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HE Guidance: Making The Most Of … University Fairs (Virtual) With Robin Lovatt From Aberystwyth University

19th October 2021 @ 13:00 - 13:30


We are delighted to present the Making the Most of … series from Aberystwyth University which looks at all the different decisions that you need to make throughout your time in the sixth form; be it making the most of the sixth form in the first instance, to your well-being, and attending University fairs physically and virtually, Open Days and so much more…

In this webinar, lasting no more than 30 minutes, we will be providing 6 key areas that you need to consider and the tips and techniques you can take on board for Making the Most of … University Fairs (Virtual).

The session will cover the following topics –

  • The different types of Virtual Fairs available for students e.g. UCAS, UK Uni Search and more.
  • A breakdown of what you can do and see during the fair.
  • Things you can do to prepare for a fair.
  • A tour around a Virtual Fair, for students to get an insight on what to expect.
  • Key questions for you to ask during the fair.
  • How to sign-up to a fair.

A present student may take part in the session to demonstrate the valuable information they gained from attending similar events.

Robin Lovatt, one of Aberystwyth’s renowned Student Recruitment Officers, will provide his own experiences alongside current students and will be posing questions for you to consider.


For further details about this great series and to see other Making the Most of … events on offer, please click below:


Our events are designed so that a group of students can take part from a classroom or students and teachers can take part as individuals, either from school or from home. This means that sessions will continue irrespective of school closures.


Suitable for: Years 12 and 13 or equivalent students taking part in student groups or as individuals. Advisers, teachers and parents are very welcome too.

Preparation or Pre-Reading: There is no formal preparation or pre-reading but participants may like to consider in advance some questions relevant to the topic.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Bluejeans and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. If you are joining as a school group, we recommend connecting with one device and projecting on to a whiteboard. You will be able to interact with the university via a microphone and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges.  If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form below:



19th October 2021
13:00 - 13:30
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