Category: NCOP

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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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 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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NCOP Hogsmill Treatment Works Visit

Thames Water hosted a visit for NCOP learners studying geography from three schools (Meridian High School, Greenshaw High School and Carshalton Boys Sports College) at Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works in Kingston on the 29th April. Starting with an introduction to Thames Water, Paul Hampton, who heads up the Education Team, impressed us with a range

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