Teachers and careers advisers

Teachers

We have an extensive outreach programme to encourage students of various age groups to aspire to, and prepare for, higher education.

Schools and Colleges Outreach Service

Our experienced Schools and Colleges Outreach Team work with over 300 schools and colleges each year. We attend HE fairs and deliver a range of information sessions to support year 12 and year 13 students throughout the transition into higher education.

Open Days or visits to the University

School and college groups are welcomed at our Open Day and there are specific events held for visiting teachers and advisers. Our 2017 Open Days have passed but we have Campus Visit on 9 December 2017 which will give your students a chance to gain first-hand experience of the University and the city. For more information and to make a booking on our Campus Visit, fill out the booking form.

Our next Open Day will be on Wednesday 18 April 2018. For more information and to make a school booking fill out our booking form.

Teachers and careers advisers’ conference

Our free teachers and career advisers’ conference took place on Friday 30 June 2017. Through guest speakers, interactive tours and informal discussion, our conference addressed a number of key topics such as the latest changes in Higher Education and the tools and techniques available to improve teaching and learning within the classroom.

Widening access

We run a range of programmes and activities to raise aspirations and promote higher education to traditionally under-represented groups in Wales.These are offered to students in years 11 to 13.

Higher Education Roadshow

We work in partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University to raise awareness and promote the benefits of higher education through HE Roadshow assemblies, which are delivered to year 10 and 11 students in Welsh schools.