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Rejected by a Uni? Make your case and take a chance

The wait for university offers can be nerve-racking.

As a Programme Coordinator based in-school each week, I frequently overhear conversations between students in the common room about who has offers and from which universities. With over half...

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Stepping Up to Medical School by Naomi Burley-Baker

The young people that The Access Project work with never fail to surprise or amaze us and a few weeks ago a student who has been on TAP since it first started at their school in the West Midlands received an offer to study Medicine with a...

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What’s it like to volunteer as a tutor? “Challenging and incredibly rewarding”

Last week we described the exciting programme of events which OxFizz, the business partner in The Access Project school King Solomon Academy, provide to Oxbridge hopefuls from across all The Access Project schools. Our team of Oxbridge graduate...

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So how DO you prepare for that scary interview at Oxford or Cambridge?

OxFizz is a social enterprise which works with our students to prepare them for interviews at Oxford or Cambridge, here's how they do it.

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Ormiston Forge Academy student aiming for the Moon

My name is K-Ryan, I’m currently in year 12 and I’m on The Access Project at Ormiston Forge Academy in Cradley Heath. I really want to go to university and study astrophysics more than anything at the moment. 

With the help of The Access...

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The Careers and Enterprise Company supports growth in the Black Country

We are thrilled to be supported by a grant from the Careers and Enterprise Company this year, to increase our work in The Black Country in the West Midlands. 

The grant from The Careers & Enterprise Company is part of a national scheme...

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A Speech from one of our Tutors

"Good evening, my name's Emily Middleton and I'm a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.

Before BCG, I studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford.I signed up to be a tutor with The Access Project around three years ago, soon after...

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Our Amazing Tutors

On Tuesday we published our 2014-2015 Impact Report and one of the findings we are most proud of is the continued growth and passionate commitment of our network of volunteer tutors.

Our community of dedicated and extraordinary volunteer tutors...

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Our Work with Schools

On Tuesday we published our 2014-2015 Impact Report, the data it contains shows the work we do with individual students doesn’t only radically improve their chances of attending a selective university, it also transforms the overall destination...

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'Super-charged charity' harnesses power of business to fight for social mobility

Last night The Access Project launched its 2014-2015 Impact Report at the Wellcome Collection in central London. 

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