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Realising Opportunities: Supported Progression

The Realising Opportunities deadline is coming up on Friday 5 November.

Please read on for details of the Programme, including how students benefit from a lower contextual offer from 15 Research Intensive Universities.

Benefits to students:

Students participating in the Programme benefit from:

  • A lower offer of entry to all 15 partner universities.

  • At Newcastle University, this translates to an offer of study which is two grades lower than the typical offer.

  • Completion of three compulsory events that support transition to higher education.

  • Monthly Q&A events with nationwide university staff and students.

  • Peer-to-peer support throughout the application process to higher education.

Application Process

Applications are open now.

The deadline for applications to be received is Friday 5 November 2021.

The Student Application Key for our school is SACREDMB. Your Head of Progress will need to provide a reference therefore you should submit your application no later than Thursday 4 November @ 12:30pm.

Students can apply for the Programme via the following link:



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