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The Arts & Design Network

This week saw a great meeting with our web design team.  We are working together to plan a new space where we will share resources with teachers to help them support under represented young people thinking of applying to creative courses.  We are also working closely with our partner Higher Education Institutions to source content […]

Meeting with Stand Alone – estranged students

AccessHE met with Stand Alone this week, a charity working to support those that are estranged from their family or key family member.  We discussed how HE providers can best support estranged students.

Student Ambassador Conference 2016 – Deadline 25/02

Applications are now open for the Student Ambassador Conference 2016 on 10 March 2016. Hosted by GSM London at their Greenford campus, this event will provide an opportunity for Student Ambassadors to network, develop and refines the skills required for their role and encourages them to advocate the skills they have learnt through the role […]

New chair for the Looked After Children Forum

This week, our Operations Manager Lauren met with the new chair of the Looked After Children forum, Lucia Byrne from St Mary’s University Twickenham. We’re delighted to have Lou on board and look forward to her shaping the direction of our work with Looked After Children and Care Leavers.

Student-led Access Event

The Student Advisory Group met yesterday (17 February) to begin organising a unique and innovative student-led access event. This event will give students an opportunity to quiz access practitioners on the work they do and it will ensure the student-voice is heard by those carrying out access work across the capital. AccessHE is committed to […]

AccessHE Connect – our new newsletter

We are excited to launch AccessHE Connect, our new newsletter which aims to bring our widening access work closer to you. To read the first edition follow this link:

HE in London Student Award 2016

Higher Education in London has announced that it is awarding a £500 cash prize to 20 London school or college students, who will be embarking on a higher education course at a university or college in Autumn 2016. Read more about this exciting opportunity here.  

Capital Access

Nine AccessHE member higher education institutions (HEIs) are working with local authorities, schools, colleges and educational providers to build a new local infrastructure enabling access to HE in London. On 20 January, HEIs involved in the project invited staff from schools in Brent, Camden, Hackney, and Islington to a meeting to plan a STEM (science, […]

AccessHE Week (4 – 8 July 2016)

The third annual AccessHE Week will be held on 4 – 8 July 2016. The purpose of AccessHE Week is to highlight the work being carried out across the capital by AccessHE and its members in extending access to higher education (HE) in London. The week also allows those working in access the opportunity to reaffirm the importance […]

AccessHE Online project

As part of AccessHE’s Online project, nine new online courses are being developed, targeted at learners from Year 9 to Level 3 covering subjects ranging from Chemistry to Independent Learning Skills. Funded by the NNCO, these courses will bring innovation in learning and teaching to access to HE work. Currently, two online courses have been […]