of Glasgow will be hosting a Virtual Undergraduate Open Day on Tuesday 23rd June from 09:00 – 18:00 for students interested in applying to any of their undergraduate degree programmes for 2021 entry. Parents will be very welcome too.

Senior girls who are considering a degree in Geoscience, the Girls into Geoscience event will take place on Monday 6 July, 9.30-4pm.  This will be an excellent introduction to the course and further information can be found at this link.

In addition to Open Day The University of Glasgow will also be represented at the UK University Search Virtual Fair, 17 June, 12 -6pm.  Students should sign up at the link below.

June 12, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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Adult and Mental Health Nursing online event – Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen) will be hosting an Adult and Mental Health Nursing online event.  This will be taking place on Tuesday 16 June 2020 from 10.30am – 12.00pm, where senior students can find out more about these two courses.

This will be an opportunity for students to speak with the course leaders who will be teaching the course, and chat with some of the current nursing students to hear first-hand about studying at RGU.

  • Please see the RGU website for full event details and details on how to register.
  • You can also take a Virtual Tour of the RGU state-of-the-art campus and facilities.

 

June 7, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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UCAS Hub – Live Sessions

Students looking to apply to University through UCAS for a September 2021 start should all make sure that they are signed up for the UCAS Hub.  There are a series of live sessions that will be extremely beneficial to researching and completing their applications.

  • How to best represent yourself to Universities – 9th & 16th June
  • Unpicking league tables – 10th & 17th June
  • Universities of Oxford and Cambridge – 23rd June
  • Medicine – 24th June
  • Dentistry – 25th June
  • Veterinary – 26th June
  • Careers – 30th June & 7th July
  • Apprenticeships – 1st July & 8th July

Student should use & sign up with the following link

https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/what-and-where-study/ucas-hub-live

June 7, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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University of West of Scotland – Webinar Sessions

The UWS student recruitment team will be running two webinars over the coming weeks, the topics that will be covered in these webinars are outlined below:

  • Date – Wednesday 10th June
  • Topic – Personal Statements – Getting Started
  • Description – This presentation will provide a solid foundation of starting a personal statement, including tips to help students with their preparation.
  • Time – 2:00pm
  • Registration Linkhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_P8D6etyiSIy-Whsnv23_cw
  • Date – Wednesday 24th June
  • Topic – Enhancing Employability
  • Description – This presentation will show the advantages of getting involved at university to help with their employability after graduating.
  • Time – 2:00pm
  • Registration Linkhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nQYwFmjIQtqwVDtebu4CeA

When students register they will receive an e-mail confirmation and reminders for each session. The sessions will last around 35 – 45 minutes and there will be opportunities for students to ask questions throughout the webinars by using the chat and Q&A feature in Zoom.

June 3, 2020
by Mr McCrossan
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UCAS – September 2021 start

Students entering S5 and S6 who are wishing to apply to UCAS for a September 2021 start should read carefully the attached UCAS Powerpoint Presentation.  This is the presentation students would have normally received during their senior school induction days in June.

UCAS Presentation for S6 induction June 20

 

The University of Glasgow UK Student Recruitment team will also be hosting a series of virtual sessions to replace their usual UCAS fairs and school events for students who are exploring their 2021 UCAS options.

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