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HEEA team members celebrate successes

HEEA team members celebrate successes

Friday 14th February 2020

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Our team of Higher Education Engagement Assistants have been busy and are celebrating some personal successes. Read more about their achievements: Bryony Mutton HeppSY’s Engagement Assistant, Bryony, based at RNN Rotherham College has been invited to speak at two conferences in the Spring and Summer: one at University of Cambridge 21st French Graduate Conference ‘Rage Against the Machine’ and the…

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Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone

Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone

Wednesday 29th January 2020

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Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone A regional outreach scheme to increase the number of teenagers from South Yorkshire going on to higher education has helped more than 15,000 so far. The Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY) aims to support young people most at risk of missing out on higher education.…

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One to one guidance gets 100% positive feedback!

One to one guidance gets 100% positive feedback!

Monday 27th January 2020

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100% of students found one to one guidance useful to them! Recent feedback from Higher Education Progression Adviser appointments has demonstrated the value of personalised career guidance to HeppSY students. These appointments form part of the core offer for schools and colleges and are delivered by a Level 6 qualified careers adviser, therefore contributing to the institution meeting Gatsby Benchmark…

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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

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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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