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The last ‘Prepare to Succeed’ focus groups


  The last of the Prepare to Succeed focus groups were held today at LSBU. After nearly two months of holding focus groups across the capital, AccessHE has gathered information about the diverse experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students prior to entering higher education. This information will be analysed and smaller groups of […]

Office for Students – A Student Perspective


Today, the AccessHE Student Advisory group discussed what an ‘Office for Students’ would look like and how the government can best reach its 2020 targets. The group agreed to put together a ‘Helping Students to Succeed’ Manifesto which will outline how the diverse parties committed to widening participation from across the student lifecycle could adopt […]

Making Mathematics Fun and Doable! 


The team working on AccessHE Online have just finished filming all sessions of the ‘Maths Short E-Course’. Delivered by Dr Anastasia Sofroniou, Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at the University of West London, the course covers algebra, differentiation, integration and statistics. Combining informative videos with interactive activities the course aims to make Mathematics both fun […]

FREE event for students – 27 April 2016. Booking closes today.


To help prepare students ahead of choosing their options at Key Stage 5, AccessHE will be running a Year 10 Expo event on Wednesday 27 April 2016. The expo will encourage students to think about: •        the subjects they want to study •        how their choices Post 16 could have an impact on the options […]

Developing the Arts & Design Network


AccessHE have recently been meeting with colleagues working within museums and galleries, learning more about the education programmes on offer and discussing how we can work in partnership to support teachers and their students. We are now planning to set up local focus groups of Higher Education Outreach and Cultural Education partners, meeting with teachers […]

Student Ambassadors Storified!


At the recent AccessHE Student Ambassador Conference, which took place at GSM London on their Greenford campus on 10 March, we encouraged the use of Twitter by participants.  A great tool for networking and logging your activity, Twitter was soon broadcasting the event using the hashtag #SAConference. View the Storify here. 

Sussex WP Graduate Intern Blog


The Graduate Intern at Sussex WP writes a fantastic blog about her day to day experiences and the projects being organised at the University of Sussex.

World Autism Awareness Week – 2-8 April 2016


World Autism Awareness week was launched on Saturday 2 April with World Autism Awareness Day.  With awareness raising and fundraising activities worldwide, the events aim to educate people about the behaviours and characteristics of autism. The National Autistic Society are launching a campaign this week called Too Much Information, which aims to help the public see […]

#ReclaimCare


The Fostering Network are currently running an empowering digital campaign encouraging care experienced young people to share their achievements.  The positive campaign encourages young people to talk about their successes, in turn inspiring other young people in or leaving care. Care leavers and young people are invited to create a colourful meme of their achievements […]