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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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Our Offer 2018/19

Monday 12th November 2018

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We have now launched our offer for the 2018 to 2019 academic year. The offer is split into three parts – firstly our Essential Offer, which we expect all schools and colleges to utilise, secondly our Choice Offer, with activity to support specific students, and thirdly our Creative Offer, which is designed to fund sustained and innovative activity unique to…

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South Yorkshire Alumni to Boost State Students’ University Chances

South Yorkshire Alumni to Boost State Students’ University Chances

Friday 9th November 2018

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Former students of South Yorkshire secondary schools are to use their career experience and skills to boost current students’ chances of going to university. The project in 35 state schools and colleges across the region will link motivational former students and current students with the aim of increasing the number of young people from underrepresented backgrounds in higher education by…

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HE Can Year 1

Monday 5th November 2018

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An initiative to encourage more young men to consider higher education.

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Our Sister Organisation Launches New Offer to Schools

Our Sister Organisation Launches New Offer to Schools

Monday 5th November 2018

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The Higher Education Progression Partnership (Hepp), the sister organisation of HeppSY+, is launching a new service for Sheffield City Region to encourage more young people and adults to progress into higher education. Research has shown that less young people from Sheffield City Region progress into higher education than from other parts of the country. Hepp aims to dispel myths about…

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HE Can Graduates Celebrate at The University of Sheffield

HE Can Graduates Celebrate at The University of Sheffield

Tuesday 25th September 2018

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On 12th September, nearly 50 young men from six schools across South Yorkshire attended an Awards ceremony at the University of Sheffield to mark their personal development on the HE Can programme. The HE Can initiative funded by the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire Plus (HeppSY+) – part of a national initiative from the Office for Students – focused…

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