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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.

Details

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'
13:40-14:20
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


Aims

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

Outcomes

  • 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