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.

Pillars of Growth – Social Care

The social care sector has been identified as a huge area of growth. It is predicted that 25% more posts (440,000) will be needed by 2035. This session highlights the importance of the social care sector in Lancashire and the potential for successful, varied careers within. Students will discover what social care means and will […]

UCLan – Off campus activities

To make an enquiry or make a reservation, please contact UCLan.   List of Activities available through on campus visits: Animation Archaeology Architecture Business and Management Children, Schools and Families Construction and Civil Engineering Energy and Environmental Engineering Fashion Design Games Design Higher Education transition advice and guidance History Interior Design Languages and Linguistics Law […]

Pillars of Growth – Digital

Students will discover how different industries link to the digital sector, from computing, networking, designing and coding.  They will take part in an activity introducing them to the principles of coding, learning how to program a robot through a range of sequences of increasing challenge.  The activity ends with a creative coding challenge, where learners […]

Pillars of Growth – Tourism, Culture & Place

Students will discover how the sector is changing to meet the needs of the green economy, they will learn about the potential positive impact of a largescale catalyst project on small scale ventures within the region. Students will then develop the early steps in a creative project brief, role-playing as events managers working on the […]

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.