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University of Southampton - Access to Southampton (A2S)

A2S is designed to give you an insight into studying at university, develop skills and support your university application. It includes a summer school, support with transition to university, a scholarship and eligibility for additional admissions consideration.
Organisation: University of Southampton
Age group: Year 12 students studying A-Levels
Activity date: July 2019 - April 2020
Deadline: 17 May 2019
Socio-economic criteria: 
Applicants must meet 2 or more of the following widening participation criteria:
  • In the first generation of immediate family to apply to Higher Education, excluding brothers or sisters In receipt of a 16-19 Bursary or similar grant OR received Free School Meals at any point during your secondary school education 
  • Attended a secondary school which achieved less than the national average score at GCSE in 2018 (measured by Attainment 8*)
  • Studies affected or disrupted by circumstances in your personal, social or domestic life 
  • Are a Young Carer
  • Living or grew up in Local Authority care OR are estranged from your family
  • Current home post code shows that you live in an area with low levels of progression to Higher Education. (Postcodes within the lowest 2 POLAR4 quintiles) 
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