ITL Leadership Conference: ‘Preparing for University’
Audience: Year 9-13 students (Boys and Girls) of African and African Caribbean heritage
Aim of Event: This event is aimed at giving all students insight into how the UK Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) system works, as well as hearing from current university students about their journeys and experiences.
Older student attendees will gain a better understanding of the UCAS system, so they can more confidently approach the process, while younger students can get a head start on their own preparations for university.
Speaker: Kate Kettle, Henry Moore, Varsity Scholars
Varsity Scholars is a social enterprise which provides students, parents and teachers with the expert guidance needed to secure top university places.
Panellists: Members of the Black Head Students’ Network (BHSN), who are university students who will be sharing personal stories about their university application journeys and what university life is like.
The Black Head Students’ Network is a network for current and previous black Head Boys and Girls at secondary schools in the UK, working together to inspire the next generation of future leaders.
Theme: ‘Inspiring Tomorrows Leaders Career in Medicine Panel’
Aim of event:
This event will help young people gain a better understanding of different careers in the field of medicine and healthcare. It will also provide them with foundational information about how to apply for a medical-based degree at a university, so they can more confidently approach the application process.
- Dr Joy Odili, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon
- Dr Samantha Tross, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Dr Mandisa Greene, Veterinary Surgeon and President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
- Dr Kyria Roberson, Senior Anaesthetics Trainee Doctor
Additional speaker: Kate Kettle, Founder of Varsity Scholars
Theme: ‘Finding Our Voice’
Special Guest Speaker: Charlene White
- Acclaimed Journalist, and TV Presenter, (ITV News, Loose Women)
- The first black woman to present ITV News at Ten
- Named by the Powerlist magazine as one of the Most Influential black people in the UK
Fantastic workshops from:
- Build confidence in speaking.
- Learn to make effective arguments
- Develop ability to think critically and creatively
Law Lessons 4 Life
- Know your legal rights as a teen
- Stop and Search?
- Interacting with the police?
Theme: Introduction to Law
About Proskauer: Proskauer Rose LLP is a s a full-service international law firm headquartered in New York City with twelve (12) offices including London.
Aim of event: Proskauer will provide an introduction into the legal sector and what it means to work at a global law firm from various departments.
- Amy Gallinagh, Senior Business Development Manager, Proskauer.
- Aranpreet Randhawa, Partner Private Funds Group, Proskauer London.
- Mark Bunbury, Jr., Associate Director of Human Resources, Proskauer Rose.
- Tosin Adeyeri, Associate Corporate Law Private Funds Group, Proskauer London.