Tag: national collaborative outreach programme

Community Engagement

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Through a series of local community engagement events, Shaping Futures has committed to supporting communities with impartial information, advice and guidance on Higher Education. By going into these communities and engaging locally, we can begin to remove potential barriers to Higher Education within targeted wards in Merseyside. In this blog Cherise Weaver, from the Shaping… Read more »

Higher Education Week at Cronton Sixth Form College

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On the week of April 23nd, Shaping Futures and staff at Cronton Sixth Form College collaborated to run the first annual Higher Education Week. The aim of the events were to begin preparing First Year A Level and BTEC students for all things Higher Education related, and to kick start their UCAS journey. A number… Read more »

Shaping Futures @ Sensor City

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Sensor City has been awarded Shaping Futures funding to deliver a programme to inspire students in Years 9-11 to study STEM subjects at university. Sensor City is a collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University and is a flagship University Enterprise Zone. The technical innovation centre fosters creation, development, production and… Read more »

Merseyside Young Psychologists and Life Scientists Launch

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Blog post by Lucy Bentley, Assistant Project Officer for Merseyside Life Scientists and Merseyside Young Psychologists, a Shaping Futures funded project.  During February half term, students from Liverpool, St Helens, Widnes and the Wirral made their way to the University of Liverpool campus for the first event of the Merseyside Young Psychologists and Merseyside Young… Read more »

Through the Eyes of Boys London Residential

On Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th October the Through the Eyes of Boys Year 11 cohort took part in their first residential visit, travelling all the way to London. 28 students took part in the residental, from North Liverpool Academy, the the Academy of St Francis of Assisi, Kings Leadership Academy, Fazakerley High School and… Read more »