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Campus Challenge

To give you more of an idea about what you can expect from this event then please read the information below.


The Campus Challenge session lasts for half a school day, fitting into the school time table. Please note that the maximum number of pupils for this session is 50. The event consists of a series of interactive activities and group work with current university students. The activities are aimed to encourage students to start thinking about university and include:

  • Introduction to university
  • Exploring different subjects that can be studied at university by going through a variety of university prospectus'
  • Making an advert (which is recorded!) and poster for a university - 'Lights, Camera, Action'
  • Design a campus - 'Build your own campus'
  • Presenting back to the group
  • Q&A session with members of staff and ambassadors
  • Opportunities to interact with Warwick Student Ambassadors – Current University students.

Sample Programme

Time AM Session Time PM
08:30-09:00 Arrival/Set up 12:30-13:00
09:00-09:30 Introduction and movement time to break out rooms (20mins) 13:00-13:20
09:30-10:00 Ice breaker (20mins) 13:20-13:40
  University Countdown (if time available)  
10:00-10:50 Workshop 1 - 'Build your own campus' or 'Lights, Camera, Action'
10:50-11:10 Break 14:20-14:40
11:10-11:50 Workshop 2 - 'Build your own campus' or 'Lights, Camera, Action' 14:40-15:20
11:50-12:10 Completion of evaluations in classrooms 15:20-15:45


  • An introduction to University
  • An opportunity to meet current university students
  • To develop in confidence and communication skills through group work


  • To gain an insight into Higher education and the language used
  • A positive interaction with university staff and students
  • To encourage students to consider Higher education in the future