CATS Plus
Defining the future

CATS' Key Professions support offers you a range of extra opportunities to improve your chances of success whem aiming for a prestigious university or competitive profession.

  • Gain the skills universities look for Gain the skills universities look for
  • Improve presentation skills Improve presentation skills
  • Students are given the support they need Students are given the support they need
  • Students get support to reach their goals Students get support to reach their goals
  • Advisers help students from day one Advisers help students from day one

Key Professions support

We support students as they explore their interest in top university destinations and future career choices.

  • Assistance with your personal statement and any additional information/work requested by universities
  • Mock interview practice
  • One-to-one tutoring
  • Preparation for university entrance exams including TSA, BMAT, UKCAT, LNAT etc.
  • Talks from University Admissions Tutors, Masters, Dons and alumni
  • Visits to universities – including visiting faculties specific to your target degree course
  • Attendance at relevant profession conferences
  • Competitions and challenges e.g. Institute of Financial Services Student Investor Challenge
  • Stretch activities including Olympiad challenges and STEP/MAT/PAT
  • Extra-curricular activities to develop the attributes required for each professional career
  • Visiting speakers – lawyers, practising architects, bankers, representatives from finance and accounting sectors, doctors, researchers and PhD students from policy groups e.g. Institute of Economic Affairs
  • Support to find suitable work-experience placements
  • Visits to financial institutions for students with an interest in relevant careers e.g. Bank of England, H.M. Treasury; political institutions e.g. Foreign Office, Houses of Parliament; professional bodies e.g. Institute of Mechanical Engineers; landmarks e.g. The Gherkin, The Shard; legal institutions e.g. Old Bailey, Crown Court, Supreme Court
  • Career Research Placements in holiday periods

The range of activities available may vary across our campuses.


Oxbridge Preparation Medics Preparation Law Preparation Key Professions Programme

Support for outstanding students who are applying to the top UK universities.

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Additional support for students seeking successful careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy.

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Additional support for students interested in developing a successful career in Law.

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CATS Key Professions Programme is a carefully crafted support programme for students aspiring to enter leading professions.

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