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Advancing Access

Advancing Access provides a variety of CPD resources, online events and offline conferences for teachers and advisers to help them support students’ progression to leading universities. We can deliver free CPD sessions in your school or college. Our information, advice and guidance - developed by our partnership of 24 leading universities - will help you to support young people making their key stage 4, key stage 5 and university choices.

CPD resources

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Free, interactive CPD resources for teachers and advisers on topics including university admissions, UCAS reference writing and post-16 study options. These resources are ideal for self-directed or peer-to-peer CPD.

Events and conferences

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We host online Virtual Conferences for you to hear first-hand from university staff and ask questions about a range of topics. We also deliver conferences at schools and colleges and maintain a directory of CPD events available at Russell Group universities.

Book a CPD session for your school/college

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We deliver free CPD sessions at schools and colleges across the country. We tailor sessions to your needs and cover topics such as personal statements, references, qualification and subject choices and supporting students with interviews and admissions tests.

Advancing Access channel View all case study films

Advancing Access case study films feature current students and recent graduates from one of our university partners describing their journey to university and employment. Our films are provided as a resource for teachers and advisers to use with their learners.