Creating opportunities for young people from all backgrounds to have equal access to Higher Education
“Our students loved it, many who were apprehensive about medicine came back feeling informed and enthusiastic” – Senior Teacher, Y10 Alternatives to Medicine
“I know what I want to be now, a radiographer, you have really inspired me” – Y12 learner attending Y12 Alternatives to Medicine
“I think my students felt valued and that they ‘mattered’. This is a particular strength of the course and it helped build their confidence and self-esteem, thank you very much!” – Teacher, You@18 Conference
We ended the year strongly with a triple bill of conferences aimed at KS4/5. A strong STEM theme in our Alternatives to Medicine Conferences aimed at Y10 and Y12 and a next steps planning approach to our You@18 Conference.
Year 13 Preparing to Apply
Sept 12th Kingston University
Sept 15th Goldsmiths University
Yes we are fast approaching that time again when decisions need to be made…the next step is being considered and five choices are being deliberated over. Visits are happening, questions asked and considered, courses and campuses scrutinised.
Join us for this practical interactive conference for Y13 to Support learners to develop their personal statements from first drafts through to final drafts. On the 12th September we will be joined at Kingston University by St Mary’s, Roehampton and St George’s University and on the 15th at Goldsmith’s we will be joined by SOAS, London Southbank, St George’s and Kingston University.
Aimhigher London South is working in partnership to meet the government’s ambition to double the proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds in higher education (HE) by 2020. The 4 year National Collaborative Outreach Programme (funded though HEFCE) will target learners in specific wards who have the potential but not necessarily the opportunity to progress onto Higher Education. Read more