Widening participation in Higher Education


Amity University [IN] London is committed to providing higher education to all who have the potential to benefit from academic study. We want to attract the most talented students regardless of their educational background. If you are part of one of these groups (state sector, low participation neighborhoods, ethnic minorities, mature or disable students) please get in touch.


Access and participation plan

Amity University [IN] London is committed to providing higher education to all who have the potential to benefit from academic study, and has intended to take a leading role in increasing awareness among young people of the importance, values and benefits of higher education

The University’s strategy for widening participation is set out in our Access and Participation Plan approved with the Office for Students (OfS). The plan, develop in consultation with the student representatives, is overseen by the Access and Participation Strategic Group and Teaching and Learning Committee and covers the whole student lifecycle, from increasing the entry rates of widening participation students into HE to improving retention and attainment rates whilst at university and supporting progression into graduate-level employment or further study.

The access and participation Plan for 2019/2020 is available here.


Access to Education Business Centre (ABEC)

Access to Education Business Centre provide advice, knowledge base activities and support, guidance to prospective students and applicants, parents, teachers, governors and careers advisers to help prospective students progress to university

The APP-Outreach team support schools and colleges across the United Kingdom in preparing their students for university. We host a series of on-campus events designed to support students in choosing a university and programme of choice for their higher education. In addition, the team are very happy to attend off campus events including HE Fairs as well as delivering talks surrounding Higher Education within your school or college.

If you would like to discuss on or off-campus events, or just find out more about how our team can support your school or college, please contact: app@amity.ac.uk


Activities

Summer schools

Opportunity for young people to get a taste of what university is really like and challenge their misconceptions. School students will get the chance attend lectures to demonstrate the wide range of subjects that university has to offer.

Please contact app@amity.ac.uk if you are aware of students at your school who are within the care system.

GCSE help

Intensive tuition for Year 12 students who are resitting either Mathematics or English GCSE. Students spend three days on to the University campus receiving subject specific coaching. If you need help please get in touch witht our team: app@amity.ac.uk

Teacher information sessions

Updates school sixth form staff on the changes to the student finance system and advises on effective strategies for writing UCAS form references, guiding students through their personal statements and how to complete their university applications.

Please contact our app team for further information: app@amity.ac.uk


Liaison with schools and colleges

We offer advice and support to schools and colleges on higher education and access to Amity University [IN] London. Pease contact the APP team to find out more about what we are offering: app@amity.ac.uk