Aim Higher West Midlands | Social mobility | Widening participation

Teachers & advisors

We are currently finalising the programme to ensure that the event is both interesting and valuable to your professional development. Below are some of the confirmed sessions which will be available for you to attend:

Policy and Evidence in ‘interesting times’

Professor Tristram Hooley, Director of Research, Careers & Enterprise Company

The New Quality Careers Standard - What is it and how could it help my school or college?

Sue Thacker and Michele Squire, Prospects West Midlands

Student Finance - Essential updates for the 2017/18 application cycle

Ahmar Ehsan, Funding Information Partners Account Manager, Student Loans Company

Degree Apprenticeships: New Opportunities 

Resham Gill, Birmingham City University and Michelle  Roberts, University of Wolverhampton

Making Sense of LMI

Michael Spayne, Labour Market Analyst, Focus LMI

The conference is free and includes lunch and refreshments. Complete this short form to book your place.

How can we help you?

Aimhigher partners across the West Midlands offer a wide range of outreach activities to students and staff in schools and colleges in the region. Our aim is to have a positive impact on the aspiration, motivation and attainment of the young people we work with, giving them opportunities to experience higher education at first hand so that they can make informed decisions about their future.

We bring information on the region's higher education outreach into one place, and act as a single point of contact to help you make the most of the support available. This includes a wide range of activities and resources for students, teachers, careers advisers, parents and carers.

  • Move on up:  Activities and resources for Primary pupils in Years 5 and 6
  • Explore your future: Activities and resources for students in key Stages 3 and 4
  • Make your move: Activities and resources for post-16 and adult learners
  • Support for success: CPD activities and resources for teachers, advisers and information for parents / carers.

Together these activity strands form a progressive and integrated programme for disadvantaged students and the people who advise and support them. Read more and search for these activities via our e-booklet "Reaching Out…new ways to explore higher education"

In addition, Aimhigher’s partner universities work together to offer the UniFest Summer School programme and Mentoring Scheme to over 50 regional schools and colleges each year.

Use our search facility to find the right support for your students or submit a request for an event or visit.

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