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S5/S6 News from Aberdeen University

The University of Aberdeen is still accepting applications from SIMD 20 (Quintile 1) postcode areas.

More details here:

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S6 Pupils - Law, Vet, Dentistry and Medical Studies at Glasgow

Below are flyers / information sheets to help should you be looking at studying Law, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry or Medicine at Glasgow.

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S5 Pupils considering a career in Dentistry

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Dundee Dental Insight

3 day programme gives S5 school pupils the opportunity to shadow current dentistry students within the dental hospital, gain hands on experience in the phantom head room and labs and receive talks about the application process with current students reflecting on their experiences of applying to dental school.  In this current academic year the programme will be running from 3rd-5th June 2019. 


To be eligible the pupil MUST: 

Be a S5 secondary school pupil studying in Scotland at the time of the programme  

Be on track to achieve the minimum entrance requirements to study dentistry at the University of Dundee which can be found at

Provide a suitable reference from a teacher stating why this pupil would be a good candidate for this course which should be emailed directly at

Show a keen interest in attending dental insight and motivation to study dentistry. The pupils will be asked the following questions on their application form in order to assess their suitability for the insight programme: 

1.     Why do you want to study dentistry?

2.     What do you wish to gain from the dental insight programme?

How to apply

Applications will be opening on Sunday 10th February at 6pm and will close on Sunday 17th February at 6pm. Pupils who are not successful but do meet requirements will be placed on a waiting list.  

To  apply,  pupils  must  complete  an  application  form  which  can  be found  at (please note this link will not work until we open applications on the 10th February) AND must send a reference from a teacher by the deadline stated above.  References are the responsibility of the school pupil to ask their teacher to send a reference.  The Dundee Dental Insight team will not contact teachers to ask them for a reference, the pupil must arrange this and ensure it arrives by the deadline.  Any references arriving after Sunday 17th of February will not be considered, and applications rejected.

If you haven't already intimated to Mrs Mason that you might be interested in a career in Dentistry, please see her ASAP to ensure such opportunities are not missed.


S5 Pupils considering applications to Oxford or Cambridge for 2020 entry:


FREE Student Conferences, organised by the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.

Edinburgh - Friday 15 March 2019

These full-day conferences are available to students from all UK schools and colleges currently in fifth year (S5), studying for Scottish Highers or comparable qualifications. The conferences include:

Course information sessions with taster lectures delivered by current Oxford and Cambridge teaching staff

Up-to-date information on applying to Oxford and Cambridge (including Student Life)

Student finance and graduate prospects

Information for teachers and HE advisors

Admissions Tutors and other staff from both universities will be on hand to answer questions and there will be the opportunity to talk informally to current undergraduates.

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