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‘What advice would you give to students starting your course?’
The Higher Education Academy – UK Centre for Materials Education, is offering you the chance to express your opinions and experiences in a 1000 word essay. This opportunity is open to anyone studying Materials as part of their HE course.
Although we welcome a well-written account, don't be put off if you feel your English writing skills are not perfect. We are more interested in your ability to capture and express your views and relate them to your current course and student expectations.
The winning Materials essay will be put on the UKCME website; will be featured in our newsletter and will give you the opportunity of going to the HE Academy Conference, all expenses paid. Once there, you will have a chance to become the overall winner attracting a top prize of a Toshiba laptop.
So, get writing - and share your thoughts in the field of Materials!
NB: We reserve editorial rights for any essays we choose to publish.
Deadline for submission: 16th March 2007
Please email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure you include your:
Submitted essays will be assessed against the following criteria and should:
NB A glowing report may be pleasant to read but we anticipate that a thorough, fair exposition of what you found, if critical, fully argued and explained is the most likely to win high marks from the judges.
For examples of what makes an award-winning essay - have a look at the last year's winning essay; it may help you get started.