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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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Summer Fete Engages Sheffield College Parents

Summer Fete Engages Sheffield College Parents

Friday 27th July 2018

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Parents of students at The Sheffield College have been learning all about higher education at a jam-packed summer fete. On Wednesday 27th June parents of students at The Sheffield College eligible for HeppSY+ support were invited to attend ‘The Sheffield College HeppSY+ Higher Education Summer Fete’. The first part of the evening was made up of fairground games and progression…

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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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HECan Launches in South Yorkshire

HECan Launches in South Yorkshire

Thursday 10th May 2018

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Nearly fifty South Yorkshire young men have embarked on a six-month motivational initiative to aid them in progressing to Higher Education: HECan. The HECan project has been developed by HeppSY+ and spans the rest of the academic year. The students involved will participate in a sustained programme of activity to introduce to them both the opportunities available and benefits of…

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