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Thumbs up for “HEads Up”

Thumbs up for “HEads Up”

Monday 8th April 2019

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Students have given a thumbs up to ‘HEads Up’, an initiative backed by HeppSY+ at RNN colleges. ‘HEads Up’ forms one of the innovation projects that HeppSY+ is funding this academic year. The programme aims to increase confidence and resilience and widen students’ perceptions of what they can achieve enabling them to access higher education when they leave college. The…

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A Level student receives prestigious university offer after working with HeppSY+

A Level student receives prestigious university offer after working with HeppSY+

Friday 5th April 2019

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Jasmin Mugisha has received a conditional offer to study Medicine at the highly competitive Imperial College London. Jasmin, a former Oakwood student, is currently in her second year studying A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology at Thomas Rotherham College (TRC). Last year, Jasmin took part in Challenge Yourself, a project funded through HeppSY+, which aimed to increase self-confidence, teamwork…

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Girls learn to Talk the Talk at SHE Can workshop

Girls learn to Talk the Talk at SHE Can workshop

Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Programme

South Yorkshire girls were pushed out of their comfort zones in a confidence and communication building workshop delivered by ‘Talk the Talk’. Over 40 girls involved in this year’s SHE Can programme came together at Sheffield Hallam University for a day of workshops with Talk the Talk. The sessions, focused on confident communication, are designed to give young people the…

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HE Can Returns for a Second Year

HE Can Returns for a Second Year

Thursday 21st March 2019

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Sixty South Yorkshire boys have embarked on the second HeppSY+ HE Can initiative, aimed at increasing their confidence, resilience and understanding of higher education opportunities. The HE Can 2019 candidates were welcomed to Sheffield Hallam University for this year’ launch, led by Emma Nicholls, the HeppSY+ Schools Programme Manager. The teenagers and their parents came from across the region on…

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South Yorkshire Girls Embark on SHE Can

South Yorkshire Girls Embark on SHE Can

Thursday 21st February 2019

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Over forty young women from across South Yorkshire have embarked on a six-month motivational initiative to increase their confidence and aspirations. The SHE Can project, which has been developed by HeppSY+, is an opportunity for young women from four schools in the region to explore higher education opportunities whilst taking part in activities that aim to increase confidence and resilience.…

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Damon: My Journey to Higher Education

Tuesday 19th February 2019

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Recent graduate, and HeppSY+ Higher Education Engagement Assistant, Damon talks through his journey into higher education, his aspirations and what he is doing since graduating.

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