Working with schools
Discover pre-16 events, workshops and activities to help students explore their next steps
It's never too soon for your students to start thinking about their future. What pathways could they take? What are their ambitions? What support is available?
Working with young people from groups that are under-represented in higher education, our KS2-KS4 events, workshops and activities encourage them to explore higher education, see opportunities and identify their passion. So they can shape the life and career they dream of.
Delivered face-to-face at your school or college, or available to you virtually. On a time and date that fits your timetable. They're pitched at just the right level for specific age groups.
Get your students excited about learning new things, working with university students and exploring future pathways.
Designed to fit your lesson timings, our practical workshops let students engage in interactive individual and group activities.
Created to fit into your assemblies and tutor times, our talks give insights into a whole range of post-school and university topics.
Learn how to make big decisions at KS3, and find out how these decisions impact choices at post-16 and beyond.
Developed to complement the PSHE curriculum, Our ‘Building Character’ series encourages students to recognise their value and build confidence in their abilities.
Build effective study skills, mindfulness techniques and develop personal learning preferences in this interactive session.
Learn about the costs of study, budgeting, challenges and the advantages and disadvantages of going to university.
Explore the perceptions of debt and work with graduate career pathways to illustrate the principles of the Student Loans repayment system.
Explore the basics of university, which careers may require a degree and look at alternative pathways if a degree isn't the right fit.
Discover the pathways available to year 11 students, as we look at post-16 options including apprenticeships, BTECs, A levels and technical qualifications.
Bust the myths and misconceptions of student finance in this short session.
Explore the concepts of university, and get our fully resourced 'workshop in a box' for your class. Available to download from our Resources for the Classroom page.
Aimed at parents and supporters, this short presentation and Q&A discusses what student finance support is available, eligibility and how loans are repaid.
Discover HE Days - 29 Nov 2022, 1 Dec 2022 & 19 April 2023
Creative Forces Days - 25 & 27 April 2023
School visit guide
Events and school visit days to the university campus are a great way for your students to find out more about uni life, future courses and careers, and to spend time with our students.
To help you get the most out of the experience, we've put together a School Visit Guide to plan for a safe and enjoyable day, and find answers to frequently asked questions.
Resources for the classroom
School Leavers' Hub
About our work
Our pre-16 activities are for young people under-represented in higher education.
These often include students from low income households and participation areas, military service families, young carers, in care or care leavers, estranged students and students from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.