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Interview day programmes

Fountains Learning Centre

2014 Entry 

Undergraduate programmes

Primary Education programme

PGCE Primary Full & Part Time programme

MSc Physiotherapy

 

Undergraduate

10.00am Arrive

Physiotherapy | Occupational Therapy | Youth & Community Work

Please make your way to Temple Hall where registration and identification checks will be made for DBS disclosure purposes.  Refreshments will be available.

 

10.30am Arrive

Fine Arts | Design

 

10.40am Welcome presentation

30 minute presentation on York St John University including information on finance, admissions and The Students’ Union.

 

11.15am Campus tour

A chance to view our superb facilities and speak to current students here at York St John.

 

12.00 noon Lunch

 

1.00pm Subject interviews 

Applicants will be handed over to Heads of Programme for the individual subjects where interviews will take place.

 

5.00pm (approx.)

End of day.

 

Primary Education

9.00am Arrive

Please make your way to Temple Hall where we will sign you in and give you an individual schedule for the day.

 

9.30am Welcome presentation

On York St John University including information on finance, admissions, accommodation and the Students’ Union.

 

10.00am Group task

Take the time to read your invitation and the website guidance to prepare.

 

11.15 Head of Programme presentation

From the Head of Programme for Primary Education followed by Q&A session

 

12.00 noon Lunch

 

12.30 Individual interviews

Again take the time to read your invitation and the website guidance to prepare.

During this time we will also operate a rolling schedule of campus tours, identification checks for DBS disclosure purposes and certificate checks. Information on what to bring with you will be detailed in your invitation.

 

4.00pm (approx.)

End of day.

 

PGCE Primary -  Part Time

8.45am Arrive

Please make your way to the main reception in the De Grey building, where you will be collected and taken to the registration room.

 

9.00am Welcome presentation

Brief introduction to the programme.

 

9.30am Written test

Following the test you will be informed of the group tasks, split into groups and given a sheet detailing your individual interview time and when you need to have your DBS and certificate documents checked.

 

10.30am - 11.30am

Half the candidates will do their group task whilst the other half has a campus tour and tea / coffee break.

 

11.30am - 12.30am

Half the candidates will do their group task whilst the other half has a campus tour and tea / coffee break.

 

12.30pm Lunch

 

1.15pm Individual interviews

You should ensure that you arrive at the interview room at least five minutes before your allocated time.  Interviews will last for approximately 15 minutes and you will be interviewed by one, sometimes two, member of the panel.

 

4.30pm (approx.)

End of day

 

PGCE Primary -  Full Time

 

On arrival each applicant will be given an individual schedule of the day with the specific times and locations of each element of the day.

 

8:45 or 12:45

Start times will be advised in your interview email for either an AM or PM slot.

What follows will depend on the timing of that slot but will include:

 

Welcome presentation

Brief introduction to the programme.

 

Group Task

As part of your interview day, you will also be involved in a short teaching task. You will be placed in a small group (6 maximum) and will be allocated 8 minutes in which you have to teach the other members of your group something new. 

 

Individual interviews

You should ensure that you arrive at the interview room at least five minutes before your allocated time.  Interviews will last for approximately 15 minutes and you will be interviewed by one, sometimes two, member of the panel.

 

Identity and Certificate Check

After or before your individual interview you will be allocated a slot to have your ID documents checked for DBS purposes and your GCSE/Degree certificates scanned.

 

You will be able to leave no later than 1pm for AM interviews and 5pm for Afternoon interviews.

 

MSc Physiotherapy

You will be collected from the waiting area stated on your interview invitation and taken to the registration room. You will need to bring with you original certificates and identification as stated on the interview instructions.

 

Welcome presentation

Brief introduction from the Head of Programme and opportunity to ask questions about the programme and York St John University.

 

Campus & faculty tour

This will include the physiotherapy labs and teaching rooms.

 

Individual interviews

Individual interviews will last for approximately 15 minutes and will be conducted by two lecturers from the academic team. Interview times will be allocated on the day with consideration given to candidates travelling from outside York.

Candidates will be notified by email regarding the panel’s decision within two weeks of the interview. The decision will be either to reject or offer a place.

 

If you have any questions about the interview programmes please contact Admissions on T: 01904 876598 or E: interviews@yorksj.ac.uk.

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