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On 3-7 October 2022, we delivered our third Higher Education event in partnership with The University Guys.

Higher Education Week was a chance for students, families and schools to connect with universities from around the world, learn more about the opportunities available, and prepare for the application process.

Higher Education Week was a chance for students, families and schools to connect with universities from around the world, learn more about the opportunities available, and prepare for the application process. From 3-7 October, the following events were delivered:

  • Monday-Wednesday: a series of webinars to support students applying to university.
  • Thursday: a Virtual University Fair for students, families and advisers/teachers to connect with universities.
  • Friday: a training day for teachers and advisers.

Please use the links below to access the webinars and training day recordings.

Webinar recordings 

Training day recording

Please see below for more information about the different elements of the Higher Education Week.


Monday - Wednesday: Webinars for Students

Monday 3 October 2022

14.00 – 15.00: Creative Degrees in the UK: Arts University Bournemouth & Falmouth University

14.00 – 15.00: Apply to highly selective universities: University of Notre Dame and Imperial College London

15.30 -16.30: The Liberal Arts in Europe: Franklin University Switzerland and University College Groningen

15.30 -16.30: Business & Engineering in the UK: University of Bristol and University of Warwick

Tuesday 4 October 2022

14.00 – 15.00: Medicine & Health Sciences in the UK and USA: University of Leicester and Creighton University

14.00 – 15.00: Choosing a course for UK applications: University of Surrey

15.30 -16.30: Applying to US universities: University of Denver and Syracuse University

15.30 -16.30: Studying in Wales: Cardiff University and Study in Wales

Wednesday 5 October 2022

14.00 – 15.00: Two new destinations: Universita Cattolica, Study in Italy and Prague City University, Study in Prague.

14.00 – 15.00: UCAS Personal Statements: Lancaster University and University of Essex

15.30 -16.30: Study in the Netherlands: Leiden University and University College Roosevelt

15.30 -16.30: Studying in Scotland: University of Stirling and University of Strathclyde


Thursday - Virtual University Fair

The Fair took place on Thursday 6 October from 2-5pm (UK time) via Airmeet. During the Fair, attendees had the opportunity to browse the virtual booths of all attending universities and speak to their representatives through live text, audio or video chat.

Attendees included:

  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Bishop's University
  • Cardiff University
  • Creighton University
  • ESSCA School of Management
  • Falmouth University
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • Franklin University Switzerland
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Imperial College London
  • Jacobs University Bremen
  • Lancaster University
  • Leiden University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • NHL Stenden University
  • Prague City University
  • Queen's University Canada
  • Syracuse University
  • The University of Essex
  • The University of Law
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Universities of Wales - Study in Wales
  • University College Groningen
  • University College Roosevelt
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Denver
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Groningen
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Warwick


Friday: Training Day


10.30: Keynote Address: Paradigm shift on CEAIG in UK curriculum schools, Mark Smith from SPW Careers

11.00: Current trends in UCAS application

11.30: Supporting students applying to the USA

12.00: Updates on applications to European universities

12.30: How EdTech platforms can support you and your students

13.00: Panel Discussion with Q&A from COBIS member school university advisers


We would like to thank The University Guys for running this event with us. 

The University Guys are independent university specialists who support students in exploring, preparing for and applying to universities all over the world. If you would like to learn more about The University Guys and how they can support your families with applications to global universities, please visit their website.