The University of Leicester and the Medical Schools Council (MSC) will be hosting a digital two day Medicine and Allied Health Summer School for students in Years 10 and 11 (14-16yrs) funded by Health Education England. The summer school will take place online from Monday 26 July to Tuesday 27 July 2021. Students will need to be available for live sessions taking place on both days with an online optional social event on the Monday evening to showcase university student life. It is completely free for students to attend.
Students will take part in a variety of sessions led by both healthcare professionals and student mentors. On the summer school students will explore:
- A range of careers in healthcare including nursing, midwifery and operating department practitioner
- The role of a doctor and learn how to take a patient history
- Medical ethics and their role in patient care
- The role of the multi-disciplinary team and how it contributes to high-quality healthcare
- What skills and qualifications you need to work in healthcare
- What studying at university is really like
If you or someone you know is interested in applying for the pre-16 digital Medicine and Allied Health Summer School, applications are now open and will close Friday 14 May 2021, with applicants being informed whether they have got a place on the summer school by Friday 4 June 2021.
If you have any questions about the summer school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.