St John's Webinar Programme 2021
St John's Webinar Programme
We are excited to announce the launch of our new Webinar Programme, a series of online sessions running throughout 2021 to support students in their university decisions and applications.
There are sessions available for Years 10 - 13 throughout the year, focussing on areas from Choosing your University Subject through to Study Skills and Careers sessions.
The webinars are suited for anyone who hopes to apply to competitive universities: if you’re a high-achieving student, intellectually curious and ambitious, these webinars will be a great start for your university journey.
Applications for the programme are now closed, and recordings of sessions can be found below.
Intro to Uni and Cambridge
St John's Webinars Launch Event - Introduction to University and Cambridge
Join our Schools Liaison and Access Officer, Gaia, for our first session!
Student Talk and Panel
Student Talk and Panel
Join Amy (English), Jordhi (Law), Penny (Philosophy) and Rowan (Engineering) as they discuss their journey to HE and answer questions!
Choosing Your University Subject
Join our Schools Liaison and Access Officer, Gaia, as she discusses how to choose your university subject!
For the activity discussed in the video, please head to https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses
Study Skills and Super Curriculars
Join our Schools Liaison and Access Officer for our session on Study Skills and Super Curricular Activities. The webinar is in three parts: 'Study Skills', 'Introduction to Super Curriculars', and 'Current Events and Personal Statements'.
Logistics of University
Join our SLO, Gaia, and our Director of Scholarships, Dr Matthias Doerrzapf, for a session on the Logistics of University, including Student Finance and Careers.
Post 16 Options: Choosing Your A Levels
Join our SLO, Gaia, for a discussion on choosing your A Level options.
Making Competitive Applications
Find out about the details of the application process, the differences with the Cambridge application process, and how to make your application competitive!
Our Personal Statements session covers the whole process of personal statements, exploring where to start, what to include in a first draft and how to edit your personal statements.
Preparing for Sixth Form
Our Preparing for Sixth Form session goes through the differences between school and Sixth Form, keeping motivated, and key study skills for success!
Preparing for Interviews
Part 1 of our 'Preparing for Interviews' session covers what to expect from interviews and general logistics.
Part 2 of our session is in breakout rooms - please email AccessOfficer@joh.cam.ac.uk to request the link.
Part 3 of our session is a general Interviews Q&A.