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Highlights from our flagship conference, Bridging the Gap 2023

THE BLUEPRINT PROJECT

A network of young people providing support to Black and mixed-race students in years 7-13,

showing first-hand the importance of Black community.

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Make a Statement

We are back, hosting our free day conference for Black and mixed race sixth form students to support them in applying for higher education.

This is a day dedicated to ensuring students can put their best foot forward when applying for new opportunities, giving advice and encouragement to help them make informed decisions and submit strong applications for the next stages of their lives, after finishing school.

Bridging the Gap 2024

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Recent Events: Make a Statement!

We held our latest event Make a Statement on 19th August and it was a blast. In partnership with King's College London, we're hosted a free day conference for Black sixth form students, helping young people to become better informed and more confident about applying for university. 

 

On Saturday 19 August 2023, hosted at Kings College London, the day consisted of sessions to help with:

 

✨ Personal statement tips & tricks to help you feel confident when it comes to planning and writing

✨ Subject and course specific sessions with current and past university students, with resources and advice tailored to what you may be interested in studying

✨ A talk on all things UCAS admissions related and an optional tour of the KCL Strand campus

✨ Q&A Panel on the realities of transitioning from school or college to university

Applications are now closed - for highlights of the day, click Find out more.

Recent Events: Bridging the Gap 2023

On Saturday 1st April 2023, we held our Bridging the Gap conference for a second time! This is our flagship day conference offering revision tips, exam prep advice and mentorship to Black A-level students to support you in preparing for your upcoming exams.  

 

The day consisted of sessions to help with: exam / revision tips & tricks to help you get the most out of your revision; subject-specific sessions with teachers for resources and advice tailored to your subject(s); increasing awareness on taking care of your mental health while preparing with exams; and what to expect & next steps on Results Day​.

 

We wish everyone who came the best of luck with their exams and hope to see many more of you at next year's conference.​

 

Videos and pictures of highlights of the day will be available on the website soon!

BLACK LIVES MATTER

The Black community is who we support, who we represent and indeed, who we are. It is the very core of our mission at The Blueprint Project to emphasise the importance of uplifting and encouraging one another - following the murder of George Floyd, we are reminded again of just how crucial this is. So we’ve written a letter to Black students to help encourage them during this time:

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