How can I support my child through their Higher Education application?

Thursday, 7th October 2021 – 17:00 – 17:30

A free event for parents and carers of children from Y7 onwards.

About this event

What does this session cover?

Join us for this 30 minute information session where you’ll hear how and where students apply for HE courses, and how you can support them as a parent or carer.

You’ll hear from parent ambassadors and student ambassadors on their experience and they will share their hints and tips.

There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions.

Who are Hepp?

Hepp are an impartial organisation working across the Sheffield City Region to encourage more children, young people and adults to consider higher education opportunities.

They’re free and all parents and carers are welcome, whatever age your child is.

A link to the virtual event will be sent nearer to the event.

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UK University & Apprenticeship Search

Wednesday 17th November 2021 – 9am – 3pm

Our Autumn Sheffield Fair is the perfect way for students to choose which university or apprenticeship is right for them.

This exciting and informative event will provide attendees with the opportunity to speak to a multitude of exhibiting universities and apprenticeship providers. These will include; the Russell Groupred brickmodern institutions, as well as many of the UK’s biggest apprenticeship providers and local colleges.

Our fair is perfect for students in year 12 who have just started thinking about their post-18 options, and for undecided year 13s. The event is also a brilliant opportunity to inspire year 11 students.

The event is completely free to attend.

For further information regarding the event or if you are a school teacher/staff member wanting to book places please email tyler@ukuniversitysearch.co.uk

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Benefits of Higher Education and how can I support my child to get there?

Thursday 13th January 2022 – 17:00 – 17:30

About this event

What does this session cover?

Join us for this 30 minute parent and carer information session where you’ll hear about the different routes into Higher Education and its social, academic and employment benefits.

You’ll hear from student ambassadors on their experience and why they chose Higher Education, plus parent ambassadors will share hints and tips that worked for them supporting their child make decisions on their next steps.

There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions you have.

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Understanding student finance as a parent/carer

Thursday 28th April 2022 – 17:00 – 17:30

About this Event

As a parent or carer, we know the cost of higher education study can be daunting.

Come along to this 30 minute information session where we’ll explain how student finance works for Higher Education. We’ll give you the facts on how much money students can receive as a loan or non-repayable bursary / scholarship, the extra financial support they may be eligible for and repayments.

Student and parent ambassadors will share their experiences and there will be time to answer any questions you have.

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Open days and clearing – why they are important for your child!

Thursday 7th July 2022 – 17:00 – 17:30

About this Event

Join us for this 30 minute information session where you’ll find out why open days are important, what to expect at one and how your child can make the most of them. We’ll also explain Clearing, which is used by 70,000 students each year to find a place on a university level course at the end of the academic year before they are due to start the course.

You will hear from our student and parent ambassadors who will share their experiences and what they found useful. There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions.

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