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The Leeds Trinity University Inspire Programme has been supporting teachers, advisers and students for many years and helps you to meet key Gatsby benchmarks. This programme of presentations, workshops and activities is designed to inspire students to progress and succeed in higher education.

Take a look at the activities and get in touch to discuss your needs or to book.


You can also download a PDF of the Inspire Programme to read and print below.

Subject Focus Days

What is a Subject Focus Day? 

Subject Focus Days are designed to provide Year 12 students with an experience of what it would be like to study specific subjects at university. We also provide students with an insight into university life by allowing them to view different areas of the university and speak to current students.

Why bring a group of students to a Subject Focus Day? 

  • We will provide free travel and lunch for all guests.
  • Simple booking system, we take care of all aspects of your booking.
  • Inspire your students in specific subject areas.
  • Make contacts with university staff for future engagement. 

What to expect on the day? 

  • 12:00-12:30, Start the day off with a friendly welcome and some lunch.
  • 12:30-14:00, Subject Activity led by our lecturers. A chance for students to ask questions and find out what to expect if they studied this area at university.  
  • 14:00-14:30, Campus Tour delivered by our student ambassadors. A chance for students to see our beautiful campus including accommodation.
  • 14:30-15:00, UCAS Top Tips. Advice and support on what to do next in the application process. 

Schedule for 2021/22 Subject Focus Days




10 November 2021 

Primary Education 

24 November 2021 

Sport and PE 

8 December 2021 


19 January 2022 

Children, Young People and Families 

2 February 2022 

Computer Science 

16 February 2022 

Criminology, Sociology and Policing 

16 February 2022 

Health and Social Care/Health and Nutrition 

9 March 2022 

Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Studies 

9 March 2022 


16 March 2022 

Media, Film and Photography 

16 March 2022 


30 March 2022 


30 March 2022

How to book

Book a Subject Focus Day visit by emailing the School and College Engagement Team: SCLHello@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Virtual Subject Focus Days

Want to engage your students now or not able to attend our on-campus events? Then our Virtual Subject Focus Days are the next best thing.

Student will receive the following:

  • An introduction to Leeds Trinity University
  • Information from our lecturers about their subject areas, including an activity and competition in each subject area
  • Virtual Campus Tour
  • A video presentation with advice on Personal Statements and Student Finance.
  • Chance to speak with our students via UniBuddy

The online Subject Focus Days can be used as a resource and can be accessed at any time, during school or at home.

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Post-16 Presentations at your school or college

We can deliver presentations at your school or college, or online covering the following topics:

  • Why uni? The UCAS journey
  • Student Life Q&A (delivered with our student ambassadors)
  • How to write an excellent personal statement
  • Student Finance
  • How to get the most from an Open Day

Contact us to request an Inspire presentation or workshop. Each of these topics may be delivered as:

In school or college delivery:

  • 15-minute presentation e.g. For an assembly.
  • 45-minute interactive workshop.

Virtual delivery:

  • 5-minute video with key takeaway points to play during PSHE or registration.
  • 30-minute interactive session facilitated by the SCE team.

Personal Statement feedback

We can provide bespoke feedback from our School and College Engagement staff to individual students on their draft UCAS personal statements via our personal statement feedback service. 

Offered throughout the year this can be accessed on our Personal Statement webpage.

Train to Teach Workshops 

These can be delivered online or in school/college. They have been designed to support Year 13  students with the application process for an  undergraduate degree in Primary Education at Leeds Trinity University, including UCAS personal statement and interview preparation.

An online Train to Teach webinar for Primary Education applicants will take place on Tuesday 16 November from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. Individual students can book their place on this Go To Webinar page.

Information Evenings at your school or college

We would love to attend your progression events, careers evenings or parent information events, to offer guidance and support to Year 12 and 13 students.

If you would like to discuss an event, give us a call on 0113 283 7186 or send us an email.

Tours of Leeds Trinity University campus

Bespoke summer campus tour visits for Year 12 or 13 groups will take place on:

  • Monday 4 July 2022
  • Tuesday 5 July 2022
  • Monday 11 July 2022
  • Tuesday 12 July 2022

Year 12 Summer School

The Year 12 Summer School is our widening participation programme for young people who have the talent and drive to go to university, but who may need additional support with the application process and understanding of what is possible for them at university and beyond.

This will take place in July 2022, exact dates to be confirmed.

If you have a number of students who would like to take part, we can support you with transport. Please get in touch by email to discuss your requirements.

For more information please see the Year 12 Summer School page.

Workshops for Teachers and Advisers

We offer events for Information, Advice and Guidance specialists throughout the year. Find out more and book on our Workshops for Teachers and Advisers page.

Pre-16 workshops and events

  • Year 10 – Thinking Ahead Workshop. A 45 minute interactive workshop that can be delivered virtually or in school.
  • Student Life Q&A sessions with our Student Ambassador role models. A 20 to 45 minute session that can be streamed live or delivered in school.
  • Year 8 HE Experience Days. On Campus Year 8 HE Experience Days will take place over the week commencing 13 December. 2021.
  • Year 10 HE Experience Days. On Campus Year 10 HE Experience Days will take place over the week commencing 10 January 2022.

To book or make an enquiry about Pre-16 workshops and events please use this booking form.



A package of five short 10-minute IAG sessions to be delivered in-house by support staff, teachers and advisers. Using our resources and session plans, you will be able to introduce the concept of HE to your pre-16 students; help them reflect on their own educational and employment goals and equip them with the knowledge to pursue them.

Care Leavers

We provide additional support for young people who are both in and leaving care and who are considering university. We offer an enhanced package of advice and guidance throughout their application process and university experience. We also provide a Care Leavers’ Bursary.

For more information please see the care leavers page.

Open Days

If your school/college would like to bring a group of Year 12 or 13 students to a Leeds Trinity University Open Day, we may be able to offer free transport.

Please see our Open Days page for details.

Contact the Schools and Colleges Engagement Team

If you would like to book any events, workshops or visits or discuss anything at all, just give us a call on 0113 283 7186 or email: sclhello@leedstrinity.ac.uk