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Maths Winsten Day

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Maths Winsten Day

Friday 31 March 2023

The Maths Winsten Day is a free enrichment event held annually in honour of Professor Christopher Winsten, an internationally respected probability theorist and former lecturer at Essex.

This event is open to Year 10, 11 and 12 students who would like to learn more about working in the Health and Social Care sector. They will have a chance to meet supervisors from our BSc Adult Nursing, BSc Occupational Therapy and BA Social Work courses.

The day includes accommodation and campus tours, as well as a clear talk on what student finance is, and where to apply for grants.

This event is now at full capacity.


Time Event Summary
 10.00am Welcome  
 10.35am Adult Nursing Taster Session What is it like to study Adult Nursing at the University of Essex?
11.10am Occupational Therapy Taster Session Explore how everyday activities put the ‘occupation’ in Occupational Therapy by unpicking the importance of occupations in everyday living, to support individuals to live their best life.
 11.45am Social Work, Occupational Therapy and Adult Nursing Careers Talk 4 reasons why you should choose Social Work as a career, plus uncover the roles you wouldn't expect in Occupational Therapy and Nursing.
 12.45pm Student Finance and Student Life Talk Gain an insight into our Essex student societies, living culture and where to apply for student finance.
 13.00pm Campus and Accommodation Tours Have a look at some of our clinical and elemental campus spaces, guided by our student ambassadors.
 13.30pm HSC Piñatas Gather round to watch our unique Piñatas being smashed to reveal special health care prizes for you to take home.
 13:45pm Networking and Lunch An opportunity to network with our student ambassadors, academics or UoE students. Feel free to have your lunch!
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Dr Joseph Bailey Lecturer
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Dr Jessica Claridge Lecturer
Department of Mathematical Sciences