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WELCOME TO YOUR OFFER HOLDER DAY

 

Congratulations on your offer to study at the University of East London in September 2021. We’re delighted that you’ve chosen to attend this event today. After an unprecedented and transformational year, the University of East London is looking ahead to a brighter 2021 and welcoming you as a student in September.

We hope you’ll find all the information you require before making your final decision on where and what to study. If you need any assistance throughout the event, drop us a message via the live chat feature on the bottom left of the screen.

A welcome message from our Vice-Chancellor & President Prof. Amanda Broderick

The University of East London's Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Amanda Broderick, welcomes you to your virtual Offer Holder Event.

PROGRAMME

 

Below you’ll find links to all the sessions that took place at our previous Offer Holder Day events. We recommend you watch all of the sessions as they are relevant to your programme and academic school that you will be a part of.

This page contains a wealth of information about the university, your academic school and our amazing support services. In-between watching the sessions make sure you review this content and if it sparks any questions, head over to UniBuddy to chat live to academics and current students. You’ll still have access to this page after the event is finished, just click the link in your email if you’d rather review this content at a later time or date.  

Welcome talk

Watch a short welcome talk from your Dean of School who will provide you with an introduction to the University and your academic school.

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Interactive subject taster sessions

Fashion
Fashion After The Pandemic Crisis
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Future Fashion and Job Scapes
Click here to watch

Games
Offer Holder Day Subject Taster Session
Click here to watch

Music
Offer Holder Day Subject Taster Session
Click here to watch

Media
Desktop Horror Film
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Virality Contagion Theory in the Age of Covid 19
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A Sleepwalker's Guide to Social Media
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How to Be an Authentic Influencer
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Journalism
Journalism during Covid-19 Masterclass
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Student Ambassador Q&A

Hear an honest account from a student ambassador about what its really like to study during a pandemic.

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Dual delivery live talk and Q&A

Attend our Dual Delivery talk for an in-depth explanation of our new teaching and learning model for students and how we’re ensuring the safety of our students and staff throughout the current pandemic.

Join the live talk here.

Live virtual campus and facilities tours

Explore our amazing campuses and facilities as a student ambassador guides you through our new 360 virtual tour platform.

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Chat live to staff and students on Unibuddy

If you’ve got any questions about your chosen course and want to hear from current students head over to Unibuddy and click on the relevant chat feed.

Chat to academics here

If you’ve got questions for our support services staff, click on the UniBuddy link below and you’ll find a separate chat feed for each of our support services. Staff will be happy to answer all of your questions.

Chat to our student support services staff here

YouTube Broadcast with Reece Parkinson

Reece Parkinson graduated from the University of East London’s media and communications course in 2015. He chose the university as he knew creating connections in the capital (London) was key to breaking into the media industry. After honing his presenting skills at youth station Reprezent and various daytime 1Xtra shows, he became the host of BBC 1Xtra. Watch our broadcast with Reece and a student ambassador between 12-2pm, as they uncover everything the University of East London has to offer you.

Live chat with staff and students

 

Between 4-8pm you’ll have the opportunity to chat to academics, support service staff and current students live on UniBuddy. Click one of the links below and choose who you want to talk to.

To talk to academics from your chosen course and hear from current students click this link.

If you want to find out about our amazing support services and the support available to you as a student of UEL. Click the link below and you’ll be able to talk to staff from Admissions, Career & Student Enterprise, East London Sport, Residential Life, Student Money Advice and Rights Team, Students’ Union and many more.

Please note that the Disability & Dyslexia Team and Student Wellbeing Team won’t be available to talk to on UniBuddy today. This is to avoid sensitive information being shared and seen by others. If you’d like to speak to someone from these teams, please click the links above and complete the call back forms and someone will be in touch.

CAMPUS AND FACILITIES TOURS

 

Arts and Creative Industries programmes are taught on our Docklands and USS Campuses. The Docklands campus is home to residential students where they live in water-front accommodation. As a student, you’ll be able to make the most of our amazing facilities like our £21m sports facility, SportsDock, various cafes, the library and more. You’ll study in stunning surroundings and always be close to the opportunities central London offers.

Stratford is one of the best-connected areas of London, home to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and host of the 2012 London Olympic Games. It’s also where you’ll discover our second campus, close to the town centre and Westfield Stratford City, Europe’s largest indoor shopping centre.

Use our new virtual tour to explore the University of East London remotely. We’ve built an interactive tour of our Docklands, Stratford and USS campuses using high quality 360 imagery and a host of in-depth content to bring the university into your home. Take a look at our state-of-the-art teaching facilities, accommodation, SportsDock and more, to get to know the place you’ll be living, working and socialising in when you join us. Click the link below and make sure you a take a look at these facilities available to students in the School of Arts and Creative Industries.

Docklands Campus

  • Moving Image Studio
  • AVA
  • Clay Studio
  • Gallery space
  • Architecture Atrium
  • Fashion Sewing Room
  • Knowledge Dock
  • Knowledge Dock Reception

USS Campus

  • Dance Studio
  • Recording Studio

#BETHECHANGE AT UEL

 

At UEL we are working on the some of the big issues that will define our future – from sustainable architecture and ethical AI, to health inequality and breaking down barriers in the creative industries – and our students are more critically engaged and socially conscious than ever before.

Now is the time to harness that passion, creativity, compassion and ambition to make change a reality – for ourselves, for our communities and for the world at large.

The world needs change. #BeTheNext to join the University of East London in 2021 and together we can #BeTheChange.

Mia Cunningham recently graduated with a BA in Drama, Applied Theatre and Performance from the University of East London. Mia uses her platforms to inspire positive change in her community and beyond. Krasimira Stoyneva is an award-winning fashion designer who pioneers the use of new materials and campaigns against animal cruelty with her slogan WEAR HAIR NOT FUR. Watch their stories below.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

 

Our courses are focused on preparing students for careers in the creative industries, through a mix of skills and knowledge in production, theory, reflection, enterprise and industry engagement. Students learn about the creative industries from day one and learn to produce work of professional standard for projects, festivals, business or entertainment, working to live or simulated briefs. 

Our staff are makers, practitioners in industry or they research industry trends and developments. Companies we work with include V&A East, East London Dance, Urban Development (Music), Stratford Circus, ASOS, Amazon and Hand and Lock. Interdisciplinary projects focus on the life and community of East London, bringing our courses to life through engagement with local enterprise, third-sector companies and local organisations. 

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

 

We won’t let worry get in the way of your ambitions. We have numerous student support teams available to help you even before becoming a student at UEL. Whether you need support with your application, for dyslexia, advice about money, or guidance on mental health, we’re here for you.

Some of our student support services are available to talk to now in our chat room and are happy to answer any questions you may have. If you need to contact the Disability & Dyslexia Team or Student Wellbeing Service, click the links and complete their call back forms.

You can also talk directly to our Applicant Relations Team now by clicking the chat icon on the left hand-side of your screen. 

Accommodation

Residential Life Team - Accommodation at UEL

Careers

Careers and Student Enterprise Team at UEL

Disability and Dyslexia Team

Disability and Dyslexia Team Disability and Dyslexia Support at UEL

SMART

Student, Money, Advice and Rights Team Fees and Funding at UEL

Wellbeing

Student Wellbeing Team Student Wellbeing Support at UEL

INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

 

At UEL, we know that parents are increasingly involved in university applications and helping applicants make their final decision. Therefore, we’ve included below, two videos on how to prepare for university and student finance. You’ll also find more information here on our parents and guardians website.

Parents and guardians of offer holders are also welcome to use the UniBuddy platform to ask their questions to academics and student support service staff.

What next?

We really hope that you’ll enjoy your day with us and make the University of East London your firm choice of study in September 2021. When you’re ready to make your decision follow our quick and easy ‘how-to’ guide to help you accept your offer.

Step 1

Log into your UCAS Track account. You’ll need your UCAS Personal ID number (10 digits) and your password.

Step 2

Click on ‘Your choices’ on the top menu. 

Step 3

Click on ‘Reply to your offers’. You can reply even if you have not had a decision from all your choices. 

Step 4

 

Select your ‘Firm’ choice. This is the institution and course you have chosen as your first choice. If you select a conditional offer as your firm choice, you’ll be given the option to select an ‘Insurance choice’ if you wish. 

Step 5

Review and send your reply.

Step 6

Replies will be shown on the ‘Your choices’ screen in Track. 

Questions?

 

Our friendly Applicant Relations Team are here to help with any questions that you have. You can get in touch by calling +44 (0)20 8223 3333, emailing study@uel.ac.uk or using the live chat function. The team will be available throughout the event if you have any questions or require their support.

I am unable to find a link to the session

Please look at the Programme section above. If you are still unable to locate it, chat with our Applicant Relations team using the Intercom icon in the bottom left corner.

How do I chat with academics or support services

Please speak to them on the Unibuddy platform using this link, and this link for support services

I cannot seem to find my course

If you are unable to see your course at this page, chat with our Applicant Relations team using the Intercom icon in the bottom left corner.

How do I accept my offer?

You can accept your offer with us by calling us on +44 (0)20 8223 3333.