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HEPA Blog: 5 Personal Statement Resources to Use With Your Students

HEPA Blog: 5 Personal Statement Resources to Use With Your Students

Monday 5th November 2018

HEPA The Application Process

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers. As most Year 13s considering university will be writing their personal statement this term, the Higher Education Progression Advisers (HEPAs) wanted to share some of the resources we use to support you in helping students with their personal statements, or to pass onto colleagues who are new to…

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Parent Blog: Jennie - Transition

Parent Blog: Jennie – Transition

Friday 19th October 2018

Parents Transition

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. Now your son/daughter has achieved their grades for the university that they have chosen as their first choice, they will be starting to think about moving away from home. This can be a very exciting…

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Parent Blog: Stella – Transition

Parent Blog: Stella – Transition

Friday 19th October 2018

Parents Transition

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. I open my eyes and see the early morning half-light and see the grey sky through the gap in the bedroom curtains.  Then I remember, it’s today. …

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HEPA Blog: What do the Gatsby Benchmarks mean for FE and Sixth Form Colleges?

HEPA Blog: What do the Gatsby Benchmarks mean for FE and Sixth Form Colleges?

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

HEPA Gatsby Benchmarks

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers: What do the Gatsby Benchmarks mean for FE and Sixth Form Colleges?   In 2014, a report produced by the Gatsby Foundation, ‘The Good Career Guidance Report’, set out eight benchmarks that schools could use as a framework for improving their careers provision. The government has since incorporated these Gatsby…

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Parent Blog: Stella – Student Finance Applications

Parent Blog: Stella – Student Finance Applications

Monday 23rd July 2018

Parents Student Finance

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. Every parent’s nightmare is what to do about money when their child is considering going to University.  It’s the question high up on most Parent and carers…

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Parent Blog: Jennie – Student Finance Applications

Parent Blog: Jennie – Student Finance Applications

Monday 23rd July 2018

Student Finance

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. Having completed the application process, your son/daughter is now awaiting offers from universities, at this stage it is advisable that you make sure they have applied for student finance. This can be done at SFE…

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