Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University
Each year Liverpool Hope offers Year 12 (Year 13 in Northern Ireland) students from across the UK the opportunity to attend our Free Summer University. You’ll undertake an academic programme and a range of social activities. You will stay on campus in our student accommodation. at Liverpool Hope University

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Summer University

University event offered by Liverpool Hope University

Event Summary:

Each year Liverpool Hope offers Year 12 (Year 13 in Northern Ireland) students from across the UK the opportunity to attend our Free Summer University. You’ll undertake an academic programme and a range of social activities. You will stay on campus in our student accommodation.

Full Event Details:

Year 12 Summer University 2016

Monday 11th July-Wednesday 13th July

Each year Liverpool Hope offers Year 12 (Year 13 in Northern Ireland) students from across the UK the opportunity to attend our Summer University. You’ll undertake an academic programme in a subject you are interested in and there will be a range of social activities to complement this. You will stay on campus in our student accommodation with other students who are attending the Summer University. Summer University is free to attend, we only ask that you pay for your transport to Liverpool.

Subject Areas

Our departments are offering a range of exciting and interactive subjects which will run during the residential. Applicants must select one specific programme they wish to follow throughout the residential stay:

Art & Design
Students will get to do practical work in our specialist studios.

Biological Sciences
Students will engage in practical work in our brand new Health Sciences building which has specialist Bioscience labs.

Criminology
Students will have the opportunity to explore key areas of Criminology.

Drama
Students will get to do practical work in our drama theatres.

Early Childhood/Special Educational Needs
Students will explore themes in Early Childhood Studies and Special Educational Needs Studies.

English Literature
Students will develop their understanding of key areas of English Literature.

Health & Social Care
Students will have the opportunity to experience Health & Social Care at degree level.

History & Politics
Students will have the opportunity to experience History & Politics at degree level.

Mathematics
Students will learning some of the key skills needed to tackle a real life mathematical modelling problem. As well as theoretical methods, students will be taught the basics of numerical mathematics using various packages such as Matlab and Excel.

Media & Communication
Students will explore different aspects of Media and Communication.

Psychology
Students will have the opportunity to explore key areas of Psychology.

Sociology
Students will have the opportunity to explore key areas of Sociology.

Sport
Students will engage in practical work in our brand new Health Sciences building which has specialist Sports facilities.

Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Students will explore different aspects of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies.

If a programme is not viable to run you will be contacted and offered an alternative choice.

Who is the Summer University for?
The Summer University is for Year 12 students (Year 13 in Northern Ireland). All students must be on target to achieve a minimum of 280 UCAS points. We would particularly welcome students who can demonstrate a firm intention of applying for a course at Liverpool Hope University.

Applying for the Summer University
Step 1: If you would like to apply for the Summer University check the dates with your teachers and your parents; make sure they don’t clash with your commitments. When you are certain you can attend complete the online form and select a programme you wish to take part in.

Step 2: Once we have received your application we will process it and contact you and your parent(s) or carer(s) for some additional information. We will also contact your Head of Sixth Form or Form Tutor for some further details. Once we receive these completed forms you will be contacted via email to confirm if you have been successful in securing a place. The deadline for completing and returning the full application is Friday 6th May.

Step 3: We’ll send you an information pack during May. All you need to do is to arrange your travel to Liverpool and pack your bags.

If you, your parents or your teachers have any questions about Liverpool Hope or the Summer University, please contact us on: e: [email protected] t: 0151 291 3111

Schools/Colleges
Information packs for schools/colleges are available. Members of the Student Recruitment Team can also visit your school/college to explain more about the Summer University. For more information, to request an information pack or book a visit from a member of our team then please email us at [email protected] or telephone 0151 291 3111.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

2-4 Days

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Here at Liverpool Hope University, our outreach team are committed to widening participation and raising aspirations of young people to maximise their potential.

We offer a wide variety of student recruitment activities, events and workshops that cater for young people from year 7 to year 13 to support them in considering university as a pathway to their future.

Working with schools across the UK and beyond, we aim to develop school-university partnerships to support the recruitment and attainment of learners at Liverpool Hope by supporting students on their journey to university.

We run practical sessions covering topics such as:

- UCAS and Personal Statements
- Student Finance
- Time Management
- Budgeting
- Why Go to University
- Personal and Life Skills
- Study Skills
- Subject Tasters

The team can deliver our interactive presentations and workshops at your school/college or, alternatively, students can be brought to one of our beautiful campuses to experience what it is like to be a student.

Our Student Recruitment team with students, teachers and careers advisers deliver impartial information, advice and guidance showcasing the benefits of university.

Our aim is to inspire young minds, increase engagement of learners in our local and wider community and to increase access to higher education for all.




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