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Working with you

We want as many young people as possible to be aware of their higher education (HE) options and to be enthusiastic about the possibility of studying at university – and we know that working closely with teachers and advisers is the best way to achieve this.

Schools Liaison activities available to you

Is it time for you to book in a campus visit, arrange some uni subject workshops or have our student ambassadors in to present on student life and finance? The Schools Liaison programme offers a range of HE sessions to inspire your students in all year groups. Even better, it’s all free!

While we will help any teachers to inspire their students to consider university, we focus a significant amount of our outreach activity on students from under-represented groups in HE. This includes young people living in low participation neighbourhoods, students from low socio-economic backgrounds, young people in care and students with special educational needs. We provide an extended programme of outreach activities for young people from these groups.

The Fair Access programme is designed for schools and colleges where there are above-average numbers of students from disadvantaged groups. However, we are happy to assess a group from a non-target school to determine what support we can offer.

Our aim isn’t just to reach out to your learners though, it’s also to support you in your professional development, specifically in relation to HE. Whether you work in a school, an academy or a college, we want to assist you with your continuing development.

Invent it up

The Invent it up project is an exciting initiative that aims to educate and inspire KS3 pupils about the possibilities of Product and Industrial Design.  

Other opportunities

The following events and activities throughout the year may also be of interest: