Information for teachers

Realising Opportunities

Our aim is to offer targeted students the opportunity to:

  • participate in aspiration raising and enrichment activities, increasing their ability to apply to and gain entry to leading institutions in the country
  • make informed choices about their Higher Education options and learn more about the benefits of studying at a world class institution
  • develop skills required to be successful in a research intensive university, such as independent thought and analytical and research skills
  • enhance their application to 14 universities in an increasingly competitive environment
  • access information, advice and guidance to increase their awareness of employment opportunities within some of the country’s top professions.

Which universities are involved?

  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Exeter
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Kings College London
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Manchester
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Warwick
  • University of York

Further information can be found on the Realising Opportunities website or contact:

Melissa Ruddock, Fair Access Officer
Phone: 01392 726181