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School students with medical school students in the anatomy lab

For schools

We offer a range of activities for schools and colleges to help raise aspirations, support young people's choices and progression into medicine.

Committed to inspiring future doctors

Here at Hull York Medical School, we are committed to raising aspirations, supporting young people's choices and encouraging progression into medicine and other medical careers.

Our flagship programme, Pathways to Medicine, supports talented Year 12 students who wish to study medicine an insight into the medical professions, providing support through the application and selection process for medical school and prepare them for attending university.

We also offer a range of talks and workshops for local students in years 7-13 to inspire students to find out more about a career in medicine and offer them an insight into studying medicine at Hull York.

In the 2021-22 academic year we will be offering a blended programme of activity with both online and in person provision.

For more information about our events and activities please see the information below, all session can be booked via the links provided and for more information please contact the team via email: outreach@hyms.ac.uk

Professor Peter Bazira and school students in the anatomy lab
Medical students at the Medlink exhibition
School student and lecturer practising gowning up

Testimonial

Sirius Academy West

A massive thank you for putting on these trips for our pupils. One of the students told me that it made her want to become a doctor, so I see that as a success!

Events and activities

Workshops

Problem Based Learning Workshop

Year groups: 10, 11, 12 and 13

Problem Based Learning (PBL) will give your students the opportunity to see what it is like to study medicine at university, as well as meet and speak with our current medical students.

Key skills: team work, communication, problem solving, application of science knowledge

Session times

Sessions can be at 1pm to 3pm or 3pm to 5pm on Wednesdays. These can be delivered either online or in person on one of our campus sites. We advise that the minimum number required for this session is 10. Where appropriate we may combine school/college groups in sessions.

  • We recommend 2 hours for an in-person session for both GCSE and A level students
  • For online sessions we recommend 1.5 hours for GCSE and 2 hours for A level students

How to book

Please get in touch to arrange a session: outreach@hyms.ac.uk


Medical Ethics Workshop

Year groups: 10, 11, 12 and 13

During this session we will work with your groups to look at patient cases where treatment is required, but there is competing demands on NHS resources. Students will use a medical ethics framework to consider the resources available within the NHS versus the outcomes for the patient.

Key skills: team work, problem solving, communication, ethics, critical thinking

Session times

Sessions can be at 1pm to 2.30pm or 3pm to 4.30pm on Wednesday afternoons. These can be delivered either online or in person at one of our campus sites. We advise that the minimum number required for this session is 10. 

How to book

Please get in touch to arrange a session: outreach@hyms.ac.uk


Being a Doctor Workshop

Year groups: 7, 8 and 9

This workshop has been designed to give students an insight into the role of doctors and healthcare professionals and consider what it takes to become one in the future.

Key skills: team work, problem solving, learning and discovery

Session times

Sessions can be delivered online throughout the week. An online session will last 1 hour, but can be extended upon request. In person sessions are also available to schools within the local areas (York, Hull, East Riding, North and North East Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire)

How to book

Book an online session or get in touch with us to arrange an in person workshop: outreach@hyms.ac.uk

Talks

We offer online talks on the following topics. All talks can be tailored to be 30 to 60 minutes.

Preparing for Medicine
Year 12
A roadmap to support students who may be thinking of applying to Medicine next year

Thinking about Medicine
GCSE
An early stage talk for students to explore the role of a doctor and the route into medicine from GCSE level

Making a Plan B
Year 13
A talk for students to consider their options if they don't receive the offers they want from Medical Schools this year. This talk will give students a support framework to use going into A level results and beyond.

Making the most of your work experiences
Year 11 upwards
An opportunity to consider what is effective work experience and how it can be used in an application to medicine and other healthcare routes.

How to book

Book a talk online

Medicine Outreach Conference

Wednesday 6 April 2022, 10am to 2.30pm

Years 7, 8 and 9

An immersive day for students to take part in a variety of workshops looking at different aspects of Medicine.

This will be hosted at the University of York campus and is aimed at students in key stage 3.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Book your place at the conference

MediCafé

A series of webinars, held online using Zoom, to support students who are in the process of applying to study medicine.

The MediCafé 2022 summer series has now finished.

Pathways to Medicine

Suitable for: Year 12

Pathways to Medicine is our flagship programme, offering Year 12 students a range of opportunities designed to give them an insight into the medical professions, support them through the application and selection process for medical school, as well as prepare them for attending university.

More information about Pathways to Medicine

Summer Schools

Year 11 MSC Summer School

Our Year 11 MSC Summer School is running in July 2022.

Applications are now closed.

The Summer School is free of charge and all associated costs including the visit day to campus will be covered by Hull York Medical School.

Year 12 Online Summer School

Our Year 12 Online Summer School is running 18 to 21 July 2022.

Applications are now open. Applications close on 16 May 2022 at 9am.

The Summer School is free to attend and all associated costs will be covered by Hull York Medical School.

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Contact us

Email: outreach@hyms.ac.uk
Telephone: 01904 32 8105