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Resources

Improving the attainment of boys
Improving the attainment of boys

Improving the attainment of boys

This series of blog posts is all about engaging and improving education outcomes for boys.

  • 10 mins each
Personal Statements
Personal Statements

Personal Statements

This page lists some useful links to help with personal statements.

  • 5 mins
Experiences that support my progression
Experiences that support my progression

Experiences that support my progression

This video resource and downloadable guide provide guidance on how to make the most of your experiences for applications!

Getting ready for Sixth Form/Level 3
Getting ready for Sixth Form/Level 3

Getting ready for Sixth Form/Level 3

Check out our handy guide (and activity) about getting ready for Sixth Form/L3.

  • 30 mins
Free Creative resources for students
Free Creative resources for students

Free Creative resources for students

A useful list of free creative resources for students to make use of online.

  • 10 mins
Post-18 Crossword
Post-18 Crossword

Post-18 Crossword

This is a crossword with lots of key post-18 options terms - great starter/extension activity!

  • 15 mins
Student Finance
Student Finance

Student Finance

This quick-reference resource provides some basic information about student finance and includes a useful video.

  • 15 mins
Post Application Support
Post Application Support

Post Application Support

So you have submitted your application but still have questions? Check out this post-application support resource!

  • 15 mins
Different Career Apprenticeships
Different Career Apprenticeships

Different Career Apprenticeships

A series of information sheets focusing on different work sectors

  • 10 mins each
Creative Subject Taster Workshops
Creative Subject Taster Workshops

Creative Subject Taster Workshops

We have created a bank of ‘creative’ university subject taster workshops that can be delivered remotely.

  • Variable
University Subject Application Advice
University Subject Application Advice

University Subject Application Advice

These subject-specific presentations provide advice and guidance on applying for a range of University subjects.

  • 45 mins each
Applications unlocked
Applications unlocked

Applications unlocked

This 6-week event provided advice and guidance to Y12 pupils about the HE application process.

Y13/L3 Competitive University Applications eLearning
Y13/L3 Competitive University Applications eLearning

Y13/L3 Competitive University Applications eLearning

This e-learning course is designed to give highly-able pupils in Y12 or Level 3 at College some initial advice and guidance regarding HE options.

  • 2 Hrs
My Work Experience Week
My Work Experience Week

My Work Experience Week

The 'My work experience week' was an event to provide Careers advice and guidance about work experience.

  • 1 week
What is it like to study A-Level?
What is it like to study A-Level?

What is it like to study A-Level?

Ever wondered what it is like to study A-Level? Olivia tells it like it is!

  • 10 mins
Advice about work experience
Advice about work experience

Advice about work experience

Looking for guidance on the process of work experience? Check out this presentation!

  • 15 mins
Managing your money - A student budgeting activity
Managing your money - A student budgeting activity

Managing your money - A student budgeting activity

This budget activity can be done individually or as part of a 'Student Life' lesson with pupils working in teams on their budgets.

  • 1 hour
Apprenticeships Podcast Series
Apprenticeships Podcast Series

Apprenticeships Podcast Series

These podcasts each discuss a different aspect of Apprenticeships

  • 10-25 mins each
Applying to Medicine
Applying to Medicine

Applying to Medicine

Interested in applying to Medicine - check out this page for essential information!

  • 5 min
Local Job Info (LMI) for Peterborough and Cambs
Local Job Info (LMI) for Peterborough and Cambs

Local Job Info (LMI) for Peterborough and Cambs

This presentation provides information about the likely local employment situation over the next 5-10 years.

  • 20 mins
Parent/Carers Guide to Post-16 & Post-18 options
Parent/Carers Guide to Post-16 & Post-18 options

Parent/Carers Guide to Post-16 & Post-18 options

These brief guides provide information on some of the most common education options (pathways) for learners after their GCSEs.

  • 10 mins
Guide to applying for University for Children in Care
Guide to applying for University for Children in Care

Guide to applying for University for Children in Care

This is a detailed 14-page guide for care leavers/children in care and their supporters on applying to University.

  • 45 mins
Parent and Carers Guide to Apprenticeships
Parent and Carers Guide to Apprenticeships

Parent and Carers Guide to Apprenticeships

This guide to apprenticeships explains what an apprenticeship is and provides top tips for those interested.

  • 10 mins
Parent and Carers Guide to Clearing
Parent and Carers Guide to Clearing

Parent and Carers Guide to Clearing

This handy guide will provide information about the UCAS (Universities & Colleges Application Service) Clearing process.

  • 5 mins

Events

Preparing for Social Sciences

Preparing for Social Sciences

We are delighted to welcome you to our virtual Preparing for social sciences event

  • Online Event
  • 2 November 09:30 - 16:00
Cambridge University Virtual Tour

Cambridge University Virtual Tour

Experience a virtual tour of the University of Cambridge for both undergraduate and postgraduate students

  • Online Event
  • 22 September Any time
Cambridge University Archaeology Day 2020

Cambridge University Archaeology Day 2020

Archaeology is the study of our human past – but it’s so much more than history! And it isn’t just digging and finding things underground either

  • Online Event
  • 27 October 10:00 - 17:00
NUA Undergraduate Open Day

NUA Undergraduate Open Day

We’d love to meet you at an online Open Day

  • Online Event
  • 31 October 10:00 - 14:00
Stamford College Open Evening

Stamford College Open Evening

Explore our virtual 'online experience' where you can:

  • Online Event
  • 4 November 17:30 - 19:30
University of Suffolk Open Day

University of Suffolk Open Day

  • Online Event
  • 7 November 10:00 - 14:00
Stamford College Open Evening

Stamford College Open Evening

Explore our virtual 'online experience' where you can:

  • Online Event
  • 25 November 17:30 - 19:30
NUA Undergraduate Open Day

NUA Undergraduate Open Day

We’d love to meet you at an online Open Day

  • Online Event
  • 27 November 10:00 - 14:00
NUA Undergraduate Open Day

NUA Undergraduate Open Day

We’d love to meet you at an online Open Day

  • Online Event
  • 28 November 10:00 - 14:00
Stamford College Open Evening

Stamford College Open Evening

Explore our virtual 'online experience' where you can:

  • Online Event
  • 20 January 17:30 - 19:30

News

Update from the Project Manager- Take Your Place in 2020/21

Update from the Project Manager- Take Your Place in 2020/21

We are committed to supporting students from underrepresented backgrounds to access higher education. With the challenges that 2020 has brought for young people, our work this year is more important than ever.

Suffolk Student Heads to Westminster

Suffolk Student Heads to Westminster

On Wednesday 29th of January, the Office for Students held a launch event at Westminster for the of the next phase of outreach education hubs called Uni Connect.

Building A New Team: Take Your Place and Cambridge Rugby Club

Building A New Team: Take Your Place and Cambridge Rugby Club

While Covid-19 and Lockdown may have put many sporting fixtures on hold, neaco’s Cambridge and Peterborough team have been busy working behind the scenes and are delighted to announce a new partnership with Cambridge Rugby Club.

Our Annual Report 2019 Is Now Available

Our Annual Report 2019 Is Now Available

During 2019, the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) partnership grew in terms of both our impact and our success. The continuing passion and commitment of our fantastic collaborative teams is enhancing the support and guidance we deliver to our region’s schools, colleges and young people through the Take Your Place programme.

A New Online Hub ‘Uni4Me’ Brings Together 250 Online Activities From 50 Organisations.

A New Online Hub ‘Uni4Me’ Brings Together 250 Online Activities From 50 Organisations.

Take Your Place is proud to be one of over 50 partners supporting the new Uni4Me online central portal where learners, parents and teachers can access 250 free activities to help them progress to higher education.

University of Suffolk-neaco Report: Enhancing BTEC students' transition to HE

University of Suffolk-neaco Report: Enhancing BTEC students' transition to HE

Dr Clare Gartland and Dr Christine Smith, of the University of Suffolk, have published their final report on “Enhancing BTEC students’ transition to HE: Developing pedagogical partnerships across post-16 and HE sectors”, produced in association with NCOP and neaco.