Applications for 2018 Social Mobility Foundation Programmes Now Open

The Social Mobility Foundation supports ambitious young people from less-privileged backgrounds to access top universities and careers. They run completely free of charge programmes featuring mentoring, internships with top companies, university application support, as well as professional development and skills workshops for high achieving young people across the UK. The charity provides support in 11…
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UCAS Teacher & Adviser Update- October 2017

. Oxbridge Deadline There are less than two weeks to go until the Sunday 15 October deadline. Applications to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and most courses in medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine/science should be with us by 18:00 (UK time) on this date. If your students are unsure if this deadline applies to…
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UCAS ‘Inspiring Choices and Progression to HE’ Conference

  UCAS ‘Inspiring Choices and Progression to HE’ Conference Gateshead, 29 November 2017   UCAS will be delivering their conference for teachers and advisers in the North East this autumn at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead. This is a great opportunity for teachers and advisers in the region to access an exciting and informative event…
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UCAS Teacher & Adviser Update- July 2017

Clearing is now open Clearing is now open, for any students who still want to apply for courses starting in 2017. All vacancies are displayed in the search tool, and any applications received from now on will automatically be entered into Clearing. For the latest news on how you can support your students, follow our…
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A Parent’s Guide to Careers Guidance- Cascaid

CASCAID have produced an eBook to help parents get involved and encourage their children in finding their future careers. This guide is designed to provide an overview of how parents can help support their son or daughter with these important choices.   The decisions young people make from an early stage at school can have…
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UCAS Parent Newsletter: June

Preparing for Results Day As results day approaches, to make sure your son or daughter is in the best position, please remind them to: Keep their contact details up-to-date in Track- if they don’t, their chosen university or colleges will have trouble contacting them Remember their Track sign in details Make sure they’re available on…
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UCAS Teacher and Adviser Update: June 2017

  Qualifications entered in Apply  Qualifications entered in Apply sometimes don’t match the data we receive from exam boards. We’ll be emailing students whose AS and A level qualifications don’t match those they entered on their application. Please advise your students to reply if we contact them, or get in touch with us by emailing…
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New Mental Health Resource for Young People launched in North Tyneside

A resource pack aiming to promote positive mental health in North Tyneside’s young people was launched at an event on 16th May. As part of the council’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Strategy, the Emotionally Healthy Schools Resource Pack was on show at the Langdale Centre on Tuesday 16 May. Consultation…
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UCAS Parent and Carer Update: May Update

Decisions, Decisions… Once your son or daughter receives a decision for a uni, we’ll send an email to say there’s an update to their application. It’s only when their last decision is received that they’ll need to reply. There are a few different replies they can make: Firm acceptance (their first choice) – if it’s…
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University Explained

Saturday 4th November 2017, Durham University Our annual University Explained conference for Parents/Carers will take place on Saturday 4th November 2017, 9.30am – 2.15pm at Durham University. **Bookings now open**  University Explained is a joint event between the five North East Universities and can help you support your young person in the decisions they will have…
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