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Schools and Outreach

Empowering young people to consider a career in medicine.

We are delighted to offer a range of medicine related sessions, activities and resources.

All of our sessions are free to attend and enable students to learn and experience more about medicine!



Mini Medical School

Explore the exciting world of Medical Science

Our Mini-Medical School runs every autumn and is open to anyone aged 15 and over.

The programme offers the public the chance to find out about exciting topics. This includes current research developments at the University. The Mini Medical School will be delivered online via Zoom.

Previous programmes have covered a range of exciting topics, including:

  • anaesthetics
  • dermatology
  • emergency medicine
  • medical scanning technology
  • psychology
  • pharmacy
  • sport and exercise science

Evening lectures will run online on Thursdays 6-7pm, on the following dates:

  • 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 2023
  • We will also be running an additional "Applying to Medicine" session on 07 December. 


MaD Days

MaD Days (Medicine and Dentistry at Newcastle) invite year 12 students on campus to find out more about studying Medicine or Dentistry at Newcastle. These events are aimed at students with the potential to study Medicine or Dentistry at University.

During these half day events, students take part in interactive lectures and a practical clinical skills session.

Dates for 2022 are yet to be confirmed.



Monthly virtual sessions

We offer a number of monthly virtual sessions to aide and inform you about the application process.

We offer sessions covering the following topics:

Study Medical Sciences at Newcastle University

Check out our YouTube channel for regular content and all things medicine related.


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Pathways to Medicine

Pathways to Medicine is a scheme delivered by Newcastle University, in collaboration with the Sutton Trust, to help students who are interested in a career in medicine. The scheme comprises of a comprehensive programme of academic and medicine specific support including work experience and online mentoring. It is open to students in the North-East of England who meet certain widening participation eligibility criteria.

Participating students receive a lower conditional offer, of three A Level grades (or equivalent) below the typical offer. Offer is dependent on UCAT and interview score.


STEM Newsletter

Our STEM newsletter is a monthly email. We send out information about science, technology, engineering and maths activities and events happening at Newcastle University.

The newsletter is designed for school and college teachers who want to find out about what opportunities we are offering their pupils. It encompasses all of the STEM subject areas including medicine.


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