Masterclass: Do You Want to Change The World? You Can! | University of Cumbria

Masterclass: Do You Want to Change The World? You Can!

26 October 2020 18:30 -

Do You Want to Change The World? You Can!
  • Do You Want to Change The World? You Can!
  • About our Masterclass series
  • About our Virtual Outreach
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In this interactive online workshop we will explore how the life experiences of the ‘real world’ impact on professional practice and are highly valuable in helping people think how their own experiences are valued, respected and can be used to help you gain a degree which enables you to work with people in communities, social care, schools, charities etc. to help make the world a fair place for all.

We will look at successful and inspiring community/educational projects that make a real difference to people’s lives and consider how an individual (such as yourself) can help make that difference. We value the life experiences of our students and this masterclass is the first step to help you consider how your own skills and experiences can help you match up the ‘real world’ with academic learning.

Whether your experiences are in school/ college, in part or full time work, as carers, as parents, this masterclass is designed to help you explore how those are the very things that can help you build a career to help make the world a fairer place for everyone.

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Our Virtual Masterclasses

We're delivering our Masterclasses virtually at the moment, to continue allowing you access to our amazing sessions delivered by expert academics. Throughout the sessions we will aim to meet individual needs, allow space for reflection and include time for conversations to share experiences and knowledge within the 'virtual' room.

Our virtual Masterclasses are approximately an hour long, but may run longer if we have a lot of questions.

If you are a teacher or tutor and would like for your whole class to get involved, drop us an email at and we'll see how we can help you. Bespoke events may be possible for schools and colleges, at times that suit you, dependent on academic availability.


Masterclass award

Attendees at these masterclasses will receive a reduced offer of up to 16 points for future applications to related University of Cumbria courses. Click below for full Terms and Conditions.

Terms and conditions

Why attend a masterclass?

Our masterclasses are designed to give future students like you a flavour of what it is really like to study at university and hand you all that's needed to successfully step into a degree to kick-start your career.

At our masterclasses, you’ll:

  • Take part in real research
  • Gain an excellent example to give your personal statement the edge
  • Enrich your current studies and explore beyond the boundaries of your current knowledge
  • Sample a subject that ignites your interest and make sure it’s the correct course for you
  • Get a unique chance to push your passion further
  • Receive a reduced offer on application to related courses at UoC

Spaces are limited, so if you’re considering a future working in working with children and families, book now.

Our Virtual Outreach

During the unprecedented times of social distancing, our team remain on hand to support you. Over the coming weeks, we are ensuring there is something for everyone, whether you’re a future student, teacher or adviser. We’ve got you.

All our virtual outreach activities on offer have been developed to inform and motivate participants, and link to the Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance. This report was redefined and published in January 2018. Laying out eight benchmarks, the report outlined good practice within careers guidance and an expectation that all secondary schools have a careers plan.

Our online Masterclasses meet benchmarks 4 & 7 (Linking curriculum learning to careers & Encounters with further and higher education).

To see what else we're offering online, head on over to for the rest of our virtual outreach delivery.