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Local Uni opportunities: webinars, virtual open days & support (All years, various dates)

Find out about the opportunities some of our local universities have available to you!


UWE (University West of England)

Children's University @ UWE

As well as information for Year 11 - 13s below, UWE also offers opportunities through Children's University. Are you in Year 7 - 10 and want to try new experiences and develop new skills through a range of activities that take place outside of the classroom?

Children's University aims to raise children’s aspirations and encourage motivation by developing personal skills and learning. New participants can join Children’s University at any time during the year. Click here for the Children's University activities.

Year 11 - 13

UWE has a range of virtual workshops and subject talks to support students with their HE career progression. Find information and advice to help you learn more about university and how to make an application here. Topics include:

  • Why go to university?

  • Writing your personal statement

  • Fees, funding and finance

  • Maximising your time at university

  • Ask an adviser

Virtual UWE Bristol Open Days

Click here to find out about the virtual UWE Bristol Open Days that are being held in October/November 2020.

The events will include a wide range of subject, professional services and Student Ambassador talks, presentations, interactive Q&A sessions designed to help you with your course choices and further information regarding higher education.


University of Reading

Our virtual Open Days are running on October 3rd and 10th. Click here.

We also have a range of virtual events. Click here.

And a Virtual Experience here.

Online outreach activities can be accessed on the Uni4Me website:

This includes:

Introduction to Higher Education

What do you know about Higher Education and getting to university? The University of Reading will take you through some cool facts and common myths with our interactive quiz here

Learn more about University with our live webinars

The University of Reading are hosting live webinars on Monday and Wednesday every week for students in Years 12 and 13. You can find them here.

Topics include: Choosing a University or Course Student and University Life How to Apply to University Writing a Personal Statement Introduction to Student Finance Things I wish I’d known about….


University of Bath

Undergraduate virtual experience

The undergraduate virtual experience includes a wide range of online resources to help students learn more about The University of Bath. This includes information about the university, student blogs, virtual tours of campus and the facilities, information on support that is on offer and much more. There are also links to register for our virtual open days.

This can be accessed here

Outreach resource hub

The outreach resource hub includes a wide range of resources to support teachers and students to find out more about university. This includes videos on topics such as choosing a university, writing a personal statemen, student finance and resources to support the development of skills needed to be successful at university.

The outreach resource hub can be accessed here

Information on courses offered at Bath

Course pages for 2021 entry can be viewed here


Bournemouth University

BU offer a range of virtual content to support you in exploring your options.

The BU Explore Your Options pages include the following information:

  • Get prepared for university (Student life, Student finance, UCAS applications and HE: Why and How?)

  • Explore your subject (details of courses within particular subject areas)

  • Enhance your skills for work and study (study skills details and videos from staff at BU talking about their current careers)

Click here to find out more.

Opportunity to book a Mock Interview

As part of the Enhance your skills for work and study section, students are also able to book virtual mock interviews with members of the BU team. Click here to find out more and book your interview.


Thank you to University of Reading, UWE, University of Bath and BU for sharing their virtual opportunities with us.

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