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Creative Arts Careers Day

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On Friday 8th February students visited the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) for a Creative Arts Careers Day. Students had a presentation on the variety of careers that art can lead to. This was followed by...

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Understand Your Brain

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The Understand your Brain session took place @unibirmingham on Wednesday 30th January. The aim was to give Year 10 students an insight into the world of Neuroscience. They enjoyed interactive workshops, discovering how the teenage brain develops...

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Maths and English Focus Day

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On Friday 25th January, students from Shenley Academy, Balaam Wood School and St Michael’s Church of England High School attended a Maths and English Focus Day @UCB Official. Students worked in teams to progress through a...

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Reach Higher

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On Tuesday 22nd January students from Stockland Green School attended the latest Reach Higher event at Redpoint Climbing Centre. During the session the Year 9 students worked on goal setting, focussing around revision and their...

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Peer Leadership Conference

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The first ever Peer Leadership Conference took place on Thursday 17th January. This programme has was led by @ACTCIC and hosted @UCBofficial. There were several guest speakers including Craig Pinkney and Naomi Donald. ACT CIC worked...

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Sci-Fyi

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The Sci-Fyi event took place at University of Birmingham on 14 November, to raise learners’ awareness of the wide range of science subjects available in higher education, and inspire them to study at university. 85...

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Greenwood Academy Year 11 Residential

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Just before half term, 110 x Year 11 pupils from Greenwood Academy experienced what their future university life could look like with a residential stay at Aston University. The two-day stay aimed to motivate pupils...

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Set Sail!

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The Set Sail Day brought a selection of young people in through the doors of Newman University and out to the waters of Bartley Green reservoir for a day of new challenges and experiences. Pupils...

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Make Your Move

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On Wednesday 10th October almost 300 Year 12 students from schools across the West midlands attended the biannual “Make Your Move” conference at the University of Birmingham. An exclusive programme of keynote talks and an...

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Aimhigher Roadshow

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On Friday 5th October, Aimhigher launched the roadshow tour at Sandwell Academy. Year 13 students took part in 90 minute workshops which gave them more information about university life, student finance & myth busting, alternatives to university and pathways...

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