Bangor University Residential Taster Event
During the Easter break, 12 young carers attended a residential taster event at Bangor University in North Wales.
The event gives young carers the opportunity to experience aspects of University life, including a 2 night stay in halls of residence.
Taster lectures included Engineering, Psychology, Medical Research, Sports Science, Drama and Creative Industries.
This was a fantastic experience for all involved which will really help to inform their decisions about their higher education choices.
The food & evening entertainment were great too!
Comments from those who attended included:
“At Bangor University everyone is friendly & this gave me confidence to be myself & the confidence to go to University if I wanted to. This experience was really enjoyable & everyone should come & see what University is like.”
“Good atmosphere & good because we now all know that we can come & not be worried about not fitting in.”
“I enjoyed my time thoroughly & found the experience beneficial as I was able to stay in the accommodation. I feel like I am more confident with moving away from home for Uni.”
“I really enjoyed my time away, building friendships & confidence by socialising, singing & dancing. I have a better understanding of University.”
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