Campus Explorers

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Some year 5 students got the opportunity to take part in Campus Explorers. In this activity students got the chance to take part in a virtual tour of the campus of Newcastle University through an interactive map. Throughout their journey through the campus they got the chance to play fun, educational games and activities.

 

IMG_20170517_082014910This activity contributes towards our
Careers Education Information and Guidance (CEIAG) programme and introduces the concept of Higher Education.

All year 6 students are taking part in Raising Aspirations workshops with the outreach team later this week.

Campus Explorers for Year 5

5B5B and 5C got the opportunity to take part in Campus Explorers.

In this activity students got the chance to take part in a virtual tour of the campus of Newcastle University through an interactive map. Throughout their journey through the campus they got the chance to play fun, educational games and activities.

This activity contributes towards our Careers Education Information and Guidance (CEIAG) programme and introduces the concept of Higher Education.

5I and 5H will get the opportunity to take part in Campus Explorers in June.

Newcastle University Careers Day for Year 8

Newcastle-University-300x300Recent graduates from the University of Newcastle led a visit to enable Year 8 students to find out more about going to University.

The graduates did a presentation about Student Life and ran a workshop called Universi-Tree. The presentation covered all aspects of student life from the reality of student finances to the wide range of societies on offer. During the workshop the students thought about the range of qualifications needed for a wide range of careers. Students found out more about the importance of their choices within education from GCSE to A-Level and then Degree and beyond.

unionAll students had a tour of the campus in small groups by a current Newcastle University student. This was a great opportunity to ask questions and find out more about the significance of the statues in the Plaza and see the Hatton Gallery, Library, Students Union and a wide variety of sports facilities. The tour included several Schools within the University and links to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) and Great North Museum were made.

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