Year 8 Summer school
Get Ahead at UCLan is an exciting opportunity for current Year 8 students (age 12-13) who want to take part in free taster workshops. Our UCLan academics are hosting a range of sessions on topics such as Fashion, Forensics and Creative Technology!
So, what is involved? We won’t give too much away but here’s an idea of what you can expect.
In order to participate in this programme, please submit the completed application form. The application form can be found underneath the individual program descriptions above.
We have limited places and they will be allocated to young people who meet our widening participation criteria on a first come, first served basis. Our WP crietria are:
- Live in a low HE-participation neighbourhood (POLAR4 Q1 or Q2) Check here: Search by postcode - Office for Students
- Live in an area of high deprivation (IMD D1-4) Check here: English indices of deprivation 2019: Postcode Lookup (opendatacommunities.org)
- Eligible for pupil premium
- Would be the first in their immediate family to go to University
- Looked after children or a care-leavers
- Have caring responsibilities
- Forced migrants
- Have a disability
- Gypsy Roma Traveller background
- Are from a military family