Latest News and Events

THANK YOU TO OUR IN2MEDSCHOOL FAMILY

In just over 12 months, we have become one of the largest widening participation initiatives in the U.K., spanning across every medical school. Thank you Next Jump for opening your doors to our directors & officers, allowing us to come together from all over the U.K. The fundamental belief of In2MedSchool is that all aspiring medics should be given an equal chance at applying to medical school. We now have 2,000 school students on our free 1:1 mentorship programme. We also continue to provide free resources and events! If you’re a year 12/13 student who wants to learn more about Medicine or if you’re a medical student, doctor or any other healthcare professional who wants to get involved please sign up by following the link: https://linktr.ee/In2MedSchool

Photo credit: Keagan Witts📸

09/12/21

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MOCK INTERVIEW

Are you in need of help preparing for your medical school interviews? Sign up to our FREE virtual event where you will get to do a mock interview and gain feedback from medical students/doctors.

04/12/21

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RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

We are delighted to announce our official Research Collaborative! This is a branch of our Ambassadors Division however, anyone involved in In2MedSchool can get involved with our research opportunities. The only requirement is that you are registered as a Mentee or volunteer with us in any capacity! For more info, contact our Research Team

19/11/21

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PROJECT AWARD WINNER 2021

We are delighted to announce that our Founder and Trustee, Brian Wang, has won the first place HLA Project Award

Massive well done to Brian and the team on this fantastic achievement! Whether you’ve spoken at one our events over the last year, are a mentor with us, Regional Head, Officer, Director or Trustee, all of your hard work over the year has caused us to win this prize

15/11/21

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EVENT ALERT: COPING WITH MENTAL HEALTH DURING MEDICAL APPLICATION PROCESS

Ever felt stressed during the medical school application process? Our Events Team covered issues that many applicants have struggled with during the admission process, including finding a balance between work, applications and extracurriculars, as well as managing expectations in such a competitive season.

Thank you to everyone who attended - we hope you found the session useful and reassuring.

06/11/21

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AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME LAUNCH

We are excited to launch the new In2MedSchool Ambassadors Programme! Applying for medical school is not a straightforward process and obtaining the necessary work experience is part of this challenge. Our Ambassadors are junior doctors committed to facilitating a 5-day work experience placement in hospitals and/or GP practices around the country.

To become an Ambassador, or to learn more about the programme, click here.

24/10/21

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MMI INTERVIEW - THE GOOD, BAD, AVERAGE

We have organised this event for students to see the different styles of MMI interviews, pulling out the tips and tricks and analysing various interview scenarios along the way.

There was also a Q&A session at the end of the webinar for any pressing questions - thank you to everyone who attended. With over 100 live attendees, the session was really interactive and it was great to see that it had made a difference to your approach to interview preparation.

See you at the next event!

23/10/21

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PERSONAL STATEMENT WORKSHOP EVENT

Our Personal Statement Workshop was facilitated by Saamish Zaidi and Adrienn Gyori from our own Academia Team. They explored the basic structure in writing an excellent reflective personal statement, talking through the various components by showcasing examples in great detail, pointing out what was done well and what could be improved at certain points.

Thank you to all who participated!

Look out for our next upcoming webinar: MMI interviews - The Good, Bad, Average on the 23rd of October LIVE on our YouTube Channel!

09/10/21

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Q&A: ADMISSION PROCESS/MED SCHOOL APPLICATION EVENT

We had our second event of the year, which looked towards answering Mentee questions about the Medicine application process.

Hope everyone enjoyed the event! We look forward to seeing our Mentees at the Personal Statement Workshop via Academic Team on the 9th of October.

25/09/21

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IN THE NEWS: IMPERIAL GRADUATE LAUNCHES WIDENING PARTICIPATION SCHEME FOR ASPIRING MEDICS

Imperial College London has published an article about the work of our Founder Brian Wang and the work of In2MedSchool.

You can check out the full article here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/230133/imperial-graduate-launches-widening-participation-scheme/

23/09/21

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A YEAR OF IN2MEDSCHOOL

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US 🎉🎈

It’s officially one year since we first launched with our "In2MedSchool" name!

Thank you to everyone that has supported us over the last year. We hope you have all benefitted so far from the resources we have provided. Thank you to our amazing Committee, Officers, Sponsors, Mentors, Ambassadors etc! We appreciate each and everyone of you 💖

Massive thank you to Next Jump for hosting us on the day! This was the first time our National Committee members got to meet face to face.

17/09/21

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SIGN UP TO BECOME MENTEE OR MENTOR FOR 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR NOW OPEN!

We are pleased to hear about the positive impact the grants have made to our 2021 winners of Tom Donaldson Charitable Trust, in partnership with In2MedSchool.

The grants were awarded to the following aspiring medical students from the East Midlands region:

  • Ann Theres Joshy

  • Isabel Wong

  • Monica Ogunbowale

  • Nicola Dura

You can read more about what the grants mean to the students here.

13/09/21

INTENSE UCAT TRAINING WORKSHOP EVENT

Welcoming our first event for 2021/22 Academic Year, starting off with an Intense UCAT Workshop with a limited capacity of 20 spaces.

The workshop was facilitated by Louise Penhaligan and Adrienn Gyori from our very own I2MS Academia Team. Students were given an in-depth session into each component of the UCAT, breaking down into each style of questions with the opportunity to discuss any questions.

Thank you to all who participated!

Look out for our next upcoming workshop discussing the Personal Statement on the 9th of October!

11/09/21

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TOM DONALDSON CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS UPDATES FROM WINNERS

We are pleased to hear about the positive impact the grants have made to our 2021 winners of Tom Donaldson Charitable Trust, in partnership with In2MedSchool.

The grants were awarded to the following aspiring medical students from the East Midlands region:

  • Ann Theres Joshy

  • Isabel Wong

  • Monica Ogunbowale

  • Nicola Dura

You can read more about what the grants mean to the students here.

05/08/21

DISCLAIMER: all students who have won the grant have given us permission to use their names and photos to advertise the grant.

IN2MEDSCOOL SUMMER SCHOOL COMPLETE!

And in a blink of an eye, our first event summer school has come to an end! It was great to see so many of you.

We hope you have all enjoyed the various sessions run across the two weekends and that the coming week of personal statement writing and any entrance examinations go smoothly.

Hope to see you at our future events!

01/08/21

SUMMER SCHOOL SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED

With the various events of the first-ever In2MedSchool Summer School approaching, check out the speaker bios for our upcoming Insight into the Medical School Journey Event and Careers in Medicine Event.

Really excited to be hearing from Adrienn, Will, Marianne, Dr Mirza, Glory, Amile and Jonathan on 25th of July!

23/07/21

TOM DONALDSON CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS AWARDED

We are pleased to introduce the winners of our first-ever grant, in partnership with Tom Donaldson Charitable Trust. These grants were awarded in honour of Tom who sadly passed away while completing his studies - you can check out his story as well as find out more information about the trust here.

The grants were awarded to the following aspiring medical students from the East Midlands region:

  • Ann Theres Joshy

  • Isabel Wong

  • Monica Ogunbowale

  • Nicola Dura

Massive congratulations to you all! We look forward to the updates on what the grants will be spent on!

10/07/21

FREE 2-WEEK MEDIFY ACCESS FOR OUR MENTEES

Attention all matched MENTEES! We are delighted to announce that Medify are offering 450 of you the chance to have access to Medify for free for two weeks! Please keep an eye on your emails to find out more info about how you can win the chance of getting access to the UCAT course.

02/07/21

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IN2MEDSCHOOL SUMMER SCHOOL

We are so excited to announce that we will be hosting a Summer School this year, virtually, for FREE! Over the four days (24th-25th July, 31st July-1st August 2021), there will be an opportunity for students to gain skills to help with their entrance tests, as well as personal 1:1 sessions with our team who will review their personal statement drafts and talk through their feedback, AND MORE!

Register your interest here. You must register so that we can send you emails with more information. The questions contained in the form allow us to select who will get a place and have a waiting list if we run out of spaces.


We hope to see you there!

16/06/21

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