Access Academy Training: Planning and delivering an effective summer school

Access Academy Training

  • Date


  • Time

      9:30 am - 4:00 pm

What to expect

Held over a day, this in-depth training inspires you to think about how to organise and host a summer school, residential or non-residential.

This training is designed to give delegates the chance to develop both their knowledge and skills that are needed to deliver effective widening access activities – creating a practical space for you to explore and network with colleagues on how to build your confidence to bring together a useful summer school, residential or non-residential.


What the training offers
  • Analyse summer school programmes
  • Examine health & safety and safeguarding issues
  • Explore the content of the programme – depending on targeted age group
  • Discuss social activities
  • Review ways to recruit and training student ambassadors
  • How to encourage parental engagement



Facilitated by Inder Hunjan, Independent Consultant & former Head of Access & Widening Participation at Leeds Beckett University.


Who should apply?

NEON’s Access Academy Training sessions are designed to be applicable to practitioners, academics and researchers from HEIs, FECs, NCOPs and third sector organisations.



Membership organisation rate: £149
Non-member organisation rate: £199


Date: Wednesday 24th October
Time: 9.30am registration, 10am start until 4pm
Location: Leeds


‘We have found that Summer Schools have built student confidence and offered vital information on the type of support available, across the University, for when students begin their first year in Higher Education.’ University of West London – Commendation award for NEON’s Widening Access Initiative (Retention and Success) 2018.