Events calendar 2023/4

The Widening Access team runs events and activities for primary school, secondary school, and sixth form students. Learn more about our events and book your place. 

Upcoming events

Two students annotating a newspaper and reading a book.

Our Think Reflect Succeed event for Year 10 students focuses on equipping students with the necessary independent learning skills for their current and future studies. Throughout the day we will focus on reflective thinking, metacognition and encourage your learners to develop their academic skills. 

Students sat listening to talk in a classroom looking to the right.

Our Think Reflect Succeed event is designed for Year 12/13 students to equip them with the necessary independent learning skills for their current and future studies. Throughout the day we will focus on reflective thinking, metacognition and encourage your Year 12/13 learners to develop their academic skills ahead of progressing to university.

Two students annotating a newspaper and reading a book.

Our Think Reflect Succeed event for Year 10 students focuses on equipping students with the necessary independent learning skills for their current and future studies. Throughout the day we will focus on reflective thinking, metacognition and encourage your learners to develop their academic skills. 

Students sat listening to talk in a classroom looking to the right.

Our Think Reflect Succeed event is designed for Year 12/13 students to equip them with the necessary independent learning skills for their current and future studies. Throughout the day we will focus on reflective thinking, metacognition and encourage your Year 12/13 learners to develop their academic skills ahead of progressing to university.

Primary School students jumping in front of a sign that reads '#DerbyUni'.

Our Primary Explorers Days will give pupils the chance to learn more about the University and explore university courses and careers. They will meet current students and take part in our educational activities specifically tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage students to start thinking about their future aspirations.

Primary School students jumping in front of a sign that reads '#DerbyUni'.

Our Primary Explorers Days will give pupils the chance to learn more about the University and explore university courses and careers. They will meet current students and take part in our educational activities specifically tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage students to start thinking about their future aspirations.

Primary School students jumping in front of a sign that reads '#DerbyUni'.

Our Primary Explorers Days will give pupils the chance to learn more about the University and explore university courses and careers. They will meet current students and take part in our educational activities specifically tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage students to start thinking about their future aspirations.

Primary School students jumping in front of a sign that reads '#DerbyUni'.

Our Primary Explorers Days will give pupils the chance to learn more about the University and explore university courses and careers. They will meet current students and take part in our educational activities specifically tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage students to start thinking about their future aspirations.

Students and staff stood in a student kitchen.

Our HE Can Summer School hopes to support young male students in year 10 with their inspirations to aspire to university. Predominately aimed at working-class males, this two day non-residential summer school will give your students the opportunity to experience the academic and social sides of university. 

Students constructing a tower out of spaghetti.

Our Residential Summer School is an exciting opportunity for students to experience university life through a range of on-campus activities over three days whilst staying overnight at our Halls of Residence. Students will take part in a range of taster sessions and social activities, all designed to increase confidence and awareness of the opportunities available within HE.