Our Post-16 programmes.
Our colleagues across the university also run their own outreach activities throughout the year. More information and links to specific departments can be found on our Outreach across Queen Mary webpage.
If you work with year 12 or 13 students at a school or college in the UK and would like to request a university-themed talk, on-campus visit day or to invite a representative from Queen Mary to attend an HE Fair or Parents' Evening, please submit a request via the below form.
These outreach activities are organised and delivered by staff in the QMUL UK Student Recruitment team. The schools targeting strategy used by the team identifies key regions, schools and colleges that we work with as a priority, but staff at schools and colleges across the UK are encouraged to contact the team.
Below are the university-themed talks available to request. Talks normally last 30-40 minutes but can be adapted.
Realising Opportunities is a unique collaboration of fourteen research intensive universities, working together to promote fair access and social mobility of students from under-represented groups in higher education.
Realising Opportunities aims to ensure students from under-represented groups receive additional support and in turn, consideration for their application if they apply through UCAS to a partner university. The scheme gives the potential for students to receive an alternative offer at Queen Mary University of London, worth up to two A Level grades or equivalent. More information about the contextual offer given to eligible and successful Realising Opportunities students can be
Realising Opportunities at Queen Mary University of London offers:
If you are a Realising Opportunities student or teacher and would like to get in touch about an upcoming event or would like more information, please email the team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
about the Realising Opportunities contextual offer at Queen Mary or visit the Realising Opportunities website.
Two-year programme with the launch taking place in October.
Applications open on Thursday 23 August and close on Sunday 30 September 2018
Location: Mile End Campus, and various locations throughout the year
Open to students from state schools pan-London who meet at least one widening participation criteria and the below academic criteria:
Activities scheduled throughout the year include:
Questions? Contact Widening Participation Officer for Law Sarah: email@example.com
For further information please see the Sutton trust web pages
Specific dates will be set for different subject areas and promoted on this web page by mid-October.
Applications will open mid-October 2018
Location: Mile End Campus, E1 4NS
Designed to allow individual students who meet specific criteria to experience a lecture, chat to current students about university life and receive information about available support from staff in the university’s well-being services: Advice and Counselling and the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
Eligible students from outside of London may apply provided that they can reasonably travel to Queen Mary Mile End Campus for the day
ONLY open to students from state schools who meet one of the following four specific criteria.
A younger carer is someone age 18 or under who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition or a drug or alcohol problem.
Estranged means that you are not supported by/not in communication with your parents.
British Sign Language interpreters, manual note -takers and access to learning resources for blind and/or visually impaired students, can all be arranged. Travel costs can be reimbursed upon request. Paper application forms are also available.
Students also gain help with their university research during a follow-up session in April.
It was amazing... it really motivated me to achieve my goals and pursue my dreams.
Year 12 student who shadowed in 2016
Questions? Please contact Ashleigh Hope: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 24 June – Friday 28 June 2019 and Monday 1 – Friday 5 July 2019
Applications open 15 February 2019 and close 18 March 2019 at 5pm.
Two week-long, non-residential taster weeks for students who are interested in studying Medicine or Dentistry at university and wish to make an informed decision, prepare a successful application and understand what these degree subjects and careers involve. Students should only apply if they can attend 100% of the week from 9am – 4:30pm daily.
All the staff, lecturers and ambassadors were so helpful and made sure to answer questions in detail. I made so many new friends, all of the sessions were useful and relevant. I like that the group was small. The mock interviews were extremely useful.
Summer School Participant 2018
The Summer Schools includes:
To be eligible to apply students must:
Unfortunately, students who are studying for BTEC qualifications are not eligible to apply for this summer school.
Applications have now closed for this summer school.
See our Medicine and Dentistry tips page for more information about applying to these courses.
An updated list of UCAS Conventions highlights the locations whereby QMUL representatives will be on hand to answer prospective students questions. We also send Queen Mary University of London representatives to school HE and Career Fairs and Parents Evening. If you are looking for us to attend one of your fairs please get in touch with us.