Secondary

The Department of Widening Participation and Outreach aims to raise the aspirations and educational attainment amongst students from under-represented and disadvantaged groups. 

SECONDARY ACTIVITY MAILING LIST

European Connect: Fastrack

European Connect links students from across the UK and Europe. 

This 3 week research-intensive short programme will take place Monday 8 June to Friday 26 June.

Your students will have access to a University of Surrey Student Mentor, weekly webinars and the opportunity to develop a research project with their group, which they'll present virtually at the end of the programme. 

This FREE opportunity is available to students in years 10, 11, 12 and 13. Priority will be given to students who meet our Widening Participation Criteria.

Masterclass Webinar Series

Join us every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 14.00 for a Masterclass webinar delivered by University of Surrey Staff, current undergraduate Student Ambassadors or Academics.

Below is our webinar series schedule. Webinars are delivered by key stage and delivered via Zoom. Each webinar will be interactive and include activities and opportunities for Q&A. 

To sign up for a webinar yourself or to sign your class up please complete the online registration form here. Or visit www.surrey.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/webinar-series

Date

Session

Group

Monday 11th May

What Is University?

An introduction to University study, including courses, University types and locations

Key Stage 3

Wednesday 13th May

Subject Talk

School of Biosciences & Medicine

Delivered by a Student Ambassador from the department, this is an insight into their course within this faculty

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

Friday 15th May

Student Life Talk

Delivered by our Student Ambassadors, this is an insight into University Life as a Student including Accommodation, Societies and Sports and Student Living

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Monday 18th May

University Life

An introduction to everything else at University: Accommodation, Sports Clubs and Societies,Timetables

Key Stage 3

Wednesday 20th May

Subject Talk

Surrey Business School

Delivered by a Student Ambassador from the department, this is an insight into their course within the faculty

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

Friday 22nd May

Resilience & Wellbeing

Why is Resilience important for your mental wellbeing? Some tips and tricks from our Students Ambassadors and WPO Team.

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

Tuesday 26th May

What Is Student Finance?

 An introduction to the basics of Student Finance, including some Mythbusting around expectations and reality.

Key Stage 3

Wednesday 27th May

Subject Talk

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Delivered by a Student Ambassador from the department, this is an insight into their course within the faculty

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

Friday 29th May

Introduction to Student Finance

An in-depth view of Student Finance, how the Student Finance England system works, as well as some Myth-busting

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

Monday 1st June

University Support

What Support is available for University Students? An Insight into the additional help available for all students.

Key Stage 3

Wednesday 3rd June

Subject Talk

Department of Psychology

Delivered by a Student Ambassador from the department, this is an insight into their course within the faculty.

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

Friday 5th June

Applying to University & UCAS

The process of applying to University for students looking at their next steps, as well as an introduction to the UCAS system

Key Stage 5

Parents/Carers

 

TARGETING AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA