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UCL Advocates are current UCL students and alumni who attended non-selective state schools in London. They visit their former schools and colleges to give presentations highlighting the benefits of university.
Citrus Saturday is an entrepreneurship challenge for 12–14 year olds. It’s currently run by UCL Advances and will become a charity in the next year, giving young people all over Europe the chance to become entrepreneurs for a day and run their own business.
Explore UCL Summer School
Explore UCL is a chance for Year 11 students to find out more about studying at university. It’s a non-residential week-long summer school programme which aims to give participants a real taste of university life.
UCL Young Horizons
Young Horizons is a new set of UCL Horizons programmes for Years 7, 8 and 9 and is being piloted during the 2012/13 academic year.
Inspire is a long-term engagement programme aimed at gifted students. The programme creates a community of bright, ambitious young people from under-represented backgrounds by bringing together high-achieving students from a number of schools in the same local area.
Junior Masterclasses offer an opportunity for students from Years 9, 10 and 11 to visit UCL and experience what it’s like to study at university.
UCL Mentoring Programme
The Outreach Office trains current UCL students to mentor pupils at partner schools and colleges. The mentoring schemes aim to improve the attainment of gifted pupils from backgrounds which are under-represented in higher education.
In 2012/13 UCL will continue Southwark Ambitions, a five-year programme run in partnership with Pembroke and St Catharine’s Colleges, Cambridge and Excellence in Southwark.
University Challenge is an exciting new activity for groups of gifted and talented Year 9 pupils. Groups of pupils from four London schools will take part in a full-day activity at UCL,