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Upcoming events

Our post-16 events and activities are funded by UCL's Access Agreement and Widening Participation funds. As such, there are eligibility criteria that all applicants should consider before applying.

Junior Masterclasses

16-20 February 2015 / Yr 8-11

Junior Masterclasses give you a taste of learning at university. Pick from a range of academic subjects – you could choose a subject you study at school, or a completely new subject.

The masterclasses are entertaining, hands-on sessions run by UCL academics. You’ll get the chance to look around UCL, and you’ll meet other young people from across London.

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Bring Your Family to University

28 February 2015 (10:00-15:00) / Yr 8&9

Year 8 and 9 students: bring your family to university on Saturday 28 February. There will be sessions on choosing your GCSE options, university courses and careers.

Every student must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and younger siblings are also welcome to attend.

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Sutton Trust Year 12 Summer School

3-7 August 2015 / Yr 12

The UCL Sutton Trust Summer School will give you a taste of university life in the heart of London.

You will be taught by top academics, experience lectures, seminars and laboratory workshops (depending on the strand you select), and will be supported by UCL undergraduate mentors.  

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Eligibility criteria

Students must be attending a state school in the UK, and priority will be given to students who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Will be the first generation in their family to attend university
  • Come from neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher education
  • Are in, or have lived under local authority care
  • Have parents from non-professional occupations
  • Have been eligible for free school meals within the past five years

For post-16 events, please also consider the following academic criteria:

  • Applicants must have achieved at least five A/A*s at GCSE
  • Applicants must be likely to achieve a minimum of ABB at A level or at least 34 points at IB (please note that for subject specific activity students must be on track to meet the degree programme's minimum entry requirements)
  • Applicants must be taking at least two subjects from UCL's list of preferred A levels