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    General FAQs

    What events/opportunities are being held at the University?

    The University runs a number of exciting opportunities and events each year targeted towards students and teachers, we post these on our events webpage which is updated regularly.

    You can also explore Outreach and Widening Participation events and activities offered by each of the three Warwick Faculties by visiting:

    For the SEM Faculty’s Menu of Activity: SEM Faculty Schools Events and Activities (

    For the Faculty of Arts’ Outreach webpage: Outreach and Schools’ Resources (

    For the Faculty of Social Sciences’ webpage: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Warwick

    Are the events free of charge?

    Yes, they are free of charge to attend.

    Do you offer work experience opportunities?

    Many departments across the University offer work experience in all shapes and sizes.

    For the SEM Faculty, visit the Menu of Activity and use the ‘Full Programme’ calendar to search for work experience opportunities: SEM Faculty Menu of Activity - All Activity (

    For the Faculty of Arts, view the departmental Outreach pages here: Arts Departmental Outreach (

    For the Faculty of Social Sciences, view departments here: Departments and Research Centres - University of Warwick - Faculty of Social Sciences

    Do you have any information, advice or guidance on Student Funding and Finance?

    Yes, we have a dedicated team of Student Funding and Finance Advisors, who would be happy to answer any of your questions. For general information, advice and guidance on this subject, please see or to request a Student Funding workshop please visit opens in a new window

    Do you offer independent visits to the university?

    As a team, we don’t. However, please contact our campus visits team at campusvisits at warwick dot ac dot uk to enquire about an independent visit, they will evaluate requests like this on a case-by-case basis and it is important to note that they are subject to availability, and sometimes it is not possible to fulfil every request.

    Our campus is an open campus however, and you are free to come and visit whenever you’d like (we recommend during the week, when most of our buildings are open). See the following page for more information:

    How do I apply for on campus events?

    If we have spaces left for our on campus events they will be advertised on our website, both on our ‘news’ section and usually on our home screen banner. If you are interested in signing up we recommend you check our website frequently.

    How can I apply for one of the widening participation programmes?

    Visit the programme webpageLink opens in a new window where you can find out how to apply for the specific programme. Our programmes have eligibility criteria, therefore please check to see if you are eligible before making an application.

    How can I tell if I'm eligible for a widening participation programme?

    We assess eligibility for our outreach programmes based on students' educational background and individual circumstances. If you are a student, or if you are advising a student, who would like to assess their likely eligibility you can use the Office for Students' postcode lookup. When you type in your postcode, you should look at the number in the first category 'POLAR4 young participation quintile' to find out if your home postcode is in a low participation neighbourhood.

    If you are still unsure if you meet the criteria for the programme, please email outreach at warwick dot ac dot uk to discuss this.

    FAQs on Summer Schools

    When do the applications for your summer schools open?

    Applications for summer school open from around January each year. If you would like to be notified when applications open, please sign up to our ‘expression of interest’ form;

    Can international students apply for your summer schools?

    Sadly not, our summer schools are for students in the UK only. Please see the following webpages for more information on opportunities for international students; or

    Can anyone apply for the summer schools?

    To be eligible to apply for the summer schools you must meet specific criteria, which can be found on the pages for the summer schools on our website

    FAQs for Teachers/Schools

    Would you be able to attend a Careers/HE fair at our school?

    In order for us to process your request for our attendance at a careers or Higher Education Fair at your school/college, please email outreach at warwick dot ac dot uk.

    • Please note, we will evaluate our capacity to attend based on whether we already work with you as a team, your location (being within Coventry, Warwickshire or the West Midlands), and the Widening Participation data for your school, which includes Free School Meals, Pupil Premium and postcode information. Each request will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
    • If you don’t feel you meet any of the above criteria, please visit our webpages for information about how to request a visit.
    Do you run sessions based around applying to Warwick/personal statement sessions?

    Unfortunately the Widening Participation Team do not run these sessions, however members from our Undergraduate Admissions team will be happy to, should they be available. Requests for such sessions would be evaluated on a case by case basis, and can be made by emailing outreach at warwick dot ac dot uk.

    How can I request a school visit from a specific department at the university/ build a partnership with a department?
    How can I become an Experience Warwick partner school?

    If you are a school within the Coventry and Warwickshire area and would like to become a partner school, please contact experiencewarwick at warwick dot ac dot uk to discuss this.

    Do you offer visits to campus for individual school groups?

    Yes, if you are interested in bringing a group of school children please visit our campus visit web page;

    Are all the events, both on campus and in school, free?

    Yes, all the events we run are free to attend.

    What age groups do you work with?

    We work with a wide range of students ranging from Primary school, all the way up to 6th form.