Search our site
Search our site

Explorer Workshops

Age group Year 8
Activity type Awareness and aspiration raising
Group size 30
When Ad-hoc sessions throughout the year
Duration Session 1: 2 hours
Session 2: 2.5 hours
Location Session 1: In school
Session 2: At Kingston University

Pupil with art workOur Year 8 Explorer Workshops aim to get young people thinking about their futures and career options by linking their current interests and skills with the potential routes available to them after they have left compulsory education. 

Our Education Liaison staff, accompanied by skilled student ambassadors will visit your school to deliver a two-hour interactive workshop, followed by an optional visit to our university campus.

Please note that access to a computer and a projector is necessary during the visit to your school.

Activity outline

Session 1

Pupils are given the opportunity to interview their student ambassador to learn more about university/student life, take part in an interactive university quiz to test their knowledge of higher education and begin to explore progression pathways. Pupils will also be given the opportunity to explore their personal interests by discussing their ideal careers while working in small groups.

Session 2 (optional)

This visit helps to raise student aspirations for the future and involves a series of fun and interactive activities. Pupils will also have the opportunity to have a student ambassador led tour of our campus.

Contact us

Education Liaison
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 6316
Email us

Contact us

Education Liaison
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 6316
Email us

Sign up to our newsletter

Keep up to date with our activities and events by signing up to our newsletter.

Additional information

Workshops are delivered at a time to suit your school, please give as much notice as possible.

Pupil testimonial

"I learnt about the different courses and the jobs they relate to."

Schools and colleges
Site menu