University tips by Andrew Cooper

Every week we post a new blog, with advice from colleagues in the sector, or ourselves, on key university news, changes or topical debate. You can view a selection of our latest articles below, or select from the list of topics to narrow things down.

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 by Andrew Cooper
, posted on 12 Apr '22

A guide to the different types of online university events

Our understanding of technology and the benefits this can bring to university events has increased dramatically over the last two years. This blog will outline all the online opportunities on offer through universities.

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 by Andrew Cooper
, posted on 26 Oct '20

A lockdown success story - the rise, and rise, of online events

This year has seen many changes - and university outreach is no different. One of the biggest advantages to colleagues in schools and colleges is the variety of online events. In this blog, I will introduce details of some lockdown success stories.

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 by Andrew Cooper
, posted on 15 Apr '20

University support for schools during COVID-19. How can universities help you?

We are living through exceptional times, but like other educators, something that has not changed is outreach and widening participation practitioners wanting to support students with high quality information, advice and guidance. This blog will tell you how.

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 by Andrew Cooper
, posted on 13 Sep '19

The Great Gatsby’s - how universities can support you with the Gatsby Benchmarks

It’s an exciting time for university outreach teams now that the Gatsby Markers are starting to be built into school curriculums. This blog introduces how universities can support you with them.

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 by Andrew Cooper
, posted on 13 Dec '18

How universities can support your school or college to meet the Gatsby career benchmarks

The most notable benchmark regarding university engagement is number 7, 'Encounters with further and higher education'. However, universities can support in many more ways. This blog shows you examples of how!

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