Thank you from AccessHE
After the last few months of busy activity with several learning curves along the way, we'd like to take the chance to thank you all for coming along to our Virtual Coffee Mornings; tweeting in our AccessHE hours; attending the London Careers Festival, our Degree Apprenticeships student event, CPD conference,  and recent Looked After Children event. Your support has been instrumental in addressing the challenges learners face in the context of Covid-19 and we hope those students have gained new perspectives on higher education from our events. Most of all, we hope you  have a restful break after a very challenging period for schools.

We will be busy over the summer planning new initiatives for your students, and can't wait to tell you about them in the new academic year. In the meantime, we wanted to share a few resources to help students over the summer break. 

Best wishes, 

Beth, Geraldine, Michelle, and Tayler
Summer Resources

Summer Success Camp, Middlesex University

Middlesex University London, Summer Success Camp details:

  • Date: August 10th - 28th
  • Audience: KS3, Y7 – Y9 (11-14 year-olds)
  • Content: Digital skills plus numeracy and literacy
  • The camp is free to attend
  • There are no technical requirements beyond an internet enabled device to participate

 The Royal Society's Summer Science Online 2020

Catch up on a free digital programme of talks, quizzes and videos celebrating cutting-edge and historic science.

The Saturday Club

Activities and Masterclass briefs developed by Saturday Club tutors and industry experts which you can take part in at home - great for the Summer holidays

Royal Veterinary College Animal Academy

Royal Veterinary College launches exclusive Animal Academy online programme The Animal Academy which launches today.The Programme is part of a national strategy to eliminate the gaps between the most and least represented groups at university, and ensure everyone has equal access to higher education. RVC’s Animal Academy is an online programme which supports young people from under-represented backgrounds to reach their goals of studying and working with animals. By signing up to be a member, users have access to exclusive support, advice and events about animal careers, going to university, and of course learning from the RVC’s student and animal experts! To join the Animal Academy you must be aged 13 or above, and attend a state school in the UK. You will also need to meet some additional criteria such as being the first in your family to go to university, being eligible for Free School Meals, or living in an area with low progression rates to higher education– Follow this link to find out more and see if you might be eligible to sign up. Any questions? Contact the RVC at

Coram - Young Citizens Project

Are you aged 16-25, from a migrant or refugee background and living in Barnet, Brent, Harrow, Lewisham, Lambeth or Southwark?

Want to use your experiences to inspire and empower other young people? Join us! You will:

  • Get training in public speaking, workshop facilitation and more
  • Create and get paid to run workshops for young people from similar backgrounds
  • Have fun and make friends!

We will be meeting twice a week on Zoom on Tuesdays and Fridays4pm - 6pm from 28th July - 28th August

University of West London Arts Fest

The London School of Film, Media and Design and The London College of Music proudly present highlights of portfolios, showreels and performances from our creative community.  

Browse our pages, connect to our online exhibitions and get in touch with us and our students.

Eton College is making several online courses from the @EtonX Future Skills Programme available free of charge to state school pupils in the UK. These courses are particularly appropriate for Yr 11 and Yr 13 pupils and offer life and workplace skills
Greenshaw trust

Free access to ten weeks of secondary remote curriculum - nearly 900 online lessons! Now provided by subject, including lesson topics and links.
Bright Network - Virtual Work Experience for year 13 students:

We’re delighted to be supporting Bright Network’s Internship Experience UK – the national effort to boost employability and upskill students and recent graduates this summer.
By being part of the three-day virtual internship experiences across six sectors, you’ll meet world leading employers, discover opportunities and develop core career skills. Employers involved include Goldman Sachs, Bain & Company, Amazon, Bloomberg, M&S, EY and more. The internship experiences have just opened for applications.
Find out more and book your spot.
Virtual Open Days

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