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Triple Combined Honours at Sheffield University

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The University of Sheffield offers a cross-departmental degree programme where students can study three subjects. Our Combined Honours-Triple programme attracts high achieving and focussed students and allows them to combine a range of subjects of their choice. Students who are taking the IB are ideally suited to this programme as it allows them to continue studying more than one subject while maintaining a valuable interdisciplinary perspective and a diverse career trajectory. Already confident students will enjoy the opportunity to further develop their academic interests and create their own intellectual paths with guidance and support from our experienced team.

One of the key features of our programme is that it allows students flexibility in their options over the three years of their course. After the first year, if a student decides not to continue to study three subjects, they may ‘drop’ one of their subjects and pursue a Dual Honours programme, still retaining flexibility between their remaining subjects. So far, half our students have decided to remain with three subjects and half have chosen to concentrate on the two subjects that they enjoy most. Many of our students have decided to combine two European languages, such as French and Russian, with a third subject in History or English. All our European languages are available ab initio.

In addition to the appeal of this flexibility, students will be working with some of the best academic staff in the world. The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is ranked in the top 120 in the world (QS World Rankings 2017) and consistently achieves excellent ratings in the National Student Survey. The University of Sheffield also has the highest rating for student satisfaction in the Russell Group and is ranked within the top 85 in the world (QS World Rankings 2018).

For further information e-mail chs@sheffield.ac.uk or check out the course website here.

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BFI Film Academy 2017 with Film Oxford – starts October half term

Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry?

If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you. This course offers you the chance to be part of our future film industry.

As a student of the Film Academy:

  • Work in a production team to make a short film
  • Train alongside industry professionals
  • Get hands-on film making experience with industry standard equipment
  • Explore your own creativity and passions in a supportive and dynamic environment
  • Develop film critiquing skills
  • Work towards an Arts Award qualification.

The course runs over 10 days (half term and weekends) in October, November and December 2017.

It is important that you are able to attend each session, see the course dates here:  Course dates  PDF

We welcome applications from talented young filmmakers from all backgrounds. The entire course costs £25.

You will also have the opportunity to complete a Silver Arts Award qualification during the course. The Arts Award is a recognised qualification amongst employers, colleges and universities. Find out how you can use film to achieve an Arts Award HERE

Once you have completed the course, you will become part of the growing BFI Film Academy alumni network with access to events such as BAFTA career talks.

Location:

Film Oxford, 54 Catherine Street, Oxford, OX4 3AH

Any Questions?

BFI Film Academy FAQs

or call Gary Shenton on 01865 792731 or email: production@filmoxford.org

Interested?

Download an APPLICATION form here  WORD        PDF

Fill it in and either post it or email it to:

BFI Film Academy, Film Oxford, 54 Catherine Street, Oxford, OX4 3AH

Email: production@filmoxford.org

We will then contact you to talk about your application.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 5th October  2017

Successful applicants will be notified by Thursday 12th October 2017

We are looking for enthusiasm, determination, a genuine interest in film and a willingness to learn.

Full details can be found here.

Open Screen – Film Networking Night September 14

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Oxford’s ‘Open Mic’ Film Networking Night 2nd Thursday of the month at Film Oxford.

The evening is FREE – you can just turn up to watch but please BRING A SNACK OR DRINK TO SHARE.

Open Screen (formerly ‘10:10’) is a friendly networking group that meets to watch and discuss short films made by local film makers.

We’ve still a couple of slots available so if you’d like to bring along a film you’ve been working on (finished or unfinished), or show your latest film kit then please email me BEFOREHAND – camerazoeb@gmail.com

https://www.filmoxford.org/open-screen/

There is also a newsletter to join for those interested in careers in the film industry.

Hult Business School – New Boston Campus

Hult International Business School

Hult arrives in Boston

Hult is always evolving—it’s part of our entrepreneurial DNA. That’s why we are thrilled to announce we have launched our undergraduate program in Boston. If you have a student who’s interested in studying business in the U.S. or U.K., they can now start their studies in London, Boston, or San Francisco in 2018, before doing a Summer Abroad in our campuses in Shanghai or Dubai.

It’s no longer enough to follow the paths of the past—that’s why Hult have designed a business school that looks to the future by focusing on expanding student’s global perspective, developing a future-orientated mindset, and building the confidence that only real experience can bring.

 

At Hult, our students will explore their passions and diversify their skills with majors in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Accounting, and Management, Graduate Diplomas in Computer Science or Design, real challenges from real companies, and courses designed to help you understand the technology shaping the future.

QS University World Tour – London, 1 October 2017

Top Universities

QS are one of the most famous global university ranking systems – when you attend the St Clare’s HE Fair, you will notice that we, and many of the universities invited, use the QS rankings. There will be universities attending this event that will not be at the St Clare’s event later in the week – further details here.

The London stop of the QS University World Tour will be held at Hilton London Metropole (nearest tube station is Edgware Road) and runs from 2:00pm until 5:30pm.

There will be over 20 of the world’s top universities, from both the UK and abroad exhibiting at the fair looking to talk with students interested in higher education. We will also run subject-specific admissions seminars the day, covering business, humanities, sciences and medicine, as well as on topics such as applying to a top UK or US institution, 10 things to consider when choosing an undergrad school, presentations by leading universities and funding/scholarships advice.

The fair is free to attend but students must register their details at: www.topuniversities.com/schools

Parents and guardians are more than welcome to visit with their children, there is no need for them to register their details.

The fair is best suited to year 12 and 13 students (or those that have recently finished) but there are no age restrictions. Younger or older students who wish to attend are of course more than welcome.

Downloadable documents:

Full details of all the universities exhibiting and the seminar timetable will be emailed to students that have registered in due course.

Open University MOOCs – Business, Finance, Exploring Wealth Inequality

The Open University

Details of some interesting courses run by the Open University via Futurelearn. All are free to enroll.

The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.

Finance Fundamentals: Investment Theory and Practice – starts 18 September

Research shows that UK households are poor at investment management with a limited understanding of investment choices, risks and returns. The resultant ‘savings gap’ threatens a scenario where many cannot afford to retire. Elsewhere households fail to plan properly to make their investment choices fit with their risk appetites and the time horizons for access to their funds. Finance Fundamentals: Investment Theory and Practice aims to give you the tools to avoid these personal finance nightmares.

You’ll study the various investment choices and the returns and risks associated with different products. You’ll also study investment strategies and how to ensure your approach to investment is consistent with your risk-return appetite. You’ll also look at how to avoid the individual and group behavioural traits that can impair effective investment decision making.

Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement – starts 18 September

When did you last do business with someone you didn’t trust? Or who broke a promise? Building a relationship with your customer involves time, communication and commitment, but the benefits are a sure way to help your business succeed and grow.

This free online course introduces the principles of relationship marketing, revealing long-term relationships as the way to unlock value for marketers, customers and other stakeholders. Even if you have never considered marketing to be relevant to you personally, the ideas shared in this course will reveal how you can benefit from it – at work or elsewhere.

You will explore how organisations choose the right customers to engage with, how they sustain such engagement, and how and why they disengage. As well as analysing how organisations implement relationship marketing, the course will encourage you to apply its ideas to your own role even if you have little or no direct contact with customers. You’ll also be able to use these principles with potential employers.

Challenging Wealth and Income Inequality – starts 25 September

From religious leaders to heads of state, everyone is talking about economic inequality. What form can such inequality take in different countries? What impact does it have on society? And why should it matter to you?

This free online course will explore the growing concerns surrounding rising inequality in income and wealth in developed countries. You’ll scrutinise claims that the baby boomer generation has had it all, in terms of pension deals and affordable houses, while social and political changes have left younger generations struggling to find security for their accommodation and retirement income.

You’ll examine the causes and implications of growing economic inequalities and what can be done about them, by individuals, communities and governments.

 

Tilburg University – New Programs + Why Tilburg?

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New programs

NEW: Bachelor in Human Resource Studies/People Management
Study the management of people at work by combining insights from psychology, management studies, sociology and economics. This multidisciplinary bachelor is focused on people, work and management related issues, and deepens Students’ knowledge of work & organizational psychology and sociology.

For direct information about this program, please contact Ms. Nadia van Strien via TSB-international@tilburguniversity.edu or meet us and ask all your questions on Skype “GMSI-live-chat”.

NEW: Bachelor in Theology
More information about this program will soon follow online.

Why Tilburg?

We can imagine you get many of these news letters, and you might not remember clearly what Tilburg University has to offer.

  • Unique and multi-disciplinary programs, which prepare students for the jobs of the future
  • Strong positions in international rankings, especially Business & Economics
  • Friendly vibe: a campus university in a medium-sized city, only 1,5 hours south of Amsterdam

Deadlines

Starting from the 1st of October 2017, prospective students can apply for our next intake in autumn 2018. We always advise to apply as early as possible because the earlier we receive the applications, the quicker we can process them. Applying for our programs is easy and free, and can be done online.

Our International Business Administration program has a Numerus Fixus: there are a limited number of seats available. Therefore the application deadline for IBA is on January 15, 2018. The outcome of the selection procedure will be communicated to students on the 15th of April, 2018.

All our other programs have a rolling admissions policy. This means that we will process the applications as they come in, and students will hear whether they have been conditionally accepted some weeks after submitting their application. The application deadline is the 1st of May 2018, both for registration in Studielink (link) and our online application system, MySAS (link).
Check out the admission requirements

Do you still have questions? Feel free to contact us via internationalbachelors@tilburguniversity.edu

Do  you still have questions? Feel free to contact us via internationalbachelors@tilburguniversity.eduDo  you still have questions? Feel free to contact us via internationalbachelors@tilburguniversity.edu

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