DYW – Upcoming Events

 

RGU – A Day in the Life of a Physiotherapist Workshop

When:- Wednesday 9th October 2019

Time:- 0900 – 1500

Venue:- Ishbel Gordon Building, RGU, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen

 

Open to school pupils in S5/S6 with a keen interest in Physiotherapy.

A unique insight into a career as a physiotherapist. Learn more about our Physiotherapy course and speak to physiotherapists from a variety of clinical backgrounds.

The workshop aims to:

·Tell you more about physiotherapy as a career

·Discuss the key skills required to succeed as a physiotherapist

·Explore the diversity of physiotherapy practice

The event will be held within the Clinical Skills Centre and therapy rooms within the Ishbel Gordon Building and RGU Physiotherapy staff and local practicing Physiotherapists will be there to answer your questions.

If this is something you are interested in, please register your note of interest to Lisa Innes, DYW Co-Ordinator no later than 3rd October 2019.  Spaces are limited.

 


Tasty Careers in Food, Drink & Agriculture – 29th October 2019

Did you know the Scottish food and drink sector needs around 27,000 new recruits by 2022?

This event is aimed at teachers, parents and young people and will provide an opportunity to learn more about the wide range of careers and pathways into this extremely important industry in our region and across Scotland.  It will also provide networking opportunities with a range of companies to explore potential school links.

 

Date             Tuesday 29 October 2019

Time             5.30pm – 8pm

Location      ANM Group Mart, Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, AB51 5XZ

 

Register by using this link www.dyw.org.uk/events

 


Reach Aberdeen Mock MMI Workshops for S6 Pupils Applying for Medicine

Reach Aberdeen would like to invite S6 pupils applying to Medicine to their upcoming mock interview workshop on Wednesday 13th November 2019. The event is targeted at pupils applying for 2020 entry to Medicine or Gateway to Medicine.
 
The event will take place at the Suttie Centre, Foresterhill Campus, University of Aberdeen.
 
Pupils will have the opportunity to find out more about the multiple mini interview (MMI) format at Aberdeen and gain an insight into the interview process at other Scottish medical schools. Pupils will rotate around interview stations and gain valuable feedback on how to succeed in the interview. Medical students will be in attendance to share their experiences of the admissions process and answer any questions about studying Medicine. The final timetable is still to be confirmed however the event is likely to start at 9.30am and finish by 2pm. To book please contact Lisa Innes, DYW Co-ordinator at Fraserburgh Academy by email l.innes@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or pop in past her office in the school library. Places for this event are limited due to selector availability so early booking is recommended. The deadline for booking places is Friday 1st November. Own transport is required.

RGU – A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapist Workshop

When:- Thursday  5th December 2019

Time:- 0930 – 1530

Venue:- Ishbel Gordon Building, RGU, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen

 

Open to school pupils in S5/S6 with a keen interest in Occupational Therapy.

A unique insight into a career as an Occupational Therapist. Your opportunity to learn about our course and speak to professionals who practice in the local area.

Considering a career as an Occupational Therapist?

Come along to our workshop to hear more about the role, essential skills and speak with Occupational Therapists who practice in local services.

The workshop aims to:

·       Tell you more about occupational therapy as a career and what professionals do in their day to day routine

·       Discuss the key skills required to succeed as an Occupational Therapist

·       Explore the diversity of occupational therapy practice

·       Give you more information about our Master of Occupational Therapy course.

·       Allow you to experience a taster day as an RGU student

We visit our Clinical Skills Centre to carry out practical activities with volunteer patients in the simulated hospital/ward setting and the kitchen, bathroom and living area of the home setting.

If this is something you are interested in, please register your note of interest to Lisa Innes, DYW Co-Ordinator no later than 3rd October 2019.  Spaces are limited.