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Dundee University Aces Tayside – Autumn 2021

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A big hello from ACES!

We’re so excited to be back for a fun autumn programme – making lots of great work for your portfolios and guiding you through the application processes (if you’re applying!)

This past year has been totally bananas, but we’ve learned so much and we’ll be taking this forward in our hybrid programme. This means that most of our events will be online, whilst some of them will be on campus. They’re all evening or weekend, apart from the October holiday dates.

Either way – there’s loads for you to try so do come and get involved!

What’s on?

The autumn semester is full on – applying to creative courses is competitive, and can be daunting. There’s also a lot of work to do to get your portfolios ready!

  • Online Life Drawing: Tuesday Class
    –  starts Tuesday 14 September
  • Applying to Creative Courses Masterclass
    – Wednesday 15 September
  • On-campus Life Drawing: Thursday Class
    – starts Thursday 16 September
  • Hybrid Portfolio Prep Course
    – starts Saturday 18 September, but please check the eventbrite for full deets
  • Personal Statement for Creative Courses Masterclass
    – Wednesday 29 September
  • October Holidays Creative Events
    – ACES & Museum Services Tuesday 12 + Thursday 14 Oct
    – Life Drawing Day Wednesday 15 October
  • Personal Statement Catch Ups
    – Wednesday 6 + 20 October
  • Digital Portfolio Masterclass
    – Wednesday 17 November
  • Digital Portfolio Support Sessions
    – Wednesday 1 + 15 December

Our broad programme of events and 1-1 support will help to explore your options, create a competitive application and develop a strong portfolio of work. Remember – we are here every step of the way, with the most up to date information. We mean it – get in touch!

All of our classes are free, materials are provided. If you’re doing the online life drawing course then a materials pack will be sent to you.

 

Click on the link below to register and for more information:

https://admissions.cm-send.dundee.ac.uk/t/ViewEmail/j/4F6A644C92333BC22540EF23F30FEDED/9DEF27B067749CFF4415EB25BE999822

EU Settlement Scheme – Less than 40 days to go

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Anyone from the EU, EEA or is a Swiss citizen, who has been living in the UK by the end of December 2020, has until the end of June 2021 to apply for settled or pre-settled status in the UK.  If you, or anyone you work with/know of who might be considering applying for this, the deadline of 30 June 2021 is fast approaching. Your rights with settled or pre settled status include being able to:

  • Work in the UK
  • Use the NHS for free if you can at present
  • Enrol in education or study in the UK
  • Access public funds such as benefits and pensions if you are eligible for them
  • Travel in and out of the UK

You can check here https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families for the latest advice and information, or seek independent, impartial immigration advice from a suitably authorised/qualified person or organisation.

Medic Insight Dundee Work Experience

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Applications for the online work experience programme for those applying to medicine in the academic year 2021/22 are still open.

The deadline for applications is 3rd May.

Link to apply: https://dundee.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/medic-insight-dundee-work-experience

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The programme will run from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th June 2021. We will host a range of workshops with guest speakers, giving advice for applying to medical school and providing insight into a career as a doctor.

Modern Apprenticeships in Angus

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Angus Council have launched their Modern Apprenticeships. This is a great way to learn as well as earn. All posts are on www.myjobscotland.com for further information.

Modern Apprentice (Staffing) – Clerical – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration.
Modern Apprentice (Cyber Security & Networking) – ICT – SVQ Level 3 Diploma for Information Technology & Telecommunications Professionals
Modern Apprentice (Youth Work 16+ Team) – Employability –   SVQ Level 3 in Youth Work
Modern Apprentice (Roads Assets) – Construction – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations: Site Technical or similar.
Modern Apprentice (Youth Work 16+ Team) – Youth work – SVQ Level 3 in Youth Work  
Modern Apprentice (Housing Assets) – Construction & Architecture – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations: Site Technical or similar.
Modern Apprentice (Revenues & Benefits) –  Clerical – SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration.
Modern Apprentice (Social Care – Accommodation) – Adult care -SVQ Level 3 (SCQF Level 7) in Health & Social Care
Modern Apprentice (Digital Communications) – Communications – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Digital Applications.
Modern Apprentice (Employability)  – Employability – SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration
Modern Apprentice (Communications)– Digital Marketing – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
Modern Apprentice (Community Mental Health Team) – Clerical – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
Modern Apprentice (Systems Support) – ICT – SVQ Level 3 Diploma for Information Technology & Telecommunications Professionals
[http://SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration]Modern Apprentice (Justice Services) – Clerical – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
Modern Apprentice (HR Admin)) – Clerical – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
Modern Apprentice (Business Support) – Clerical (based in social care) – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration.
Modern Apprentice (Business Support) – Clerical  – SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration.