What the programme offers

Each university has a unique way of delivering the programme. Over the course of two academic years, every Pathways to STEM student will:

Work exposure

Work exposure

Discover what careers are available in the field of STEM. You’ll have a chance to visit leading organisations. You will develop your skills, build your networks and hear from practising professionals.

Campus events

Campus events

We hold regular events to help prepare you for applying to, and attending, university. We try to schedule most events in your first year to accommodate your A-level schedule. In the past we have offered:

  • skills workshops
  • lab sessions
  • industry insight days
  • personal statement and CV-writing workshops
  • academic taters sessions

 

 

An undergraduate mentor

An undergraduate mentor

You will be assigned a university student who will guide you throughout your two years on the programme. They will share their experience as an undergraduate studying a STEM subject. You can ask them questions about picking a course, managing your finances, navigating social life and more!

 

Summer Residential

Summer Residential

A summer school at your host university offers you the chance to discover what university life has to offer. You will live on campus, go to lectures and attend career talks. It is packed with exciting skill-building activities and sessions. You will meet students and professionals from around the country while receiving expert support on university applications. You can look forward to:

  • Skills workshops
  • Networking events
  • Career talks
  • Industry spotlight sessions
  • Social activities
  • Skills sessions

 

Access to our Alumni Network

Access to our Alumni Network

Once you graduate from a Sutton Trust programme, you will become a member of our alumni community. Sutton Trust Alumni is the online home of the alumni community. Here you can create connections, access support and inspire change. With more than 3,500 alumni already active in the community, you can get advice from alums studying and working in areas you are interested in. You’ll also gain exclusive access to events, career opportunities and ways to stay involved with our work.

 

We will no longer be recruiting for this programme.

Partners

We'd like to thank our university partners who made this programme possible.

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