BridgeUniversity 2019 - London

Full Agenda

We'll be running a wide variety of sessions, both to expand your knowledge of global university admissions, and to help you make the most of BridgeU. Throughout both days you will also be able to book into smaller meetings and training sessions with our Customer Success Managers.

Thursday 7/11 - BridgeU Training & Welcome Drinks

For anyone new to BridgeU (or just needing a recap!) we'll be hosting a full day of training in the BridgeU office the day before the conference. Our Customer Success Managers will explain how to get started on BridgeU, deep dive into all of the features, and show you how you and your students can make the most of the platform.

This will be followed by a welcome drinks event for all BridgeUniversity conference attendees.

Friday 8/11

09:00

Welcome & Keynote

We'll give you an overview of what to expect over the next two days. You'll also have the chance to hear from our keynote speaker - Patrick Brothers, Co-Founder and Managing Director of HolonIQ.

09:45

What's Next With BridgeU?

You'll hear from Stuart, our Chief Technology Officer, about what the future holds for BridgeU and what you can expect to see next. Also, get an overview of some of our latest features and updates.

10:15

Break

10:45

Developing a Comprehensive Guidance Curriculum

Modern global schools want a guidance curriculum that covers multiple year groups in order to deliver the best student outcomes. We'll talk you through designing your curriculum using best practices from across the BridgeU school network.

11:45

Data Trends

This session will look into global trends in student mobility and the transition to higher education, as well as tapping into the data available on BridgeU. We’ll also dive in to our latest ‘Life After the IB’ report with help from our partners at ManageBac.

12:45

Lunch (provided)

13:45

Group Activity

14:00

BridgeU Stories

An interactive session where counselors will share best practice on how they have been using BridgeU in their schools, and the impact it has had on their guidance programme.

15:00

Break

15:15

Common App Integration and Document Sending Workshop

We are excited to showcase our new integration with the CommonApp! This session will introduce the technical aspects of the integration and how you can use it. Following that, there will be an in-depth Document Sending training to ensure you are prepared for all upcoming deadlines.

16:15

UCAS References vs US Letters of Recommendation

There is often confusion about the differences between UCAS references and US recommendation letters. This session aims to bring clarity, as well as sharing advice on how to write both types of document, and how you can use BridgeU to help you through the process.

17:00

Drinks and group activity

17:30

Break

19:00

Dinner at Hoxton Hotel Shoreditch

81 Great Eastern Street, Hackney, London EC2A 3HU

Saturday 9/11

09:00

Kickstarting Your Guidance Programme with Younger Years

In this session we'll share exercises and activities that will help younger students begin to answer key questions relating to who they are and what skills they're developing, as well as how they might apply these skills to experiences - both inside and outside of the classroom.

10:00

Break

10:45

BridgeU Connect: Now and Next

Hear about our new Connect product which aims to bring your students closer to the universities they are interested in and enhance the school's visibility to a wider range of universities. Learn how you can benefit now, and what the future holds for Connect.

11:30

Helping Students Tell Their True Story: Personal Statements & Application Essays

During this session we'll take your burning questions and put them to a panel of admissions reps from leading global universities - to help shed light on the inner workings of their respective admissions processes.

12:30

Lunch (provided)

13:30

University Reps 'Off the Record': Admissions Insights from Across the Globe

During this session we'll take your burning questions and put them to a panel of admissions reps from leading global universities - to help shed light on the inner workings of their respective admissions processes.

14:30

Q&A

14:45

Closing Session

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£399