Dance, Nutrition, Sport, Events and Tourism
Summer University 17-18 July 2014
The Dance, Nutrition, Sport, Events and Tourism Summer University (SU) at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a fantastic way to find out what life at university is really like. Come and spend two days finding out more about our programmes, staying in student accommodation and meeting current students to get the real insider view.
The Dance, Nutrition, Sport, Events and Tourism SU is running from Thursday 17th â€“ Friday 18th July 2014. You will be able to experience first-hand what it is like to study your choice of the following programmes:
The SU is residential which means that you will stay overnight with us in student accommodation after a full evening of activities and attend workshops sessions in your chosen course(s) during the day.
n Dance Practices n Events Management n Food Design and Technology n Food and Nutrition n Tourism and Leisure Management n Outdoor Education n Sport Coaching n Sport Development with Physical Education
What do I need to know about the departments at LJMU? The LJMU Food Academy is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that are continually updated with the latest appliances and interactive learning technology. We also have a demonstration area with video cameras and plasma screen TVs, so you can share techniques and practise demonstrating skills in practical sessions and workshops. Our Food and Nutrition programme give a holistic view of nutrition covering scientific, social and commercial aspects of both the food industry and health promotion. Whilst Food Design and Technology is an interdisciplinary field combining the study of food development with subjects related to health and social wellbeing. LJMU has one of the best records in sport teaching and research in the UK. We were the first university to offer a degree in Sport Development and we were the only HEFCE Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning which covered sport. Popular work opportunities include our in-house Sport Start scheme and UK Sportâ€™s IDEALS programme, through which selected students have been travelling to Namibia annually since 2007 to deliver sport development activities to local communities. We have links with over 450 different employers in the North West who can provide placements but it is also possible to use contacts developed at home or overseas if you prefer. LJMU is one of the leading dance institutions in the country and one of only a handful to offer community and education practice. Graduates have gone on to perform professionally, form their own companies, work as freelance dance artists or further their own studies. The Events Management and Tourism and Leisure Management degrees both have lots of integrated industrial placements and provide you with the opportunity to take 12 months out of study to secure employment in the UK or abroad. Your tutors are actively engaged in conferences, research and consultancy with local, national and international providers, and publish widely on their subject. This means that course content is directly informed by the latest developments and initiatives in the industry and is tailored to the needs of employers in the sector.
Who is the Summer University for? The Summer University is for Year 12 students (or first year of Sixth Form College) or those students in Year 13 (or equivalent) who haven’t yet applied to UCAS.
Where will I stay? Your accommodation will be modern, purpose-built student halls of residence in the heart of Liverpool. You will be in a flat of four students with one student mentor in each flat. Males and females stay in different flats. Each flat has a kitchen and shared lounge and all bedrooms have en-suite facilities.
How much will it cost? All places are completely free. We will organise and pay for all of your meals and snacks, entertainment, accommodation and all activities. All that you need to do is arrange your travel to and from Liverpool on the dates of the Summer University.
Is the SU safe? Yes. The SU is run by staff who are experienced in working with sixth form students and who are trained in Child Protection – they are supported by student mentors who will supervise activities and live in the student flats with you. University premises are safe and the student flats have 24 hour security, night porters, CCTV and secure entry systems. If you travel to the SU yourself, we will make sure you are met and also see you away safely at the end. If there are any problems, day or night, there will always be someone there to help.
Can I come with my friends? If you and your friends want to come along together then that is fine, we will accommodate groups in the same flat wherever possible.
Below are some of the comments from the students who took part in the Summer University 2013:
“I highly recommend coming to the summer university at LJMU. It really helps you understand what student life is like.” “Thank you so much for the experience. It was possibly one of the best trips I’ve been to and not only did we get a glimpse of university life you helped us become more independent.”
How can I apply to the Summer University? To apply for a place on the 2014 SU, you need to follow the steps below: 1. Visit the LJMU website to research the specific course you are interested in studying and make sure that you are on target to achieve the entry requirements (www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/2015/) 2. Complete the application sheet which can be downloaded from the website or obtained from your Head of Year. 3. Your parent or carer needs to complete and sign the form to consent to you attending. You then sign the form as well. 4. You the need to take the form to school/college for your tutor or Head of Sixth Form to complete the final section. 5. When the form is complete, please send it back to: Post: Student Recruitment and Widening Access Team Kingsway House Hatton Garden Liverpool L3 2AJ
0151 904 6368
If you have need any more information about how to apply or about the SU in general then please get in touch and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
0151 904 6383/6384/6385 SummerUniversity@ljmu.ac.uk www.ljmu.ac.uk/outreach/summer-school
DAYS2014 Wednesday 2 July 2014, Saturday 4 October, Wednesday 15 October, Saturday 18 October 2014 John Lennon Art and Design Building, Duckinfield Street (off Brownlow Hill) L3 5RD
LJMU offers you everything youâ€™ll need to build a successful career and have a great time at university: a respected academic qualification, opportunities to gain hands-on professional experience during your studies, extensive employer contacts, expert academic staff plus excellent teaching, library and student support services. n Chat to academics and current students n Tour student accommodation n Learn more about our World of Work Programme n Talk to staff about our scholarships, bursaries and other targeted support n Chat to the Studentsâ€™ Union about its Clubs and Societies n Find out about our free gym membership for students
REGISTER ONLINE NOW TO RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION:
0151 904 6383/6384/6385 Email: SummerUniversity@ljmu.ac.uk Web: www.ljmu.ac.uk/outreach/summer-school Tel:
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