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Uni Connect Hub Offers Online Sessions For Students With Disabilities

The University of Essex-based Uni Connect partnership, Make Happen, are hosting an online event for students and parents of students with declared disabilities The event called ‘SEND yourself …

Award-winning television presenter to share secrets of career success at online festival

Award-winning television presenter Ayo Akinwolere will share the secrets of his career success with South Yorkshire teenagers during an online festival next month. The award-winning broadcaster and Sheffield …

What are your views on local outreach provision?

Ipsos MORI, an independent research organisation, has been appointed by the Office for Students to evaluate Phase 2 of the Uni Connect programme (previously known as NCOP). As …

Clearing Plus: Clearing just got personal.

From today (Monday 6th July 2020) Clearing is live and with this year comes Clearing Plus, the shiny new tool from UCAS. This year UCAS estimate that there …

Navigating the aspiration trap: white working-class students and widening access to higher education

In October 2017 I met Mr Davis, a teacher at a school located within a small town in the Black Country in the West Midlands. I had recently …

COVID-19 Update

In accordance with recent government advice, the Southern Universities Network has decided to postpone all events and activities scheduled to take place between now and the end of …

Local students discover their potential through inspiring outreach initiative

Over 28,000 students in the South have benefitted from taking part in over 1,500 educational outreach activities provided by the Southern Universities Network (SUN) since 2017. The SUN …

TEDxYouth@Bargate NOVEMBER 2018

Well you’ve heard of TED talks, right? Talks and videos from across the world by extraordinary speakers who are sharing ideas with the global community.   On 21st November 2018 …

THE ONLINE SPOC AREA IS NOW OPEN

We are pleased to announce the launch of our online area dedicated to SPoCs. The SPoC Area features important information and guidance applicable to SPoCs, along with links to …

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DRAMA HELPS YOUNG PEOPLE IN HAMPSHIRE & DORSET MAKE FUTURE CHOICES

Young people across Hampshire & Dorset are being encouraged to consider their future careers and develop their own style of learning with the help of an imaginative…

Unique research project explores the higher education barriers of white working class boys

At the end of 2016, Southern Universities Network commissioned two research projects which sought to examine the disadvantage experienced by white…

MULTI MILLION POUND PROJECT LAUNCH TO SUPPORT ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

A new multi-million pound project has been launched by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) sees…