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Working with Schools and Colleges

Find out how the Faculty of Health and Medicine can work with your students.

Schools and Colleges
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Access to Medicine

Access to Medicine helps students in Year 12 to discover medicine as a possible future career and supports them to apply to medical school in the future. Students who partake in Access to Medicine will discover what it's like to learn at Lancaster Medical School and receive expert advice and guidance about how to make a successful medical application. If they successfully complete all aspects of the programme, they may be offered a guaranteed interview should they choose to apply to Lancaster Medical School in the future.

Access to Medicine

Activities for Schools and Colleges

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STEM Skills Challenge

Our annual STEM Skills Challenge Day enables Year 9 pupils to share their enthusiasm for subjects across science, technology, engineering and maths whilst meeting our world-leading academics. Competing in small teams on behalf of your school, pupils will take part in a fun and interactive challenge that will put their problem-solving and teamwork skills to the test, and will also have the opportunity to see our campus and one of our science or technology departments.

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Year 12 STEM Taster Day

Lancaster's annual on campus STEM Taster Day is perfect for year 12 students who aspire to study a STEM-related degree. The Taster Day offers knowledge on STEM subjects at degree level and an insight into university life, helping participants to make informed choices when it comes to applying to university.

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Discover Days

Lancaster's Discover Days, for Year 9 and 10 pupils, are available across a wide range of subject areas and give your pupils the opportunity to visit a campus-based university, meet current students, and find out more about progressing to university and example careers that could follow. These days differ by subject area but typically include a campus exploration, talk about how to research and apply to university and a subject-specific session designed to inspire beyond the curriculum.

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Sports and Exercise Science

We offer interactive taster sessions and workshops for students, schools and colleges. We can also deliver sessions and experience days on campus within our Human Performance Laboratory.

School and College Visits

If you’d like a representative from the Faculty of Health and Medicine or Lancaster Medical School to visit your school or college, please get in touch.

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School Visits from Lancaster Medical School

Lancaster Medical School delivers a range of activities aimed at students in years 10-13. Topics can include the differences between medical schools and how to decide on a shortlist; what it's like to study medicine; why applicants need work experience and tips on how to get it; and Lancaster Medical School admissions processes. We also offer workshops to introduce Problem Based Learning for years 10-13 and to prepare for the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) for years 12-13.

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Let our students show you what they love about their undergraduate programmes.

Students from across our undergraduate subject areas of Medicine, Sports and Exercise Science and our range of Bioscience programmes, show what they think about studying at Lancaster University. From the joy of discovering new aspects of the human body to building confidence in themselves and their abilities to finding solutions to global challenges, our students grow throughout their studies.