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SUN Festival of Industries at Arts University Bournemouth

Delivery Group BLOG | May 2024 By Beth Hartless, SUN Project Coordinator & Charlie Forshaw, SUN Project Leader On Thursday 21st March, SUN welcomed 55 Art and Business students …

Portsmouth Careers and Apprenticeship Show 2023

SUN Delivery Group Blog I October 2023 By Carla Wiggs, SUN Project Facilitator at University of Southampton Last month, the Southern Universities Network attended the Portsmouth Careers and …

Eastleigh College Sport Trip to Solent University

PROGRESSION MENTOR BLOG | October 2023 By Fiona Thomson, SUN Progression Mentor at Eastleigh College Solent University were able to facilitate a taster day for Level 3 students from Eastleigh …

Making the most of a University Open Day

On Wednesday 19 April 2023, St Vincent College and Richard Taunton Sixth Form College sent a coach of Level 3 students to the University of Winchester’s UCAS Fair.

Empowering Student Voice Conference 2023

Last month, the Southern Universities Network (SUN) hosted its second Empowering Student Voice conference in sunny Dorset. The sun certainly shone for the event (pun intended!): without a cloud in the sky, 40 Year 7-10 student council members from four schools experienced Bournemouth University’s impressive campus in all its glory.

BLOG | LEVEL 2 PROGRESSION TALKS AT BOURNEMOUTH AND POOLE COLLEGE

PROGRESSION MENTOR BLOG | May 2023 By Beth Hartless, SUN Progression Mentor, Bournemouth and Poole College Level 2 students can face many obstacles when it comes to progression. …

BLOG | DISCOVER YOU CAREER PROGRAMME

SUN DELIVERY GROUP BLOG | MAY 2023 By Tahlia Carr, SUN Project Facilitator This year, SUN staff have been delighted to offer a new three-part programme titled ‘Discover Your Career’. …

Blog | Helping Students Achieve in Education

It’s the middle of National Careers Week #NCW2023, and here in the SUN it feels like there’s no better time to reflect on our in-school delivery…

BLOG | DR ALEX CORCORAN VISITS BASINGSTOKE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY FROM THE NHS

“How many different careers are available in the NHS?” This was one of the first questions the Basingstoke College of Technology Health and Social Care students were asked at a recent workshop they attended at the College. Students’ answers ranged from “50” to “about a 100” careers. They were all surprised when they were informed that there are over 350 different careers in the NHS!

BLOG | Bournemouth and Poole College Visit to AECC University College

On 1 December 2022, Bournemouth and Poole College’s SUN Progression Mentor organised for the Level 3 Health and Social Care Students to visit AECC University College to take part in their Health Sciences Taster Day.

BLOG | IoW College Motor Vehicle trip to Brooklands College

On the 29 June 2022, students from the Motor Vehicle Programme at the Isle of Wight College visited Brooklands Motor Museum and Brooklands College, led by SUN Progression Mentor Feiron Walsh.

BLOG | Higher Education in Further Education

Within the Southern Universities Network region, many colleges offer higher education (HE) qualifications (Level 4+ courses). These courses can be a great option for students who might not feel ready to go to university straight after finishing college or who would prefer to study in a college setting.