Archbishop Beck leading the way in preparing students for their future career choices.
Spot the Archbishop Beck Students! Four of our Year 10 students spent 3 days / 2 nights at the University of Liverpool.
Article provided by University of Liverpool staff about the event
The young people enjoyed academic sessions from across the Health and Life Sciences faculty at the University of Liverpool. The sessions were practical, interactive and gave the young people an insight into what being a student at a Russell Group University is like. Some of the academics gave future career ideas, taught them practical skills and others were sample lectures of what undergraduates will investigate during their studies.
The pupils had the opportunity to meet current undergraduates, post-graduates and recent graduates during their three day two nights residential. On the final day of the residential the pupils learnt about the more practical side of being a student. They learnt about student finance, designed their own university, and took part in a student panel which is an open forum where pupils can ask current students anything about their University experience.
They took part in workshops centred around:
After their academic sessions the pupils had free time to meet other pupils who are interested in similar courses from different schools, socialise with students at the University and took part in a (very competitive) quiz. On the final night the pupils were rewarded for their hard work with a disco.
The young people seemed to thoroughly enjoy their experience at the University, below are some of the comments that they made in their evaluations: