Day Two: Sunday 14th March 2021

10:00 - 16:00

 

Seminar 1: BMAT

  • Timeline and strategies for BMAT

  • How to decide whether to register for the BMAT 

  • Worked examples from each section

 

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

There are a limited number of spaces available, so please ensure that you register early to guarantee your place in the conference. Each individual attending from a different device must have their own registration to allow us to monitor places.

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 more! You'll also have the opportunity to participate in virtual work experiences to improve your understanding of the working life of a doctor as well as give you a head start on your personal statement.

Day One: Saturday 13th March 2021

10:00 - 16:00

 

Seminar 1: Application Process

  • Timeline of the UCAS application, including UCAT/BMAT, personal statements, work experience, interviews

  • Who can apply?

  • What GCSE and A-level grades do you need?

  • How do international grades convert?

  • 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 for each section

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

INSIGHT

 

Gain insight into the application process, entrance exams, and how to prepare from an early stage.

EXPERIENCE

 

Experience patient cases, a day in the life of a doctor, and how to practise surgical skills.

 DECIDE

 

Help decide if medicine is the right career for you with realistic information from medics/doctors. Ask any related questions.