Activities

The Future U Team has worked with our partners to develop an engaging programme of events and activities to raise young people’s awareness of opportunities available beyond their current studies which includes pathways into HE, apprenticeships and careers.

Find your school to discover the activities you are eligible for

Activities Key

Pre-recorded
Face to Face
Gatsby BenchMark
Live Lesson
Virtual Package

Activities Key

Pre-recorded
Face to Face
Virtual Package
Live Lesson
Gatsby BenchMark
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • 3

Progression Mentoring

Guided by current university students, learners will explore their strengths and interests through a series of interactive sessions. The pr…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • 2
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  • 4

Industry Workshop – Pillars of Growth

These “in a box” style activities are each focused on one of the new LEP Pillars of Growth. Each box will include an interactive activity for lear…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • 2
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  • 4

Industry Workshop – Sector Skills

These sessions are designed to provide learners with an insight into a specific sector which is known to play an important role in the local econ…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
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  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

SEND Industry Workshop Programme

This 4 session programme covers 3 different sectors of employment (Health & Social Care, Construction and Creative & Media), introducing lea…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3
  • 7

Introduction to HE

This session will outline the benefits of Higher Education and help learners consider if it could be the right choice for them. This includes ex…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3
  • 7

Student Life

Learners will gain an insight into what life at university is really like by hearing from one of our undergraduate Student Ambassadors about th…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3

Student Finance and Budgeting

This session will provide an overview of the Student Finance England scheme which provides funding for university study. Learners will discu…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3

Revision Techniques

This session explores the way in which our brains best absorb and retain information through a range of interactive tasks, all designed to enco…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
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  • |Post 16
  • 2
  • 3

Growth Mindset

People with a growth mindset believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are j…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • 2
  • 3

Pathways Mapping

This session is designed to help learners understand their skills and qualities, and how they might be suited to success in certain sectors or r…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3
  • 7

The Alternative Roadmap (Degree Apprenticeships)

This three-part series of sessions takes a fresh look at Degree Apprenticeships. The programme is divided into three key areas: The Alternati…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 7

University Visits

We can help put you in touch with contacts at our partner universities (University of Central Lancashire, Edge Hill University, Lancaster Uni…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 7

University Visits

We can help put you in touch with contacts at our partner universities (University of Central Lancashire, Edge Hill University, Lancaster Uni…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3

Interview Preparation

This session will explain different interview formats, as well as exploring the key things you should consider when preparing for an intervie…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3

Mock Interviews

We can offer Mock Interviews to students across a variety of subject areas. Mock Interviews are an invaluable way of preparing students for the…
  • Yr 9
  • |Yr 10
  • |Yr 11
  • |Yr 12
  • |Yr 13
  • |Post 16
  • 3

CV & Cover Letter Writing

This session will outline the importance of having a high-quality CV and demonstrate ways in which learners can create or improve their own. St…

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Events & Activities

At Future U, we to offer a variety of outreach events and activities which are delivered by our central team and by our partners.

Activities

Please select Activities to view the range of talks and workshops that are available to book ad-hoc. Many activities can be delivered in school or virtually, are free of charge and are aligned to the Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance.

Events

Select Events to see find upcoming dates for university visit days, competitions, residentials and more.