Virtual Medicine Conference 2021

If you're interested in applying to medical school, sign up for this free 2-day conference to learn everything you need to know about the UCAS application, UCAT and BMAT exams, personal statement, interviews, and also participate in virtual work experiences!

Mar 13, 10:00 AM GMT – Mar 14, 5:00 PM GMT

About the Event

Day One

10:00 - 16:00

Seminar 1: Application Process

  • Who can apply?
  • What GCSE and A-level grades do you need?
  • How do international grades convert?
  • Timeline of the UCAS application, including UCAT/BMAT, personal statements, work experience, interviews
  • Choosing which medical schools to apply to 
  • All about gap years

Seminar 2: Personal Statement and Work Experience

  • How to prepare for your personal statement from Year 10 onwards
  • How to find work experience and how to write a reflective log to make use of your work experiences
  • How to write an excellent personal statement (with examples)

Seminar 3: UCAT Preparation

  • Timeline and strategies for UCAT preparation
  • Our 4-stage approach
  • Strategies and worked examples

Seminar 4: Work experience 

  • Live online work experience
  • Virtually shadow a doctor during a shift, learn about various healthcare professionals, and see essential skills and qualities of doctors in action
  • Learn how to use key points from this work experience in your personal statement and interviews

Day Two

10:00 - 15:30

Seminar 1: BMAT

  • Timeline and strategies for BMAT
  • How to decide whether to sign up for the BMAT 
  • Worked examples

Seminar 2: Interviews

  • Panel vs MMI vs online interviews
  • Learn what interviewers are looking for
  • Live demonstrations of how to tackle common interview questions 

Seminar 3: Scholarships and Bursaries

  • Widening access to medicine

Seminar 4: Hot Topics

  • Learn about common hot topics, such as COVID-19, that are relevant for medical school interviews
  • Learn how to answer questions related to hot topics
  • Learn about how to best research and gain the correct understanding of hot topics

Seminar 5: Work experience

  • Learn surgical skills through live demonstrations
  • Practise alongside the instructor, from the comfort of your own home
  • Excellent work experience for personal statements and interviews

  • Entry Ticket