Our Aspiring Medics programme has a packed calendar of lectures, workshops, mentoring and one-to-one support to best prepare our students for the applications and interviews ahead. Take a look at what's coming up.

Summer term 2021

Wednesday 21 April

“Admissions and Entry Process to Medical School”

Ambassadors from University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health


Wednesday 28 April

“The importance and variety of allied health professionals”

Clare Rotman, Lead for Allied Health Professional, RCHT


Wednesday 5 May

“Life as a medical student and F1 doctor”

Keri Joslyn, THS Alumna and Junior Doctor


Wednesday 12 May

“Pre-hospital emergency medicine”

Dr Sarah McNeilly, Consultant Anaesthetist St Mary’s Hospital and

East Anglian Air Ambulance Service 


Wednesday 19 May

“Why choose pharmacy? Expectations and reality”

Mary Lau, THS Alumna and Pharmacy Student at University of Keele


Wednesday 26 May

“Emergency medicine: Keep calm and save lives”

Dr Sophia Bryce, Emergency Medicine & A&E Department, RCHT


Wednesday 9 June

“The role of the orthopaedic surgeon”

Claire Spolton-Dean, Orthopaedic trainee surgeon, RCHT


Wednesday 16 June

“Clinical psychology and caring for the mind”

Dr Morwenna Opie-Moran, Consultant Clinical Psychologist


Wednesday 23 June

“Studying as a medical student”

Ezgi Aldemir, THS Alumna and student at Nottingham University


Sunday 5 September


Our Aspiring Medics Programme is welcoming back the award-winning team behind OperatingTheatre Live this September to bring Cornwall’s students the next generation of live event for aspiring medics and healthcare practitioners – MED-SOC.The day-long, interactive course is set to take place on Sunday 5 September from 9am-4.30pm. The event, which will offer students the chance to experience clinical careers first hand, is being hosted by Truro High’s Aspiring Medics Programme but is open to students from across the region.

Reviewed by the NHS as “the best medical preparation course on offer”, MED-SOC offers a hands-on intensively academic insight into medical careers. The event has also received high praise from Cambridge University which said that “every student should learn anatomy like this.” Find out more here https://bit.ly/3faBTgh


If you have suggestions of speakers for this programme, please email aspiring@trurohigh.co.uk

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