September Edition

Welcome to the first edition of the 2021/22 Linking London Uni Connect bulletin.

Below you'll find upcoming events for students and staff.
Phase 3 of Uni Connect
Phase 3 of Uni Connect began in August 2021 and is due to run until July 2025. It will involve three main strands of activity: targeted outreach delivered to young learners from areas of low HE participation and adult learners in FE college, strategic outreach to address local need, and signposting to support staff and students to find out about outreach activity in the local area.
Webinars for adult learners interested in progressing to higher education
We are facilitating the below webinars for adult learners - please share with your students. Registration in advance is required. Times are subject to change.
Applying for Nursing, Midwifery, and Health subjects at university - October 20th
Applying for creative courses at university - October 20th
Applying for Law at university - October 21st
Applying for Psychology, Criminology, and Sociology at university - October 21st
HEI sessions for students

Birkbeck, UoL list upcoming events here - including campus tours.

Ravensbourne have a series of workshops running, starting October 20th, see upcoming events here.

Greenwich have sessions for prospective students listed here.

Middlesex advertise upcoming events here.

Kingston University London - advertise upcoming webinars here.

Pearson College London are holding open days in October and November - book here for the Business school and book here for Escape Studios.

UAL has upcoming sessions for students listed here.

UEL have a few helpful sessions for students coming up - events are listed here.

GoingToUni has been launched by City, University of London, offering a range of different resources to help support students in their journey to HE.
New Resource for Disabled Learners in London
from AimHigher London

Unifish is your guide to higher education in London when you need a little more support.
Discover if a higher education provider has adapted accommodation, accessible learning spaces, specialist adapted support social groups, specialist knowledge within the disability service, support available from academic staff and much more. Accessible for all audiences including prospective and current disabled students, careers staff, SEND practitioners, Heads of Sixth Form, teaching staff and others.
How to video:

HEI virtual tours and open days

Brunel have an open day on October 23rd - book here.

Goldsmiths, UoL have their virtual tour here.

University of Greenwich have an open day on October 16th - book here - and their virtual tours here.

Kingston have open days coming up on October 2nd and 23rd - book here.

London South Bank University have their virtual tours here and have October open days for their new Croydon campus - book here.

Middlesex University London - take a virtual campus tour here.

New College of the Humanities have bookable upcoming open days here.

Queen Mary have their upcoming open day available to book here.

Ravensbourne University London have an open day on October 16th - details here - and their virtual tour is here.

Rose Bruford College have open days available to book here.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama list upcoming online undergraduate information sessions here. All upcoming events can be found here.

SOAS, UoL have a virtual tour available here.

St Mary's have multiple upcoming open days, in person and virtual, details here.

University of East London have their virtual tour here.

University of Westminster have an open day coming up on October 9th - book here.

UCAS Key Dates for the 2022 Application Cycle
The UCAS 2022 adviser cycle toolkit can be found here and upcoming webinars are here.
FE & Sixth Form College Events & Tours

Barking & Dagenham College detail upcoming events here.

Barnet & Southgate College detail their upcoming open events and have recordings of past events here.

Capel Manor College detail upcoming open events here.

City & Islington College  will detail open events and have recordings of past events here.

City of Westminster College - register for a virtual open event here.

College of North West London - sign up for future open events here.

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London future open day information is available here.

Coulsdon Sixth Form College open day information will be posted here.

Croydon College are holding a university finance session for parents/carers here.

Harrow College register for future open days here.

Haringey Sixth Form College sign up here for open day information.

Lambeth College will detail upcoming open events here.

New City College's recordings of past events can be viewed here.

Newham College London detail open events here.

Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) detail future open events here.

Richmond Upon Thames College have a virtual tour available here.

South Thames College Group - all events can be found here.

West London College detail all campus open days throughout the summer here.

Westminster Kingsway College will detail any future open events here.
LMI Snapshot

The London Uni Connect is part of the Uni Connect programme funded by the Office for Students. AccessHE, Aimhigher London and Linking London* work with staff in schools and colleges across London to help increase awareness among young Londoners of the opportunities available in higher education. Linking London works exclusively with staff in London sixth form colleges and further education colleges. 

*Linking London, based at Birkbeck, University of London, is an established partnership of London higher education institutions, colleges and other members dedicated to improving social mobility for college learners through education.

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