Future Quest is focused on one thing: providing the skills essential to helping 13-18 year olds across Bristol into Higher Education (HE).
Whether that’s into university, college (HE in Further Education) or apprenticeships, our programmes are designed to support and inspire young people to make HE work for them.
We’ve designed a range of programmes to help young people grow their skills and get into HE.Find out more
We’re working together to help young people across Bristol explore and succeed in their HE applications.Find out more
We’re already working with over 40 schools in Bristol and the surrounding areas.Find out more
The Post- 16 Cohort Programme started with an evening performance at the Tobacco Factory in November, which included an outstanding performance of Brendan Murray’s ‘Up Down Man’. The discussion that followed addressed the topic of ‘adulthood’ that was raised in the play.
The 2017/18 Future Quest cohort programme schedule has been completed with all dates confirmed with providers and a range of venues booked across the city. Two new schools have been inducted and student and parent meetings have been delivered in all 27 participating schools, in partnership with both UWE Bristol and University of Bristol staff and ambassadors.
The new and improved BoxED scheme was launched on 8 November 2017. BoxED is a unique collection of free, hands-on learning activities brought direct to your classroom door, with priority access being given to Future Quest schools.
Future Quest was officially launched at UWE Bristol on Wednesday 8 November. The formal reception brought together a range of educational partners in Bristol and keynote speakers from local businesses and universities to officially launch an exciting programme of work.
Future Quest has got off to a great start and has been positively received by both schools and students. South Bristol Youth has now run two successful and extremely well attended sets of Community Practice meetings
Official Launch of Future Quest - Wednesday 8 November at the UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre. The event will celebrate the Future Quest programme to date, its students, its activities and the programme’s city-wide reach.
UWE Bristol academics are developing some very exciting activities for our key stage 3 to 5 outreach offer for schools and colleges which will be available from autumn 2017.
The Subject related programme offers activities and career guidance in arts and sport.
These programmes are designed to be taught by class teachers with all learning materials and teacher training provided. The results of this research will help to maximise our ability to positively impact the lives of young people across the UK with effective body image education.
As part of the Future Quest programme, West of England Mentoring are offering a free mentoring programme to the cohort schools which will support students to formulate a post-16 plan and prepare them for a successful transition from Key Stage 4 to further education.
The Access Champions programme helps young people at the most disadvantaged schools make effective transitions after their post-16 education, by supporting sixth form leaders and teachers to implement best practice in university and apprenticeship applications.
The local students programme supports students in transition between school/college and university who want to live at home.
The new partnership between the Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN)) and the Future Quest programme was launched on Monday 26 June after a visit by the West of England Mayor Tim Bowles to Mangotsfield School, a beneficiary of both Future Quest and EAN support through a dedicated Enterprise Adviser.
If you have any questions about the Future Quest programme please complete the form below or email Future.Quest@uwe.ac.uk
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