3 BHASVIC Students 2015 Is HE for me? Difficulty of the decision More at stakeWider opportunitiesGreater competitionMore information (in their pockets!)Amazing rewardsMore help (or interference!)
4 Student DestinationsSignificant outcome for students – more so than results?9 of every 10 BHASVIC students go to UniSuccess 10% above (Russell and all sectors)Medicine: National = 1 in 10, BHASVIC = 1 in 2Oxbridge: National = 1 in 5, BHASVIC = 3 in 5
5 HESA Data Degree 1st Good (1st & 2:1) Completed 16% 67% 94% 69% 95% State16%67%94%Sixth Form College69%95%Independent72%97%BHASVIC20%82%98%
6 Widening Participation Students with greater barriers doing just as well in accessing HE.BHASVIC bucking the national gender trend.BHASVIC students in demand locally, not just HE.We are increasing our specialist support.
7 HE Options UCAS Very well established support Our process outlined in bookletDeadlines very importantInternationalHE increasingly global marketApplications can be laboriousCommunicate with tutor a.s.a.p.
8 Wider Progression Options School Leaver schemesGap YearFurther studyEmployment
9 School Leaver schemes Some current options that we are promoting: Network Rail Apprentices ProgrammeDeloitte BrightStart SchemeBDO School Leaver ProgrammeHOP (Hemsley Orrell Partnership)Fresh Egg“Discover Risk”
10 Gap Year Why have a gap year? Try new experiences Develop new skills Build confidenceGain independenceGain time – post results applicationMaturity – improved outcomes in HE for older students
11 Gap Year What could a gap year include? Travel/ Volunteering – a lot of infoWork Experience – highly valuedApprenticeships –usually last 12 monthsYear in Industry – many opportunitiesWork abroad- eg au pair/Camp AmericaHoliday – Recharge/Life experience
12 Further Study FE College, Open University, Online study Courses & QualificationsHigher DiplomasSpecialist Vocational Courses (e.g. Counsellor, Financial Advisor, Pilot, National Service Academy)Part-time degreesShort courses to develop new skills
13 Employment A-levels valued by employers Networks, websites and local advice essentialGain advice on reasons and longer term planningA lot of resources and support available at BHASVIC
14 BHASVIC Careers Service Two fully qualified careers advisers5 Days per week serviceLynne Trower Victoria RaynardTo book an appointment:Pop in to the Student Services Centre
15 Communications Encourage your child to take responsibility Personal Tutor - first port of callChanges of staff over summerResults Day on Thursday 13 August is start of communications. Priorities are:A2 with no placesA1 with course failuresFull offer of IAG in September