Campus Tours
Dates: Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
Deadline: None
For: Anyone wishing to visit the campus
Location: University of Huddersfield

There is nothing quite like a visit to the campus to get a feel for what studying with us is really like. So whether you’re interested in undergraduate or postgraduate study, we’d love to show you around our beautiful campus.

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Undergraduate Open Days 2020
Dates: 5/12/2020
Deadline: None
For: Anyone interested in our U/G courses
Location: Online

- Chat with our current students
- Watch live subject talks and chat with tutors online
- Learn about student accommodation
- Take part in live Q&As on topics such as student finance, applying through UCAS, wellbeing and disability and careers
- Explore campus on line

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Intro to UCAS and Personal Statements Talk
Dates: Every Wed, 5-6pm until 16th Dec
Deadline: Wednesday 16th December 2020
For: Year 13, 2nd Year College and Access students
Location: Online

EHU @ Home: Evenings – This virtual session will discuss the UCAS process from start to finish including the various sections you need to fill out and what happens after you click submit. The session will also cover what information is best to include in a personal statement and how to structure this.

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University of Derby Campus Tours
Dates: Now to January
Deadline: N/A can book until the day
For: Year 12 to 13 students
Location: Derby Campus (multiple sites)

Our Campus Tours are a great way to explore our facilities and halls of residence. Book your tour below and learn more about the measures we're taking to keep you safe.

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Legal Work Experience
Dates: 15-19th February 2021
Deadline: 22nd January
For: Year 12s in the West Midlands
Location: Virtual / Birmingham

Take part in a range of virtual activities focusing on business skills, have video-link meetings with solicitors and other legal professionals, shadow trainee solicitors and legal apprentices and get a taste of working in a law firm and what a legal career really entails.

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US Programme 2021
Dates: Various in 2021
Deadline: 17/01/2021
For: Year 12 England/Wales, Year 13 NI, S5 Scotland
Location: Virtual and US

The Sutton Trust US Programme (in partnership with the Fulbright Commission) helps state school students from across the UK explore US study and access leading universities through support, advice, UK residentials and a one-week trip to visit a variety of US universities. It is free to take part in the programme.

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upReach Employability Programme
Dates: Supports begins from September 2020
Deadline: Ongoing on a rolling basis
For: Year 13s / all undergrads
Location: Across the UK

Just about to start University? It is never too early to explore your career options and gain valuable work experience. Join upReach, and you can receive free support worth up to £900 with expert mock interviews and application advice, plus exclusive work experience and mentoring opportunities from prestigious employers!

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Pathways to Property Online Course
Dates: 12th Oct – 31st Dec 2020
Deadline: n/a – open to all
For: Year 9 and upwards
Location: Online

Join us to learn more about the property industry and the exciting careers within it. Taking place over 3 weeks and requiring 6 hours of study, the course is free to complete and runs fully online. Upon completion you will receive a Certificate of Achievement for your studies – a great addition to a CV or UCAS application.

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Applying to University Virtual Event Series
Dates: Now to 16 Dec (multiple dates)
Deadline: N/A can book until day
For: Year 12 to 13 students
Location: Virtual

Throughout September to December, we will be hosting a range of virtual events for year 12 - 13 students, to support them when researching and applying to university. Follow the link to find out more.

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Taster Days
Dates: Various
Deadline: N/A
For: Level 3/Year 12 – 13/ Adult Learners
Location: University of Huddersfield HD1 3DH

Taster days are designed to give a real life taste of what it is like to study a particular subject at university, allowing students to develop a practical understanding of a specific area.

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Legal Work Experience
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: n/a
For: Year 9 to 13 (Eng & Wales), S2 to S6 (Scot), Year 3 to 5, L6th or U6th (NI)
Location: Across the UK

PRIME is an alliance of law firms across the UK, committed to improving access to the legal profession through work experience because the legal sector should be open to talent from all economic backgrounds. There are more than 60 law firms involved in PRIME, providing legal work experience up and down the UK, providing work experience opportunities across the country.

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Professional Learning Network
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: n/a
For: Teachers & education professionals
Location: Online

The UCL Access and Widening Participation team have launched a Professional Learning Network (PLN) for teachers and education professionals. Members of the PLN will be invited to attend special events including regular ‘Teacher Takeaway’ twilight CPD sessions, teacher conferences, and will also receive a regular newsletter.

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Talks for Teens
Dates: Ongoing / various
Deadline: n/a
For: Age 13 - 18
Location: London

GENERATE hosts free after school careers talks/Q&A sessions for teens in London. Past speakers include magician Dynamo, designer Thomas Heatherwick, blogging sensation Deliciously Ella as well as innovators from tech, business, fashion, media, law and medicine. Sign up is essential.

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Journey to Higher Education Webinar Series
Dates: Various
Deadline: n/a
For: Year 10 – Year 13
Location: Online

Students from Years 10 to 13, parents and carers are invited to join us to hear from university staff and student ambassadors, to find out more about the UCAS application process, transitioning to higher education, and have their questions answered. Students wishing to attend should register individually.

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Schools & Colleges Outreach Programme
Dates: Various
Deadline: n/a
For: Year 12-13 / Level 3 / Adult Learners 
Location: Remote/On Campus/At school

The University of South Wales' award-winning team of experts work with schools and colleges around the UK delivering interactive workshops designed to inform students about higher education, and support them with the transition to university. All workshops are free of charge and are available in Welsh and English.

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HE Prep Activities
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: None
For: School and college students
Location: University or online

Our schools and colleges liaison team are dedicated to developing strong relationships with schools and colleges, and providing inspiring and informative sessions to your students. Take a look through all of the ways we can engage with you and your students throughout the academic year.

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Become an Associate
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: n/a
For: Undergraduates
Location: Across the UK

upReach is a social mobility charity that offers free careers support worth up to £2,700, with exclusive work experience, employer insight day and mentor opportunities. From CV and application reviews, to free practice online tests and mock interviews and assessment centres. Improve your chances of success.

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Harper Adams Uni – Virtual Outreach
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Key Stage 2-5
Location: At your institution

A 30 - 40 minute pre-recorded presentations aiming to help students get a better understanding of what Harper Adams University offers as well as preparing themselves for HE.

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Realising Opportunities
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: TBC
For: TBC
Location: UCL

The RO Programme provides skills development opportunities and information to help students to make informed decisions about their future; supports students in their current work at school/college; and enables students to demonstrate their potential for success at a research-intensive university.

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UCAS Application Workshops
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Bookings by teachers for Key Stage 5
Location: At your institution

30mins-1 hour presentation- Suitable for all post 16 pre application students who require more information and advice about submitting UCAS applications and writing a personal statement.

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Student Finance
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Bookings by teachers for Key Stage 5
Location: Uni of Manchester, or your institution

30mins – 1 hour presentation- Suitable for all pre/post application students and parents. The sessions will answer questions for both students and parents regarding student all aspects of student finance.

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Why Manchester?
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Bookings by teachers for Key Stage 5
Location: At your institution

30-40 minute presentation which aims to help students decide if studying at the University of Manchester would suit them.

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Choosing What & Where to Study
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Bookings by teachers for Key Stage 5
Location: At your institution

This presentation covers issues concerning Year 12 when thinking about university including:
• Why go to university
• Things to consider when choosing a course
• Things to consider when choosing which university to study at
• Further resources to help students in carrying out their research into different courses and universities

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Young Persons’ Forum
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Years 10 to 13
Location: University of Manchester

The University of Manchester invites local Year 10-13 students to come along to sessions held here on campus, where they have the chance to review workshops, activities, literature and other material. Participants receive a £10 gift voucher and valuable transferable skills.

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School-University Partnership Initiative
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Key Stage 3, 4 & 5 and teachers
Location: University of Manchester

Our School-University Partnership Initiative (SUPI) is a scheme funded by Research Councils UK. It provides opportunities for schools and universities to bring contemporary research to life for young people.

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Student Life
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Key Stage 5
Location: Uni of Manchester, or your institution

30-45 mins presentation- Suitable for all post 16 students, pre/post application, the session can be delivered or include input from a current University of Manchester Student Ambassador who can give students a taste of University life.

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Teacher CPD Workshops
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Individuals and teachers
Location: University of Manchester

The University of Manchester offers teachers and advisers various professional development opportunities to develop skills and knowledge that can both boost their professional development and benefit their school and college students. These include workshops on personal statement writing and reference writing.

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Extended Project Qualification Support
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Key Stage 5
Location: University of Manchester

Teachers can arrange for their students to visit The University of Manchester to support them with the Extended Project qualification. These visits can include a research skills workshop or library visit - or both. The workshop introduces students to academic research through a series of interactive activities and group work.

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STEM Enrichment Programme
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Key Stage 3, 4 & 5
Location: University of Manchester

As a major provider of STEM subjects at degree level, we recognise their importance to the UK's skills base. That’s why at Manchester we work with teachers and career advisers to inspire school learners with the exciting experiences and advantages of studying science.

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The Brilliant Club
Dates: Bespoke dates
Deadline: n/a
For: Key Stage 2, 3 & 4
Location: University of Manchester

The Brilliant Club recruits, trains and places doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in schools and sixth form colleges serving low participation communities to deliver programmes of university-style tutorials to small groups of outstanding pupils, which develop the knowledge, skills and ambition that help those pupils to secure places at top universities.

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The Stormzy Scholarship
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: See website
For: Black UK Students
Location: University of Cambridge

The scholarships, which are non-repayable, will cover the full cost of tuition fees and provide a maintenance grant which will significantly reduce the need for awardees to take out government or commercial loans. This support will be available to recipients for up to four years of undergraduate study.

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STEM Potential Programme
Dates: Various
Deadline: n/a
For: KS4 & KS5 Students
Location: Imperial College, London

This programme aims to support students in their KS4 and KS5 studies via lectures, subject-specific masterclasses and university experience taster days. Students joining in Y10 will experience different fields of STEM subjects to gain a better understanding of subjects they may wish to study at A-level. (Support continues into Y11).

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Pre-recorded IAG Sessions 
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: N/A
For: Year 12 / 13, 1st / 2nd Year College & Pre-Access /Access
Location: Online

We have a range of pre-recorded talks and workshops including Intro to HE, Personal Statements, Intro to UCAS, Student Finance, and Subject Specific talks for students or teachers to request. For full details and information about how to request a pre-recording, visit our website.

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Bespoke IAG Sessions
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: N/A
For: Year 12 / 13, 1st / 2nd Year College & Pre-Access /Access
Location: Online or in person

We have a range of talks and workshops including Intro to HE, Personal Statements, Intro to UCAS, Student Finance, and Subject Specific talks which can be booked by Teachers / Careers Advisors and delivered virtually for your students. For full details and information about how to book your talk, visit our website.

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Inspiring Minds Year 12 Tasters
Dates: Throughout the academic year
Deadline: Please refer to event webpages
For: Open to all Year 12 students nationally
Location: Loughborough University campus

Loughborough University’s Inspiring Minds events provide an excellent opportunity for Year 12 students to experience their chosen subject area at undergraduate level, through a range of topical taster sessions with current students and academic staff. The events are free of charge and lunch will be provided.

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Employability Programme
Dates: Ongoing
Deadline: N/A
For: All year groups are eligible at undergraduate level
Location: Across the UK

Just about to start University? It is never too early to explore your career options and gain valuable work experience. Join upReach, and you can receive free support worth up to £2700 with expert mock interviews and application advice, plus exclusive work experience and mentoring opportunities from prestigious employers!

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