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Brighton and Sussex Medical School - Virtual Work Experience

This course provides a 'virtual' work experience for those looking to apply to medical school. You will be introduced to the NHS before exploring the roles and skill sets of six different medical specialists. Along the way, you will also consider some of the challenges and wider issues doctors face.

This fantastic opportunity is free of charge, and a certificate of accreditation will provided upon successful completion. To apply please follow the link below, and click 'Enrol for free' at the top:

Hospital placements for medicine, nursing, midwifery & dentistry applicants


Premed Projects arranges medical work experience in hospitals throughout the UK, India and Thailand. Students join them for a 2-week placement, shadowing doctors in a variety of departments. During the week, students stay in the Premed Projects house, fully supported by comprehensive staff teams. 


This is your opportunity to raise the profile of your C.V and get a real sense of what it's like to work in a hospital environment. Projects are available for either one or two weeks, during half term holidays and the summer break. There is also the chance to undertake a 1-Day UCAS preparation Day in London.


For more details, contact Mr Isaacs or visit


Visit for more fantastic opportunities to undertake clinical work experience. 


Explore courses from leading universities with FutureLearn


Do you want to make your C.V stand out from the crowd? There is no better way to enhance your knowledge, and more importantly improve your career prospects than enrolling on a course with FutureLearn. With over 40 years of experience in distance learning and online education, FutureLearn offer a variety of courses lasting a number of weeks, leading to certification upon completion. 


All resource materials  are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, but best of all, everything is free of charge! Courses are offered by many of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, such as the British Council, the British Library and the British Museum.


What you need to do:

Click the link to the right side of the page to find out which courses are on offer, hear educators give some background to the topic and review course requirements. If you find one that sparks your interest, speak to Careers or a member of the Biology department to get advice and guidance about the process. That's it!


What KYTOS can offer:

1 to 1 support reviewing course material and offering tips to ensure you get the best educational experience. It might be that other students wish to enrol on the same course as you, in which case a support group can be set up to establish positive networking relationships. 


Featured upcoming courses:



Monash University


An introduction to evidence surrounding the impact of nutrition and foods on development and treatment of chronic inflammation.


Deakin University (available now)


A fascinating, and practical course about how partnerships models can be used to improve primary care for the elderly.



Medic Mentor - Various dates in 2022 and beyond


These are a series of important conferences and UCAS lectures taking place nationwide for applicants for the following courses: Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Biomedical Science and Psychology. These sessions are suitable for all students in years 10-12.  These lectures comprehensively cover the application process including information on: 


  • the UCAS form, personal statements and the medical interviews

  • Competition Ratios, Entry Requirements and Alternative Routes into Medicine

  • Work Experience and CV building

  • Funding a Medical Degree, UCAS Extra and Clearing


If you are interested please register you place at the following link:

Young Marine Biologist Summit 2023 - Saturday 4th November, Online Event


This November, join fellow marine biology enthusiasts and professionals from around the world in a unique online gathering for the 7th MBA Young Marine Biologist Summit, run in partnership with Save Our Seas Foundation. This year's theme will be 'Driving Change' where we will be showcasing successes of individuals, organisations and innovations that are making a difference. Join us to feel inspired on how you can become part of the solution to some of the Ocean’s most pressing issues.

If you are interested please register you place at the following link:



Meetings in the Edgerton Theatre, 8.45pm Wednesdays (usually)


Tormead girls have been invited to hear a number of guest speakers as part of the Eton College Medical Society. Topics range from using smart technology in medicine to the importance of clinical communication, and you will even get the chance to discover what life is like for a submarine medical officer. 


Click on the relevant links below to see the list of upcoming speakers, with dates and times, and information on how to book tickets to confirm your attendance. Please note that you must confirm no later than 1 week before the scheduled talk.

Click to download the list of guest speakers
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