A Community Effort - Supporting Hard to Reach Students

As The Access Project grows and changes one question is always at the forefront of the work we do – how do we reach and support students that need us the most? 

We’ve been thinking about this question a lot recently and it has led us to set...

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New Tutorial Resources

***This post is for current Access Project tutors***

At The Access Project we are always trying to support you deliver high quality tutorials. The “Tuition Topics” guidance that we started providing for pairings this time last year is a major...

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Tales From University: New Challenges after The Access Project

University is hard. Everybody tells you that the jump from GCSEs to A levels is the hardest thing you will face in your academic career, but University is one of the hardest, most rewarding things I have ever done. 

The 9am lectures are a...

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From Sierra Leone to the University of Warwick by Zein Jaward

Growing up in Sierra Leone I had the drive to achieve success however was given few opportunities to do so. Upon arriving in the U.K under dire circumstances after the death of my father and the war that was being waged in my home country, I knew...

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Updates from The Access Project

***This post is for current Access Project tutors***

Thank you for all your ongoing support as a volunteer tutor with The Access Project. We want to let you know about some small changes we have made to our volunteering programme for the new...

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Results Day Joy

We are still basking in the joy of last Thursday here at The Access Project. Results Day 2017 was as hectic as ever but amongst the commotion there was a stream of amazing achievements as students from across our school secured incredible...

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Teenage astrophysicist reaches for the stars!

A gifted teenager from Cradley Heath is not only the first generation in his family to go to university, but through a unique partnership has taken the first steps to launching a career as an astrophysicist.

A-Level results day is a defining...

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Nerves, Anticipation & Celebration

The day starts early after a restless sleep. A month since the end of term, the end of school, when there was a feeling of jubilation and reflection in the air, the care free summer mood has been interrupted. 4 years of hard work at school and...

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Why we're supporting students on A-Level results day

Thursday 17th August 2017 will be an important day for the whole Access Project community: students, teachers, staff and volunteers.

We can all remember a time in our lives where we’ve waited anxiously for the results of hard work, be that exams,...

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Working where we're needed most: launching in the East Midlands by Andrew Berwick (Director)

I was born in Camden. My earliest memories are of living on a low rise estate near Elephant and Castle. When I graduated from university I felt an instinctive desire to go into teaching in a tough part of London - and was able to do so through the...

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