Widening Participation Fair creates opportunities for students

4 October 2021

The annual Widening Participation Fair returned to Ashton Sixth Form College.

Widening Participation aims to make higher education more accessible to under-represented groups and in particular, to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The fair brought together exhibitors from across the country who shared their opportunities with students. Exhibitors included:

  • Edge Hill University 
  • Ernst and Young Foundation 
  • Greater Manchester Higher 
  • Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) 
  • Newcastle University 
  • Northumbria University 
  • The University of Bradford 
  • The University of Leeds 
  • The University of Manchester 
  • The University of Sheffield 
  • The University of York 

To  find out more about Widening Participation at Ashton, click here.

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