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University is for You!

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28 November 2023, 9:30am - 3:30pm


Royal Agricultural University (RAU), Cirencester





Announcing a new series of collaborative events offered by South West Universities Care network aimed at Post-14 care experienced students and care leavers: University is for You!

We are now taking bookings for the University is for You! event at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester. The event will take place from 9.30am to 3.30pm on Tuesday 28 November 2023, and will follow the below agenda: 

University is for You, Royal Agricultural University (RAU), Cirencester, 28 Nov 2023 
Outline agenda for students and supporting adults
9.30am – 10am Arrival and registration 
10am – 10.30amWelcome talk hosted by RAU and UWE Bristol 
10.30am – 11.10amWhy go to uni / Choosing uni and course hosted by University of Gloucestershire Session for supporting adults

Navigating uni choices and UCAS hosted by TBC 
11.10am – 11.40am University support session –   hosted by University of Bath and Bournemouth University 
11.45am – 12.30pm Student panelhosted by Bournemouth University 
12.30pm – 1.10pmLunch Lunch will be provided to students and staff 
1.10pm – 2pm Exploring campus – Campus tour with HE-themed games and challenges 
2pm – 3pm Subject taster sessions offer by RAU 
Attendees can select a workshop upon arrival
Session for supporting adults 

Support for care leavers at university    
3pm – 3.30pm Wrap up and close (RAU)
Evaluation (UWE) 

South West Universities Care

South West Universities Care is a collective working group of higher education practitioners in the South West. We aim to share best practice and host collaborative outreach activities to support care leavers and care experienced students to access and engage with higher education.

These events are a collaboration between Bournemouth University, Royal Agricultural University, University of Bath, University of Bristol, University of Exeter, University of Gloucestershire, University of Plymouth and UWE Bristol. 

How to get involved 

To register your interest for this event, please complete the online form to let us know how many students you plan to accompany and your method of travel.

As a group of universities, we will endeavour to support you and your students with travel arrangements and expenses. We aim to confirm all places by Monday 13 November, so please complete this form as soon as possible. 

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For more information or any queries, please email