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Outreach and Access Programmes

We offer a wide range of activities aimed at young people who are thinking about going to university. 

Find out more about going to university

We're passionate about promoting the benefits of higher education and supporting young people to progress onto studying at university. We offer a number of access programmes which allow students to engage with us over a sustained period, taking part in a variety of different activities such as skills workshops and academic masterclasses.


Activities for schools, colleges and community groups

As well as opportunities aimed at students, we also offer events activities for school, college and community groups.


Important information

Should you wish to make an appeal or complaint in relation to a widening participation activity, our process is detailed here.


We are committed to ensuring equality of access and providing activities that enhance the social mobility of students from widening participation backgrounds. We recognise that there may be instances where individuals may not agree with a decision that has been made and an appeal may be an appropriate course of action.

Appeals Procedure (PDF)


We strive to provide an exceptional experience, but we recognise that there may be instances where an aspect of this experience may not be satisfactory. We are dedicated to maintaining an effective and timely procedure for complaints that clearly outlines how to make a complaint and ensures that all complaints are handled efficiently and appropriately.

Complaints Procedure (PDF)