How can teachers support young people applying for Medicine?

In this podcast, Arlene (Bloom Service Manager) chats with Sarah (Admissions & Records Manager for Medicine) and Wendy (Medicine Student Support Lead) from the University of Aberdeen. Together, they explore how teachers can provide practical and emotional support to young people embarking on the applicant journey for Medicine. It can be an emotionally challenging journey, so let’s talk about protecting mental health!

Listen to the podcast below:

To find out more about the University of Aberdeen, studying Medicine, and the support available during your studies, please follow the links below:


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The University of Aberdeen’s Admissions Team for Medicine can be reached at [email protected]. 


To continue adding to your teacher’s toolkit, you can register for our free online teaching training for staff working with 14-18 year-olds:


The online training is based on our preventative mental health programme for schools and colleges: Bloom. During our online Bloom – Full Teacher Training, a Bloom Training Associate guides you through how to deliver our 7 Bloom workshops and shares resources that you can take with you to the classroom – all for free!


If you have any questions about Bloom, you’re very welcome to get in touch with Livi (Bloom Engagement Officer) at [email protected].