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Year 12 students, are you a high-achieving student considering university? Would you like to join the University of Nottingham and experience a week of living, learning and socialising like a university student – for free.

What’s on offer?

During the Summer School you will experience key aspects of university life including living on campus in halls of residence, learning from university lecturers, taking part in leadership and personal development dessions and getting involved in a range of social activities.

Why apply?

Gain valuable experience for your university application

Sample the student lifestyle

Meet people and gain confidence

Explore a subject of interest whilst learning from experts

Receive a bursary of £1,000 a year if you enrol at the University of Nottingham*

*Students must have home fees status to qualify for the bursary

 Apply by Thursday 8th March 2018

Find out more and apply

Oxford University

Oxford University widening access programme, Uniq is open to applications form UK state schools and for students in Year 12.  Detailed eligibity and selectionc riteria can be be found on Oxford University’s website.  They partically welcome applications from students who:

  • Have the potential to perform well academically and attained good GCSE grades
  • Live in areas where young people are less likely to progess to higher education
  • Where there is a greater degree of low socio-economic stautes household

By taking part, UNIQ participants

  • Receive current adivce on all aspects of Oxford admissions
  • Gain confidence in their own ablities
  • Are better equiped to submot strong applications to competitive universities

The programme is completely free of charge, the University covers all accommodation, food and travel expenses and any associated academic or social activity costs.  A great many of the previous particiipants have gone on to make make successfula pplciations to Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group universities.

Applications are now open and closes at 11:00 pm on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

Find out more and apply

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