Our regular webinars are live online sessions that include a short presentation followed by a chance to submit your questions using the text chat function. They are free and easy to join. We will continue to add to our programme, so check back for updates. If you have any questions, please email HEwebinars@uea.ac.uk.

If you are a teacher or adviser, we can deliver our higher education webinars live for your students or their parents/carers, at a time and date that works for you. Email us at HEwebinars@uea.ac.uk to find out more.

Upcoming Webinars

webinar programme 

Students For 2021 Entry - Undergraduate

 

All times are UK (London) time

Students For 2022 Entry - Undergraduate

 

All times are UK (London) time

EU students week

 

All times are UK (London) time

Vocational Learners (BTECs, Technical Levels Etc.)

 

Upcoming talks

The sessions below will be particularly helpful if you're currently studying for a vocational qualification, but don't forget to take a look at our main webinar programme above too .

Past talks

Parents And Carers

 

Past talks

  • Supporting your student through clearing, adjustment and the transition to university (held 23 July 2020)
    This talk covers the opportunities clearing and adjustment may hold, if calculated grades aren't quite what your student expected. We'll also go through what changes you may see in the admissions process this year such as the new clearing plus. We will cover how to support your student in the following weeks as they start their journey to university, and what those first few weeks of the academic year may look like.
    Watch the recording
     

Free online course

  • Anxiety in children and young people during COVID-19 - free MOOC for parents and carers
    We have teamed up with FutureLearn to create a free online course aimed at parents and carers to help you support your young person if they are struggling with anxiety during the covid pandemic. 
    Find out more and register

Teachers And Advisers

 

Past talks

Book a bespoke webinar for your school 

We can deliver our higher education webinars live for your students or their parents/carers, at a time and date that works for you. Email us at HEwebinars@uea.ac.uk to find out more.

SUBJECT-SPECIFIC TASTERs

WEBINAR DESCRIPTIONS 

What content is covered in the webinars?

 
  • Applying to UK universities (for EU students): Join us to find out about how to apply to university through UCAS and make a start on your personal statement. We will discuss the application process, key dates and what our admissions team are looking for in a potential student.
  • Careers, Employability and Industry Placements: These days you need more than a strong academic qualification to achieve your potential. This webinar will cover placements, years in industry and our range of careers support available throughout your studies and after you graduate. 
  • EU student panel: Join us for a Q&A with some current UEA students from Europe. You'll have the chance to ask any questions you have about what it is like to study in the UK, student life, accommodation or anything else related to UEA.
  • Fees and funding (for EU students): University is a big investment and deciding where to study can be a difficult decision. This webinar will talk about post Brexit costs for students coming from Europe to study in the UK. We will cover the support on offer at UEA, our tuition fees, accommodation as well as the chance to hear from a current European student. 
  • Personal statements: This session will give helpful advice and content with the goal of preparing you to make an educated start on your personal statements. Expect real examples and knowledge on what admissions officers are looking for.
  • Personal statement advice for vocational learners: This session is designed to help you draw on the skills and experiences gained from studying BTECs and other vocational qualifications to make sure your personal statement stands out. 
  • Student finance and budgeting (for UK students): This session will talk about the support available through Student Finance England, budgeting and making the most of your money at university  
  • Student panel: Join us for a Q&A with one of our Higher Education Advisers, and some current UEA students from a mix of academic backgrounds. You'll have the chance to ask any questions you might have about student life, accommodation or anything else related to UEA.
  • The student journey from college to university: Hear from a current student on why they chose UEA and how they found the transition from level 3 to degree.
  • Top tips for a successful virtual interview: Led by one of our Higher Education Advisers, this webinar will provide some practical tips to help you prepare for your university interview, as well as advice from academic colleagues at UEA on how to make a good first impression. 
  • Why UEA? (for EU students): Join some of our European students, along with our higher education team, to learn more about our internationally renowned university, undergraduate courses, social and sport activities and what it's like to live and study in Norwich.

How to join 

How to log in to your webinar

 

For most of our webinars*, simply click on the 'join here' link 10 minutes before the scheduled start time, so you can check your computer settings. There's no need to download any additional software but if possible, we recommend using Chrome in incognito mode. 

Please note that your browser may ask for permission to access your microphone and video - don't worry, we won't be able to see or hear you, but granting permission means you'll be able to see and hear us! You can type any questions you have into the chat box.

* Selected webinars will say 'register' rather than 'join here' - you'll need to complete a short form to register for these sessions and they may use slightly different software. Full instructions will be provided.