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Live Online Q&A Forums

Our live online Q&A forums are webchats available to participants in years 11, 12, and 13. They are hosted by University of Exeter Student Ambassadors, who are current students at the University.

The live online Q&A forums are designed to help you find out more about all aspects of life at university. Each live online Q&A forum is themed, but you are welcome to use the opportunity to ask anything that you want to know or need advice about. 
  

Dates of Live Online Q&A Forums 2020–21

Year 13 Forums: October 2020 – December 2020

Forum ThemeDateTime
Your UCAS Application & Personal Statement Thursday 8th October 2020 18:30–19:30
Preparing For University Interviews Tuesday 3rd November 2020 18:30–19:30
UCAS: After the Application Deadline Wednesday 18th November 2020 18:30–19:30
Your Student Finance Application Wednesday 9th December 2020 18:30–19:30

Instructions For Taking Part

In order to participate in an Exeter Scholars live online Q&A forum, please follow the instructions below:

1. Visit the correct forum and enter as a guest

Year 11: Exeter Scholars Year 11 Forum

Year 12: Exeter Scholars Year 12 Forum

Year 13: Exeter Scholars Year 13 Forum


2. Enter a guest name to take part – no other login details required. 

NB: Please note that the option to input a guest name will only be available once the forum is open; at any other time the only option when you follow the link above will be to enter a username and password. If you cannot see the option to enter as a guest then you may just be a little early and it should appear once you have refreshed the page.


3. IMPORTANT: If you are taking part in order to make up the time for missing a face-to-face event, then you need to ensure that the guest name you provide tells us clearly who you are so that we can add your participation to your Exeter Scholars record. You will also need to post at least one question to the discussion.   


4. Chat and ask questions! 


5. After all forums have taken place, the full transcript from the discussion will be available on the 'Transcripts' tab above – so if you ever need to come back to it, you can. 

Live Online Q&A Forum Transcripts

The transcripts from the most recent Exeter Scholars live online Q&A forums can be found here, so that you can see the kind of things discussed. 

Transcripts will be uploaded in the two weeks following the date of the forum.

Year 11: 2019–20 
DateTranscript
Wednesday 4th March 2020 Getting Through Your GCSEs: Dealing with Stress and Managing the Pressure
Wednesday 1st April 2020 A Levels: Making the Right Choices and Keeping Your Options Open

 

Year 12: 2019–20 
DateTranscript
Wednesday 30th January 2020 University – For Me Or Not For Me?
Wednesday 26th February 2020 ‌‌Choosing A Degree Course
Wednesday 25th March 2020 Choosing A University
Tuesday 14th April 2020 Ask A Student Ambassador (I)
Wednesday 29th April 2020 Making the Most of (Virtual) University Open Days
Thursday 14th May 2020 Ask A Student Ambassador (II)
Wednesday 27th May 2020 Financial Planning for Students
Tuesday 9th June 2020 Ask A Student Ambassador (III)
Wednesday 24th June 2020 Ask A Student Ambassador (IV)

 

Year 13: 2019–20 
DateTranscript
Wednesday 9th October 2019 Your UCAS Application & Personal Statement
Wednesday 6th November 2019 Preparing for University Interviews
Wednesday 11th December 2019 UCAS: After the Application Deadline
Wednesday 30th January 2020 Your Student Finance Application
Wednesday 26th February 2020 UCAS: Making Informed Choices
Wednesday 25th March 2020 Advice & Tips For Starting At University
Wednesday 29th April 2020 A Focus on Wellbeing: Dealing with Stress and Thinking About Transitions
Wednesday 5th August 2020 Advice for Confirmation and Clearing