Useful Links

We aim to provide support for parents and supplementary school teachers in guiding their children and students through the processes of higher education. See below for some links to useful information and resources on the topic.


London Metropolitan University Year 12 Summer Schools 2017

London Metropolitan University have 18 courses running across our academic schools including some exciting new additions such as Sports Science, Translation and Politics and International Relations.

What will students do:

  •  Summer School attendees will have the opportunity to experience life as a first year student and attend a range of lectures, seminars and hands-on  workshops taught by our leading academics
  •  From our £30 million Science Centre, purpose-built art and design studios to our mock courtroom and newsroom, they will have access to excellent state-  of-the-art facilities.
  • ·They will also recieve lots of tips and advice on applying to university, personal statements, portfolios,student finance and much more
  •  Courses will run across three weeks during June and July and are completely FREE, including lunch, refreshments and all trips and activities.

More information please click here and to apply please click here



University of Bristol - Taster Days in London

University of Bristol are hosting Taster Days in London - Applications open on Monday 24th April 2017!

The taster days will be held at The Royal Institute, London and there will be two specific subject streams: 

  • 21 June 2017: Economics and Politics
  • 23 June 2017: Arts and Humanities 

Click here for more information.



Access Opportunity Scholarship with UCL

UCL is pleased to announce a new scholarship scheme to those students whose immigration status results in them being ineligible for student finance. UCL has committed to provide £500,000 in funding over three years for those prospective students who are granted discretionary or limited leave to remain and those who may be seeking aslum. To read more and find out the eligibility requirements, click here



Advice to help you choose the RIGHT University for YOU! 

The Complete University Guide - found here will be able to help you to choose the best university based on your needs. By giving you a list of questions to answer - it help you narrow down your choice. Looking at the league tables is not enough! 



International students - Translating your qualifications for University or Employment

Students who would like to apply for a degree in the UK must check that their qualifications from their home country are applicable to their chosen course. UK NARIC is the designated United Kingdom national agency for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications and skills. To find out more on how to translate your qualifications click here



International students - English testing for University 

If English is an additional language then international students will be asked to sit for an IELTS (Internation English Language Test System). This will enable the universities that the student has a good knowledge of English and may read for a degree in the UK. Universities vary in the pass mark needed - however most take an average of 6.5 as an acceptable result. Please click here to find out more. 



Bank of England Scholarship for African Carribean Students (Year 13 only)

The Bank of England are offering three fantastic scholarships to students starting university in Autumn 2017. The scholarship is available for students from Black or Mixed African of Carribean backgrounds, and if successful students will get financial support, two paid internships with the Bank of England as well as skills training throughout their undergraduate. To find out more and apply click here.



The University of Oxford Guidance for Supplementary Schools

The University of Oxford is working to support supplementary schools, by signposting teachers and volunteers to various outreach and access opportunities across the country. Click here to see the opportunities available for your students.



Guidance for Parents and Advisors on University Applications

UCAS, the organisation that processes university applications for almost all British universities, has put together some useful information for parents and guardians to help them guide their children through the university application process. Click here to find out more.



Tips for International Students

Click here to find tips on supporting students who are categorised as a 'Non-EU'. UCAS explains how to select a university or college, how to arrange a visa and information on financial support. 



Student Finance: Things to Know

Find out about the key things to know about student finance as a parent or advisor here. You can also use our Teachers' Toolkit to deliver activities around the topic within your supplementary school. Click here to download the resources.



Teacher Training Opportunities with King's College

The Widening Participation department of King's College London offers a series of continuing professional development training opportuities for supplementary school teachers and advisors throughout the year. Find out about upcoming events and book your pleace here.



Support Your Students or Children

Click here for useful information to help guide your children or students through the processes of higher education applications and student life.



Scholarship Search

Having trouble searching for scholarships and bursaries? Click here to access a useful scholarship search tool where you can find out about all of the scholarships, bursaries, grants and studentships available at all UK Universities.

Contact the team

Supplementary Schools Project
IntoUniversity Haringey North
Tower Gardens Park
Risley Avenue
N17 7ER


Call us on 0208 885 2048