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A2 Study Day

Take advantage of learning opportunities, access subject experts and increase your subject knowledge.

Date: Monday 1 December 2014  NOTE: date change, no longer 28 or 24 Nov
Venue: RGS-IBG, London
Timings: Times to be confirmed
Cost: School Member places are £20 per student, non-member places are £25 per student. Teacher/parent places are free. A complimentary sandwich lunch is included

  • Find out how A2 geography students can succeed
  • Learn from examiner experts how to achieve top grades in exams
  • Access unique case study material on issues relevant to A2 specifications
  • Experience Higher Education style learning
  • Explore the issues such as plate tectonics, food security, globalisation, energy and water resource management
  • Increase awareness of the impact of geography on our changing world

Booking and tickets

  • Bookings will be taken from Easter 2014 onwards
  • Places must be booked and paid for in advance
  • Students can either attend with their schools or as individuals
  • Programme (PDF) - coming soon
  • For further information, please contact us

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AS Study Day

Take advantage of learning opportunities, access subject experts and increase your subject knowledge.

Date: Spring 2015, date tbc
Venue: RGS-IBG, London
Timings: times tbc
Cost: School Member places are £20 per student, non-member places are £25 per student. Teacher/parent places are free. A complimentary sandwich lunch is included

  • Find out how AS geography students can succeed
  • Learn from examiner experts how to achieve top grades in exams
  • Access unique case study material on issues relevant to AS specifications
  • Experience Higher Education style learning
  • Explore the issues such as coasts, population, flooding and climate change
  • Increase awareness of the impact of geography on our changing world

Booking and tickets

  • Booking will open in Autumn 2014- please do not contact us about this event before then
  • Places must be booked and paid for in advance
  • Students can either attend with their schools, or as individuals
  • Programme (PDF) - coming soon
  • For further information, please contact us

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Going Places with Geography for Year 9 pupils

An opportunity for pupils who are considering geography as a GCSE option to find out more about the subject, progression and careers.  Workshops will be lively and hands-on and led by our Geography Ambassadors. Places must be booked in advance.

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Going Places with Geography for Year 12 pupils

An opportunity for pupils who are considering geography as a university option, with sessions will be run by geography graduates from a variety of professions, as well as by Geography Ambassadors studying the subject. The day is designed to provide the students with an enthusiastic, relevant representation of what geography is like to study at university, along with the wide opportunities it gives you in terms of careers, experiences and transferable skills. In essence; where geography can take you.

Date: Friday 4 July 2014
Venue: RGS-IBG, London
Timings: All day event
Cost: Free

Booking and tickets

Bookings will open on Wednesday 16 April 2014 . For further information, please contact us

More information (PDF)

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For AS Students: Fieldwork Summer School

Fully funded places are available on a five day fieldwork summer school for AS geography students at the end of Year 12. The courses give students who would not normally have such opportunities a chance to experience high quality residential fieldwork. Course activities vary depending on the course location.

Next course: Cranedale Centre in North Yorkshire from 18-22 August 2014

For further information, course programmes and applications, visit the Learning and Leading pages of this website.

What will I be doing?

During the summer school you will get to:

  • Improve your geographical skills, knowledge and understanding: see real-life case studies: gain hands-on experience of fieldwork techniques, use new technolgy
  • Prepare for studying at university
  • Build confidence and independence, work on initiative and as a team, develop leadership skills
  • Find out what students did on previous summer schools
  • Find out more about the Learning & Leading project

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