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SUN WIN PROVIDER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The SOUTHERN UNIVERSITIES NETWORK HAS BEEN AWARDED ‘PROVIDER OF THE YEAR’ AT THE EMPLOYERS BUILDING FUTURES AWARDS 2021 Presented by Enterprise M3 and The Careers & Enterprise Company, …

SUN Mindfulness Offer

The Southern Universities Network (SUN) recognises that in order to support young people’s progression onto higher education, activities to boost wellbeing and resilience are vital. Nadia Morad (SUN …

Academic Resilience Approach

In 2017 and 2018, a group of SUN staff completed training with YoungMinds to become Facilitators of the Academic Resilience Approach (ARA). The ARA has been co-produced by …

Students Rise to the Challenge

Pete Thompson – SUN Project Leader The SUN Virtual Festival of Industries continues to link students with employers throughout the pandemic. The SUN Virtual Festival of Industries are …

BlendEd programme supports teachers with free CPD

BlendEd is a programme of free professional development and resources for teachers to support blended learning pedagogy. BlendEd helps teachers, school leaders and other educators design effective teaching …

The long shadow of deprivation

A recent report by the Social Mobility Commission finds that social mobility in the UK is a postcode lottery Increasing social mobility has long been a priority for …

Spotlight: TEDxYouth@bargate

After the successful TEDxYouth@Bargate 2019, the Southern Universities Network (SUN) ran a second event in January 2020, showcasing nine amazing speakers including Natasha Devon MBE, and Shwetal Shah …

Exciting collaboration helps bring Thriving Lives to young people

The Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance and six Uni Connect Partnerships including the Southern Universities Network (SUN) have developed a brand new toolkit to support young people from …

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 …