HEPP have planned lots of events for the academic year and are excited to have a programme of sessions for parents/carers and supporters.
Please find below a programme of events they will be delivering virtually throughout the academic year. The sessions are for half an hour, termly from 17:00 – 17:30 and are for any parents/carers or supporters of students from Y7 onwards. To register please click on the Eventbrite links below.
Thursday 7 October 2021 – 17:00 – 17:30 – How can I support my child through their higher education application?
Join us for this 30 minute information session where you’ll hear how and where students apply for HE courses, and how you can support them as a parent or carer.
You’ll hear from parent ambassadors and student ambassadors on their experience and they will share their hints and tips. There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions.
Thursday 13 January 2022 – 17:00 – 17:30 – Benefits of higher education and how can I support my child to get there?
Join us for this 30 minute parent and carer information session where you’ll hear about the different routes into Higher Education and its social, academic and employment benefits.
You’ll hear from student ambassadors on their experience and why they chose Higher Education, plus parent ambassadors will share hints and tips that worked for them supporting their child make decisions on their next steps. There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions you have.
Thursday 28 April 2022 – 17:00 – 17:30 – Understanding student finance as a parent/carer
As a parent or carer, we know the cost of higher education study can be daunting. Come along to this 30 minute information session where we’ll explain how student finance works for Higher Education. We’ll give you the facts on how much money students can receive as a loan or non-repayable bursary / scholarship, the extra financial support they may be eligible for and repayments. Student and parent ambassadors will share their experiences and there will be time to answer any questions you have.
Thursday 7 July 2022 – 17:00 -17:30 – Open days and clearing – why they are important for your child
Join us for this 30 minute information session where you’ll find out why open days are important, what to expect at one and how your child can make the most of them. We’ll also explain Clearing, which is used by 70,000 students each year to find a place on a university level course at the end of the academic year before they are due to start the course. You will hear from our student and parent ambassadors who will share their experiences and what they found useful. There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions.