News archive 2019

December 2019

New edition of aspire out now

We're delighted to announce that the latest edition of our aspire newsletter is now available. 

This year, IntoUniversity has undertaken an innovative impact project to ensure that our impact and evaluation work continues to be sector-leading and transparent. This special impact edition of aspire explores the different aspects of the project including new qualitative research into our effect on attainment, inspiring photo and video case studies from across our network, the latest findings from our latest impact report and reveal the Impact Map, our innovative new microsite.
 
 

April 2019

Introducing our new Chair of Trustees

 

We are delighted to announce that Oliver Haarmann has been appointed as Chair of Trustees of IntoUniversity. 
 
After initially joining the charity’s Advisory Panel in 2011, Oliver has been a Trustee of IntoUniversity since 2013. Oliver has enjoyed a successful career in the investment industry as a Founding Partner of Searchlight Capital and, previously, as a Partner of KKR, the global investment firm.
 
Oliver comments: “I look forward to collaborating even more closely with the Senior Management Team and everyone involved with IntoUniversity at such an important time in the evolution of the charity. I hope that in the coming years IntoUniversity continues to attract fantastic educators - staff, mentors, volunteers and school partners - who are passionate about working with students whose curiosity and efforts lead them to discover more about the world and their own capabilities to make a positive impact on it.”
 
Dr Rachel Carr, CEO and Co-Founder of IntoUniversity, said, “I am delighted to share the news of this appointment with our supporters. Oliver has been a valued member of the Board of Trustees over the last six years and we look forward to him now leading the charity as we go forward to support even more young people in the future.”
 
See our press release here

 

April 2019

New edition of aspire out now

We're delighted to announce that the latest edition of our aspire newsletter is now available. 

After reaching two huge milestones for IntoUniversity, working with our 100,000th student and reaching our 30th learning centre, we are reflecting on why the IntoUniversity model works, and looking to the future! We meet six of the 100,000 students we have worked with since 2002, catching up on their achievements and their hopes for a bright new future.
 

Click here to read aspire

 

March 2019

IntoUniversity launches new centres in Manchester and Coventry

 

We're delighted to announce that IntoUniversity has officially launched two new learning centres: IntoUniversity Manchester North and IntoUniversity Coventry, in partnership with The University of Manchester and The University of Warwick. Both centres opened in October 2018 and will be working with these two communities to raise students' aspirations.  

IntoUniversity has now reached 30 centres or extension projects across the UK - a landmark achievement! Visit our blog for highlights from both launches.