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.
Careers Advisers and Teachers Conference
Our free one-day conference will provide teachers, careers advisers and educational professionals with the latest updates from across the sector, including the oportunity to meet staff from our academic faculties and professional services. It is also an opportunity for guests to participate in CPD sessions. This year our conference, on Wednesday 13 May 2020, will be themed 'Digital Technology and Education'. Register your interest in our event.