Pathways to Property Summer School 2017

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The Pathways to Property Summer School will take place from Monday 24 July - Thursday 27 July 2017 at Henley Business School, University of Reading.

Applications are open for the Summer School. The deadline for applications was 31 May 2017 and applications received by this deadline will receive priority. We will still accept applications after the deadline and these applications will be considered if there are any places remaining.

Summer School Programme

The Summer School offers a wide range of activities and benefits and all costs will be covered by the project including accommodation, food, activity costs and travel. Activities include:
  • Taking part in lectures, seminars, talks and site visits led by staff and students from the School of Real Estate & Planning at Henley Business School, the University of Reading.
  • Exploring current themes in property such as sustainability, housing issues and regenerating cities and find out how real estate and planning courses build on the knowledge you acquire through A Level (or equivalent) study. 
  • Developing an understanding of the career opportunities in property by attending activities led by recent graduates and industry professionals.
  • Learning more about student life and study in higher education by taking part in campus tours and evening activities.
Please click here to apply, or click here to download a copy of our Summer School flyer.

Who is the Summer School for?

The Summer School is open to Year 12 students from UK state schools and colleges and is free to attend.
Places will be offered to those who best meet the following criteria:
  • Students who attend a UK state school or college
  • Students from neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher education or high levels of socio-economic deprivation
  • Students who have achieved A and B grades at GCSE and are on track to achieve similar grades at A level (or equivalent)
  • Students with no immediate family working in the real estate industry
Please click here to apply.

After the Summer School

RREF_Summer_School_4smallerParticipants have the opportunity to apply for a work experience placement after the Summer School to build their experience for UCAS applications. They also have the opportunity to be paired with a student mentor who will support them after the Summer School.

Pathways to Property students who successfully apply and enrol onto Real Estate & Planning programmes at Henley Business School, University of Reading, will receive a £1000 welcome bursary with the opportunity to apply for further financial support from Reading Real Estate Foundation bursaries and scholarships programme. For further details about financial support please click here.

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