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A2 Study Day - this event is now full

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

Date: Monday 1 December 2014 
Venue: RGS-IBG, London
Timings: 10.45am - 3.50pm
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 

  • A reserve list was in operation for schools and individuals who are interested in taking spaces if they become available. This list is now closed due to large numbers.
  • Places must be booked and paid for in advance
  • Students can either attend with their schools or as individuals
  • Programme (PDF) Programme will be updated as speakers are confirmed
  • 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: Monday 9 February 2015
Venue: RGS-IBG, London
Timings: 10.45am - 3.50pm
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 energy
  • Increase awareness of the impact of geography on our changing world

Booking and tickets

  • Programme (PDF)
  • Individual booking form PDF | MSWORD
  • Group booking form PDF | MSWORD
  • Places must be booked and paid for in advance
  • Students can either attend with their schools, or as individuals
  • Early booking is recommended- these events fill quickly 
  • For further information, please contact us

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Going Places with Geography for Year 9 pupils for London Schools

A day of lively and hands-on workshops led by our Geography Ambassadors; designed to enthuse and excite students about the subject and give them a glimpse of what the subject can become if they take it past the compulsory stages. Places must be booked in advance.

These events are part of the Rediscovering London’s Geography project funded by the GLA through the London Schools Excellence Fund

  • Monday 24 November 2014
  • Monday 15 December 2014
  • Monday 2 February 2015
  • Monday 27 April 2015
  • Venue: RGS-IBG, London
  • Information (PDF)

Booking and tickets 

To book please fill in and return a booking form to Simon Faulkner (s.faulkner@rgs.org) or Maryam S-Draper (m.sdraper@rgs.org)

Please note: Places for this event are strictly on a first-come-first-served basis and a school can attend a maximum of two events per academic year.

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Going Places with Geography for Year 12 pupils

A fun and exciting day for pupils who are considering geography as a university option; with sessions run by geography graduates from a variety of professions, as well as Geography Ambassadors currently 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: July 2015 (date TBC)
Venue: RGS-IBG, London
Timings: All day event
Cost: Free

Booking and tickets

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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: location and date TBC

    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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