Interactive workshops to prepare students for higher education and making their university applications

Our experienced Education Support Unit staff and Student Ambassadors can visit your school or college and deliver a range of interactive workshops to students in Years 12 and 13, FE Year 1 and 2, and their parents. 

We also have PDF versions of our HE Workshops available for you to download for reference for further information which can be shared with your students once they have completed one of our workshops. These can also be a useful resource for you to utilise to support your students if we are unable to deliver in your school or college.

Talks normally last 30-45 minutes plus a 15 minute Question and Answer session, but they can be tailored to your requirements and work well when accompanied with One to Ones.  

We offer workshops on the following topics and can combine several into a day's activities: 

HE Workshop: Why Go To University

This talk is particularly useful for students who may not have considered going to university, outlining the reasons for further study and the options open to them.

HE Workshop: University of Greenwich

An introduction to and an overview of the University of Greenwich. This session includes information on our degree options, three campuses, partner colleges, student life, and what some of our alumni have gone on to do.

HE Workshop: Choosing Your Course

With 37,000 + undergraduate courses to choose from, picking the right one can seem overwhelming. This workshop will highlight the range of options available and give practical tips on how students can choose the right type of course and university for them.

HE Workshop: How to Apply & Personal Statements

This practical workshop will guide students through the UCAS process, give tips on how to write an effective personal statement, and offer an insight into what universities look for and how they can make themselves stand out.

HE Workshop: Resilience 

This interactive workshop will help students to understand and reflect on the meaning of resilience. Using practical scenarios and problem solving skills, the workshop will enable them to think about different ways that they can build their resilience.

HE Workshop: Student Finance

An overview of the financial support available to students including the latest information on tuition fee loans, maintenance loans, student loan repayment, budgeting and the financial benefits of university. 

HE Workshop: Student Life

An opportunity to hear directly from our Student Ambassadors about a range of topics such as making friends, student accommodation, academic life and budgeting.

Careers Strategy

The Government's Careers Strategy uses the Gatsby Benchmarks to set out a range of requirements that schools and colleges must meet. We have matched all of our activities to these, and this activity can support you with meeting benchmark 1, 2 and 7.

Booking information

Talks normally last 30-45 minutes plus a 15 minute Question and Answer session, but they can be tailored to your requirements. They are suitable for students in Years 12 and 13, or FE Year 1 and 2. To book please get in touch on the details below.

Schools and colleges are also welcome to visit the University of Greenwich and attend these workshops as part of one of our HE Days. If this would be of more interest view available HE Day dates and book to attend.