Category: Uni Connect

Liverpool Summer School

One of the most popular Uni Connect activities over the past three years has been our annual trip to Liverpool. Combining the experience of living in student halls, getting to know two or three Liverpool universities, and exploring the city by day and night has been a formative experience for many of the learners who

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Uni Connect London virtual conference:

Innovating through collaborative partnership

As part of the Uni Connect programme, teachers and advisors are invited to join a free virtual conference on Monday 22nd June, which will focus on increasing higher education and careers opportunities for your students within the context of COVID-19 and beyond. The conference aims to develop delegates’  knowledge and confidence to support students’ decisions

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Uni Connect Year 9 Sutton Hub Launch

Last week, we officially launched the Uni Connect programme for our new Year 9 cohort in Sutton. The launch event is a great opportunity to invite learners and their families to hear more about the programme and meet the team, but also to meet other young people taking part locally. The event featured a line-up

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The Uni Connect Programme Bears Fruit

The Office for Students’ university outreach programme, Uni Connect (formally the National Collaborative Outreach Programme) is celebrating the latest batch of sixth formers who are off to university in October. Kieran, a participant in the programme, is in the second year of the sixth form at Carshalton Boys Sports College in Sutton. He’s been taking

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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 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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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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