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Year 8 Exploring University: Parent Information
Friday 31 January 2020
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Full information about the Exploring University Week (3rd-7th February 2020) and the Graduation ceremony.
If your son/daughter has been selected for the Exploring University Week happening at the University of Surrey from the 3rd to 7th February 2020 then there are some last notices about the week.

The University have requested that students wear their uniforms on Monday and Friday. They may wear their own clothes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Exploring University Week - Widening Participation Research
Alongside the evaluation completed by students during the week, the University are working with a Surrey PhD student to further evaluate the impact of this week. We would ask for you and your son/daughter to complete the Pre-Session Evaluation using this link. This research will help the university and school to further understand the impact of this work.

The survey is approximately 15 minutes and looks at students' academic motivation and life goals before and after the programme. All data will anonymised and stored securely on university servers. No identifiable student information will be shared beyond the research team. Information sheets will be provided on the survey with parental consent.

Graduation
The graduation ceremony will take place on the 7th February 2020 from 12.15pm to 14.30pm. Parents are invited to attend the event. The proposed schedule is below:
12.00-12.30: Arrival and Refreshments
12:30-13.00: Introduction
13.00-14.00: Graduation Ceremony
14.00.14.30: Photo Opportunities
Students will be required to return to school after this event. 
If you would like to attend the graduation then please complete this survey to book a place.

The full invitation letter from the University of Surrey can be found here.

Any questions then feel free to contact Miss Trott.