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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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HeppSY Launch New Online Offer: Here to Help

HeppSY Launch New Online Offer: Here to Help

Tuesday 12th May 2020

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HeppSY, the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire, has this week launched a brand new online offer for 2020 in response to the current Covid 19 pandemic. The free resources are called Here to Help and are now available on the HeppSY website. These resources can be used with all Year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 students and have…

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Career Lowdowns For Lockdown

Career Lowdowns For Lockdown

Wednesday 29th April 2020

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Each week the HEPA team will be putting together career planning tips under various themes. These will be available on our Twitter account (@HeppSYplus) under the hashtag “#CareerLowdownsForLockdown”. This week the theme ties in with National Gardening Week. Gardening can still be done under lockdown and April is when the growing season really starts to get going. Birdsong, spring blossom…

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Truly Brilliant!

Truly Brilliant!

Friday 3rd April 2020

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A special mention to Wickersley School Year 9 students who have completed their Brilliant Club Scholars Programme final assignments this week. The Brilliant Club is an award-winning university access charity that works with schools. With Dr Tamsyn Frazer from the University of Sheffield they have been exploring how the study of zoo-archaeology information can help us to better understand our past. As…

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