Education Liaison & outreach activities
If you would like to know more about any of the activities listed below then please contact us.
Visits to the University
If you would like to bring a group of school students to the University we may be able to organise a campus tour or a general admissions talk and provide an opportunity to meet current students. Alternatively you may like to bring a group to our Open Days.
We can arrange visits to the University for Connexions staff wishing to update their knowledge of higher education or wanting to find out about specific subject areas.
Aimhigher days give young people the chance to explore all the opportunities higher education has to offer and provide them with a taste of university life. Activities include, campus tours, quizzes, subject tasters and student life sessions facilitated by current undergraduates and university staff. We run these sessions on most Wednesdays during term time for schools in the region.
These days and programmes are designed to raise the aspirations and achievements of students by extending their study of a school subject. They are held either in schools and colleges or at the University. We have run sessions in a number of curriculum areas including maths, sport, biology, key skills and citizenship.
Tutoring and Mentoring
We have highly successful tutoring and mentoring schemes running in a number of local schools. These involve our undergraduates offering one-to-one support to school students and classroom support in specific subject areas.
The Student Union help us to run a number of these events but also have their own outreach programmes. For more information about this please go to the Student Union web pages, Volunteering with Schools
The University has, for a number of years, been offering summer schools designed to widen participation in higher education. For more information about these, please go to the Summer School web page.
We are able to offer inset days, support in specific subject areas and careers advisers/teachers information days. We welcome the opportunity to discuss curriculum and assessment issues with staff in schools and colleges.
Our Student Money Service give talks on financing degrees and facilitate budgeting workshops for year 9s upwards.
These lively sessions are facilitated by our student ambassadors and usually take the form of quizzes, competitions and presentations.
Choosing a course
This presentation aimed at year 12s provides a starting point for the decision making process and elaborates on the themes highlighted in the Choosing a Course section of this website. We discuss the range of courses available and the importance or otherwise of factors such as geographical location, rankings, career opportunities etc.
Filling in the UCAS forms and Personal Statements
We can deliver these sessions either as formal presentations for large groups or as workshops for smaller groups. We expand on the areas covered in the UCAS and how to apply section of this website. A workshop session works best where student have access to computer terminals, by the end of the session we expect all students to have completed a draft personal statement. The ideal time for this talk is after examinations in year12 or at the beginning of year 13.
The University of Bath
The University is always happy to give talks on the benefits of studying here and information on the range of courses we have to offer and advice on applying.