Ayrshire College hosts UCAS exhibition
More than 1,500 Ayrshire pupils and college students arrived at Ayrshire College’s Kilmarnock Campus on Thursday 19 September for the UCAS higher education exhibition.
The free to attend event helped pupils and college students explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities and discover a future that’s right for them.
Pupils from Ardrossan, Auchenharvie, Auchinleck, Ayr, Belmont, Carrick, Doon, Girvan, Grange, Greenwood, Kilmarnock, Kilwinning, Kyle, Marr, Prestwick, Queen Margaret, St. Joseph’s, St. Matthew’s and Stewarton academies, as well as Wellington School, all attended.
23 colleges and universities had stalls at the exhibition to promote their courses:
- University of Aberdeen
- Abertay University
- Academy of Music and Sound
- Ayrshire College
- City of Glasgow College
- University of Dundee
- University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh Napier University
- University of Glasgow
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- The Glasgow School of Art
- Heriot-Watt University
- University of the Highlands and Islands
- Queen Margaret University
- Robert Gordon University
- Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)
- SAE Institute
- University of St Andrews
- University of Stirling
- University of Strathclyde
- University of Sunderland
- University of the West of Scotland
UCAS experts and other education specialists, such as SAAS and Skills Development Scotland, were also there to provide guidance on the application process and alternative pathways. The British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy & Royal Marines were also in attendance to talk through their recruitment process.
Tim Skutt, UCAS’ Head of Events said: “Deciding which pathway to choose after school or college is one of the biggest decisions a young person will face. Visiting a UCAS exhibition is the perfect opportunity to focus your research and gather everything you need to make an informed decision.”
19 September 2019