Abbey DLD Online Events

Abbey DLD Online Events

Details of upcoming and past webinars and online lessons from our Abbey DLD Group of Colleges; Abbey College Cambridge, DLD College London, and Abbey College Manchester.

Click on an event listed below for more information and to register your attendance. Past event links contain recordings of the original sessions.

Our online events are open to all and will be hosted on the zoom platform, a free to use video conferencing app. You will need to download zoom to participate in future sessions live. A link will be sent to you by email approximately 24 hours before the webinar to allow entry on the day.

Upcoming events

Tuesday 13th October 2020, 10am BST. An Introduction to Academic Studies with Basketball Training

Tuesday 13th October 2020, 10am BST

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester
Liz Elam, Abbey College Manchester

Webinar: An Introduction to Academic Studies with Basketball Training
Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester and Jamie Edwards (Manchester Giants Basketball Team)

Find out more about this exciting new course, available for enrolment in January 2021 at Abbey College Manchester, which offers the opportunity to study our academic courses in the mornings and have Basketball training sessions led by professional coaches in the afternoon.

Register here.

Thursday 15th October 2020, 6.30pm BST. DLD College London Virtual Open Evening

DLD College London
DLD College London

Thursday 15th October 2020, 6.30pm BST
DLD College London Virtual Open Evening

For everyone interested in studying A Levels, BTEC, GCSEs or International Foundation Programmes at DLD College London.

This event will include presentations from Principal Irfan Latif, Vice Principal (Academic) Marie-Do Reza, Vice Principal (Pastoral) Thomas Hadcroft and Vice Principal (Boarding) James Kidd plus from our two student Heads of School.

There will also be a Question & Answer session with the panellists and we will finish with a round up on Admissions and Scholarships from Head of Admissions, Ben Hessenthaler.

Register here.

Thursday 22nd October 2020, 10am BST. Welcome to Abbey College Cambridge

Abbey College Cambridge
Abbey College Cambridge

Thursday 22nd October 2020, 10am BST
Webinar: Welcome to Abbey College
Cambridge Cambridge

This webinar will be invaluable for all students joining Abbey College Cambridge this January.

Our team will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college boarding and host family accomodation, covid health and safety around the college and in the city, and online and face to face learning.

Register here.

 

 

Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 6.30pm BST. GCSEs and Lower School at DLD College London

Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 6.30pm GMT
Webinar: GCSEs and Lower School at DLD College London

Gareth Evans, Assistant Principal (Lower School), talks about life in the Lower School and the GCSE choices available and Sean Gallagher (Head of Co-Curricular) discusses the multiple co-curricular activities available within college.

Register here.

Tuesday 10th November, 6.30pm GMT. Boarding at DLD College London

Tuesday 10th November 2020, 6.30pm GMT
Webinar: Boarding at DLD College London

James Kidd, Vice Principal (Boarding) introduces you to boarding life at DLD College London. See some of the facilities and meet some of the boarders.

Register here.

Thursday 19th November, 6.30pm GMT. Wellbeing & Opportunities at DLD College London

Thomas Hadcroft, Vice Principal (Pastoral) at DLD College London
Thomas Hadcroft, DLD College London

Thursday 19th November 2020, 6.30pm GMT
Webinar: Wellbeing & Opportunities at DLD College London

Wellbeing is at the core of what we do and this webinar explains the level of support available to students, plus information on the wealth of opportunities available to further your personal development and that all important UCAS application.

Thomas Hadcroft, Senior Vice Principal (Pastoral), Mark Johnson, Head of Wellbeing, Sean Gallagher, Head of CCAs & Charles Pinel, Head of SEN can all answer your questions.

Register here.

Thursday 26th November, 10am GMT. Welcome to Abbey College Cambridge

Abbey College Cambridge
Abbey College Cambridge

Thursday 26th November 2020, 10am GMT
Webinar: Welcome to Cambridge

This webinar will be invaluable for all students joining Abbey College Cambridge this January.

Our team will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college boarding and host family accomodation, covid health and safety around the college and in the city, and online and face to face learning.

Register here.

 

 

Thursday 26th November, 6.30pm GMT. Meet the students at DLD College London

DLD College London
DLD College London

Thursday 26th November 2020, 6.30pm GMT
Webinar: Meet the students at DLD College Lomdon

The student voice is very important at DLD College London and in this webinar you can meet our current School Council and listen to how they participate in school life and improve it for the better for all students.

Register here.

Thursday 3rd December, 10am GMT. Welcome to Abbey College Manchester

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester
Liz Elam, Abbey College Manchester

Thursday 3rd December 2020, 10am GMT
Webinar: Welcome to Abbey College Manchester

This webinar will be invaluable for all students planning to join Abbey College Manchester this January.

College Principal Liz Elam and her team will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college, lessons, accommodation, covid health and safety around the college and in Manchester.

Register here.

 

 

Tuesday 8th December, 10am GMT. Welcome to DLD College London

Ben Hessenthaler, Head of Admissions at DLD Colleg LondonThursday 8th December 2020, 10am GMT
Webinar: Welcome to DLD College London

This webinar will be invaluable for all students planning to join DLD College London this January.

Head of Admissions Ben Hessenthaler will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college, lessons, accommodation, covid health and safety around the college and in London

Register here.

Past Events

Tuesday 5th May 2020. How to get into top 5 UK universities, tips and guidance

Dr Lucy Sweatman, Vice Principal Academic at Abbey College Cambridge
Dr Lucy Sweatman, Abbey College Cambridge

Tuesday 5th May 2020
Webinar: How to get into top 5 UK universities, tips and guidance
Dr Lucy Sweatman, Vice Principal (Academic) Abbey College Cambridge

We’re inviting you to our Webinar: How to get into Top 5 UK universities, Tips and Guidance to find out how you can unlock your potential to study at the best universities in the world including two of the UK’s top institutions: University of Oxford and Cambridge. This Webinar is held by Lucy Sweatman, Vice Principal of Abbey Cambridge, who will share her expert advice on what it takes for a student to reach the top of the ladder and ultimately reach their career goals.

webinar recording

Wednesday 6th May 2020. Economics A-Level Sample Lesson

Neil McKenzie, Director of Studies at Abbey College Cambridge
Neil McKenzie, Abbey College Cambridge

Wednesday 6th May 2020
Economics A-Level Sample Lesson
Neil McKenzie, Director of Studies and Economics Tutor, Abbey College Cambridge

Join our A-Level Economics sample lesson, presented by Neil McKenzie from Abbey College Cambridge. Get a feel for studying Economics at an Advanced Level.

Session recording

Wednesday 13th May 2020. How to get into UK medical schools, tips and guidance

Dr Julian Davies, Principal of Abbey College Cambridge
Dr Julian Davies, Abbey College Cambridge

Wednesday 13th May 2020
Webinar: How to get into UK medical schools, tips and guidance
Dr Julian Davies, Principal Abbey College Cambridge and Liz Elam, Principal Abbey College Manchester

We’re inviting you to our webinar: How to get into UK medical schools, tips and guidance. Join Dr Julian Davies and Liz Elam to find out how you can unlock your potential and study at the UK’s best medical schools. This webinar is for students aged between 14 – 18 years old who dream of studying medicine and becoming a doctor.

Thursday 14th May 2020. Accessing top London and US Universities: Tips and guidance

Dr Daniel Woodley, DLD College London
Dr Daniel Woodley, DLD College London

Date: Thursday 14th of May 2020
Time: 10am UK time
Presenter: Dr Daniel Woodley, Director of UCAS at DLD College

We’re inviting you to our webinar: Accessing top London and US Universities: tips and guidance to find out how you gain a place at top London and US Universities. This webinar is for students aged between 14 – 18 years old who dream of studying in London or the United States.

Friday 15th May, 2020. Biology Sample Lesson, 'Coronavirus: Why is it so difficult to make a vaccine for it'

Date: Friday 15th of May 2020
Time: 9.30am UK time
Presenters: Rini Mukherji, Teacher of Biology at DLD College London

We’re inviting you to our Sample Biology lesson. The lesson will be presented by Rini Mukherji, Teacher of Biology at DLD College London. Looking at the current Coronavirus pandemic, Rini will explore the science behind vaccinations, and why developing them proves so difficult.

Wednesday 20th May 2020. An Introduction to Academic Studies with Football Training.

Date: Wedneday 20th of May 2020
Time: 10am British Summer Time
Presenters: Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester & Chris Randall, Assistant Principal of Abbey College Manchester

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester
Liz Elam, Abbey College Manchester

Liz Elam

Chris Randall, Assistant Principal at Abbey College Manchester

Chris Randall

We’re inviting you to our webinar: An Introduction to Academic Studies with Football Training. This Webinar is hosted by Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester & Chris Randall, Assistant Principal of Abbey College Manchester.

It offers the opportunity to study our GCSE, A-Level, Combined Studies or International Foundation Programme in the mornings and have football training sessions led by professional coaches in the afternoon.

Learn more about this exciting and unique programme, and about studying at Abbey College Manchester.

Wednesday 20th May 2020. Co-Curricular Activities Overview

Sean Gallagher, Head of Co-Curricular and Sports at DLD College London
Sean Gallagher, DLD College London

Date: Wedneday 20th of May 2020
Time: 11.30am British Summer Time
Presenter: Sean Gallagher, Head of C0-Curricular and Sports at DLD College London

We’re inviting you to our webinar: Co-Curricular Programme Overview. The webinar will be presented by Sean Gallagher, Head of Co-Curricular and Sports at DLD College London. This will be an introduction to the programme of extra-curricular clubs and sports available at DLD College London, how the programme works, what is available, how it complements our academic programme and helps our students develop.

Friday 22nd May 2020. Music Sample Lesson

Peter Hopkins, Head of Creative Arts at DLD College London
Peter Hopkins, DLD College London

Date: Friday 22nd of May 2020
Time: 10am, British Summer Time
Presenter: Peter Hopkins, Head of Creative Arts at DLD College London

We’re inviting you to our Sample Music Lesson. This online lesson will be presented by Peter Hopkins, Head of Creative Arts at DLD College London. This will be an introduction to a varietry of music topics which students will encounter on the GCSE, A-Level and International Foundation Programme. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the lesson.

Tuesday 26th May 2020. Physics Sample Lesson: The history of particle physics

James Noton, Head of Physics at Abbey College Cambridge
James Noton, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Tuesday 26th of May 2020
Time: 10am, British Summer Time
Presenter: James Noton, Head of Physics at Abbey College Cambridge

We’re inviting you to our Sample Physics online lesson. Join Head of Physics James Noton to learn explore the History of Particle Physics. You will learn about studying this fascinating and popular subject which we teach at GCSE, A-Level and Foundation level. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the lesson.

Wednesday 27th May 2020. Boarding and Studying in the UK: An International Student Perspective

Thomas Hadcroft, Vice Principal (Pastoral) at DLD College London
Thomas Hadcroft, DLD College London

Date: Wednesday 27th of May 2020
Time: 10am, British Summer Time
Presenter: Thomas Hadcroft, Vice Principal (Pastoral) at DLD College London

Thomas Hadcroft, Vice Principal Pastoral at DLD College London will be joined by DLD students from around the world for this panel dicsussion. Students will share their experiences of living and studying in the UK and to pass on some top tips and advice on what to expect when you move here.

Thursday 28th May 2020. Academic English Sample Lesson

Ali Talbot, Head of EAL at Abbey College Cambridge
Ali Talbot, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Thursday 28th of May 2020
Time: 10am, British Summer Time
Presenter: Ali Talbot, Head of EAL at Abbey College Cambridge

For international students studying in the UK, good English comprehension, writing and speaking goes hand in hand with good academic grades. This session will give you a sense of the daily English lessons and support we deliver to help our students achieve top grades and secure a place at their first choice university.

Tuesday 2nd June 2020. Business Foundation Sample Lesson: The Magic of Brands

Shoaib Ali, Assistant Principal at DLD College London
Shoaib Ali, DLD College London

: Tuesday 2nd of June 2020
Time: 10.30am British Summer Time
Presenter: Shoaib Ali, Assistant Principal of DLD College London

Join DLD College London Assistant Principal Shoaib Ali as he presents a sample lesson from our Business International Foundation Programme.

Shoaib will draw on years of business experience to share insights into the magic of brands and branding.

Wednesday 3rd June 2020. The Language Barrier-What Do you Mean? Inspiring Students

Christalla Mavroudis, Head of Academic English at DLD College London
Christalla Mavroudis, DLD College London

Date: Wednesday 3rd of June 2020
Time: 10am British Summer Time
Presenter: Christalla Mavroudis, Head of Academic English at DLD College London

Join DLD College London’s’ Head of Academic English Christalla Mavroudis for this webinar to find out how the Academic English Department helps to overcome the language barrier for international students at the college.

Wednesday 3rd June. Selecting and Applying for UK Universities

Dr David Shah, Director of Studies at Abbey College Cambridge
Dr David Shah, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Wednesday 3rd of June 2020
Time: 11.30am British Summer Time
Presenter: Dr David Shah, Director of Studies at Abbey College Cambridge

Join Dr David Shah, who will talk you through the processes involved in helping our students to select and applying for the right UK university and course.

Thursday 11th June. Abbey College Cambridge Extra-Curricular Activities Overview

Philip White, Head of Extra-Curricular at Abbey College Cambridge
Philip White, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Thursday 11th June 2020
Time: 10am British Summer Time

Presenter: Philip White, Head of Extra-Curricular at Abbey College Cambridge

Philip will introduce you to the programme of more than 60 weekly extra-curricular clubs and sports at Abbey Cambridge Philip will explain how the programme works, what is available, how it complements our academic programme, helps our students develop and enhance their personal statement.

Monday 15th June. Living and Studying in the UK: A guide for international students

Date: Monday 15th of June 2020
Time: 10am British Summer Time
Presenter: Simon Pearson, Head of Humanities at DLD College London

Join Simon Pearson, Head of Humanities at DLD College London to find out what it’s like to study and live in the UK as an international student.

This webinar will give you insights into UK culture and classroom life, and how they may differ from your home country.

If you’re planning to study in the UK in the future, this webinar will be packed with lots of useful information to help you prepare.

Monday 15th June. How to get into top 5 Universities: tips and guidance

Dr Lucy Sweatman, Vice Principal Academic at Abbey College Cambridge
Dr Lucy Sweatman, Abbey College Cambridge

Monday 15th June 2020 *Back by popular demand*
Time: 11.30am British Summer Time
Presenter: Dr Lucy Sweatman, Vice Principal (Academic) Abbey College Cambridge

We’re inviting you to our Webinar: How to get into Top 5 UK universities, Tips and Guidance to find out how you can unlock your potential to study at the best universities in the world including two of the UK’s top institutions: University of Oxford and Cambridge. This Webinar is held by Lucy Sweatman, Vice Principal of Abbey Cambridge, who will share her expert advice on what it takes for a student to reach the top of the ladder and ultimately reach their career goals.

 

Tuesday 16th June. Webinar: The Importance of Studying Art for Architecture

Serena O'Connor, Head of Art at Abbey College Cambridge
Serena O’Connor, Abbey College Cambridge

Tuesday 16th June 2020
Time: 10am BST
Presenter: Serena O’Connor, Head of Art at Abbey College Cambridge

Join Abbey College Cambridge’s Head of Art Serena O’Connor for this webinar which is designed for students looking to study Architecture at a UK University.

Webinar Schedule:

1. Introduction
2. Form and Function
3. A comparison and analysis of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Basevi) and the Guggenheim, Bilbao (Gehry)
4. Stylistic Language
5. The Importance of Creativity and Visual Thinking
6. The formal qualities of Fine Art (Line, tone, colour, texture, pictorial depth, composition)
7. Skill
8. Pre-Degree Diploma
9. Portfolio Preparation

Wednesday 17th June. Biology Sample Lesson: When cell division goes wrong: How cancer develops

Wednesday 17th June 2020.
Time: 10am BST
Presenter: Nadine Parker, Biology Teacher at Abbey College Cambridge

Join Abbey College Cambridge Biology teacher Nadine Parker for this sample biology lesson.

Nadine will be exploring the topic of cell division and how this can lead to cancer. Learn more about this fascinating subject which we teach at GCSE, A-Level and at Foundation level.

Biology leads to a wide range of scientific degrees and careers, and it is particularly key for students looking to study medicine and dentistry at university.

Thursday 18th June 2020. Mathematics Sample Lesson

Date: Thursday 18th of June 2020
Time: 10.30am British Summer Time
Presenter: Patrick Danzelmann, Teacher of Mathematics at DLD College London

Join Patrick Danzelman, Mathematics Tutor at DLD College London as he presents a sample lesson.

Monday 22nd June, Mathematics Sample Lesson

Dr Cindy Wells, Abbey College Cambridge
Dr Cindy Wells, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Monday 22nd June 2020
Time: 10am British Summer Time

Presenter: Dr Cindy Wells, Head of Mathematics at Abbey College Cambridge

Join Abbey College Cambridge’s Head of Mathematics Dr Cindy Wells for a sample Maths lesson.

Tuesday 23rd June. How to get into UK medical schools: tips and guidance 

Dr Julian Davies, Principal of Abbey College Cambridge
Dr Julian Davies, Abbey College Cambridge

Tuesday 23rd June 2020 *Back by popular demand*
Time: 10am BST
Presenters: Dr Julian Davies, Principal Abbey College Cambridge and Liz Elam, Principal Abbey College Manchester

We’re inviting you to our webinar: How to get into UK medical schools, tips and guidance. Join Dr Julian Davies and Liz Elam to find out how you can unlock your potential and study at the UK’s best medical schools. This webinar is for students aged between 14 – 18 years old who dream of studying medicine and becoming a doctor.

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester
Liz Elam, Abbey College Manchester

Wednesday 24th June. Business Sample Lesson Cash Vs Profit: The REAL ruler of commerce

Andrew Humphris, Head of Business at Abbey College Cambridge
Andrew Humphris, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020.
Time: 10am BST
Presenter: Andrew Humphris, Head of Business and Commerce at Abbey College Cambridge

Join Abbey College Cambridge Head of Business Andrew Humphris for a sample business lesson.

Cash Vs Profit: The REAL ruler of commerce

We all understand the importance of profit for firms – after all, if there is no reward for entrepreneurs, why take the risk?

If we present weak profit and dividends…what would make investors part with their hard earned money to aid our growth as a firm?

But what about cash? How important is cash?
When so few of us use physical cash anymore, do we really understand the true value of cash?

In this session we will examine the importance of cash through a case study exploration of one of the UK’s largest firms – a firm that could perhaps have benefited from attending this sample lesson!

Thursday 25th June. Webinar: An Introduction to Abbey College Manchester

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester
Liz Elam, Abbey College Manchester

Date: Thursday 25th June 2020.
Time: 10am BST
Presenter: Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester

Learn more about our innovative and friendly college that’s located in the heart of this vibrant city, including the courses on offer, accommodation and extra-curricular activities and the university destinations of college graduates.

Monday 29th June. Physics Sample Lesson: The History of Astronomy

Darren Kelly, Physics teacher at Abbey College Cambridge
Darren Kelly, Abbey College Cambridge

Date: Monday 29th June 2020.
Time: 11am BST
Presenter: Darren Kelly, Teacher of Physics at Abbey College Cambridge

Join Abbey College Cambridge Physics teacher Darren Kelly to learn more about this fascinating subject.

Darren will discuss some of the key players in the history of astronomy as well as the role of religion in Astronomy. He will focuse on 4 key phases of Astronomy; Prehistoric, Classical, Renaissance and Modern.

Thursday 30th July. Welcome to Abbey College Cambridge

Thursday 30th July 2020, 11am British Summer Time
Webinar: Welcome to Abbey College Cambridge
Abbey College Cambridge Welcome Team

This webinar will be invaluable for all students joining Abbey College Cambridge this September.

Our team will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college boarding and host family accomodation, covid health and safety around the college and in the city, and online and face to face learning.

Tuesday 11th August. An Introduction to London

Tuesday 11th August 2020, 11.30am British Summer Time
Webinar: An Introduction to London
Rachel Hall, Marketing Manager at DLD College London

A must-attend webinar if you’re planning to join us in London this September!

Learn more about London, the city you will call home during your studies at DLD.
This informative webinar will showcase the area of the city in which our college campus is located and the wide range of extra-curricular and lesiure activies that London offers for international students.

Wednesday 12th August. An Introduction to Manchester

Wednesday 12th August 2020, 10am British Summer Time
Webinar: An Introduction to Manchester
Marc Arrowsmith, Director of Accommodation at Abbey College Manchester

Learn more about historic, industrious and multiucultural Manchester, the place that you will call home during your time at Abbey College Manchester.

Discover Manchester’s unique character. We’ll give you the inside track on where to eat, where to shop and where to hang out. You’ll also learn why the city is considered the UK’s sporting and cultural capital.

We’ll also explore the area around Manchester, home to some of the UK’s most beautiful scenery and packed with things to do and places to see.

A must-attend webinar if you’re planning to join us in Manchester this September!

Wednesday 19th August: An Introduction to Cambridge

Wednesday 19th August 2020, 10am British Summer Time
Webinar: An Introduction to Cambridge
John Menzies, Marketing Manager at Abbey College Cambridge

Learn more about the beautiful, world-renowned university city of Cambridge, the place that you will call home during your time at Abbey College Cambridge.

This webinar will cover the history of the city, it’s economy, and the structure of the famous university. You will learn more about what the city has to offer in recreation, shopping, entertainment and eating out. And we’ll also explore the area and things to do outside of Cambridge.

A must-attend webinar if you’re planning to join us in Cambridge this September!

Wednesday 19th August: Welcome to DLD College London

Wednesday 19th August 2020, 11.30am British Summer Time
Webinar: Welcome to DLD College London
Ben Hessenthaler, Head of Admissions at DLD College London

This webinar will be invaluable for all students joining DLD College London this September.

Our team will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college boarding and host family accomodation, covid health and safety around the college and in the city, and online and face to face learning.

Wednesday 26th August 2020. Abbey College Cambridge: Principal's Welcome

Dr Julian Davies, Abbey College CambridgeJoin College Principal Dr Julian Davies for an academic update and important information on arrival and welcome, covid safety measures and starting learning.

A must attend for all students hoping to join us in September!

Thursday 24th September 2020, 6.30pm BST. An Introduction to DLD College London & How to Apply

Ben Hessenthaler, Head of Admissions at DLD Colleg London
Ben Hessenthaler, Head of Admissions at DLD College London

Thursday 24th September 2020, 6.30pm BST
Webinar: An Introduction to DLD College London & How to Apply
Ben Hessenthaler, Head of Admissions at DLD College London

Head of Admissions, Ben Hessenthaler, introduces DLD College London to prospective new students and explains the process for applying for a place at the school.

 

Thursday 1st October 2020, 6.30pm BST. Academic Choices at DLD College London

Marie-Do Reza, Vice Principal (Academic) at DLD College London
Marie-Do Reza, Vice Principal (Academic) at DLD College London.

Thursday 1st October 2020, 6.30pm BST
Webinar: Academic Choices at DLD COllge London
Ben Hessenthaler, Head of Admissions at DLD College London

Vice Principal (Academic), Marie-Do Reza and Assistant Principal (Teaching & Learning) discusses the courses available to study at DLD College London and how we work with you to find the pathway that will best help you to achieve your academic goals.