Supporting your university Application at Gosforth Academy

Supporting Your University Application

We aim to widen participation in Higher Education, raising students’ aspirations, and promoting all the opportunities available to you.

We also continue specialist provision for the most able students into Post-16 education. Examples of the opportunities we organise include: 

  • Expert one-to-one guidance on issues regarding progression to Higher Education and alternative career paths.
  • Summer school places at universities throughout the country, though mainly here in the region.
  • Masterclasses in many subjects, taught by experts at local universities.
  • Support for potential applicants to Oxbridge and to competitive courses such as Medicine, Engineering and Law including interview practice.
  • A Higher Education evening, and trips to conventions and open days.
  • Visiting speakers for assemblies. 
  • Student shadowing placements at local universities.