Progression Opportunities

A round up of opportunities from universities and other providers

SheffieldUniversity of Sheffield

Taster sessions

We have recently added a number of additional subject taster sessions to our schedule which students are able to register for online. These give you the opportunity to experience university level teaching, explore the subject in more depth and build valuable content for a personal statement.

Open days

As you conduct your research and start to shortlist Universities, we have on-campus open days taking place on Saturday 25th June and Saturday 9th July. Sign up here.

Sheffield Live

On Wednesday afternoons, 5pm-6pm,  live sessions  to find out more about our University and the student experience at Sheffield.


SunderlandUniversity of Sunderland

This summer a Medical Summer School will be held on campus on Wednesday 6th July to Friday 8th July and bookings are now live.

The closing date for bookings is 12 noon Thursday 19 May 2022 and more information for students interested in Medicine and the Summer School can be found here.


City londonCity, University of London

We are offering a host of online interactive modules online sessions follow the links to find out more:


ExeterUniversity of Exeter

We are pleased to announce that bookings for our upcoming open days are now live! Please book in order to get a feel for our campuses where we look forward to welcoming you. 

  • Monday 30 May - Penryn campus
  • Saturday 11 June - Exeter campuses
  • Wednesday 13 July - Online

Open Days and visiting


NottinghamUniversity of Nottingham

We are running a series of science masterclasses for students

interested in chemistry, physics, maths or natural sciences. Our student experience team will run a session on the transition to studying at university, and the support we offer.  There will also be a dedicated session on careers in science to give students a better understanding of the types of jobs these degrees lead to. Book your place online.e types of jobs these degrees lead to.

Book your place online

History Festival 2022

Online History Festival includes a wide range of talks and workshops, plus competitions and interactive activities. All activities are free and everyone is welcome 7-13 May 2022


A Handy Resource

The Parents’ Guide to University has been released by UniTasterDays in collaboration with HELOA - to help parents or guardians to support their young person with their higher education decisions.

Over 40 colleagues at universities (including City) and schools and colleges throughout the UK have contributed content to the brochure. It covers topics including student finance, university applications, university events, student wellbeing and more. You can see and download an online copy by clicking the button below.

Parents’ Guide to University