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The Widening Participation and Outreach Team work to support the development of aspirations and attainment of under-represented students who attend non-selective state schools and colleges in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and West Sussex which have:

• Higher than average number of students eligible for free school meals (FSM)
• Lower than average GCSE attainment of free school meal students
• Wider than average difference in GCSE attainment between FSM and non-FSM students
• Higher than average number of students from IMD quintile 1 area
• Higher than average number of students from POLAR4 quintile 1 area



The University of Surrey delivers events for learners in Secondary Schools. Learn more about our opportunities for your school and students below.

Age groups
Activity Type

Y10 Realise Your Potential

Across January to March, realise your potential through our Saturday morning programme supporting both you and your household with understanding your …

Thorpe Park Challenge (10 - 11 April 2024)

Please note: We have closed registrations for this event early due to extremely high demand. We are discussing the option …

Y11 GCSE Revision Masterclasses

The Masterclasses are a series of virtual GCSE revision and preparation sessions in English and Maths. Led by educational consultants …

Y9 Family Futures

Family Futures is a 3-month extracurricular programme for Year 9 students and their parents/carers. Through weekly live webinars, exclusive access …

Discover University Summer School (29 July - 1 August 2024)

About the Summer School This summer school is fully funded and is available for 60 students in Years 9 to 11 and …

Surrey Stars

Surrey Stars is a strategic programme, developed collaboratively with partner schools, to provide a progressive programme of attainment raising activity. …

Surrey Scholars

Surrey Scholars is the award-winning* sustained programme of extracurricular outreach from the University of Surrey for students in Years 9 to …