Aston Medical School Visit — Solihull Sixth Form College

Aston Medical School Visit

Aspiring Medics from Solihull Sixth Form College received an insight into undergraduate study of Medicine last week, thanks to a visit to Aston University’s Medical School.

Learners on the College’s Pre-Medical School enrichment attended Aston for the afternoon recently to learn about the teaching style at the university and what goes into making an application to this highly competitive course. This included detailed information about what the university looks for in its budding medics, what students can expect from interview and what to expect if they get a place on the course. They also toured the simulation suites and attended a Critical Thinking lecture.

Assistant Principal Trevor Irving commented:

“This visit was a highly valuable experience for our ambitious potential doctors. These students are not far off starting their final year of A level study and they will have to submit their UCAS applications for Medical School before most students, so getting this in-depth insight into making an application was extremely useful.”

The Pre-Medical School enrichment is offered to those students who have serious ambitions to study Medicine at university. It is a popular option for students to pursue alongside their main programme of study because it gives them an opportunity to take part in valuable activities related to the profession and supports them in making what is a challenging application into a highly competitive field.

This visit follows hot on the heels of a problem-based learning lecture with staff from Keele University recently.

22 May 2023