Activities for Schools and Colleges

Our UK Recruitment and Partnerships team are dedicated to connecting with and supporting schools and colleges across the Midlands region in delivering a programme of activities both on and off campus.

The student recruitment team here at the University of Wolverhampton are dedicated to supporting schools and colleges to assist learners with their journey to Higher Education

We offer a range of "How to..." talks covering general higher education topics, specifically targeted for year 11 and above. 

  • How to choose a course & the benefits of University
  • How to write a Personal statement
  • How to apply to University
  • How to apply for Student Finance & Budgeting tips

The Student Recruitment team can deliver these in your school or college, as stand alone sessions as part of tutorial groups or subject sessions which can help to support the Gatsby Benchmarks. We can also run these talks as part of your Higher Education events such as careers fairs and parent events.

These talks can be tailored and combined to meet the needs of your students. Please get in touch with us to book these talks and discuss your requirements.

We will be offering a range of subject specific on campus Discovery Days during the academic year. 

Keep an eye on this page as well as your mailbox for news on these events and how to book.

We offer a range of "Careers in..." talks, exploring different course options and career pathways these can lead to. Currently we offer the following talks, specifically targeted for year 11 and above. 

  • Careers in Construction 
  • Careers in Engineering 
  • Careers in Psychology 
  • Careers in Social Care
  • Careers in Health 
  • Careers in Law 
  • Careers in Accounting and Finance

The Student Recruitment team can deliver these in your school or college, as a stand alone session or as part of subject sessions which can help to support the Gatsby Benchmarks. We can also run these talks as part of your Higher Education events such as careers fairs and parent events.

These talks can be tailored to meet the needs of your students. Please get in touch with us to book these talks and discuss your requirements. We are not limited to the subjects offered above, if you have subject areas you would like us to deliver then please get in touch. 

We offer the opportunity for your students to visit our University and get a feel for University life. Your students will have the chance to talk to our student ambassadors about their journey to higher education, their course and their future careers aspirations as well as ask questions. During subject specific sessions, students will have the opportunity to experience a university style lesson and talk to our academic staff. 

We can develop a tailored and bespoke day of activities, which meet the needs of your students. The programme can include;  

  • General higher education talks and workshops 
  • Subject specific recruitment and career talks and workshops 
  • Campus and/or subject facility tours 
  • Student life session with our student ambassadors 

We have a campus in Wolverhampton City Centre, Walsall and Telford and can deliver at one of these locations. Please get in touch to discuss your bespoke programme and which campus would best suit the needs of the day. 

Not only do we offer a range of activities for your students, but we are also here to support teachers and advisers in your roles too. We will keep staff updated on the latest sector developments and deliver activities to ensure you have up to date knowledge to support your students with their transition to HE.  

Teachers and advisers conference 

The student recruitment team deliver two teacher and adviser conferences. For this academic year we are looking to host one in Winter 2021 and Summer 2022.

Keep an eye on this page, your emails as well as Linkedin for more details over the coming months.

Staff CPD

We can also support you staff with CPD sessions around the UCAS application, personal statements and reference writing.  

Teachers and advisers newsletters

In the meantime, join our mailing list here to stay up to date on our latest offering, we send out monthly updates as well as termly subject specific updates. 

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Our team can support with events happening within schools and colleges - to discuss options please get in touch with the team via schoolsandcolleges@wlv.ac.uk

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