Our one stop shop of everything university. From accommodation to studying and exploring the extra-curricular opportunities that Higher Education offers, your pupils will complete the session understanding more about their options post-18. There is also the opportunity to include a competitive quiz element for pupils to show off their knowledge! This session is bespoke to the year group it is delivered to, and can be delivered either as a classroom session, or an assembly.

The session will cover a wide variety of university life as well as an explanation of UCAS and Student Finance to introduce all aspects of the application process to students and encourage them to consider their future goals. Our team will take students through the variety of courses available to study at university, from subjects they may know to some more unusual options, as well as discussing typical entry requirements to university and course structures and opportunities available as part of studying at university. We’ll also dive into the extracurricular opportunities available at university, from sports clubs to societies to social life, we’ll cover everything available to students and take a closer look at student life as well as studying.

Learning Outcomes

  • To develop knowledge of Higher Education, and introduce life as a student
  • Enable pupils to understand progression routes to university.
  • To introduce and inform students about the application process for Student Finance and UCAS including deadlines.

Online Alternative

This activity is available online as a pre-recorded session. Please click the booking link to the right, and select your delivery method as ‘Online’. The session is designed to last approximately 30 to 45 minutes and we would encourage you to engage students in a conversation around futures as part of the session.

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Student Life (Y7 – Y8)
Key Stage 3
Year 7, Year 8
Intro to HE
30 Minutes, 1 Hour
Gatsby Benchmark:
2, 3, 7
Regional Progression Framework:
Learning Objective:
LO1, LO2, LO4, LO5
NERUPI Framework:
Know, Choose, Become, Understand
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