Realising Opportunities

Brightside provides the online mentoring platform for Realising Opportunities; an award-winning collaboration of 15 leading research-intensive universities, promoting fair access and social mobility for students from under-represented groups. Over 300 eligible students per year are allocated an undergraduate mentor, leading them through a comprehensive programme of information and guidance designed to raise their aspirations. Online mentoring underpins all programme activities, and mentors follow a schedule designed to support students’ work, offering key information at crucial points in the year such as when preparing for UCAS applications.

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