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Date: 10th May 2016

Buckinghamshire New University is hosting two free residential summer schools for year 12 and first-year college students interested in pursuing careers iFlight simulator

n travel and aviation or sport and exercise.

The summer schools, which are being held at the University's High Wycombe campus from Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 July, will give students access to cutting-edge facilities and the opportunity to find out about career routes open to them following university study.

Senior Recruitment Officer Asim Mahmood said: "Both summer schools offer students the chance to find out more about different career paths and the options that could be open to them by completing a degree.

Bucks sport"Students of the Travel and Aviation Summer School will have the chance to experience pilot and cabin crew simulation, visit an airfield and learn more about aviation marketing and airport operations, while students interested in pursuing a career in sport will have access to the University's state-of-the-art Human Performance, Exercise and Wellbeing Centre and the opportunity to learn from academic staff with expertise in a range of sport disciplines."

The University, which will cover costs including food, accommodation, entertainment and travel, has well-established links with the sport and travel and aviation industries. Paralympian and Bucks alumna Naomi Riches opened its multi-million pound Human Performance, Exercise and Wellbeing Centre earlier this year. The University is also home to a dual pilot simulator which helps to develop skills such as cross-country flying.

Over the course of the four days, students at both summer schools will work with academic and technical staff to develop their knowledge and understanding through practical interactive workshops.

Application forms for the summer schools must be completed and submitted by Friday 27 May. To apply or to find out more, contact outreach@bucks.ac.uk or Asim Mahmood on 01494 605136.

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