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Access to Professions

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The programme consists of a series of hands-on, practical events led by practitioners and researchers who are experts in their field.

Each event aims to give Year 12 students the necessary skills and experience to make a successful application for these traditionally competitive courses.

The events will focus on the following subject areas:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Healthcare
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths related subjects
  • Journalism
  • Law.

The Access to Professions programme is completely free. It is open to all students currently attending Sixth form or college in Wales.

Events will be taking place throughout the year and will be listed on our school engagement search page. We will also add links to individual events here so you can check back to this page.

About the organiser

This activity is organised by Widening Participation (Access to Professions). Contact Ffiona Mills at or +44 (0)2922 510 729 for more details.

TicketThis activity is free

  • Communications and Marketing, Friary House
  • Greyfriars Place
  • Cardiff
  • CF10 3AE


  • TickKey stage five - ages 16-18, years 12-13

Curriculum themes

  • TickExpressive arts
  • TickHealth and wellbeing
  • TickHumanities
  • TickMathematics and numeracy
  • TickScience and technology
  • TickLife sciences
  • TickCareers and employability

Activity type

  • TickActivity
  • TickEvent
  • TickResidential experience
  • TickWorkshop


  • TickCareers and employability
  • TickNetworking
  • TickPromoting higher education
  • TickSupporting the Seren network
  • TickWidening university participation

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