Pupils to get University taster at Leeds Met master classes
Places are still available for Year 11 and 12 pupils from across the region for the event, which will showcase undergraduate study opportunities via ten subject-specific lectures and workshops. The master classes will be held at the University's Headingley Campus on Wednesday 27 February. Five subject master classes will be offered from 4pm, with a further five at 5pm.
Inder Hunjan, Head of Access and Widening Participation at Leeds Met, commented: "These master classes are invaluable as they will offer young people a real insight into higher education, giving them a unique opportunity to experience a real university style lecture first-hand, delivered by our outstanding academic staff and covering a particular element of undergraduate study from a course of their choosing.
"Year 12 students in particular are currently exploring their higher education options, and this event has the potential to be of help and have an impact on their decision making process at a crucial time in their life. "
Leeds Met's School of Computing and Creative Technologies will hold three master classes: Future Digital Technology and its Sustainability; Digital Sculpture for Film Visual Effects and an Introduction to Computer Game Development. The Carnegie School of Sport will hold a session entitled, Equality and Diversity in Sports and Leisure. Other master classes will be undertaken in subject areas including Events, Tourism and Hospitality; Health and Wellbeing and Law.
In addition to the main classes, short talks will also be offered on Student Finance and the UCAS Application Process. These sessions will run every 30 minutes throughout the event. A tour of the University campus will also be on offer, led by our team of Student Ambassadors.
Bookingscan be made via Leeds Met's Access and Widening Participation Team on 0113 8125817 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.