Year: 2019

Download our Impact Report for 2018/19!

Find out about who we worked with on our Learner Progression Programme, how we support schools, how we make an impact especially for those from underrepresented groups and how we support teachers, advisors and HE professionals. You can also take a look at our three priorities for 2019/20.  Click here to view the report.  

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Student Voice: hear from Harrison about his work on the NCOP!

Hi, I’m Harrison and a student ambassador at the University of Roehampton, studying Education. I work on the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) which is a project which aims to increase the progression of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds from Years 9 to 13 into higher education. Over the summer, I was fortunate enough to

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Aimhigher London team visits national NCOP conference

Our NCOP team, Mark, Justine and Kirsty, along with student ambassador Harrison from the University of Roehampton, attended the national NCOP conference, Making Change through Collaboration, in Birmingham last week. The conference was an opportunity for representatives from across the programme to share best practice, reflect on the impact of the programme so far with

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Debate Higher Oracy Project Report 2018/19

Aimhigher London have compiled a report on the Debate Higher Oracy Project, where 60 Key Stage 3 learners took part across the 2018/19 academic year.  Click here to visit our resources and reports page to download the report to learn about the project, the learners who took part and what the feedback was. We’re very

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Ark Academy join the partnership

We are delighted to confirm we are now working in partnership with the Ark Academy chain of schools. We look forward to working with three schools initially: Ark Burlington Danes Academy, Ark All Saints Academy and Ark Acton Academy, broadening our reach into the boroughs of Ealing, Camberwell and Acton. We are particularly interested in

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University College of Osteopathy join Aimhigher London

We are delighted to welcome the University College of Osteopathy to the Aimhigher London family.  We look forward to our latest member higher education institution contributing to our menu of outreach activities, in particular, to our Year 12 Clinical Skills and Year 10 Science, Engineering and Healthcare collaborative conferences this academic year as well as

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Our City: Cultural Capital Weekend

Year 10 NCOP students from 3 partner schools had a fabulous experience at our residential Our City Cultural Capital weekend, accompanied by Justine & Mark from AHL and under-graduate NCOP ambassadors from 3 partner universities! We are grateful to Roehampton University, The Royal Veterinary College and Ravensbourne University for providing the ambassadors who helped to

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19 learners from schools pose for photograph in front of theatre

19 NCOP Students from 5 different schools go to Liverpool

On 26th June, Justine and Mark from Aimhigher London, Melba D’Mello from Quest Academy, and five student ambassadors from four different universities accompanied 19 NCOP students from 5 different schools to Liverpool for a three day summer school. We set off from Euston to go to Liverpool Hope University where we stayed last year. Everyone

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Aimhigher Practitioner Awards 2019

‘I was an Aimhigher learner, I never thought I would go to university and look at me now!’ Tara Murphy, Schools and Colleges Engagement Officer along with colleagues Rachel Leighton, Head of UK Recruitment helped scoop the University of Roehampton Institution of the Year at the recent Aimhigher Practitioner Awards. The Awards hosted by Goldsmiths

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