Widening Participation in the School of Dentistry

 

The University of Liverpool offers various Widening Participation opportunities. The School of Dentistry supports the Liverpool’s Scholars Programme and Realising Opportunities Group, which aim to encourage and assist applications from students from disadvantaged backgrounds

https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/widening-participation/post-sixteen/scholars/

https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/widening-participation/post-sixteen/realising-opportunities/

 

The University of Liverpool, in collaboration with local FE partners, has developed a Year Zero foundation programme for Home/EU students that leads onto the Dentistry (A200) and Dental Therapy (B750) programmes. https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/foundation-to-health-studies-year-0/overview/

 

Widening Participation activities run by the School of Dentistry

Participation in clinical sciences taster day in spring to highlight dentistry as a career to children who might not consider it (year 9)

Participation in University Summer School to introduce children to what they would learn at dental school (year 10)

Provision of work experience for year 12 and 13 students who are on Widening Participation schemes such as Liverpool’s Scholars Programme and Realising Opportunities Group