Ascentis Access to HE Conference

Join us for our annual Access to HE conference and find out why Ascentis is the number 1 Access to HE provider in the UK.  Delivered online this conference will feature guest speakers, product updates to help with your curriculum planning, information on our new subject specific workbooks and an introduction to the Ascentis Access to HE Transition Team. This event is an opportunity to bring providers together and give something back, to network and promote a shared responsibility to enrich Access to HE delivery where learners are at the very heart.

Ascentis is a recognised educational charity with a commitment to providing over 170,000 learners each year with clear progression routes to further learning and work. We are proud to be the #1 provider of ESOL in London and the #1 provider of Access to HE Diplomas nationwide.

Ascentis is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA and the QAA and many of our qualifications are eligible for funding under the ESFA.

Guest Speakers

We will be joined by our AHED Quality Assurance Manager, Will Smith, to give us an update on the changes in our Access provision and the exciting updates we have to share from Ascentis.

We will also be joined by Georgia Price from the University of Bristol to gain an insight into what Universities look for in their Access to HE students and the experiences and challenges they face.

If you want to submit questions in advance, please do so at [email protected]

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for Access to HE Tutors, Curriculum managers & Heads as well as policy makers & funding experts and those with a responsibility to enrich Access to HE delivery where learners are at the very heart.


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“We are very pleased that we made the move to Ascentis for all our ESOL exams. The exams are appropriate for our learners, and lecturers find the marking manageable. As an organisation, Ascentis is a pleasure to work with. Our queries are always dealt with quickly and we are extremely well supported by our verifier.”

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“We have been delighted with the impact Ascentis Extended Awards in Mathematical Skills (Stepping Stones) have had on our student’s progression towards their functional skills mathematics as well as preparing them for the completion of their GCSE. It has taught them the essential skills in mathematics which enabled them to deal with the practical problems and challenges of life – at home, in education and at work. These skills are valued by employers and further education, and are a platform on which to build other employability skills. We are also very impressed with the level of service and commitment shown by the staff of Ascentis, they are always available to help whenever help is needed.”

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