We want all students to discover the exciting opportunities higher education offers. We're passionate about supporting and providing information and resources to pupils, teachers and careers advisors at schools and colleges across the country.

On our blog, you can find out more about uni life, and get tips for things like revising for exams, studying at home and preparing for uni. We've also got information about our outreach work with schools and colleges.

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We want all students to discover the exciting opportunities higher education offers. We're passionate about supporting and providing information and resources to pupils, teachers and careers advisors at schools and colleges across the country.

On our blog, you can find out more about uni life, and get tips for things like revising for exams, studying at home and preparing for uni. We've also got information about our outreach work with schools and colleges.

16 posts found

Learning to ‘Level-Up’? supporting working class boys’ progression to higher education Submit an abstract for our HE practitioners conference

10 June 2022 3 min read

Read what can be done and how to better support working-class boys’ educational attainment and progression to higher education.

Year 9 students on campus

Placement experiences of a care leaver I developed more within 12 months, both personally and professionally, than I could've expected

09 June 2022 3 min read

Find out about care experienced student Erin's experience of embarking on a university placement year.

Office at halpern house

Addressing the challenges surrounding boys attainment Applying key learnings from the first in our ‘Being a Boy’ series in order to champion positive outcomes for boys in schools

01 March 2022 3 min read

Our first ‘Being a Boy’ session explored boys’ motivation as well as the impact of language and expectations. Read more about next steps as a community of practice.

Male school students

Being a Boy: championing the educational experiences of boys in Portsmouth An opportunity to drive positive change for young males in our city and beyond.

03 February 2022 3 min read

We’d like to bring together like-minded practitioners, who have a drive to improve the attainment of disadvantaged boys. Find out more about our community of practice and CPD offer.

Year 9 boys working at a desk

Meeting the challenge together: boys’ attainment in Portsmouth Let's meet one of Portsmouth's most pressing educational challenges, and make a real difference to the future opportunities of our young people

22 March 2021 4 min read

Let's meet one of Portsmouth's most pressing educational challenges, and make a real difference to the future opportunities of our young people.

Students in a classroom

What happens when everyone you know vanishes for 5 months?

19 November 2020 2 min read

Dan shares his experiences of being a student at uni without the support of his family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week.

Students walking outdoors in autumn

It was particularly hard not having a home to go to

19 November 2020 2 min read

Alex shares their experiences of being a student at uni without the support of their family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week

Student with a hat on

Coming to University gave me a new lease of life

19 November 2020 4 min read

Sarah shares her experiences of being a student at uni without the support of her family, for Estranged Student Solidarity Week

Student in the Library with a coffee