Schools outreach

The Schools Liaison and Outreach team run activities in partnership with schools/colleges such as Have a Go sessions, Masterclasses and presentations.

New to our provision are individual subject tasters delivered live, or pre-recorded challenges that students can take part in at any time.

If you are a teacher/careers advisor, please select ‘School’ below to view the activities we can deliver for you.

If you are a current student, check out our selection of activities you can join by selecting ‘Student’.



If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the opportunities on offer, please contact our schools liaison and outreach team.


Have a Go sessions

Each session gives your students a flavour of life at University College Birmingham and the opportunity to find out more about our vocational college courses through practical sessions with our expert team of staff.

Have a go


These sessions give you and your students an interactive taster of our degree courses from our academic teaching staff.



Careers Fairs and Presentations

We attend careers fairs and offer subject presentations in schools and colleges. All of our presentations are adaptable and can be tailored to the specific needs of your students.

School visits

Aspire Vocational – Tutor Support

We want to support tutors that teach vocational subjects at colleges or sixth forms by providing our lecturers with expertise in the field to enhance their students’ experience.

Aspire Vocational – Tutor Support

Vocational Advantage

We are passionate about supporting students from all backgrounds and helping them to progress to higher education through the vocational degrees we offer.

Vocational Advantage

Outreach and Widening Participation

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.


Outreach and Widening Participation


Taster Activities

We run activities to encourage young people to progress into Further Education.


Taster activities

Webinars and Online Resources

We offer a range of live, pre-recorded presentations and interactive PowerPoints to help you find out more about college or university.

Presentations and online resources


The Young Chefs Academy is sponsored by the Savoy Educational Trust and The British Culinary Federation and is administered by University College Birmingham.




The sessions in this residential will allow you to get hands-on in our industry-standard training kitchens and bakeries and make scientific discoveries.



University College Birmingham is involved in a number of different mentoring initiatives including one specifically for college students on our further education courses.

Mentoring College Students
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