Tiegan Yates, Student Recruitment Assistant at Edge Hill University
This webinar is hosted by Jon Cheek, the Founder and Director of UniTasterDays. Guidance is provided for students to help them make good choices when considering university. The guest speaker for this event is Tiegan Yates, the Student Recruitment Assistant at Edge Hill University.
Geology at university Tiegan speaks about why you should study geology at university and the beneficial skills you will gain that are valued by employers. She shares application tips, mainly for your personal statement, and explains how you should show motivation for the course you have chosen.
Tiegan goes on to talk about what geology is at degree level and its different disciplines. There are over 270 courses available from 43 providers on UCAS and Tiegan explains how to narrow down your choices and find the best one for you. She speaks about what to expect from a geology degree and the range of ways you will be assessed. Finally, she touches on careers, student opportunities at university and things to consider before applying.
Session summary from Rubaya Zaman, a final year English Literature student at the University of Birmingham.