What will happen on the Microsoft Teams interview?

Successful applicants will be invited to attend a Microsoft Teams interview. Microsoft Teams is a digital communication tool and we will include instructions on how to use it on our invite.

The interview will consist of a virtual interview with our academic team, which could include a clinical practitioner or a service user. The interview will include a number of short questions to demonstrate motivation, achievements, transferable skills and knowledge for the course.

How to prepare for the Microsoft Teams interview

To prepare for the interview take some time to research current writing on the subject. A good place to start is the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists' website.

The links below provide details of mandatory statutory checks and course structure, on which we welcome any questions.

Please make sure you complete this Health Sciences Suitability Declaration Form as soon as possible before attending your interview.

How to join your Microsoft Teams interview

You will receive an email invite two days prior to your interview. In your email invite there will be a link for you to select Join Microsoft Teams Meeting, which will be at the bottom of the email invite. You will be given the  following options:

1. If you are already using the Teams app, select "Launch it now".

2. If you are not already using Teams click on the "Join on the web instead" option.

3. Alternatively you can download the app - click here.

4. If downloading the application make it is working correctly on your device .

5. Type in your name.

6. Choose the audio and video settings you want.

7. Select Join now.

8. Depending on meeting settings, you'll get in right away, or go to a lobby where someone in the meeting can admit you.

We recommend that you test Microsoft Teams ahead of your interview to make sure that you can access it. Before you set up your device for interview we recommend:

  • Using a PC or laptop for a better online experience.
  • Giving yourself plenty of time to set up your device and login.
  • Making sure that your sound and video work.

More information is available on the Microsoft Office website here.

For further queries and issues regarding your Microsoft Teams interview and how to prepare, please contact our team at FEHHS-Programme-Support@greenwich.ac.uk.

What to present during your Microsoft Teams interview

During the Microsoft Teams interview you will be asked to present the following documents as part of the call:

  • Passport or Driving Licence.

Types of identification accepted

Please bring one of any of the following forms of ID. When presenting an ID document, it must be the original, valid, in date and in the legal name of the applicant attending the interview.

Student Type Acceptable forms of identity
Home Applicants (UK born) Current valid passport OR UK driving licence (photo card style only)
Home Applicants (non-UK born) Current valid passport OR "Travel Document" both with any relevant immigration document (e.g. indefinite leave to remain BRP)
EU Applicants Current valid passport OR EU identity card
International Applicants (Non-EU) Current valid passport AND Current Visa

In attempting to ensure an applicant meets the relevant professional requirements of the course and enable us to process any potential offer given, the University of Greenwich will employ the use of technology to verify the authenticity of valid ID documents. The document will be captured by screen shot, an authentication check will be conducted and then stored against the applicant's record; held in accordance with the appropriate retention period.

Please ensure that when you receive your invitation, you accept and attend at the allocated date and time. If you are unable to attend please indicate you would like a new date via your response on UCAS Track or by sending an email which we will try to accommodate. Should you fail to attend or like to rebook we cannot guarantee you will be invited to interview again and your application may no longer be considered and withdrawn.

If you have any queries or concerns regarding your interview or are unable to provide the documents listed above, please contact FEHHS-Programme-Support@greenwich.ac.uk or on 020 8331 9000.