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    Hey I was just wondering if anyone knew of any access schemes for UK universities. The kind of scheme that drops the entry requirements if you fit certain criteria?
    I know of Leeds' and Manchester's. Are there any more?

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    Hi,

    I don't know of any specific ones, but access courses tend to be run primarily by Russell Group universities. It may be an idea to just have a google of a Russell Group university and see if it runs an access course. An example might be like, Durham University access course typed into google.

    These are all the Russell Group universities: http://russellgroup.ac.uk/about/our-universities/

    Hope this helps!
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    (Original post by James1098)
    Hey I was just wondering if anyone knew of any access schemes for UK universities. The kind of scheme that drops the entry requirements if you fit certain criteria?
    I know of Leeds' and Manchester's. Are there any more?

    Thanks
    Almost all of them are restricted to people within a certain geographic area. Access to Lleeds is one of the few that does.

    What's your nearest city?
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    (Original post by Origami Bullets)
    Almost all of them are restricted to people within a certain geographic area. Access to Lleeds is one of the few that does.

    What's your nearest city?
    I live in grimsby and skegness at a boarding school
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    (Original post by James1098)
    I live in grimsby and skegness at a boarding school
    Unfortunately, unless you're at a state boarding school then you're unlikely to be eligible for any Access programmes, with the possible exception of Access to Leeds.

    The reason for this is that these programmes are designed for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have potential but may be underachieving educationally due to matters beyond their control and / or lack access to proper information, advice and guidance. Students at private boarding schools are rarely in this position, and most Access schemes specifically exclude anyone who has been to a private school.

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    (Original post by Origami Bullets)
    Unfortunately, unless you're at a state boarding school then you're unlikely to be eligible for any Access programmes, with the possible exception of Access to Leeds.

    The reason for this is that these programmes are designed for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have potential but may be underachieving educationally due to matters beyond their control and / or lack access to proper information, advice and guidance. Students at private boarding schools are rarely in this position, and most Access schemes specifically exclude anyone who has been to a private school.

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    It is a state grammar, with a boarding house. And I received a scholarship to attend the boarding house. I looked at the access to Leeds scheme and i fit like 3 of the criteria. You need to fit two to be eligible for the scheme.
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    (Original post by James1098)
    It is a state grammar, with a boarding house. And I received a scholarship to attend the boarding house. I looked at the access to Leeds scheme and i fit like 3 of the criteria. You need to fit two to be eligible for the scheme.
    Thanks
    Then that's fine - you won't be classed as having been privately educated :nah: From what you say, you're definitely eligible for Access to Leeds

    Sheffield has some things which you might be eligible for https://www.shef.ac.uk/schools/outre...h-form-college
    Nottingham's programme, which looks similar to MAP, is open to anyone at a state school in the Midlands (does Grimsby count as the Midlands?) http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nottingh...ottingham.aspx
    Realising Opportunities may be of interest http://realisingopportunities.ac.uk/...ectivestudents

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    (Original post by Origami Bullets)
    Then that's fine - you won't be classed as having been privately educated :nah: From what you say, you're definitely eligible for Access to Leeds

    Sheffield has some things which you might be eligible for https://www.shef.ac.uk/schools/outre...h-form-college
    Nottingham's programme, which looks similar to MAP, is open to anyone at a state school in the Midlands (does Grimsby count as the Midlands?) http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nottingh...ottingham.aspx
    Realising Opportunities may be of interest http://realisingopportunities.ac.uk/...ectivestudents

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    Thank you so much😊
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    (Original post by James1098)
    Thank you so much😊
    No problem, happy to help
 
 
 
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