Immersive academic skills programme with visits to NCUK universities for students aged 15-17.
The programme is designed to prepare you for access to the very best of British university education, developing your skills in problem solving, critical thinking, creativity and leadership.
By the end of the course learners will have a better sense of what living and studying in the UK entails and of the opportunities that taking an NCUK International Foundations programme affords.
The programme includes guided visits to some of the NCUK universities so students can experience university life in the UK first-hand.
Please note that this is the outline of a typical course. Some units may alter in content.
|Monday||Education in the UK||Academic skills: effective academic presentations|
|Tuesday||University of Bradford: Experiment in the labs at the University of Bradford and explore the triple accredited Business School, followed by a city tour.||University of Salford: See the TV studios and Media City at the University of Salford.|
|Wednesday||University lifestyle||Academic skills: critical listening and taking effective notes|
|Thursday||University of Leeds||Leeds Beckett University|
|Friday||University of Manchester: Meet the team at the University of Manchester and see the campus, led by an international student ambassador.|
|Saturday||Manchester Metropolitan University: Explore the Manchester Metropolitan Campus with some activities at the Engineering and Design building.||University of Birmingham: Visit the University of Birmingham and meet student ambassadors, exploring a range of different faculties at the university.|
|Monday||UK universities and career choices||Group research and presentation preparation|
|Tuesday||Sheffield Hallam University: Spend the morning in the faculty of Health Sciences at the Sheffield Hallam University. Afterwards, explore the city of Sheffield.||University of Sheffield: Spend the afternoon at the university of Sheffield with the chance to speak to some of the university's own international students.|
|Wednesday||UCAS applications and the clearing process||Academic skills: writing a personal statement|
|Thursday||Liverpool John Moores University: Tour the Engineering department with a taster session of a Computer Science seminar. Then explore the Art and Design facilities before exploring the city, visiting the famous Albert Docks and Waterfront.|
|Friday||Academic misconduct: plagiarism and how to avoid it||Academic skills: referencing and paraphrasing skills|
|Saturday||Industries of the future||Final presentations and graduation|
The programme takes place at a dynamic, modern university. The campus is within easy reach of Manchester city centre, providing an excellent base for students to have an unforgettable experience.
The City of Salford and the University campus are just 2km from Manchester city centre but enjoy the serenity of the adjacent Peel Park. You'll be just a short walk from world-class music, sport, nightlife, food, shopping and culture.
Single en-suite rooms. Our residence is within the university campus.