As part of the Peninsula Pathways to the Healthcare Professions, we offer further support and guidance to potential students considering a career in medicine or dentistry from backgrounds which are under-represented in higher education through various engagement in activities and events.
Students are recruited from schools and colleges in the South West of England region.
Widening Access to Medical and Dental School (WAMS and WADS)
You shouldn’t feel that you can’t pursue your ambition to be a doctor or dentist because of your family or school circumstances.
Widening Participation inspiring and encouraging school students to apply to medical and dental school.Find out more about WAMS and WADS
It is so nice to know that someone is there for any questions that pop up or any support or guidance that I may need.
Mentee, Year 11 pupil, Truro SchoolFind out more about the e-Mentoring Scheme
My week was fun and I have learnt a lot and have been inspired to possibly study for medicine at university level.
Year 10 pupil, Saltash.net Community SchoolFind out more about work experience at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry