About this event

  • Date and time Thu 11 Oct 2018 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location Wyke Sixth Form College
  • Organised by Schools Programme

Join us as we offer guidance from experts on why to choose a career in medicine - we'll cover a wide range of topics, from the realities of medical life to the process of specialist selection.

Who is this event for?
The event is aimed at year 11/12 students. Younger students are also encouraged to attend if schools believe they would benefit from hearing more information on choosing a career in medicine. 

Prepare for your next step in medicine
The programme will give students practical advice on:

  • The application process
  • Interview training
  • Guidance on the different aptitude test
  • Tips on your personal statement
  • How to get the right work experience 
  • Advice on the interview process
  • How to choose the right medical school


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome address

Mr Paul Britton, Principal, Wyke Sixth Form College

Morning session

The school's role in facilitating successful medical applications

Mr Rob Jackson, Head of Science, Wyke Sixth Form College

Writing your personal statement for medicine

Mr Lee Baxter, Head of Biology, Wyke Sixth Form College and Wyke Medical Society

Work experience - making the most of your opportunities

Ms Alexandra Murphy, Student Recruitment and Admissions Officer, Hull York Medical School

Questions and answers
Refreshment break
Choosing a medical school

Mr Daniel Huddart, Senior Tutor, The Medic Portal

Aptitude tests: Mastering the BMAT and the UKCAT

Mr Daniel Huddart

Questions and answers

Afternoon session

The student years – my experience through medical school and making the most of opportunities

Miss Mala Mawkin, Medical Student, Imperial College London

An insight into hospital medicine

Dr Simon Hart, Reader in Respiratory Medicine, Castle Hill Hospital

Questions and answers
Refreshment break
Day in the life of an A&E doctor

Dr Chris Srinivasan, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Hull Royal Infirmary

Life as a young surgeon: Perspectives from a medical student

Mr Jordan Green, Medical Student, Hull York Medical School

Questions and answers
Closing remarks and online evaluation
Close of meeting



Wyke Sixth Form College, Bricknell Avenue, Hull, HU5 4NT, United Kingdom