Talks With Tutors- Taster Subject Lectures
Talks With Tutors – Booking Opens this week for Summer Term
Magdalen College is proud to be running a series of virtual lectures delivered by our academic tutors for state school students in our 7 link areas (Barnsley, Brent, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Westminster) and in the East Midlands. These aim to give school students a taster of what studying a particular subject may be like at university level. Each talk will be delivered using Microsoft Teams and include a Q&A where you can ask your own questions.
Talks are dependent on the availability of tutors and we will be adding more events as the term goes on so please check back. Currently available for sign ups are the following talks:
- 4th May – 15:30-16:30 – Prof of Law, Katharine Grevling, with a talk on Criminal Damage for Y12-13
- 20th May – 16:00-17:00 – Prof in English, Simon Horobin delivering a talk on C.S Lewis titled “The Lion, The Witch and The Bookcase” , for Year 7-9*
- 26th May – 15:30-16:30 – Lecturer in Modern Languages , Dr Alex Lloyd – delivering a talk related to German and History, exploring the White Rose Resistance Group, for Year 10 -13
- 28th May – 15:30-16:30 – Prof of Politics, Paul Billingham delivering a talk entitled ‘Religious Exemptions to Law’, for Y11-13
- 1st June – 15:30-16:30– Dr Signe Larsen delivers a Law talk, for Year 12-13
- 10th June – 15:30-16:30 – Prof of Modern Languages, Raphaële Garrod, delivering a talk entitled ‘What was race before Empire? A little look at the French Renaissance’, for Y10-Y13
*Ideally participants will have already read or watched The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
If you are a student then you may sign up to a talk as an individual and if you are a teacher you are able to sign up a whole class. If you are a teacher and you have filled in our sign up form, your students will NOT need to sign up as individuals, we will contact you separately to obtain the names of your students. If you would like to attend multiple events you will need to fill in the form for each event.
Please note that you MUST meet both the following criteria to sign up or your sign up will be void:
- Be from one the following regions: Barnsley, Brent, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Westminster and anywhere in the East Midlands
- Attend or work at a non-selective state school
Sign ups will close a few days before the talk takes place. Please find in the sign up form here: https://oxford.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/talks-with-tutors-sign-up