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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

Programme

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

Video Programme

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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HeppSY+ Bus Hits 10,000 Mark

HeppSY+ Bus Hits 10,000 Mark

Thursday 7th February 2019

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We are celebrating a major milestone after seeing 10,000 students board our mobile classroom. As part of our activities, our graduate interns have been touring schools and colleges in the region giving talks and workshops aimed at inspiring young people to consider higher education. Garett Hensley, 14, from Don Valley Academy is the 10,000th student to board the bus. He…

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HeppSY+ Showcases Evaluation Framework

HeppSY+ Showcases Evaluation Framework

Tuesday 18th December 2018

Programme

HeppSY+ data and evaluation team share best practice with other widening participation and outreach schemes. Widening participation outreach evaluators and practitioners gathered at the University of Sheffield on Monday 17th December for the NEON Establishing Evidence and Measuring Impact Working Group. The group is organised jointly by EMWPREP and The University of Sheffield, having identified that establishing the impact of…

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Sheffield College Students Expand Their Horizons with HeppSY+

Sheffield College Students Expand Their Horizons with HeppSY+

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Programme

Sheffield College students have been learning about the possibilities of higher education, through an initiative supported by HeppSY+. At the beginning of November, students at the college enjoyed a busy week of activity with universities from across the region and further afield visiting to talk about the opportunities available at their institutions. The week was supported by the college’s two…

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