Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
This in-school workshop will provide the opportunity for pupils to learn all they need to know about university and student life. It covers everything about university life from choosing a course to accommodation, from budgeting to societies. at Aimhigher West Midlands

University Event


Uni 101 Workshop

University event offered by Aimhigher West Midlands

Event Summary:

This in-school workshop will provide the opportunity for pupils to learn all they need to know about university and student life. It covers everything about university life from choosing a course to accommodation, from budgeting to societies.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is only available to certain schools

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Full Event Details:

Looking for an opportunity to bring university to the classroom? This engaging workshop will allow students to get a better feel and understanding of life at university including studying at university, choosing a course, accommodation, budgeting, student finance and sports and societies.

Year Group(s):
9, 10, 11

Gatsby Benchmarks:
2, 7, 8

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):
(As 3.1) Feel motivated and confident to succeed in school
(At 3.1) Recognise the importance of succeeding at school
(At 3.2) Recognise that GCSE and post 16 qualifications are required to access HE
(Ap 3.1) Recognise that HE is complex and competitive, offering learners great choice and requiring active and informed decision-making
(Ac 3.1) Have an awareness of the learning environment in HE and student life
(As 4.1) Feel motivated and confident to progress to post 16 option
(Aw 4.4) Recognise different HE pathways and options (e.g. FT/PT, home or away etc)
(At 4.2) Develop the commitment and study skills to perform well
(Ap 4.1) Recognising the various entry requirements and routes to HE
(Ac 4.2) Recognition of the opportunities that may arise from attending HE
(Aw 5.1) Recognise the skills and qualifications required for chosen HE pathway
(Aw 5.2) Understand the financial support available for students in HE and the means to access this
(Aw 5.3) Identify the potential career options following participation in HE
(Ap 5.1) Achieve the grades required at level 3 to progress to HE
(Ap 5.2) Understand the significance of the choices made
(Ap 5.3) Develop and submit a strong HE application
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
Unlimited (50% or no less than the school's % of learners must be Aimhigher Plus)

Lunch Provided:
N/A

Transport Provided:
N/A

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: https://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

We can deliver this event at your school or college. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

1

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