British Council Virtual UK Masterclass Series
Monday 01 February 2021 - 14:30 to Friday 05 February 2021 - 18:00

The first British Council Virtual UK Masterclass Series in South East Asia (SEA) offers exciting opportunities to experience actual learning and classroom interaction with UK universities! Masterclasses are free and open for students in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Programme in brief

Time Topic Presenter
Monday 1 February 2021
14.30-15.30 Top tips for effective personal statements for UG/PG applicants 

Mrs Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby

17.30-18.30 Preparing effective research proposals to jumpstart your research career  Dr Patryk Kot, Reader in Sensor Technologies, Liverpool John Moores University
Tuesday 2 February 2021
15.00-16.00 Artificial Intelligence – breakthrough applications. Case study: Analysis of Chest CT Scans for the Prediction of COVID-19 Dr Alex (Aram) Ter-Sarkisov, Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence, City, University of London
17.00-18.00 Concept Art for Games Design Kaliegh Branham, BA (Hons) Games Art and Design lecturer, Norwich University of the Arts
Wednesday 3 February 2021
15.00-16.00 Launching A Successful Start Up Business Paul Wreaves, Course Leader for MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Nottingham Trent University
17.00-18.00 The changing face of Actuarial Science Dr Russell Gerrard, Former principal examiner for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, The Business School (formerly Cass) City, University of London
Thursday 4 February 2021
15.00-16.00 What Aeronautical Engineering can learn from Nature Professor Christoph Bruecker, BAE SYSTEMS Sir Richard Olver Chair on Aeronautical Engineering, City, University of London
17.00-18.00 Introduction to Social Engineering/Phishing attacks Dr Michał Król, Lecturer in Cyber Security, City, University of London
Friday 5 February 2021
15.00-16.00 Digital Marketing and Innovation during a Pandemic: The ‘Tre Amis’ Case  Dr Luca Cacciolatti, Reader in Marketing, Westminster Business School, University of Westminster
17.00-18.00 Engineering Difference Makers: past present and future  Professor Danielle George, Associate Vice President for Teaching and Learning and Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering, The University of Manchester

Details of each masterclass can be found here.