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Young People Boost Career Skills in HeppSY+ Summer Schools Challenge

Young People Boost Career Skills in HeppSY+ Summer Schools Challenge

Wednesday 1st August 2018

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South Yorkshire school pupils and college students have been given a hands-on insight into a range of exciting careers as part of a regional higher education campaign. Sixty young people from five secondary schools and six further education colleges in Barnsley, Doncaster and Sheffield took part in four summer schools covering art and design, the built environment, criminology, and languages…

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South Yorkshire Pupils Celebrate Graduating the Scholars Programme

South Yorkshire Pupils Celebrate Graduating the Scholars Programme

Tuesday 26th June 2018

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Students from across South Yorkshire are celebrating top grades after university style assessments! On Wednesday 23rd May seventy-five students from twelve schools across South Yorkshire attended a graduation event at the University of Sheffield to celebrate their achievements on the Brilliant Club Scholars programme. The packed programme, which was open to both students and their parents, included a tour of…

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HeppSY+ Supports National Week of Action to Inspire Young People

HeppSY+ Supports National Week of Action to Inspire Young People

Monday 11th June 2018

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Young people at schools and colleges were the focus of a national campaign last week to increase the number of South Yorkshire teenagers going on to higher education. Staff at the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire Plus (HeppSY+) ran a series of events last week to help local young people understand their higher education options as part of a…

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Families Have Greatest Influence On Teenagers’ Decisions About Their Future

Families Have Greatest Influence On Teenagers’ Decisions About Their Future

Wednesday 30th May 2018

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Families have the greatest influence on the decisions that South Yorkshire teenagers make about their future, according to a new report launched today – Wednesday, May 30th 2018. New research based on responses from 10,037 young people aged 13 to 19-years-old at 38 schools and colleges in the region overwhelmingly indicates that family is pivotal in shaping aspirations and attitudes.…

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Widening Participation Takes To The Road

Wednesday 31st January 2018

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Since October 2017 the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire Plus (HeppSY+) have been travelling around schools and colleges across the Sheffield City Region delivering higher education help and guidance to those most at risk of missing out. The HeppSY+ Bus, is a double decker mobile classroom, enabling two simultaneous workshop sessions to take place. It can accommodate up to…

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New Campaign Gets On The Road To Inspire Teenagers’ Higher Education Journey

New Campaign Gets On The Road To Inspire Teenagers’ Higher Education Journey

Wednesday 18th October 2017

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A new campaign to increase the number of teenagers from South Yorkshire going on to higher education has been given a boost. Education chiefs from the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY+) have launched a mobile classroom in Sheffield city centre today – Wednesday, October 18th. Our team of Graduate Interns will tour the region giving talks and workshops…

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