If you are looking for a bachelor’s or a master’s course in Economics, and planning to study abroad, then look no further than here. For those, who are planning to study abroad, the initial planning and research starts as early as 12-15 months in advance. However, for those who are still unclear about the steps, the following article could be a great help. The UCAS 2015 convention, could be the perfect place to kick off your preparations. Their one could meet representatives from not just colleges from UK, but some of the best institutes, and this event play a major role in choosing your ultimate college. The UCAS hold conventions from the beginning of March till the end of October.
For more information about the event details, registration charges, participating institutes, location, and guest speakers, you can log onto the web portal of the UCAS.
Seminars are an integral part of the UCAS convention, however, topics can be as diverse as student finances to life at a particular college, to the application process. The goal, though, of the seminars is to make the decision making as simple as possible. And it is always worthwhile attending one of these seminars and getting an opportunity to listen to the experts and hearing about the institute from the horse’s mouth. For more details about the event log on to the UCAS website and it is advisable to book early, as it will guarantee you access to one of the best, and certainly most influential, education events of the year.
Visiting university stands
Contrary to the popular belief, a fair isn’t just an opportunity to collect brochures from all the colleges attending the event; an opportunity to interact with representatives from different universities, all under one roof, is a major advantage of attending a UCAS convention. Also, any research and homework about the college of your choice will benefit you, as you will be able to easily raise your queries and seek satisfactory solutions. Always make sure that they offer you the desired programme and that you fulfil their eligibility requirements, which will ultimately help you save time and ensure that you only have to speak to relevant people without wasting time on colleges you aren’t eligible for. Don’t just follow your friends or the freebies and only visit the stands that are relevant to you. The UCAS preparatory site also has some handy tips for the same.
Sharing your contact details with an institute of your interest will also be beneficial for you, as this way you can keep track of important dates and deadline , and never miss out on the recent developments and deadlines.
Never miss an Open Day
An open day is a fantastic way of getting to know more about colleges you’re extremely keen on. Talking to academic staff of the college or subject of your choice would really help you to learn more about the college you are interested in, whereas visiting the college campus will help you understand more about the size of the place and location, and get a feel for undergraduate life.
Although the format of the day will differ by institution, however, the opportunity to hear from or speak to academic staff as well as current students and admissions staff, is one not to be missed. Also, at open day, you have the opportunity to: listen to subject talks from academic staff, meet current students, visit a college’s student accommodations, ask your questions directly to staff from various departments, and an opportunity to interact with the current students. In the end it will all ultimately come down to the choices that you make, and your decisions will alter the shape of you career.