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Collaborative outreach: ‘Whole life-cycle’ outreach benefits community and students

May 24, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

A ‘whole life-cycle’ approach cuts through Nottingham Trent University’s outreach work to widen participation in schools, colleges and the local community. The university’s outreach programme encom...

Cultural enrichment: Opening doors to young people in the creative sector

May 24, 2016

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is committed to helping young people progress into the competitive creative industries by offering paid internship schemes for young people (16-2...

Creating jobs & business opportunities: Award-winning programme tackles some of the world’s most pressing issues

May 24, 2016

Students, staff and recent graduates of Oxford Brookes University interested in social entrepreneurship or social innovation or who wish to set up and run a social enterprise can turn to […]

Supporting success: Increasing BME learners studying to become a paramedic

May 24, 2016

While 14% of the UK population is identified as BME,  only 7.4% of paramedics are from BME groups. Nationally just 3.4% of those currently studying to become a paramedic are […]

Creating jobs & business opportunities: Helping students build their entrepreneurial skills and knowledge

May 24, 2016

The University of Huddersfield’s Enterprise Team provides a comprehensive free service with advice and training on all aspects of starting up an enterprise, from freelancing to forming a business. ...

Helping disadvantaged students: Pulling down the barriers for care leavers and carers

May 24, 2016

Care leavers are poorly represented in higher education in the UK with only 6% at the age of 19 progressing to university. The University of Salford has an excellent track […]

Supporting success: Working with BMW Group to offer unique degree opportunity

May 24, 2016

In June 2015 Oxford Brookes University in partnership with BMW Group launched an innovative new undergraduate programme offering students the opportunity to master both business and automotive mana...

Collaborative outreach: Stripping out traditional barriers to entry and success

May 24, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

Coventry University is committed to keeping their doors open wide to students but equally determined that this door does not become a revolving one. It set up Coventry University College […]

Helping disadvantaged students: Support for refugees and asylum seekers to benefit from higher education

May 24, 2016

Teesside University has been working with asylum and refugee communities as part of its continued commitment to encourage under-represented groups to progress in education. Middlesbrough, where the...

Cultural enrichment: The Social Partnerships Network

May 24, 2016

Extending higher education opportunities to all those who can benefit is the primary mission for a network of organisations including the Open University (OU). The Social Partnerships Network which...