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The Young Person’s Medical Conference is an excellent opportunity for any prospective medical applicant to not only learn about excelling in the medical application process, but to experience being a medical student. 

Experience being a medical student
Interactive medical skill-based workshops
Hear from medical students, junior doctors and consultants

Seminars on how to submit a successful application
Join like-minded applicants in discussing medical topics
BMAT/UKCAT and personal statement focus sessions

Book your place

Online bookings for our Young Person’s Medical Conference are now open. If you would like more information about this conference, please contact one of our medical consultants on +44 (0)207 499 2394 or by email: info@dukesmedicalapplications.com

Dates: 25th June 
Arrival: 10.00
Departure: 15.00
Location: New Academic Building, London School of Economics, Holborn
Price: £20 per student, £30 per student with one parent


The team can fast-track your booking and answer any questions you may have. Contact them via phone or email. 

We don’t believe that cost should restrict you from making an excellent application to study Medicine. If price affects whether you attend this event, please call the team for further information.

+44 (0)207 499 2394

info@dukesmedicalapplications.com

By booking an event with Oxbridge Applications, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions.

 

If you are booking through a school, please use this form.

School Booking Form

Location

Address

New Academic Building
London School of Economics
54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3LJ

Public transport

Tube

The closest stations are Holborn for the Central and Piccadilly Lines, and Temple for the Circle and District Lines.

Railway

Southeastern trains operate through Blackfriars, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to Holborn. Thameslink services also operate in the nearby City Thameslink and Farringdon Stations.

Car

There is limited parking space – we recommend arriving by tube, train, taxi or bus where possible.

Programme

Opening talks from a Medical Student, a Junior Doctor and a Senior Consultant

You will meet medical professionals who will give you insights into studying and practising medicine. You will hear previous experiences, including what universities are looking for.

Interactive Workshops

You will have the option of choosing which sessions you attend, depending on what you prefer to focus on.

Work Experience

How to use work experience in your personal statement, and at interview, volunteering and picking the right university when applying to a medical course. 

Medical Interviews

Students will see a real interview in action and analyse communication, structure and content of answers. BMAT and UKCAT Admissions Tests

This session will look exclusively at the BMAT and UKCAT, giving students the opportunity to work through mock papers with our medical test experts.

Personal Statement Writing

Students will look at what to include in a personal statement and what makes a personal statement effective.

“Be a Medical Student for an Afternoon” Workshops

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From discussing clinical cases and ethics to learning how to complete a surgical stitch, this session will intensify your passion to become a doctor.

Ethics

An interactive discussion around ethics, which is a daily conversation in the medical workplace.

Clinical Cases

An interactive discussion on clinical cases, what this involves and how to work through them.

Surgical Stitching 

A practical workshop on surgical stitching, introducing students to basic surgery on a foam model.

Patient Consultations

A roleplay workshop to introduce the students to patient consultations, a key part of being a doctor.

Medical Exhibitions

There will be a selection of exhibitors, including leading medical universities and work experience companies, who will be there for students to talk to and find out more about studying medicine and building their CV.

Drop-ins

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There will be a parent and teacher drop-in station open from 11.00 until 12.00 and 13.30 until 14.30 where parents, teachers and advisers have the chance to talk to our specialised consultants about how to best support students through their journey.

Panel Q&A

The panel Q&A is an excellent opportunity to ask any questions you may have about your Medical applications. Panellists include John Wilson,  lay member of the university admissions panel for medical school undergraduate entry at UCL and who has also performed this role at Imperial College and Queen Mary University, and Dr Emma Brierley, a Cambridge Medicine graduate who specialises in palliative care and strives to help students to pursue their passion and become doctors.

Meet Our Consultants

Dr Emma Brierley, Senior Medical Consultant

Our Medical Applications support is provided by our team of medical graduates, led by Dr Emma Brierley MB BChir MA(Hons) Cantab. Emma graduated from Cambridge University in 2007 with a degree in Pre-Clinical Medicine and then in 2010 with a degree in Clinical Medicine.


She has worked in a variety of specialities including Gastroenterology, Care of the Elderly, Acute Medicine, General Practice, Vascular and General Surgery before finding her passion in Palliative Medicine.

She now uses her experience in Medicine and her time working with students on the Teach First programme, along with strong enthusiasm and dedication to help students become prepared and excel in Medical Applications and become successful applicants and doctors.

Dr Nicola Comer, Senior Medical Consultant

nicola comerWe are delighted to announce that Nicola Comer will be our Senior Consultant for the Young Person’s Medical Conference. Nicola is a Cambridge graduate with 18 years of clinical experience. Through her various supervisory roles, Nicola has had extensive experience in guiding and teaching students through their academic lives.

As well as being an admissions tutor for Cambridge, Nicola has worked closely with various students, providing support for the Clinical Medical students at Churchill College as well as delivering teaching sessions in medical ethics to the third year students prior to their clinical training.

She has written medical papers, blogs and presentations for clinicians and commercial clients, and will be able to pass on her applied knowledge to those students taking part in the conference.

Nicola will be presenting a talk about her career in Medicine, along with being on the panel, and will be there throughout the day to answer any questions you may have for her.