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HeppSY Support RNN with Virtual Training

HeppSY Support RNN with Virtual Training

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

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HeppSY were delighted to support RNN Group in delivering a recent virtual training day for 28 staff members focusing on all things Higher Education. RNN are an education and training provider including three colleges of career-focused further and higher education: Rotherham College, Dearne Valley College and North Notts College. Up to date knowledge is vital for Progress Tutors and Skills…

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£130,000 funding to transform careers education for young people in South Yorkshire

£130,000 funding to transform careers education for young people in South Yorkshire

Wednesday 19th August 2020

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The Sheffield City Region has secured more than £130,000 of funding to further boost careers education, helping to tackle youth unemployment and supporting businesses to build back better from the challenge of Coronavirus. A new Careers Hub will be launched in Sheffield, allowing up to 55 new local schools and colleges to work together with universities, training providers, employers and…

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HeppSY celebrating The Sheffield College achieving national careers advice quality mark

HeppSY celebrating The Sheffield College achieving national careers advice quality mark

Tuesday 18th August 2020

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The Sheffield College has achieved a national quality mark for the careers education, information, advice and guidance provided to its students, helped by their collaboration with the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY). HeppSY is part of the Uni Connect Programme, funded by the Office for Students, to help school and college students aged 13-19 in South Yorkshire, who…

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New national project to support disadvantaged students affected by COVID-19 to enter higher education launched

New national project to support disadvantaged students affected by COVID-19 to enter higher education launched

Wednesday 1st July 2020

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A new online hub ‘Uni4Me’ bringing together 250 online activities from 50 organisations in the higher education (HE) sector is being launched on the 1st July 2020 by the Minister of State for Universities, Michelle Donelan. The online hub led by the National Education Opportunities Network (NEON) and funded by the participating organisations will act as central portal where learners,…

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HeppSY Present at the AGCAS Annual Conference

HeppSY Present at the AGCAS Annual Conference

Monday 22nd June 2020

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HeppSY HE Progression Advisers, Rachel Crowder and Amy Blenkiron, presented at a careers advisers conference on Thursday about HeppSY and how our research can be used in a HE context. The AGCAS (Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services) annual conference is typically 3 days long and is attended by Higher Education careers professionals and graduate recruiters, however this year, the…

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National programme brings mentoring and support to South Yorkshire teens with new online programme: Prepare for HE

National programme brings mentoring and support to South Yorkshire teens with new online programme: Prepare for HE

Monday 1st June 2020

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The Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY) has collaborated with online mentoring charity, Brightside, to bring a new online mentoring programme to Year 13 students in South Yorkshire in response to the urgent challenge of Covid-19. The Prepare for HE programme is being offered to more than 150 Year 13 students that HeppSY is currently working with across South…

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