Placement: Kingston University London TY826
Integrate in the world of bioscience at Kingston University London, develop your careers knowledge, gain real world experience and create links with leading experts.
Location: Kingston University London, School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE
Placements are available during term times, supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding. To help select a date that works with your timetable, here are the Kingston University London term dates.
The final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience, held 2-6 months after the placement.
This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.
Going on a placement at Kingston University London will help you to:
Inspire your students – increase your own understanding by attending lectures, seminars and laboratory sessions in biosciences and biochemistry. Meet with students, researchers and lecturers working in the centre of research excellence in the study of health and age related conditions of the School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry at Kingston and gain and insight into the breadth of curriculum content available to students entering this field.
Build strong links with a local university – connect with a local university to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making degree and career choices. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a science-based career and gain ideas for future collaboration (e.g. work experience, mentoring, speakers).
Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make university applications through UCAS, and develop a wider knowledge of how to support students in making career decisions, taking into account future STEM industries.
This placement offers you an opportunity to:
- provide inspirational experiences for teachers, which will in turn help them to inspire their students
- support the transition between A Level and Higher Education, helping to highlight routes of study and future STEM related careers
- develop firmer links between school / college and university
- equip your school or college in response to the Government’s careers strategy