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Year 10 ACE on Campus

An opportunity for Year 10 students to visit our campus, meet current students and find out more about life at university.

Date/Time: 2, 3, 5, 6 March 2020

Venue: Newcastle University campus

ACE (Aspirational Campus Experience) is an opportunity for Year 10 students to visit our city centre campus to take part in a range of interactive workshops that have been designed to increase awareness of higher education. Working in groups and assisted by current Newcastle University students, groups will explore topics including; budgeting, degree courses, what student life looks like, our campus and what it's really like to study at university.


ACE on Campus is a free event. Lunch will be provided for students and a visit bursary is available to cover travel costs of school coach travel. 

Key Outcomes

Supports Gatsby Benchmarks

5. Encounters with employers and employees.

7. Encounters with further and higher education.

Supports Career Development Institute Framework (2018):

1. Self-awareness. 

2. Self-determination. 

3. Self-improvement as a learner.

4. Exploring careers and career development.

7. Investigating jobs and labour market information (LMI).

11. Preparing for employability.

12. Showing initiative and enterprise.

13. Developing personal financial capability.

14. Identifying choices and opportunities.

15. Planning and deciding.

17. Managing changes and transitions.

Supports National Curriculum:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Spiritual

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There are limited places available: if this event becomes oversubscribed, places will be allocated according to our Event Eligibility Criteria.

NB: This event is open for booking by teachers and school staff only.