Excellence Hub - Yorkshire and Humber

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The Excellence Hub for Yorkshire and Humber is a regional collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The purpose of the programme is to develop exciting and purposeful opportunities for high achieving young people to help enrich their experiences in school/college.

Events delivered through the Excellence Hub for Yorkshire and Humber are open to students from across the UK who have been identified by their school or college as being high achieving. Please note that there are additional eligibilty criteria and a set application process for applying for events.

Events 2015/16

We're busy planning an exciting programme of activities for the new academic year. Please visit the events page to find out more about our subject taster activity. We will be adding new events to this page throughout the year.

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Receive email alerts about new events by signing up to our mailing list, email: excellencehub@york.ac.uk

Eligibility criteria

  • Students must have been identified as being high achieving by their school/college to be eligible to attend Excellence Hub events.

Please note that priority will be given to students who also meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • The student is eligible to receive free school meals
  • There is no history of higher education (studying at university level) in the student’s immediate family (excluding siblings)
  • The student is living in, or has experienced a period of time living in, local authority care

If a student or group of students does not meet any of the criteria they are still able to apply to attend events, however they will only be allocated a place if the event cannot be filled with students who do meet the above criteria.

For more information visit the Applying & Guidance page.


The Excellence Hub in Yorkshire and Humber is a collaboration between:

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University of Leeds logo

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