Events

This is the area of our website where we highlight current events and activities that are available to students and schools.

Where eligibility applies this will be indicated.

 

Event listings

If you would to talk to us about support for your school please get in touch with us at info@studyhigher.ac.uk

University of Bedfordshire open days

You will leave Bedfordshire’s Open Day with all the information on your course(s), support services, what to expect from being a student here, accommodation and, most of all, the wide range of activities available to you while studying.

The next online open day, at both the Bedford and Luton campuses, is on Wednesday 30 November.

Midwifery Festive Tea & Cake Drop In Aylesbury

This is ideal for students interested in studying Nursing and Midwifery. The drop in will be at the university’s Aylesbury campus at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and will provide an insight into the innovative course offerings at the campus.

Saturday 3 December – 10am-1pm

Please click on this link for full details and bookings: University of Bedfordshire open days.

Oxford Brookes University: Year 10 Study Conference

The conference is a full-day inbound activity designed to support the English, Maths and Science attainment of Year 10 students from Brookes’ target WP schools currently on the 3-4 / 4-5 grade boundary.

Through a series of subject-specific sessions, students will have the opportunity to explore how their current learning in English, Maths and Science could be used to support their future education and careers.

The conferences can be booked on dates between December 2022 and May 2023.

Please click this link for more information and to book a place: Oxford Brookes University Year 10 Study Conference

 

Royal Agricultural University: A virtual introduction to RAU

Why higher education

Join us for this virtual event which will provide an overview of the University. The event will include a presentation about our courses, accommodation and campus followed by a live Q&A where you will have the opportunity to ask questions to staff from our Outreach team.

Monday, 12 December 2022 5:00 – 5:45pm

Please click on this link to book places: Royal Agricultural University  

New College Swindon: University Open Evening and other events

There is an amazing range of exciting degrees, HNDs and Higher Apprenticeships at New College Swindon and their new Institute of Technology at the North Star Campus. There are a number of dates coming up to visit and explore the sites and we have listed some below:

Dates for future open events during 2023 are as follows:

Tuesday 24 January – North Star Open Evening (all ages, all courses)
Tuesday 7 February – Apprenticeships Fair
Tuesday 31 January – Queens Drive Open Evening (all ages, all courses)
Tuesday 28 February – A Levels Information & High Flyers’ Evening
Thursday 16 March – North Star Open Evening (all ages, all courses)
Wednesday 29 March – Queens Drive Open Evening (all ages, all courses)
Thursday 22 June – Open Evening, both campuses

 

Campus Tours

Wednesday 23 November: Queens Drive campus, 4.30pm-5.30pm

Monday 28th November: Queens Drive campus, 4.30pm-5.30pm

Tuesday 29th November: North Star campus, 4.30pm-5.30pm

 

College Experience

These are open to all Year 10s and Year 11s in schools with 6th forms.

Thursday 29 June 2023 

Friday 30 June 2023

Monday 3 July 2023 – evening session

Tuesday 4 July 2023 

For more information and booking please click on this link: New College Swindon events

Abingdon & Witney College: Bicester Construction Skills Centre Open Day

Interested in construction and/or architecture? Bicester are holding a drop-in day for a chat with one of their specialist tutors – all recruited from industry so they really know what you need to know – and have a look at what Bicester Construction Skills Centre have to offer you? There are courses to suit a range of abilities, plus apprenticeships with some of the top employers in Oxfordshire so you can even earn while you learn!

Saturday 21 January 2023: all day starting at 9.00am

Please click here for more information: Bicester Skills Centre Open Day

Oxford Brookes University: Royal Institution Masterclass Series

RI Masterclasses are hands-on interactive extracurricular sessions led by top experts from academia and industry for keen and talented young people. They are for Year 12 or 1st Year college students who are interested in studying Mathematics at University and can make all six dates in the series. All session run from 10am – 12.30pm.

The dates are:

  1. Saturday 18 February 2023
  2. Saturday 25 February 2023
  3. Saturday 4 March 2023
  4. Saturday 11 March 2023
  5. Saturday 18 March 2023
  6. Saturday 25 March 2023

For more information and to register please follow this link: Royal Institution Masterclasses

Confidence to Argue with the University of Oxford

Many young learners find it difficult to find the confidence to speak out on academic matters, and this confidence can adversely affect attainment and progression to higher education and fulfilling employment. This programme offers a range of tools to support your pupils to develop key academic skills in critical thinking, creative ideation, structured responses to assessment, and authoritative presentation.

The conference takes place on Wednesday 8 February 2023. *

To see if your school is eligible, please check the Study Higher Higher Education Liaison Officer (HELO) team page.  Then speak with your HELO for more information or refer to our dedicated Confidence to Argue page where you can also make a booking.

Now open for booking.

*the conference is currently fully booked and schools will be now be added to the waiting list.

Buckinghamshire New University (BNU): Nursing and Midwifery

BNUs Nursing and Midwifery open days offer a great opportunity to find out more about BNU and your chosen course, meet some of the lecturers, and get all your questions answered. The courses take place at either Aylesbury or Uxbridge campuses.

BNUs next Nursing and Midwifery undergraduate open day is on:

Saturday 11 February 2023: 11am-2pm (Aylesbury)

Saturday 25 March 2023: 11am-2pm (Uxbridge)

Please click on this link to book your place: BNU Nursing and Midwifery virtual open days

 

Oxford Brookes University: Taster Days 2023

These are for students who might be thinking about going to university this year but are unsure of what course to study? Perhaps they’re unsure of what student life will offer or what it will feel like to study at university level?

Please share the flyer and encourage students to attend some taster days with you so they can experience and gather the information needed to make the right choice for their future while experiencing first-hand what university lectures are like.

You can register to bring groups to multiple Taster Days.

Wednesday 1 March 2023: Entrepreneurs in the making (Option Two)
Wednesday 8 March 2023: Entrepreneurs in the making (Option One)
Wednesday 8 March 2023: Architecture and the Built Environment
Wednesday 8 March 2023: Edible or Not? Experimenting with Cupcakes
Wednesday 15 March 2023: Identity and Difference

  1. Wednesday 19 April 2023: Film, Music and Media
  2. Wednesday 26 April 2023: Computing, AI, Motorsport and Maths

Wednesday 3 May 2023: Psychology in Everyday Life
Friday 5 May 2023: Power and Privilege
Friday 12 May 2023: The Breadth of the Biosciences
Friday 19 May 2023: Humanising the Future

Please click on this link to complete the booking form. Once completed, a member of the team will contact you to confirm your booking and provide further information and next steps: Oxford Brookes Taster Days 

Buckinghamshire New University (BNU) open days

BNU understand that when it comes to deciding where you’d like to study, there are a lot of things to consider and their Undergraduate Open Days are a great place to start.

Whether you can attend in person, or online, Undergraduate Open Days offer a great opportunity to find out more about your chosen course, meet the course team, and get all your questions answered.

BNUs next undergraduate open days are on:

Saturday 11 March 2023: 9:30am – 3pm (High Wycombe)

Please click on this link to book your place: BNU open days

Big Questions Little Questions with the University of Oxford

BQLQ

Our next student conference takes place on Wednesday 22 March 2023* and offers students a taste of the wide variety of research that undergraduates, postgraduates, and academics undertake, as well as providing study skills training to help them better demonstrate their critical engagement with subjects in assessment. Students can explore sessions on academic and critical thinking skills.

To see if your school is eligible, please check the Study Higher Higher Education Liaison Officer (HELO) team page. Then speak with your HELO for more information or refer to our dedicated BQLQ page where you can also make a booking.

Now open for booking.

*the conference is currently fully booked and schools will be now be added to the waiting list.

Oxford Brookes University: June Open Day for Schools & Colleges

Friday 16 June 2023

Summer Undergraduate Open Days offer the chance to find out what it’s really like to be an Oxford Brookes student. School and College groups are invited to join the open day to enable students to:

  • Find out about the courses they’re interested in by joining subject-specific sessions and workshops
  • Chat to our staff and students and ask any questions they may have
  • Tour our campuses and accommodation options
  • Attend talks run by our Admissions, Accommodation, Finance & Wellbeing teams

For more information please email the team at: schools.liaision@brookes.ac.uk

To register please click on this link: Oxford Brookes June Open Day

Our Partners’ Outreach Hubs

Each of our partner HEIs/FECs offer individual programmes/workshops/events which a school may be eligible to access and which can be arranged on mutually agreed dates. Use the links listed below to access each page, see what might be available and the contact details.

Abingdon & Witney College

Activate Learning

Buckinghamshire New University

New College Swindon

Oxford Brookes University

Royal Agricultural University 

University of Oxford

University of Reading

University of Bedfordshire 

 

 

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