Work Readiness and Professional Skills session

We run activities encouraging learners to consider the benefits of work, whilst developing vocabulary and understanding around the acquisition of professional skills. We discuss essential behaviours to ensure a successful transition into work, and workshop concerns around entering a place of work, finding solutions, and providing strategies for coping with first day nerves.

Cumbria University Masterclasses

Example of Masterclass sessions: A day in social work Life drawing fundamentals Using AI in film & TV Digital sculpting for game designers How to build a creative portfolio The law of criminal examination Investigating serious crime

Introduction to Supporting Estranged Students CPD – November

Who is the training for? This event is suitable for all Education and Youth Practitioners who are working with students over the age of 16. This includes youth workers, local authorities, teachers, tutors, admissions staff outreach staff, Uni Connect staff, third party organisations who support young people applying to university. How will this benefit me? […]

Creating Careers: A Step Ahead Programme

Once you register for this programme. You will have access to the following activities: Online learning modules combined with online and in – person experiences like mock interviews  and healthcare visits. Build a Health Proof portfolio of work to show your commitment and experience on  CVs , UCAS applications and personal statements. Bespoke support from […]

Diversity Access Programme – Delivered by Edge Hill University

Diversity Access Programme not only provides the necessary information, advice and guidance for students considering Higher Education, but also offers tailored support on the above possible barriers. The 2022-23 Diversity Access Programme is currently being recruited for delivery from Spring 2022 onwards.

The U Mentoring

Each session is equipped with a range of interactive activities, real-life stories and advice. We are open to include any bespoke sessions on Student Experiences and Support from Universities depending on the group.

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.


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.


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