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Brookes Engage is a fully funded Year 12 access programme open to young people from across Oxfordshire from backgrounds under-represented in higher education, studying in the first year of a Level 3 qualification (A Level, BTEC etc).The eighteen month-long programme is designed to support pupils to make a successful transition to university whilst also providing them with experiences that will develop skills and attributes that will be beneficial in the world of work.
Participants will take part in a range of activities over the course of the programme during monthly sessions, engaging with academic staff, students and local employers, as well as taking part in a cultural and educational trips. In addition to the monthly sessions, students will attend a summer conference in August 2019 and will be matched with a residential summer school either at Brookes or another University. Students will also be offered the opportunity to have one-to-one mentoring from an Oxford Brookes student.
At the end of the programme, participants should feel confident in making the next step in their education career, be that in work or at university. The programme is completely free of charge to participants and travel costs can be covered.
The programme will run from December 2018-July 2020. Dates will depend on the subject pathway chosen, as follows:
Applications for 2017-2019 are now open. Please download the correct application form for your group:
To be eligible to apply for Brookes Engage pupils must meet all
of the following criteria:
To be eligible to apply for Brookes Engage pupils also need
to meet at least one of the