About this event

  • Date and time Sat 9 Mar 2019 from 9:00am to 4:45pm
  • Location University of East Anglia
  • Organised by Schools Programme

This meeting will offer guidance from experts on why to choose a career in medicine right through to the realities of medical life and specialist selection. The programme aims to give students practical advice on the application process, including guidance on the different  aptitude tests. As well as tips for your personal statement, how to get the right work experience and advice on the interview process.  

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

This event offer's school  students  guidance from experts on the application process for applying to study medicine, giving an insight into life in the medical field.  

What are the objectives of the event?   

  • Gain tips on how to choose the right medical school 
  • Improve your confidence with interview training  
  • Tips on how to get the right work experience  
  • Gain an insight into life as a medical student and specialty selection  


When you register you are able to select an option of your preferred workshops, we will do our best to allocate you to your preferred choice, but this is not guaranteed. The workshops are as follows:

  • Medical student Q&A
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Suturing class
  • Personal Statement workshop


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Registration and refreshments
Welcome and introduction
Preparing to apply for medicine
The interview, and getting the right work experience
Refreshment break
Choosing a medical school
Aptitude Tests: Mastering the BMAT and the UKCAT
Is this the right profession for you – the student years
The trainee years
To be announced
Refreshment break
Workshops rotation 1
Workshop changeover time
Workshops rotation 2
Q&A and completion of paper evaluation forms
Close of day


University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom