MoneyExplorerThe Southern Universities Network has launched a brand new resource aimed at students who would like to find out more about budgeting for university. Our interactive site encourages students to collect 10 budget badges and to learn how to budget effectively at university to steer clear of unnecessary debt.
CampusExplorerThe Southern Universities Network has launched a brand new resource aimed at students who would like to find out more about university life. Our interactive site encourages students to explore a campus and get a feel for what it's like to attend university and live a student life.
Career Pilot for StudentsOffering advice and information to students who need to make choice at age 14, 16 and 18. Support available on different career options, qualifications, the variety of industries and job sectors available and more.
SmallpeiceWe’re The Smallpeice Trust – an independent educational charity that runs hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) activities and exciting engineering courses for pupils in Years 6-12. We also deliver Teacher Training Days to bring STEM to life in the classroom.
Villiers Park Educational TrustVilliers Park Educational Trust helps able young people to develop a passion for learning and the study and life skills to ensure they reach their full academic potential. We are committed to fair access – ensuring able students from less advantaged backgrounds gain places at leading universities and thrive once there.Scholars programme; inspiring excellence programme; shaping your future; online extension activities; advisory service; advocacy
Not Going to UniOur range of work related learning schemes provide opportunities for young people to enhance their technical, personal and employability skills through industry-led projects, industrial placements and specialised taster courses.
CareersboxCareersbox is a free online library of careers related film, news and information. As the preferred digital new media partner to the Institute of Career Guidance, the largest careers body in the UK, Careersbox aim is to deliver the right information at the right time to careers advisers and job seekers.
DfE Dux Award / Future Scholar AwardDfE initiative rewards high performing pupils in Year 9 (14-year-olds). It will encourage higher aspirations by inviting one high-performing pupil from every secondary school to visit a Russell Group university, accompanied by a teacher or another member of staff. Additiional funding available upon school application
DfE Summer School FundingOpportunity for secondary schools to help disadvantaged new pupils understand what and how they will be studying in key stage 3. It is also an opportunity for schools to help disadvantaged pupils who are behind in key areas such as literacy and numeracy to catch up with their peers. Attached to pupil premium.
Speakers for SchoolsAn independent UK charity launched in 2011, providing state secondary schools and colleges talks from a range of industry leading professionals and academics, free of charge. The network currently consists of 850 speakers who donate their time to go into state schools and speak about their background and area of expertise, providing stimulating sessions for students through a talk.
Tomorrows EngineersTomorrow’s Engineers is more than a one stop shop for information and resources about the amazing careers available in engineering. We also run a schools programme to help inspire the next generation of engineers.
Bloodhound ProjectThe BLOODHOUND SSC engineering adventure provides us with a once in a lifetime opportunity to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. To achieve this ambitious goal, the BLOODHOUND Education Programme will be made available to all pupils in primary and secondary schools, and to students in further and higher education. Nearly 4,000 schools have registered in the first 18 months of the project, plus numerous presentations have been given to other groups and professional institutions, taking the project into the heart of the community and society.
Your Life CampaignYour Life brings together business, educators, civil society and government, to show how science and maths leads to exciting, successful careers. It aims to make the most of all our talents and to grow the number of women in science, technology and engineering.
Childrens UniversityA national scheme to encourage and reward children aged 5 - 14 for their participation in extending their learning out of school hours, to develop a love of learning and raise aspirations. Through participating in activities children collect stickers which are entered in their ‘learning passports’. Once various thresholds are achieved a graduation celebration is held at the local university and certificates and medals are awarded.