Teachers and advisors' CPD webinars

Our webinars cover a diverse range of topics; subject specific workshops, competitive admissions, alternative routes to university and student employability.

All are designed to provide you, and in turn your students, with an enhanced understanding of applying to university. 

Upcoming webinars

UCAS Update | Charlie Smith, Digital Learning Developer, UCAS | Tuesday 25 May, 44.40pm

How has COVID-19 affected university applications and admissions for 2021? This session will explore the emerging trends and the impact of the pandemic on applicants and prospective students. Charlie will also provide an overview of the new UCAS application form to be launched for 2022 entry and take your questions. This webinar is essential for teachers and advisors whose role involves supporting students' progression to university.

To register for the webinar, please complete our online booking form. The deadline for registrations is Friday 21 May. 

Webinar recordings

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Academic skills: support for your students

Find out how you can support your learners' transition to higher education. This session explores the four big issues that affect how students adapt to studying in a university environment: independence, critical thinking, time management, and digital skills. Fill out the form to register for the academic skills: support for your students recording.

BTECs: HE entry requirements 

Tailored specifically to teachers and advisors of BTEC students and covers our admissions processes and policies for students applying to Leeds with this qualification. Fill out the form to register for the BTECS: HE entry requirements recording.

Alternative routes to medicine

This webinar explores the different pathways of entry to our medicine degree programme and includes an overview of our new gateway access route – which involves a foundation year before joining the standard MBChB programme. Fill out the form to register for the alternative routes to medicine recording.

Routes into nursing

This webinar explores the developing role and education of nursing, and looks at the different pathways of entry to our degree programmes. As the profession is evolving to meet the challenges of the 21st century, we offer advice on the choices your students can be making if they are considering a future career in nursing. Fill out the form to register for the routes into nursing recording.

The plus programme: targeted support for under-represented students

The University's plus programme provides targeted, on course support to students from under-represented groups, with the aim of building confidence, creating a sense of belonging and facilitating access to support services across the University. Fill out the form to register for the plus programme: targeted support for under-represented students recording.

Preparing your students for their medicine interview

The School of Medicine's admissions team provide an overview on the types of interviews and interview questions your students can expect, and how best they can prepare for this stage of the selection process. Fill out the form to register for the preparing your students for their medicine interview recording.

Leeds admissions: demystifying the selection process

Learn about the admissions process at Leeds, how we assess your students' applications, the facts, the common misconceptions and how you can help maximise your students' chances of securing a place at the University. Fill out the form to register for the Leeds admissions: demystifying the selection process recording.

Applying to medicine

For those of you who have students applying to medicine, this webinar will provide an overview of the selection process at Leeds including; shortlisting, interview, and offer making. It will also signpost useful local and national resources including admissions tests. Fill in the form to register for the applying to medicine recording.

Alternative admissions: the access to Leeds scheme

Find out more about Access to Leeds (A2L), our undergraduate widening access scheme which allows us to identify the best possible applicants regardless of background. Our panellists will discuss: how the scheme works, who is eligible, the application process and the financial support packages available. Fill in the form to register for the alternative admissions: the access to Leeds scheme recording.

Admissions interviews and portfolio inspections

In this session our admissions specialists discuss why they interview, the different formats used for different courses, what candidates can expect on the day and how students can best prepare for their one-to-one, group interview or portfolio inspection. Example questions and scenarios will be explored as well as what happens after the interview. Fill out the form to register for the admissions interviews and portfolio inspections recording.