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***Accelerate 2016***

***For information, application forms and payment details for our Accelerate 2016 programme, please visit our Accelerate pages.***

Welcome to the Widening Access Team's area of the University of Strathclyde's website. Here you can read about our work and find out about the guidance and support which we can provide. We have categorised the information into various areas, as illustrated below - click on an icon to get started!

Read an introduction to Widening Access to find out what it is, meet our team and find out how to contact us!

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Check here to find out about and sign up for upcoming events we will be hosting.

In 2016, the annual Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE) conference will be taking place at Queen's University Belfast. Focusing on Widening Participation in the Context of Economic and Social Change, the conference will draw together practioners, sernior managers, policy makers, researchers and many others concerned with lifelong learning and access to HE. For more information, see the FACE Conference 2016 Brochure .

Information for
Students and Potential Students:

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Getting Ready:

Find out about our outreach initiatives and how we work with primary and secondary schools, plus colleges.

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Getting In:

Find out how to apply and how to choose the subjects at school/college to make a competitive application.

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Staying In:

Read about the support services we can offer you whilst you are at Strathclyde to help you succeed.

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Getting On:

Follow our tips and advice to make the most of your degree and maximise your employability.

Information for Teachers and Advisers:

Do you have advisory responsibilities for potential students from a widening access background? Read our guidance information for advisers.