For Year 12 and 13 students
Current university activities - get involved and attend for free
These activities are a great way to get a taste of a subject you may be interested in studying at university and good experiences to talk about in your university personal statement. Taster courses and summer schools are all FREE!
See below for current opportunities - click on individual items to proceed to websites containing information and booking procedures.
Taster Courses – many tasters still available via University of London Taster Courses Programme. View list of 'still available' courses.
Cambridge University – Law Taster Day at Gonville & Caius College – 18th April. Click here for programme. Click here to book.
City University - the HE Team have organised a trip to City University on Wednesday 17th June - 1.00pm - 5.00pm. Tour of campus, talk about Higher Education, meet current students, etc. 45 places available. Sign up in the HE & Progression Office.
Exeter University – Summer schools in Archaeology, Biosciences, Drama, History, Geology, Mining Engineering & Renewable Energy, Medicine, Modern Languages - French or Spanish, Psychology. Click here for brochure and booking details.
IntoUniversity – Free revision techniques, essay writing skills and one-to-one support with trained tutors. Click here for flyer. See staff in HE & Progression Office to book.
London Metropolitan University - Generation Vote Event - 7th April. A fun, interactive day exploring voting.
London Southbank University – Business & IT Taster Day – 29th April. Click here for programme. See staff in HE & Progression Office to book.
London Southbank University – Higher Education Taster Day – 17th June for Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences. Click here for programme. See staff in HE & Progression Office to book.
Manchester University – Access Programme, Aspiring Student Society and Discover Days.
Manchester University – Discover Days in the summer on History, Fashion Business & Textile Technology, English, Chemistry, Social Anthropology, Nursing, Philosophy, Midwifery, Life Sciences, Computer Science, Law, Engineering, Audiology. Click here for further information and to book.
Nottingham University – Nursing, Medicine and Veterinary Summer workshop conferences – charge applies
Queen Mary University – Event ‘Talk to Mary’ – 16th June. An opportunity to find out about HE, talk to current students (including their experiences on their first lectures), What is a lecture, How can universities help you more, lunch and tour of campus. Click here for programme. Sign up in the HE & Progression Office. Initially 5 places available to be quick.
UCL – Summer placements in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering and Psychology
UCL – Summer schools in Chemistry, Ancient World, Studio Practice, Psychology and Language Sciences, Applied Medical Sciences, Life Sciences, Public Transport, Urban Planning, Archaeology, Built Environment Construction, Architecture & Design, Law & Legal London, History, Philosophy
UCL – 6-week Summer Challenge in Architecture, Fine Art, Chemical Engineering, Medical, Maths, Science & Technology, English, Biosciences, Statistical Science, Archaeology and Physics
Which?University – A-Z guide to university degree subjects. Not sure what course you want to study yet? These guides inform you of what areas will be covered by the subject, typical entry requirements and career prospects.
Open Days - many universities hold their open days in May/June. See opendays.com for a full list. Book via individual university websites.
Click here for last week's posting for further opportunities and summer schools.
If you have any questions or would like further information, please see staff in the HE & Progression Office.