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Warwick’s widening participation success recognised at House of Lords

The success of Warwick Scholars, a social mobility scheme that addresses the barriers to attainment, progression, and success by enabling students from the least socially mobile communities to reach their academic potential and thrive during their studies at the university, has been recognised at an awards ceremony held at the House of Lords.  


University of Warwick's Christmas Lectures move online to bring the annual science extravaganza to your living room

Physicists at the University of Warwick will be working their way onto your Christmas viewing schedules as their spectacular Christmas Lectures return once again, with a little bit of Christmas magic (explained by physics). The University of Warwick Department of Physics has moved its annual science extravaganza online and they are available from 15 December.


Primary pupils visit Warwick for a taste of university

A very special graduation took place on Friday thanks to the partnership between the University of Warwick and national education charity, IntoUniversity. The graduation ceremony, for Y6 pupils from Frederick Bird Primary School in Coventry, marked the end of a five-day programme designed to give the youngsters a taste of what higher education is all about.


Financial returns, job prospects and lifestyle factors drive young people’s post-18 choices

Young people are making decisions about what they plan to do after leaving formal education as early as Year 7 or 8, with parents, teachers and friends being their preferred information sources, according to a new report by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research for the Department for Education.


Warwick announces new £10 million Warwick Scholars programme for up to 500 Midlands young people each year

The University of Warwick will announce today (Tuesday 14th May 2019) a transformational new £10 million social mobility programme - Warwick Scholars - that aims to change the lives of hundreds of Midlands young people who have the potential to study at Warwick, one of the world’s top 100 ranked universities, but who may face social or economic barriers to entering Warwick. The new programme includes admissions offers up to 4 grades below Warwick’s standard A level offer.

Tue 14 May 2019, 07:29 | Tags: University of Warwick, access, widening participation