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Womens Tour

Women’s Tour of Britain 2022 : On 11th June 2022 Oxford’s famous St Giles is hosting the finish of the Women’s Tour of Britain 2022. This is a really exciting and high profile event for Oxford and hopefully it will help to inspire more people to lead active lifestyles in our Cycling City. There will be a variety of community cycle based stalls in the finish area between 11.30am-2pm with the race leaders expected to arrive in St Giles at approx. 2.20pm.


SPACE: Supporting Parents and Carers in Education

Study Higher would like to invite parents and carers of your students in years 9 -13 to sign up to a host of weekly webinars called SPACE: Supporting Parents and Carers in Education. SPACE is a FREE program of events to give parents and carers the tools they need to help their young person through secondary school. The program will also explore higher education, further education, and the opportunities available to young people. The online virtual workshops will take place on the following dates and cover the following topics:

23 March 19:00-20:00: ‘Welcome and Introduction to Higher Education’

A welcome session to the programme, introducing Study Highers four partner universities: Oxford Brookes University, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading and Buckinghamshire New University. In addition, this session will give a general overview about Higher Education.

30 March 2022 19:00-20:00: ‘Study and Recall’

MADE Training will share ideas of how we can encourage and promote healthy discussion between parents/carers and young person with regard to studying and motivation.

6 April 2022 19:00-20:00: ‘Student Finance’

The University of Reading will be delivering a session on student finance. This session will help parents/carers understand how student finance works and the other financial support that is available.

27 April 2022 19:00-20:00: ‘How to Apply’

Delivered by the University of Oxford, this session will support parents/carers with how to go through the university application process.

4 May 2022 19:00-20:00: ‘Wellbeing & Resilience’

Positively YOU will deliver an interactive and reflective personal development workshop focusing on upskilling students to become resilient to setbacks.

11 May 2022 19:00-20:00: ‘Student Life’

Oxford Brookes University will give you an insight into student life from the perspective of current students. A student ambassador from each partner university will support this session to cover topics such as accommodation, social life, societies, sports and studies.

18 May 2022 19:00-20:00: ‘Vocational Routes’

Buckinghamshire New University will deliver a session on the different vocational routes on offer and how to apply for apprenticeships.

If parents/carers are interested in signing up to SPACE, please email Hannah to request a link or visit to sign up before Monday 7 March 2022.