Get the Low-Down on Uni Life; Hi-Tech City University Offers College Students an Insight into the Courses and Activities They Can Enjoy with Special Open Evening to Help Them Take the Plunge

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Get the Low-Down on Uni Life; Hi-Tech City University Offers College Students an Insight into the Courses and Activities They Can Enjoy with Special Open Evening to Help Them Take the Plunge


THE decision to go to university is one of the biggest you will ever make.

The College Students Open Evening at Glasgow Caledonian University on November 18 is the perfect opportunity for college students to find out about the range of courses available at GCU.

They can also explore the university's modern, city centre campus.

Steve Hosie, 18, from Greenock, is typical of a student who came to Glasgow Caledonian University from college.

He gained an HNC in Applied Science at James Watt College and was attracted to GCU's BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science because - like many of the university's courses - it is recognised by a professional body.

He said: "At school, I was good at physics and chemistry but became more interested in biology while I was at college.

"After looking into careers that this could lead to, I applied to study Biomedical Science at GCU. The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science and I knew this would really boost my job prospects."

Fellow student Jennifer Cockburn, 22, felt instantly at home on the GCU campus, but admits that the transition from college to university can be daunting.

Jennifer, who was accepted on to GCU's Social Sciences programme in 2007 after gaining an HNC at Langside College, is part of the College Articulation Mentoring Scheme.

She uses her own experiences to help college students settle into university life.

Jennifer said: "Studying at GCU is so much more than attending lectures. There are lots of things to get involved in and my advice is to give it a try.

"I get a lot of satisfaction from helping other students and have been fortunate enough to be part of a recent trip to Chile, organised by the university as part of its international student exchange programme. …

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