In The Know: Your child’s future!

In The Know: Your child’s future!

We hope you’re having a wonderful week! Today we are focussing on university and beyond as we bring you several events and programmes that can give your child a head start on their future!

University of London – Taster Courses
The Taster Course Programme provides students in Year 12 (aged 16-17) with a taste of what life at a university in London is like.  Your child would experience real lectures, gain insight into the additional facilities available and meet students from across the UK. All the taster courses are free to attend and your child can choose a course from a variety of subjects taking place at the numerous participating universities. Courses range from voice and drama, to medicine and nursing, to computing and business. Find our more on their website.

Bank of England – Scholarship Programme
In conjunction with the Windsor Fellowship, the Bank of England are offering students aged 17-18 a scholarship programme that can financially support them whilst at university. Aside from receiving a considerable amount of money to cover living expenses, your child would also receive mentoring and paid summer internships. Your child must fit certain criteria to qualify for this and the application deadline is Sunday 26th February, so head over to the website to find out more and apply.

Sky – Tech Insight Evening
On Wednesday 1st March, Sky are offering young women aged 16-24 the chance to come and find out more about Technology in a Broadcast Centre. If your daughter is enthusiastic and has a keen interest in tech then this is a perfect event to learn more about what a career in technology entails and what apprenticeships and opportunities are available to her. No experience is necessary so encourage your daughter to sign up today!

The GT Scholars Programme is an after-school programme that focuses on growth mindset and reaching potential. The programme includes tutoring, mentoring and enrichment sessions for young people aged 11-16. We aim to help you achieve your aspirations and get into top universities and competitive careers. To find out more, browse our website and get in touch with us: https://gtscholars.org/register-your-interest

Kate Lacey

Kate Lacey

Kate is the Programme Manager for GT Scholars and enjoys staying up to date on the latest education news. She is passionate about tackling educational inequality and believes that everyone should adopt a growth mindset so that they can fulfil their potential.
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