Schools and Colleges

The university offers a range of talks, presentations and workshops to schools and colleges, designed to support students’ progression into higher education. These can be delivered either on campus or within your school or college so please contact our teams for details:

  • Our Recruitment Team visits sixth forms and colleges across the North West, delivering talks and workshops covering topics like as 'Personal Statements Made Easy', 'The UCAS Process', 'Student Finance', 'Student Life' and 'Reference Writing for Teachers'.
  • Our Widening Participation and Outreach team offer a range of subject specific activities designed to inspire and encourage those from disadvantaged backgrounds, looked after children/care leavers, disabled students, adult learners and students from ethnic minority backgrounds who would like to enter higher education but lack any formal qualifications.

For adult learners who are keen to study for a degree but do not have any formal qualifications, we offer the Access to Higher Education Diploma and Go Higher Access Programme which can be studied part time over one year and provide a route onto a full degree programme.

The School of Law and Social Justice offers a series of talks for schools and colleges in Sociology, Criminology and Law. We can also tailor talks, offer taster sessions and activities to suit specific requirements. For more information on talks and taster sessions available please contact: