Aspiring Medics – Upcoming Events

Our tailored calendar of lectures, workshops, mentoring and one-to-one support from medical experts runs throughout the year, aiming to best prepare our medics to pursue their career aspirations and gain places on their chosen university courses. Take a look to see what's coming up.

Wednesday 7 November

Savvas Rizkalla – Clinical Scientist: Radiotherapy from Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust

Behind the Scenes: Sciences in the Medical Sector

Wednesday 28 November

Dr Chris Tiley – Lander Medical Practice

Working with Medecins sans Frontieres; one doctor’s experience in Afghanistan


Thursday 29 November

Evening Lecture

Farah Lone – Consultant Gynaecologist at the Royal Cornwall and Duchy Hospitals

‘Females in Medicine – Past, Present and Future’

Interest and entry in medical profession calls for compassion and care for humanity. Medicine can be an attractive and enjoyable profession with the correct choices and guidance. Women have worked hard to make their mark in medicine. We have come a long way and our future generation will make it even better. Miss Lone will cover the women fingerprints in medicine and what makes medicine attractive for today’s girls.

Farah Lone is a Consultant Gynaecologist sub-specialist Urogynaecologist at the Royal Cornwall and Duchy Hospitals where she has led the development of a service to provide care and treatment for women experiencing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. She has developed urogynaecology service in Cornwall to the level of best national quality standards and won the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence Shared Learning Award in 2015. She is compassionate about her work and is actively involved in scientific research.

Booking is essential for this lecture as spaces are limited. Please email to reserve your seat


Wednesday 5 December

Dr Becki Osborne – Mermaid Trust and Truro High Old Girl

“Deep Work”


Thursday 24 January

Evening Lecture

Sir Roger Boyle CBE

“A Life in the NHS – Learning slowly over 42 years”

In this fascinating lecture, Sir Roger Boyle will cover life as a medical student and junior doctor in London’s East End through his time as a cardiologist in Yorkshire. Sir Roger then became National Director for Heart Disease and Stroke at the Department of Health in London, working with six different Secretaries of State. Sir Roger will discuss what is happening in the NHS today and whether the NHS can survive like it is.

Booking is essential for this lecture as spaces are limited. Please email to reserve your seat