Outreach and Widening Participation

UCB is committed to widening access to Higher Education. We offer interesting and exciting ways for young people who may not be considering university as an option to explore student life and raise aspirations.

  • 97.9% of our young, full-time undergraduates are from state schools. Of these, 13.8% are from areas designated as low participation neighbourhoods
  • On our foundation degree courses, 99.4% of young, full-time students are from state schools, and 15.6% are from low-participation neighbourhoods
  • 19% of our mature full-time foundation degree undergraduate students are from low participation areas within the West Midlands

Bringing the real world into the classroom. Our outreach events are designed to ensure you get the most out of the event. We include hands-on workshops, guest speakers and lectures are delivered by industry experts. Have a look at our programme of events here.