Support school children to reach their potential

The IntoUniversity Centre aims to empower young people to achieve their academic and career ambitions and succeed in life. The Centre is based in Monkchester Community Centre in the East End of Newcastle and is supported by a collaborative partnership between Northumbria and Newcastle Universities, and IntoUniversity.

IntoUniversity is a charity that inspires young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress to Higher Education, they have an extensive national network of high-quality, learning centres situated in local communities.

Supporting young people aged 7-18, the Centre provides academic support, soft-skill development, and career guidance, helping young people to achieve a university place or another chosen aspiration. It delivers after-school academic support sessions, including FOCUS, a programme of aspiration-building workshops and a mentoring scheme led by university students and industry professionals.

How can you help?

Your monthly donation will support the work of the Centre, providing vital opportunities for young people.

  • £10 will provide a student with a place on the IntoUniversity Secondary FOCUS programme;
  • £25 will enable a student to take part in the award-winning IntoUniversity Primary FOCUS week;
  • £50 will enable a class of primary students to take part in a “What is a University?” workshop;
  • £100 per month will enable a class of secondary students to take part in IntoUniversity workshops; and
  • £250 per month will provide 8 students with a full year of after-school Academic Support sessions.

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