OUR ETHOS

Aimhigher London South acts as a single point of contact to help teachers to find out about higher education outreach activity in the London South area.

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OUR ACTIVITIES

Aimhigher London South together with partner universities offer a wide range of outreach activities to students and staff in schools and colleges across the region.

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OUR SUPPORT

Aimhigher London South brings all the information on the region’s higher education outreach into one place, and acts as a single point of contact to help you make the most of the support available.

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“This was an excellent chance for us to learn more about university, especially from students themselves. Before I went on the trip I was not sure about going to university but now I can’t wait to pass my GCSE’s and get there.”

Year 10 student

Bromley School

“Students are acutely aware that Higher Education is required to achieve future success in the workplace. Without doubt the opportunity to visit universities as part of Aimhigher schemes has developed this awareness.”

Head of Sixth Form

Sutton School

TARGETED GROUPS

Aimhigher provides discrete activities as well as progressive programmes to target groups of learners who are under-represented in HE, such as disabled students and LAC. We work with these learners and key adults around them to understand the benefits of University and raise awareness of the generic and specific support available to them.

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LATEST NEWS

‘Weathering the storm for the learner’ Identifying a network of key people and their role in supporting the learner

On Monday 17th October, Aimhigher London South held a collaborative forum at London South Bank University. The aim of the event was to illustrate ways in which NNCO funding has enabled us to better understand what and how we communicate with key adults supporting the learner; how we build capacity through sharing experiences and developing resources to meet the needs of both.

Representatives from schools, universities and local authorities attended the conference and feedback has been very positive.

‘Brilliant, more like this, fab!’, Virtual School

‘It was really useful to meet other people involved in progression activities and share effective practice’ Independent Adviser

‘As someone new to WP this was hugely useful. I am really excited about the new disability website/tool’ University

To download the presentations and read the full forum report click here

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Job opportunity:  Progression Project Manager (NCOP)

NCOP is the National Networks for Collaborative Outreach Programme.  It is a HEFCE-funded programme aimed at increasing the number of learners progressing to University who come from areas of low participation in Higher Education.

Aimhigher London South is working with two networks (Access HE and Linking London) to ensure programmes of progressive and sustained  activities are developed with identified schools across South London to support progression opportunities Post-16.

Aimhigher invites applications for the above post.
Downloads:  Job Description, Person Specification and Terms of Service.
Closing date: Tuesday 10th January.  Interviews:  Tuesday 17th January.

For more information on the post and what is involved, contact Suzanne Marchment.
Email: s.marchment@kingston.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 8417 7563.

National Networks for Collaborative Outreach

Aimhigher London South is a NNCO network partner working to bring together universities and further education colleges into local and national networks, to signpost and provide coordinated outreach activity to schools and colleges.

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