Whether you are an offer holder, applicant or interested in studying at Newcastle University in future, these links will provide some useful FAQs to help answer your queries and concerns
University of Sunderland have put together a range of FAQ's for those that have an application pending with them, are looking to apply, students progressing from a Partnership College, have interviews coming up or are part of their First Choice Progression Scheme
Key safeguarding information from the government about supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus outbreak. The page is updated regularly.
A list of tips for headteachers coping with the coronavirus crisis, as well as wellbeing information and support for all teachers.
Bishop Auckland College have provided information for current students regarding studying remotely, as well as guidance for students who want to apply for courses.
The college have a dedicated guidance section of the website, with guidance sections for staff, current students, and prospective students.
The college has a dedicated Coronavirus Hub, with detailed general information but also links to specific subsections for different users (e.g., Apprenticeships, Current Students, Key Workers, College Campus Updates), that contain specific FAQs.
The college have provided a detailed update for both current and prospective students, with further guidance and links available.
The college has a dedicated coronavirus guidance page with comprehensive guidance for all users, as well as a 'We Are Online' section to the site, which offers comprehensive guidance and advice to staff, current students, and prospective students.
The college have a dedicated guidance section of the website, with guidance sections for staff, current students, and prospective students. as well as a 'We Are Online' section to the site, which offers comprehensive guidance and advice to staff, current students, and prospective students.
The college has an extensive coronavirus updates section, which contains information for both current and prospective students.
The college has a dedicated and extensive coronavirus FAQs and student support page with a lot of useful information for both current and prospective students. There is also a covid advice guidance page for employers and their apprentices.
The college is providing extensive coronavirus support and guidance for current and prospective students on their 'Student Support' section of their website. They also have a dedicated section for apprentices and their employers.
The college has detailed coronavirus guidance on their 'Announcements' page, and also has support information for students regarding study as well examination changes. There is also information for parents, and careers links.
Find out more about Durham University's Supported Progression programme for Year 12 students in the North East. The students apply for a specific subject strand, in which they have a taster of what it is like to study that subject. By passing the assessed summer school project, they can work toward a guaranteed, conditional offer, as well as developing their academic skills.
The Durham University Sutton Trust Summer School is a week-long event designed to give bright students from non-privileged homes the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a student at a leading university. The residential summer school is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about applying to university, to meet some of our current students and work with our academic departments. This programme is available for gifted and talented Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools.
STEP is aimed at black students studying in Year 12 at a state school. On the summer school, STEP students will take part in a variety of sessions and activities that showcase the Durham experience, from academic taster sessions to social activities. STEP students will receive a comprehensive range of information, advice, and guidance (IAG) about UCAS, personal statements, and student finance.
The PARTNERS Programme has been running since the year 2000 and is one of the most well-established supported entry routes to Higher Education of its kind. Through the PARTNERS Programme, students could: receive a lower conditional offer to Newcastle University; attend the PARTNERS Academic Summer School; develop skills necessary to be a successful student; meet other students; receive support through the application process, on results day, and after entering the University.
Newcastle University is the lead partner institution for Realising Opportunities, a unique collaboration of 15 leading, research-intensive universities. They work together to promote fair access and social mobility of students from groups underrepresented in higher education.
NU Entry is a structured scheme for Year 12 students (or equivalent), attending schools/colleges in England and Northern Ireland, who meet specific academic and background criteria. By participating in the NU Entry Scheme students will be provided with the opportunity to develop skills necessary for successful undergraduate study and have the opportunity to earn 16 NU Entry points, which are the equivalent to UCAS tariff points when applying to Northumbria University.
The University of Sunderland’s First Choice Progression scheme aims to equip students with the key skills required to be successful at university and support them in their journey towards higher education. The university work closely with local pupils to help build on vital transferable skills and lay the foundations for a successful university experience.
Do you have any students who are Post-16 and a Young Carer or Care Leaver? Get them to join the NERAP team to prepare for their next steps and find out what’s available to them locally!
Do you have any students who are Young Carers in Year 10 or 11? Invite them to join the NERAP team for three fun sessions exploring university, student life and a chance to have a go at developing their own business!
Aimed at teachers in state schools and colleges in the North East of England, and conceived prior to Covid-19 as a programme of live online workshops to make it as easy as possible for colleagues to attend, the programme aims to support colleagues assisting students in applications to competitive universities, with a particular focus on Oxford. The programme aims to enable teachers to meet other colleagues in a similar position in a series of round-table workshops and will be accredited.