We offer the following opportunities for students from Widening Participation backgrounds in Years 10-12:

Easter School (Year 10)

Date: April 2019. Exact date to be confirmed.
Location: RVC Camden Campus & RVC Hawkshead Campus
Year Group: Year 10
Capacity: 20 pupils
Booking: To register your interest, please contact outreach@rvc.ac.uk
Eligibility: To participate in this activity your school must be a non-selective state school and/or a school with low average attainment levels for GCSE or A Level. Widening Participation events and activities are funded by the RVC’s Access Agreement and Widening Participation funds. For more information and additional criteria, please read our Widening Participation eligibility criteria.

A two-day free Easter School taking place at Camden and Hawkshead campuses. You will meet peers who are also aspiring vets and scientists, and reflect on your own career goals and how to achieve them. Practically, you can take part in fun activities at our Equine Hospital and teaching laboratories. We welcome recommendations from teachers regarding pupils who would benefit from being chosen. A maximum of 20 places are available.

For more information or to register your interest please contact outreach@rvc.ac.uk.

Summer School (Year 11)

Date: Tuesday 28 August – Thursday 30 August 2018
Location: RVC Camden Campus & RVC Hawkshead Campus
Year Group: Year 11
Capacity: 35 pupils
Booking: For more information please contact outreach@rvc.ac.uk
Eligibility: To participate in this activity your school must be a non-selective state school and/or a school with low average attainment levels for GCSE or A Level. Widening Participation events and activities are funded by the RVC’s Access Agreement and Widening Participation funds. For more information and additional criteria, please read our Widening Participation eligibility criteria.

This three-day, free Summer School takes place at our Camden and Hawkshead campuses. We will invite students who were part of our Year 10 Easter School, and welcome 15 new applicants. Building on the Easter School activities, you will enjoy mini-lectures and practical sessions in anatomy, physiology and biochemistry (foundations for veterinary medicine/biosciences) to help you choose career goals.

For more information please contact outreach@rvc.ac.uk.

Sutton Trust Summer School

Date: Monday 23 June – Friday 27 June 2018 (Residential)
Location: RVC Hawkshead Campus
Year Group: Year 12
Capacity: 50 pupils
Applications: Applications for 2019 open in January and close in March. All applications are managed by the Sutton Trust. For more information, please visit the Sutton Trust website.
Eligibility: To participate in this activity your school must be a non-selective state school. You are more likely to be offered a place if you meet additional criteria. For more information, please visit the Sutton Trust website.

The RVC Sutton Trust Summer School is designed for students to enjoy a flavour of university life through living at the Royal Veterinary College’s Hawkshead Campus for a week during the school holidays. The Sutton Trust cover all costs for Widening Participation pupils, and students take part in lectures, fun evening activities and even a mini conference! Firm friendships are formed during this week which is intended as an introduction to higher education as well as a chance to meet like-minded prospective veterinary medicine and biological sciences students.

For more information please contact outreach@rvc.ac.uk

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