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Widening Participation and Outreach

At Warwick, we believe that access to a world-leading university should be open to people from all backgrounds. We offer a variety of outreach activities on campus, and in schools, to give young people an insight into studying economics at university. We hope to raise student's aspirations and increase their awareness of the benefits of Higher Education.

Sutton Trust Summer School

The Sutton Trust Summer School will involve a range of academic, informative and social activities designed to replicate a 1st year undergraduate experience at a world-class university.

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Pathways to Banking and Finance

Pathways to Banking and Finance is a programme that aims to inspire and support students to explore a range of careers in the banking and financial sectors, including accountancy, investment banking, tax and asset management.

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Warwick Scholars

Warwick Scholars is designed to help you to gain a place at Warwick by maximising your academic potential, developing skills that will help you to succeed here and providing insight and experience of what it will be like to study here.

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Contextual Offers

The University of Warwick is committed to admitting the most talented students from a diverse range of backgrounds. In order to ensure that every application is treated fairly and judged on its merits, we consider an applicant’s academic potential in the context of their educational background and individual circumstances. We look at:

  • Your school - exam performance and the number of students entitled to Free School Meals
  • Your home postcode
  • Whether you have spent time in care

If you meet two or more of our contextual data indicators you may be eligible for a 2 grade reduction to the standard offer if your application is successful.

Find out more about contextual offers, including the full eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Supporting you at University

Our outreach strategy continues throughout you time at University, where eligible students have the option of accessing additional support whilst studying. Find out more about the support available within the Department of Economics.

Outreach at Warwick

At Warwick, our team combines passion, creativity and innovation to inspire young minds and maximise their potential, through unique opportunities both in school and on campus. Find out more about the exciting range of activities on offer at Warwick.