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Widening Participation Student Network

This opportunity to meet, will give you the chance to share your experiences and explore your learning journey, looking at your time during your application to Warwick and subsequent studies.

  • Are you the first person in your family to go to University?
  • Do you receive a bursary or scholarship?
  • Then we want to hear from you…

We are keen to hear your thoughts and you have the chance to directly feed in to the new Widening Participation Strategy at Warwick.

We want to make the Network reflective of the needs and interests of its membership so would appreciate any thoughts you have on what you’d like to see included. You can do this on the online signup form.

Student Opportunities:

  • Could you be a ThinkHigher Ambassador?

As a ThinkHigher Ambassador you will raise the aspirations of students aged 13-16 from schools across Rugby, Nuneaton and Bedworth. This will be in various forms such as; mentoring, in school events, campus visits at Coventry and Warwick Universities or colleges in the area, parental engagement activities, support at events for looked after children as well as giving information, advice and guidance at such times as GCSE results days and open evenings.

The role will fit around your studies and other work commitments you may have. (Full DBS check is required for the role). The original deadline for receiving application has been extended so that Network members can apply to Sunday 31st March, to apply go to: http://www.thinkhigher.ac.uk/news/could-you-be-a-thinkhigher-ambas

  • Go International Virtual Internship Programme

Opportunity through Student Careers and Skills as part of the Monash Warwick Alliance offer to students.

Three universities, three locations, three weeks in July. Are you interested in gaining international experiences? Would you like to work with students from different universities around the world? Do you want to make connections with organisations and develop skills to shape your career path? Are you available during the first three weeks of July 2019? If so then take part in our exciting new Virtual Internship Programme!

To find out about the programme including criteria for applying and access to the application form please visit: https://myadvantage.warwick.ac.uk/students/events/Detail/1324014/go-international-virtual-inter.

Once on myAdvantage click on the events tab at top of page and search for Go International. To complete an application to take part in this opportunity click on the ‘Book’ button at top of page.

For more details on the programme, or if you have any questions, please contact Esther de Perlaky – esther.de-perlaky@warwick.ac.uk

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Notes 6th March 2019

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