Our work aims to raise the aspirations and educational attainment amongst students from under-represented and disadvantaged groups. To participate in our activities, students should be in state schools/colleges and meet one or more of our targeting and eligibility criteria.
All our events and activities are currently postponed until further notice.
Targeting and eligibility criteria
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.
On Campus Activity
Speak Up! Speak Out!
English, Performing Arts, Citizenship
How can we use the arts to express thoughts and feelings? Your students will experience the powerful impact of spoken word poetry, writing and performing their own personal pieces to help them speak out about important topics in an expressive way. These days will be linked to significant international commemoration events throughout the year such as Black History Month, Holocaust Memorial Day and Pride Month.
10:00 - 14:30
The day will consist of subject specific workshops in the morning and afternoon, a campus tour and a break for lunch.
The event is free. Transport and lunch can be provided where possible.
35 students. To participate in our activities, students should be in state schools/colleges and meet one or more of our targeting and eligibility criteria.
- Thursday 11 June 2020
- Friday 12 June 2020
Register your interest
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In School Activity
Information and Skills Session
This session will help students focus on a range of revision techniques that can be adopted to revise effectively and improve their exam performance. Students will consider different methods of independent study, including the use of index cards, mnemonics and mind maps, helping them to understand the benefits of these techniques and their uses.