GM Higher, Greater Manchester Higher, Widening participation, Social mobility, Outreach

Aiming Higher Together

On campus activities Pre-16

Available for All Schools

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These events all follow the same format and are hosted at one of the universities or colleges in the partnership.

Y8-9 Choices Days:

This one-day event introduces Y8-9 learners to the decisions that they will make throughout their education and encourages them to reflect on how their GCSE choices could impact their future. The event includes a workshop, campus quest and the opportunity to speak with current students from across the partnership. The pupils will also see a drama performance as part of the day.

Year Date Institution Places available
Y8/9 10/10/2018 UCEN 50
Y8/9 07/11/2018 University of Bolton 60
Y8/9 16/11/2018 MMU 90
Y8/9 23/11/2018 MMU 90
Y8/9 07/12/2018 MMU 90
Y8/9 22/01/2019 University of Salford 120
Y8/9 23/01/2019 University of Salford 120
Y8/9 24/01/2019 University of Salford 120
Y8/9 06/02/2019 University of Manchester 120
Y8/9 12/02/2019 University of Manchester 120
Y8/9 07/02/2019 University of Manchester 120

Y10 Student Experience Day:

These visits provide learners with the opportunity to visit a university or college campus and gain an insight into student life. The visit will consist of a classroom-based workshop and a practical activity, which will explore the range of options available, introduce pupils to the social aspect of HE provide age-appropriate information about student finance. Students will also go on a campus tour. Pupils will work closely with current students from across the partnership to obtain first-hand information about studying at a higher level.

Year Date Institution Places available
Y10 17/10/2018 UCEN 50
Y10 07/03/2019 University of Manchester 120
Y10 07/06/2019 University of Manchester 120

Dates and booking are available here: http://bit.ly/GMH_campus_visits

ON REQUEST CAMPUS VISITS

  Institution Year Places available Contact person Contact email address
On request University of Manchester Y8/9 120 Ali Johnson gmhigher@manchester.ac.uk
On request University of Manchester Y10 120 Ali Johnson gmhigher@manchester.ac.uk
On request RNCM Y8/9 50 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk
On request RNCM Y10 50 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk
On request Bury College Y8/9 30 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk
On request Bury College Y10 30 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk
On request UCEN Y8/9 50 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk
On request UCEN Y10 50 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk
On request University of Salford Y8/9 60 Carl Gleeson outreach@salford.ac.uk
On request University of Salford Y10 60 Carl Gleeson outreach@salford.ac.uk
On request University of Bolton Y10 60 Danielle Mannion or Aimee Kirton dmm2@bolton.ac.uk
On request University of Bolton Y8/9 60 Danielle Mannion or Aimee Kirton dmm2@bolton.ac.uk
On request MMU Y8/9 90 Connor Murray or Jess East j.east@mmu.ac.uk, c.murray@mmu.ac.uk
On request MMU Y10 90 Connor Murray or Jess East j.east@mmu.ac.uk, c.murray@mmu.ac.uk
On request Wigan&Leigh Y8/9 50 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk
On request Wigan&Leigh Y10 50 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk