Sheroy gives up drinking and raises over £3000 for us! Thank you.

Last year the amazing Sheroy Zaq gave up alcohol for a whole year, raising an astonishing 3,343 for The Access Project. We wanted to show a small token of our appreciation and have made this thank you video for him. If you are inspired by...

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New Topics Are Here! More Information for Tutors

You may have had some experience of using teacher selected outcomes in your tutorials last term or had a look on our Online Resource Library to access the supporting resources.

With this topic in mind we just wanted to bring you up to date on...

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Think Oxford University isn’t for you? Take a visit and you might be surprised…

Three months ago, Tiffany, who is both a Programme Coordinator with The Access Project and an Oxford University graduate, took four students from St George’s Catholic School in London on an horizon-expanding trip to an open day at her alma mater....

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Party season is upon us

On the 1st December The Access Project West Midlands welcomed the official start to the party season and held its annual Christmas tutor meet up at Cherry Reds on John Bright Street. There was a great turnout and the room was bursting at the seams...

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How one young woman went from being the first in her family to go to university, to dreaming of working for the United Nations

Gifty is a reflective, resilient and independent young woman from Hackney, east London. With no family history of university attendance she made the most of her three years on The Access Project and is now enjoying life at The University of Sheffield, where she is reading International Relations. But her journey to get there wasn’t simple. On a wintry Monday morning I spoke to Gifty about her time on The Access Project and how she got to where she is today.

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How The Access Project has helped me

As a student entering year 12 with a set of straight A-A* grades holding me up, I can admit to possessing a level of confidence that I had not yet earned the right to hold. “The jump from GCSEs to A levels is huge” they said, and to them I always replied “I’m sure I’ll be fine!” How naïve I was!

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Applications, Anecdotes and a Huge Thank You.

First Term Reflections

Having worked in two West Midlands schools for the past two years, for me this first term is one of the most hectic, yet exciting times of the year. I love the buzz in school at the beginning of a new academic year, the...

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Elephant and Isle: September half-term across two London schools

For the past five weeks I’ve been back-and-forth between my two schools, readjusting to the settings in each - one familiar, one brand new.

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New Beginnings

Fabrice, Programme Coordinator, explains what it is like to move from London to Birmingham and the different challenges he faces in his new school.

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Changes to The Access Project - FAQs

As we start another academic year we are really excited here at The Access Project about the changes we are making to our tuition program. Our tutors and students have always been at the heart of what we do and now teachers are as well.

We...

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