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.

Dukes Medical Applications will run this one day event where you will hear what life is like for a medical student, a junior doctor and a medical consultant. You will have the invaluable chance to ask the medical staff on hand any questions you may have about your application, studying medicine or medical careers. You will have the option of choosing which workshops you attend, giving you the choice of attending what you feel would be most useful and interesting to you.

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

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

School Booking Form

 

Programme

The Young Person’s Medical Conference runs from 10.00 until 15.00 on 25th June.

The day will be hosted by Rebecca Williams, Director at Dukes Consultancy.

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.

Students

Work Experience

This session focuses on the importance of work experience, volunteering and picking the right university when applying to a medical course. 

OR

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.

OR

Personal Statement Writing

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

 

Medical Exhibitions 

OPW Saturday

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

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.

 

 

“Be a Medical Student for an Afternoon” Workshops

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

OR

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

OR

Patient Consultations

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

 

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.

 

WHY CHOOSE OUR medical conference?

 

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Make great connections with, and listen to the experiences of, medical students and doctors to learn more about life as a doctor. Meet organisations that could help your future medical career, as well as medical schools that you are interested in applying to.
Learn in small groups how to maximise your chances of a successful application. Gain important insight and guidance with every aspect of the medical application process.
Enjoy being a medical student for the day with like-minded individuals, discussing and debating medical topics.

WHAT’S ON The Young Person’s Medical Conference?


 BMAT/UKCAT workshop

Introductory seminar to the BMAT/UKCAT, where students will learn about each admissions test and how to approach them. 


 Be a medical student for the afternoon

Experience what it is like to be a medical student and learn medical-based skills.


 Interview skills workshop

A workshop focusing on medical interviews conducted with a medical consultant. The workshop will teach students to perform their best at interview.


 What admissions tutors are looking for

Learn from our Medical Consultants what makes a strong medical application.

 Work experience advice 

Gain expert guidance about medical work experience – from how to arrange it, to how to use it in your personal statement and at interview.

Guide to the medical application process

Students will receive a copy of our guide to the medical application process, So You Want To Go To Medical School? The Ultimate Guide to UK Medical Applications.

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.

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.