About the programme
Realising Opportunities (RO) is a unique collaboration of 15 leading, research intensive universities, working together to promote fair access and social mobility of students from groups under represented in higher education. The RO Programme provides able students with skills and information to help them not only make informed decisions about their future and to raise their aspirations to progress to a leading research intensive university, but to support their current work in school/college.
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• Of these 8 GCSEs or equivalent, at least 5 must be A* to B grades or 9-6 grades.
• Be a Home/EU registered student.
• Come from a home where neither parent attended university in the UK or abroad.(If one or more parent is currently studying their first degree, or graduated from their first degree within the last five years, an application will still be considered).
• Be in receipt of or entitled to discretionary payments/16-19 bursary/Pupil Premium at school/college
• Be in receipt of or entitled to free school meals.
•Be living in, or have lived in, local authority care or be a young carer.
You will gain an understanding of research intensive universities and have increased access to the RO universities including the opportunity to attend events and activities such as master classes and residential visits.You will also have access to careers information and professionals who will offer you career advice and information
Application for 2018/2019 are now open until Wednesday 17th October 2018.
Eligible schools have been contacted to recruit Year 12 students.
If your school appears in the list above but you did not receive any communications please contact us at ROWarwick@warwick.ac.uk
If your school is not eligible you may be eligible for one of our other events or programmes. Please see the links below.
If you are a Year 11 student and are interested to take part next September please contact your Head of Sixth Form or Head Teacher as applications are received through your school.
If you are in Year 12 you may also be eligible to attend one of our other events:
Please note that the programme do not recruit Year 13 students as it is a two-year programme but you may be eligible to take part in our A-level Bootcamp in 2019.