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Yesterday we had our Future Flyers celebration event! ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿš€ oasiswatermead and Arbourthorne Community Primary School joined us at @sheffieldhallamuni to celebrate completing the programme! They had a talk from Barney, a Hallam graduate, about working in video game development. ๐Ÿ‘พ๐ŸŽฎ They also got a tour of the university, getting to see the Pennine Lecture Theatre and an airplane engine! ๐ŸŽ“โœˆ๏ธ

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2 days ago

In case you missed it, hereโ€™s Evieโ€™s Takeover Week! ๐ŸŽ“ From the National Video Game Museum to a campus tour, Evie had a busy week as an Engagement Assistant at HeppSY. ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘พ๐ŸŽฎ

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3 days ago

๐Ÿ“ฃ We're Hiring ๐Ÿ“ฃ Do you want to make a difference to young people's futures? Have you seen the value of higher education and now want to promote this to young people? ๐ŸŽ“ This graduate internship offers an invaluable opportunity to work across the Higher Education Progression Partnership. Hepp works across South Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire to encourage more children, young people, and adults to consider higher education opportunities. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ In this role…

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4 days ago

It's been another busy week for Hepp and HeppSY! ๐ŸŽ“ Martha and Joe headed to High Hazels Academy and Arbourthorne Community Primary School to deliver the final session of our Future Flyers programme. ๐Ÿš€ ๐Ÿค– The students aimed high, had lots of fun, and we can't wait to have them at our celebration event next week! Our EAs headed to Astrea Academy Sheffield, @whittingtongreenschool, Springwell Community College and @chaucerschoolsheffield to deliver sessions to a variety…

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9 days ago

It's Carers Week 2024! ๐Ÿ˜Š We have lots of resources in our linktree in our bio and on our website www.hepp.ac.uk to offer support and guidance for students that have caring responsibilities. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“ One of these is our 'Guide for Young People with Caring Responsibilities Considering Higher Education' ๐Ÿ“š Click the link in our bio to access the full guide and more resources. ๐Ÿ‘€ #carersweek2024

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9 days ago

Teachers ๐Ÿ’œ our campus tours! Check out some super positive feedback from recent campus visits that we've hosted at Sheffield Hallam University and University of Sheffield from Trinity Academy, The Bolsover School, and Sir Thomas Wharton Academy. The Bolsover School ๐Ÿ’ฌ "The tour was great. The staff and ambassadors were so helpful and really engaging." Sir Thomas Wharton Academy ๐Ÿ’ฌ "Very insightful. Knowledge of Martha [the EA leading the tour] was great! Loads of information…

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11 days ago

It's been another busy week at Hepp & HeppSY! ๐ŸŽฎ HeppSY hosted their He Can and She Can experience days in Sheffield. He Can learners had a tour of Sheffield Hallam University and She Can learners explored the University of Sheffield. Both groups also visited the National Video Game Museum for a creative workshop on developing an accessible controller to play video games in the museum. These experience days were a great success with learners…

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2 weeks ago

It's the final of our twilight webinars delivered in partnership by Hepp, HeppSY, Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield. ๐Ÿ’ป ๐ŸŒ™ Confirmation and clearing can be a tricky process, especially when supporting students through it. If you're a teacher or professional, come along to our webinar and find out all you need to know about confirmation and clearing, including what they are, deadlines and timeframes, and how to support students in this process.…

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2 weeks ago

๐Ÿ“ฃ There's Still Time to Apply! ๐Ÿ“ฃ Our Higher Education Engagement Assistant positions are open until this Sunday and you can still apply. Our current Engagement Assistants are here to give you tips for how to ace the interview, just like they did a year ago! ๐ŸŽ“ If you haven't applied for our Higher Education Engagement Assistant (Graduate Intern) position yet, you can still apply at the link here: shu.ac.uk/jobs and at the link in…

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3 weeks ago

This month, we took learners from UTC Olympic Legacy Park down to Magdalene College at the University of Oxford as part of our ElevatED programme!๐ŸŽ“ Learners gained valuable insights into what studying a HE qualification at Oxbridge would look like, attended a workshop on their specific admissions processes, and explored the universities interview and studying styles ๐Ÿ“š . Magdalen College also hosted a beautiful campus and city tour and provided a 2 course meal in…

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3 weeks ago

Its been another busy week at Hepp & HeppSY! ๐ŸŽ“ Hepp visited King Ecgbert School, Outwood Academy Danum, Astrea Academy Netherwood and Stocksbridge High School to deliver a mixture of workshops, assemblies and question and answer sessions @kingecgbertofficial @outwoodacademydanum ๐Ÿ’ญ HeppSY supported Stephen Seki's inspiring assembly to year 12 students at Meadowhead School, visited New College Doncaster to deliver a Me and My Degree workshop, as well as Hinde House to deliver a SHEcan workshop…

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4 weeks ago

Our EAs have been very busy lately! Last week, we helped host the @SheffieldCU graduation ceremony for students across the City who have been excelling in various activities. Congratulations to you all! ๐ŸŽ“ On Tuesday, Martha delivered workshops for Year 8 at @delta_dewarenne as part of our Multiple Intervention Programme. ๐Ÿ˜€ On Wednesday, Martha and Dolapo were at @newfieldsheffield delivering workshops on belonging in Higher Education, and Lucy and Ruby were delivering a campus tour…

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5 weeks ago

๐Ÿ“ฐ Breaking Widening Access News! ๐Ÿ“ฐ UCAS will be removing the application fee for students who currently receive free school meals or have received them over the past 6 years! This will remove some of the initial financial barriers faced by low-income students to accessing opportunities at higher education and a brilliant step towards making higher education more accessible. You can find out more on the UCAS website, www.ucas.com.

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5 weeks ago

๐Ÿ“ฃ We're Hiring ๐Ÿ“ฃ Do you want to make a difference to young people's futures? Have you seen the value of higher education and now want to promote this to school and college students? ๐ŸŽ“ This graduate internship offers an invaluable opportunity to work across the Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire (HeppSY). HeppSY is part of the #UniConnect Programme, funded by the #OfficeforStudents ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ . In this role you will play a full…

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5 weeks ago

When youโ€™ve been out on delivery and havenโ€™t seen your work friends all day ๐Ÿฅบ #work #colleagues #hepp #heppsy

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5 weeks ago

Exam session is coming up quick so here at Hepp and HeppSY we want to give you all the help you can get! Luckily for you, some of our Engagement Managers have been teachers for years and are here to give you their expert advice on how to stay calm and confident in the exam hall ๐Ÿ“โœ๏ธ Keep watching to find out! #hepp #heppSY #examtips #highereducation #university #wideningparticipation #degreeapprenticeship #sheffieldhallam #uniofsheffield

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5 weeks ago

How can you save money as a student?๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“ Take a look at some of our top tips below. ๐Ÿ’ฐ Use Student Discounts: Lots of places offer discounts for students! Download apps like UniDays, Student Beans and TOTUM to see which stores are included or ask in your local shops. ๐Ÿš‚ Open a Student Bank Account: Banks offer perks like free money, rail cards and interest free overdrafts to those who open student accounts with them!…

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6 weeks ago

โž— It's Day 4 of our Finance Focus Week! โž— With over half of Higher Education students doing part-time work whilst studying, we thought, as part of Finance Focus Week, we'd take you round the office to find out about some part-time jobs that you could do whilst studying. We've got everything from a student ambassador to working in a lettuce cutting factory! ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿฅ— #studentfinance #hepp #heppSY #wideningparticipation #highereducation #university #college #degreeapprenticeship #sheffieldhallam #uniofsheffield…

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6 weeks ago

โž— It's Day 3 of our Finance Focus Week! โž— Today's post is about student finance repayments and maintenance loans! The money that you will be able to spend to live off as a student is your maintenance loan. The amount of money you receive is dependant on your household income. Stay tuned for our coming posts that show how you can top up your maintenance loan with money saving hacks and part-time jobs!๐Ÿ’ฐ #studentfinance…

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6 weeks ago

โž— It's Day 3 of our Finance Focus Week! โž— Today's posts are about student finance repayments and maintenance loans! Repayments come in the form of a 9% tax on your salary that is over ยฃ25,000. This means you will never pay more than you can afford for your higher education costs! #studentfinance #hepp #heppSY #wideningparticipation #highereducation #university #college #degreeapprenticeship #sheffieldhallam #uniofsheffield #studentlife

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6 weeks ago

It's Day 2 of our Finance Focus Week!!๐Ÿ’ฐ Ever wondered how student finance works? Well we're here to explain it all to you! Your student loan comprises of your tuition fee and maintenance allowance and you only pay it back once you start earning over ยฃ25,000 per year. You'll never have to pay back more than you can afford!๐Ÿ˜ƒ Have any more questions? Check out our Parent and Carer guide to student finance video here:…

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6 weeks ago

โž— โœ–๏ธ Finance Focus Week โž• โž– Join us on our social media for a week of answering all your Higher Education finance questions, from budgeting to student loans! ๐Ÿ’ก Finance Focus Tip ๐Ÿ’ก If you want your student loan in your bank account by the start of university term, you should apply by the end of May 2024. If you do it afterwards, youโ€™ll still get your loan but it might arrive after terms…

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7 weeks ago

We've been super busy since Easter, visiting schools all across South Yorkshire and North-East Derbyshire to inform and inspire students about Higher Education! ๐Ÿ“ In Sheffield, we visited Chaucer School, The Sheffield College, Astrea Academy Sheffield, Parkwood E-Act Academy and Sheffield Park Academy! ๐Ÿ“ In Rotherham, we were part of a careers fair and did workshops at St Bernard's Catholic High School. ๐Ÿ“ In Barnsley, our EAs delivered a brilliant Grade Shifter session with Astrea…

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7 weeks ago

We have another insightful Hepp Twilight Session for you! ๐Ÿ’ป ๐ŸŒ™ Open day visits have a huge impact on the HE institution a person chooses to go to and our session will help parents, carers, and students get the most out of. ๐Ÿซ This session will cover the factors that go into making a HE course choice, and how to make the most of open days to gather the information a student needs to make…

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7 weeks ago

Weekly round up! ๐Ÿ“ข Last week Martha took over our stories to show a week in the life as an Engagement Assistant! Check out the reel to see what she got up to๐Ÿค  Meanwhile, across Hepp and HeppSY we engaged with 12 different schools and colleges including Parkwood E-ACT academy, The Sheffield College and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School! Thanks everyone who got involved ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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7 weeks ago

HeppFEST Reloadedย is LIVE! Rediscover four days ofย FREEย sessions to inspire, motivate and increase the confidence of students on their journey to Higher Education. Visit website