Partnership supports more than 200 pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds – Coventry University

A partnership between City Year UK and Coventry University has supported more than 200 Coventry school pupils identified as being most at risk of not fulfilling their potential. Coventry University partnered with City Year UK in 2019 to expand the charity’s UK programme to Coventry. Twenty young people, including Coventry University students, spent a year […]

Free places at virtual Saturday clubs for year 10 pupils – Staffordshire University

Popular Saturday Clubs designed to excite local school pupils about Art and Science are due to launch online It is the second year that Higher Horizons+ in collaboration with Staffordshire University is running the national Saturday Clubs for Year 10 pupils across Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and Cheshire. This year, the Saturday Clubs will have a ‘blended […]

Glasgow Science Festival bounces back with science on the sofa – University of Glasgow

Three months after the coronavirus pandemic forced its cancellation, this year’s Glasgow Science Festival is bouncing back online. ‘Science on the Sofa’, which kicks off on Wednesday 9th September, aims to bring the fun of the Glasgow Science Festival home with 70 pieces of all-new content, including live and pre-recorded events suitable for science enthusiasts […]

Yorkshire-wide initiative to help vulnerable young people – Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University have contributed creative activity postcard designs to a Yorkshire-wide initiative to distribute 8000 bags of creative materials to vulnerable young people across the region during lockdown. Image: Drawing Using Touch postcard by Jenny Scannell, Leeds Arts University Progression Team  The ‘Bags of Creativity’ include the activity postcards; an amazing array of art, […]

CovidBlox mobile game teaches coronavirus science through play – Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London is working with Imperial College London researchers and the UK games industry to develop and release a Tetris-inspired educational game for young people to learn about Covid-19 and the importance of social distancing. CovidBlox is a free mobile game for young people aged 11-18 to learn about the way the Covid-19 […]

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