Politics' UCAS Day

Wednesday 7 March 2012, 11:00 to 16:00
University of Surrey
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UCAS DAY PROGRAMME  - Wednesday 7 March 2012






11:30 - 12.15

Welcome and Introductory Talk by

Dr Roberta Guerrina, Head of Department

   & Dr Tereza Capelos, Admissions Tutor


12.15 - 13.00

Buffet Lunch for applicants and parents with members of academic staff


13.15 - 14:00

                    Academic Activity A

with  Roberta Guerrina

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Academic Activity B

with  Prof Chris Flood

(please see description below and select)






14:15 - 15:00

Meeting with our current students

51 AC 05

15:00 - 15:45

Campus Tour with current students

starting from

51 AC 05

15:40 - 16.00

Tea and Coffee with academic staff and current students

51 AC 05


Academic Activity A: DEBATE


???  by Dr Roberta Guerrina 

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Academic Activity B: LECTURE


The Vices and Virtues of Nationalism by Prof Chris Flood

Contrary to optimistic expectations, the end of the Cold War did not usher in a more harmonious international order. Instead, it opened a period of instability and tensions which have sometimes led to wars. Among the most important factors contributing to this uncomfortable state of affairs has been the (re-)emergence of various forms of nationalism on every continent of the world, disrupting the internal dynamics of a number of established states and generating or sharpening international disputes. This talk defines different forms of nationalism and, with the aid of examples drawn mainly but not exclusively from Europe, considers both the destructive and the constructive aspects of the phenomenon.



To confirm attendance and indicate your selection of Academic Activity A or B, please respond to Tricia Atalla by email at p.atalla@surrey.ac.uk or by telephone on +44 (0)1483 683151


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A programme for parents will run from 13.00 onwards – for details see below. 



Parents are welcome to attend either the Parents’ programme or the departmental events.  





Programme for Parents



UCAS Days 2011-12




1.00pm                                                Arrival at the Programme for Parents (03MS01)


1.10 – 2.00pm                                     Overview of the University of Surrey

UCAS Applications and Student Finance


2.00 – 2.30pm                                     Careers and Professional Training


2.30 – 2.50pm                                     Break – Refreshments available


2.50 – 3.10pm                                     Accommodation at Surrey


3.10 – 4.00pm                                     Accommodation Tour and return to departments to meet up with applicants










To confirm attendance of any guests, please respond to Tricia Atalla by 

email at p.atalla@surrey.ac.uk or by telephone  +44 (0)1483 683151

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