For schools and colleges

HE Experience Days

Students have the opportunity to learn about higher education and further studies, how to apply and can take part in practical sessions which can support their application process

Our HE Days are held on one of our three university campuses (Avery Hill, Greenwich and Medway) and are aimed at guiding year 12 and 13/FE Year 1 and 2 students through the application process to higher education.

Visits can include a combination of some of our GREat Skills Workshops:

  • Choosing your question
  • Selecting and evaluating sources
  • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
  • Effective presentations
  • Reflective writing
  • Academic writing
  • Revision techniques
  • Understanding feedback
  • Managing stress
  • Developing resilience
  • Independent learning
  • Critical thinking
  • Digital literacy
  • Careers Planning
  • Problem solving
  • Active listening & communication
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership

Alternatively, visits can include a combination of some of our HE Workshops:

  • Why go to University?
  • University of Greenwich
  • Choosing Your Course
  • How to Apply & Personal Statements
  • Student Finance
  • Apprenticeships
  • Opportunities for Careers in Healthcare: Exploring your Options
  • Health Interview Skills
  • Education Interview Skills
  • Student Life
  • Campus Tour
  • Subject Talk delivered by faculty academic or student ambassador

Feedback from teacher

"Thank you for an engaging and informative day. The feedback from the students was all positive, they particularly enjoyed the talk which they said gave them a better insight into the benefits of studying at university and the various career prospects."


"I really enjoyed the trip today, it was a pleasure and a unique experience which will definitely play a part in my future decision to go uni..."


Contact Details

If you would be interested in booking or finding out more about our workshops and/or HE days on campus, please contact us at If you have any accessibility requirements which you would like to inform us of for any of our events, please email us.