Presentation on theme: "Do we want this student on the course? Do we want this student at this university? Is the student suited to the course? Unlikely to drop out? Work under."— Presentation transcript:
Do we want this student on the course? Do we want this student at this university? Is the student suited to the course? Unlikely to drop out? Work under pressure/ meet deadlines? Genuine interest in the subject? Be able to get along with others?
Type of Person Analytical, Happy, Gregarious, Deep thinker, Cautious, Shy, Reliable, Responsible, Introverted, Extroverted etc.
Reasons for choosing subject Work experience Personal experiences Particular strength in the area Always been fascinated from an early age Specific aspects of subject that interest you
Reasons for choosing university Experience of this university before University specializes in subject One of the best universities in HK Challenging and diverse discipline Famous for developing analytical/ quantitative/ research skills
After your degree Msc MA PHD More specific course Seek employment as a trainee
Academic/professional skills Good problem solver Able to coordinate group/team Good leadership skills Well organized
Personal skills Enjoy working with others Open to constructive criticism Open to new ideas Good at problem solving
Special Strengths Never settle for second best Strive for perfection Never accept failure just get back up again and try harder Learn from mistakes
Relevant previous education Stimulated interest in in the subject A good working knowledge of the subject Will serve as a good base upon which to further studies in this area
Weaknesses? E.g. My English skills leave a little to be desired. However, I am currently studying……. I tend to be rather a perfectionist at times I tend to become overly involved with one particular aspect of my studies However…….
Structure of JUPAS statement Para 1: Intro yourself/ Subject you are interested in Para 2:What you have done related to subject Para 3: Relevant experience, Ecas, work placement Para 4:Your goal of attending university & a memorable closing comment