Creating opportunities for young people from all backgrounds to have equal access to Higher Education
“Student Ambassadors were an outstanding group”– Sixth Form Tutor, Y13 Preparing to Apply
“I have found it really helpful, I was unsure about applying but now I feel confident and have the start of my statement.” –
Y13 learner attending Y13 Preparing to Apply
We began the year with the crucial element of the UCAS application process with successful conferences aimed at 130 Y13 learners where they gained practical workshops in writing their personal statements. In addition they benefitted from advice sessions on Student Finance and Interview skills and were supported by our HEI Student Ambassadors.
Year 8 ‘Higher Futures’
Nov 8th Roehampton University
We will be piloting a new conference aimed at early KS3 learners who will experience an interactive introduction to university and a chance to explore one of London’s most beautiful campus.
KS3 ‘Aspire to HE’
January 2018 at Kingston University and Goldsmith’s University
Just how important are your GCSE choices to University?
Join us for this practical interactive conference for Y8/9 to support learners in making decisions with their GCSE options. Not only will they experience interactive sessions on progression and finance but they will get to experience subject samples in STEM and Arts/Hum through an ‘Interactive Fair’ featuring many of our HEI partners. In addition there will be an in-depth tour of a university led by Student Ambassadors.
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