Events calendar 2021/22

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 primary aged students colouring in a classroom at the University.

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. Our activities are tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage pupils to start thinking about their future aspirations.

Two primary aged students colouring in a classroom at the University.

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. Our activities are tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage pupils to start thinking about their future aspirations.

Five students presenting their work on a Year 7 Experience Day at the University.

Our Year 7 Experience Days provide students with the opportunity to see what university is like, learn more about university life, look around our facilities and meet our current students. On the day students will take part in a campus tour, student life activity and play our 'To Skill a Mockingbird' game to develop key skills needed at university. 

Two primary aged students colouring in a classroom at the University.

Our virtual 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. Our activities are tailored for primary school pupils to provide key information to encourage pupils to start thinking about their future aspirations.

A Student Ambassador helping two students to complete their work.

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. 

Four students sat in a classroom making paper airplanes out of paper.
taster day

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.