Accessibility statement

Excellence Hub - Yorkshire and Humber

During 2020/21, our Access and Outreach programmes will be delivered virtually with some face-to-face events. We will be guided by government guidelines and University policy. We will work directly with programme participants and our school and college partners to keep you informed of progress.

The Excellence Hub for Yorkshire and Humber runs exciting events for young people to help enrich their experiences in school and college.

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

The Excellence Hub is a regional collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.


We're busy planning an exciting programme of activities and subject taster activity for the new academic year. We will be adding new events to this page throughout the year.

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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

Students or groups of students who do not meet any of these criteria are still welcome to apply to attend events. However, priority will be given to students who meet the above criteria.


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

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University of York.