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Go Further, Go Higher Drop Ins

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Sheffield Hallam University - City Campus

Howard Street

Sheffield

S1 1WB

United Kingdom

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Go Further, Go Higher is a collaborative partnership between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, in association with HEPP to encourage young people who are in or leaving care, estranged from their families/parents or have caring responsibilities to progress to higher education.

What?

The Drop ins will provide information, advice and guidance about applying to university and the support available. The day will also provide the opportunity to speak to specialist staff and current students.

There will be four drop ins in total, two at Sheffield Hallam and two at the University of Sheffield.

At Sheffield Hallam you can come along anytime between 10:30am - 1:30pm to speak to an advisor and current students there will also be the opportunity to:

  • Go on a tour of our City Campus (at 11am)
  • Visit one of our accommodation buildings (at 12:30pm)
  • Speak to specialist advisors from our Careers & Employability Team and Student Funding & Access Team (between 11:45am – 12:30pm)

When & Where?

Drop ins will alternate between universities, however regardless of which date you attend you will be able to find out information about both university’s support package.

  • Wednesday 15th November 2017 @ the University of Sheffield
  • Wednesday 13th December 2017 @ Sheffield Hallam University
  • Wednesday 17th January 2018 @ the University of Sheffield
  • Wednesday 14th February 2018 @ Sheffield Hallam University

The drop ins at Sheffield Hallam University will take place between 10:30am – 1:30pm, with the opition to take part in organised activities e.g. campus tours (which taking place at specific times.) On arrival please report to the Main Reception of the Owen Building, City Campus.

Who can attend?

The day aim to provide information to students who are in or leaving care, estranged from their families/parents or who have caring responsibilities.

The event will be appropriate for students aged over 16, who are studying or possess level 3 qualifications and who are interested in going to university.

Attendees are welcome to bring a friend, supporter, guardian, or social worker.

Do I need to book in advance?

Although it is not essential it is desirable you book in advance.

To book at drop in at Sheffield Hallam select “choose a date” on this page and then "register".

To book a drop in at the University of Sheffield visit this page: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/outreach/support

For more information on support available please see: https://www.shu.ac.uk/current-students/student-support

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Sheffield Hallam University - City Campus

Howard Street

Sheffield

S1 1WB

United Kingdom

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