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New Hepp Offer Goes For Launch

New Hepp Offer Goes For Launch

17th October 2018

On Thursday 11th of October, representatives from secondary schools across the Sheffield City Region gathered together at ‘The Source Skills Academy’ to find out about the new Hepp offer, which aims to encourage more young people and adults to progress into higher education. Hepp Director, Mike Garnock-Jones welcomed everybody to the conference: ‘Hepp is a […]

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Hepp relaunches with a new offer

Hepp relaunches with a new offer

10th October 2018

The Higher Education Progression Partnership (Hepp) is launching a new service for Sheffield City Region to encourage more young people and adults to progress into higher education. Research has shown that less young people from Sheffield City Region progress into higher education than from other parts of the country. Hepp aims to dispel myths about […]

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Government funding to boost numbers in higher education

Government funding to boost numbers in higher education

8th December 2016

We’re delighted to announce that our partnership to help increase the number of young people across South Yorkshire going to university has been allocated almost £13 million government funding. 

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Social mobility foundation – funding available for selected Y12 students

Social mobility foundation – funding available for selected Y12 students

16th November 2016

The Social Mobility Foundation supports ambitious young people from less-privileged backgrounds into top universities and careers. They run completely free of charge programmes featuring mentoring, internships with top companies, university application support, as well as professional development and skills workshops for high achieving young people across the UK. Applications are now open. The closing date […]

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Good news for student carers

Good news for student carers

11th August 2016

We are pleased to share the news that student carers will now be able to identify themselves on their university applications.  This means that they will be able to gain the support they need to gain their degree alongside their caring responsibilities.https://carers.org/news-item/ucas-form-identify-student-carers

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