Date: Monday 28 February  

Country/Territory UK (GMT) Indonesia (WIB)
Mainland China
Hong Kong SAR
South Korea
Time 10.30-12.15 17.30-19.15 18.30-20.15 19.30-21.15

In this session, speakers from the University of Hull, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Portsmouth will introduce the UK's engineering, technology and science courses and how they provide the skills needed by the industry and enable students to cope with the future world. Moreover, a panel of current students will also be sharing their university lives and giving you insider information on what it is like to study in the UK!   

After the presentations, participating universities will provide further information about their institutions, course offerings, scholarships opportunities, and other topics in individual Zoom breakout rooms. So, if you are planning to apply to one of these institutions, don't forget to get your questions ready! 


10.30 GMT Webinar begins
10.35-11.30 GMT

Expert Panel Discussion         

  • Science and Technology – developing specialists for the future 
    by Dr Stuart McLelland, University of Hull 
  • Employability-driven Education 
    by Dr Syed Naqvi, Liverpool John Moores University 
  • The changing world of work in engineering and technology: what will this mean for our future jobs? 
    by Professor Raymond Lee, University of Portsmouth 
  • Q&A (10 minutes)
11.30-11.55 GMT

Students Sharing 

A day in my life at my university  

  • Xuanyuan Zhang (Mainland China), Mbiochem in Biochemistry with Industrial Experience, The University of Hull   
  • Rakhshanda Huda  (Bangladesh), BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering,  Liverpool John Moores University  
  • Jenifur Nahar (Bangladesh), MSc Engineering Management, University of Portsmouth
  • Q&A (10 minutes)
11.55-12.15 GMT

Breakout sessions  

  • Online Open Session: Studying at the University of Hull
  • Online Open Session: Studying at Liverpool John Moores University
  • Online Open Session: Studying at the University of Portsmouth

※ Programme details for download: to update soon 

Speaker Profile

Dr Stuart McLelland
Deputy Director of the Energy and Environment Institute
University of Hull

Dr Stuart McLelland's research focuses on physical modelling of flow processes and sediment transport dynamics. He leads fieldwork teaching on volcanic geomorphology in Tenerife which he has been involved with for 20 years and he manages and delivers MSc teaching programmes for the Energy and Environment Institute. [Profile]

Dr Syed Naqvi  
Principal Lecturer (Associate Professor)  
Faculty of Engineering & Technology 
Liverpool John Moores University 

Dr. Syed Naqvi worked in the industry for almost two decades before starting his academic career in 2014. He is using his first-hand experience of industrial challenges in overseeing the design, development and delivery of employment-driven courses in the School of Computer Science and Mathematics at LJMU. [Profile]  

Professor Raymond Lee  
Professor of Biomechanics and Associate Dean (Global Engagement)  
Faculty of Technology 
University of Portsmouth 

Professor Lee has held various senior academic appointments in the UK and overseas. At Portsmouth, he is responsible for international academic partnerships and global engagement work. He is involved in research related to healthcare technology, wearable sensors, ageing and back pain. He has been invited to serve as panel members of research funding bodies. [Profile