Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary (MDV) UCAS Application Advice

Partner: Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School, Brentwood
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

Free advice to pupils wishing to pursue a career in MDV. As part of the MDV preparation, we also run a UKCAT (aptitude tests for medical applications) preparation session and invite the local state school L6th students to attend for free. This session is usually held in June.

Aims of the project

The aim is to prepare pupils for application at university for an MDV place

Background and goals

A teacher at Brentwood School has a contact at the state school (Sara Sullivan) and offered the services or our teachers and pupils.


Weekly dispensing of our teachers to walk to the state school.


The Head of Ursuline has commented that pupils have benefitted greatly from the advice.

Pupil involvement

One of two teachers from the school are involved. With up to five pupils.

Frequency and duration

This occurs weekly for an ongoing period of time.