A Brunel University London course

Adventure University

For KS3 learners

About this course

Brunel University London, in partnership with AccessHE, has created this course to provide an introduction to higher education for KS3 learners. This course will support young people to think about their future and expand their knowledge about higher education. The course will cover:

  • Thinking about my future
  • What does success look like for me?
  • Careers
  • Support structure
  • Dedication and commitment
  • The cost of higher education
  • Why go to university?

The course is presented by two students currently studying at Brunel University London. The course features two other university students and a group of year 9 students from Uxbridge High School.

Course sessions

  • Session one: Your interests

    In this session, you will think about your interests and what you’re good at. Thinking about these two points can be really important when you’re making decisions about your future.

  • Session two: Thinking about your future

    In this session, we will look at some of the decisions you will be making over the next few years and how these may affect your future.

  • Session three: Where to go for support

    In this session, we will look at how you can make good decisions and where to go when you need support.

  • Session four: Can higher education help you achieve your goals?

    In this session, we are going to look specifically at university and whether it might be something that would help you achieve your goals and ambitions.