Case Study

Widening Participation - Arts University Bournemouth

Weymouth College Careers Week

Last term the Widening Participation team was invited to take part in Weymouth College’s Careers Week. Each year students in years nine and ten from various schools across the central, south and west Dorset area are invited to the college to take part in practical activities designed to give a taster of various employment sectors.

Some of these schools encompass a large number of students from disadvantaged groups with multiple barriers to accessing higher education. There was a diverse range of Further education providers and employers in attendance, all offering taster sessions in their area of expertise designed to give students some insight into the realities of what they did.

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