HE Can Summer School

Date and time
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 -
Thursday, 23 June 2022

Kedleston Road and Markeaton Street, Derby Campus

Year group: Year 10
Maximum size of group: 15


Student sitting in a computer suite at a computer.

I learnt a lot about uni

Why go to university? workshop - Year 10 student from Granville Academy
HE Can Summer School 2021

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. 

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HE Can Summer School schedule for the day*

Day 1: Kedleston Road

09:00 - 09:30 Arrival at Kedleston Road
09:30 - 10:15 Welcome and introductions
10:15 - 11:15 Taster session
11:15 - 12:00 Tour of Kedleston Road
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch

12:30 - 14:15

Team Derby sport workshops
14:15 - 14:30 Day 1 conclusions and evaluations
14:30 Departure from Kedleston Road

Day 2: Markeaton Street

09:00 - 09:30 Arrival at Markeaton Street
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome and introductions
09:45 - 10:30 Skills Competition
10:30 - 11:15 Union of Students workshop
11:15 - 11:25 Break

11:25 - 12:10

Tour of Markeaton Street
12:10 - 12:50 Lunch
12:50 - 13:35 Walking tour to Halls of Residence
13:35 - 14:15

Goal-setting workshop (with student finance)

14:15 - 14:30 Day 2 conclusions and evaluations
14:30 Departure from Markeaton Street

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*Based on June 2019 schedule: subject to change.

100%of students rated the event good or excellent**Widening Access evaluation data 2020/21
171%increase in students who say they have a good level of knowledge about university**Widening Access evaluation data 2020/21
Two boys and a Student Ambassador learning.
Students learning football skills with the University of Derby's sport centre in the background.
Boys learning with the help of a Student Ambassador in a computer suite.

Widening Access event enquiry form

If you would like to attend this event please complete this form with details of your enquiry, feel free to add in any additional questions. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

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