Ben Ambrose from Medical Doorway was invited to Manchester Grammar School to deliver a presentation about studying medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine in Europe. This was part of an international university conference open to higher education advisors from the North West and North Wales. There is a growing trend of students in UK schools choosing to study medicine in Europe. It is therefore essential the professionals counselling students in schools have access to the most up to date information.
Advisors travelled to MGS from far and wide and were introduced to the universities in the Medical Doorway network. These events are critical to ensure advisors are fully informed of the procedures for admission to the highest quality universities. Only universities with established graduate employment track records interest the best students.
Invitations are flooding in for the Medical Doorway team to visit schools and colleges across the world. This is because we are the official, and in many cases exclusive, representative of the world’s best medical programmes. So far in 2019 we have visited schools in Hong Kong, Brunei, Germany, Belgium and across the UK. This is essential in minimising the damaging effects of fee charging student recruitment agencies. These organisations promote universities with dubious reputations and limited academic pedigree. The practice of these agencies does untold damage to the futures of many students.
Following the presentation there was time for questions and answers. All the career advisors were invited to our annual Open Day held at the Royal Society of Medicine on Sunday November 3rd.
In the coming weeks we will be up and down the UK talking to students, parents and advisors. Following the September 2019 enrolments we will be offering more international outreach in new and exciting destinations.