Matching students aged 14-19 with a dedicated professional mentor who provides tailored advice and guidance.
“My mentor has helped me think about what steps I need to take to achieve the career that I want.- Year 11 student
Arranged as part of the online mentoring programme, their are opportunities available for work experience placements*, work exposure schemes and work shadowing.
“It is a thrilling experience to talk to someone with a scientific background and get advice on life choices.- Year 12 student
For university students, the Mullany Fund also awards prizes to outstanding graduates in Physiotherapy at the University of the West of England, and in Medicine at Swansea University.
“I have not always had a tremendous amount of self-confidence… However, receiving the Mullany Prize for Excellence has truly helped to develop my self-confidence.- Previous winner
BUT WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
Social mobility means that a person is not fixed to their position within society - just because your parents didn’t go to university, it doesn’t mean that you can’t.
61% of the UK’s doctors were educated at a private school, while only 7% of the school population.receive private education.
16% of those entitled to FSM get the equivalent of two A Levels, compared with 39% of other pupils.
15% of scientists, 9% of life scientists and 6% of doctors come from working class backgrounds.
To us, that doesn’t seem right, and we’re here to help change that.
As well as offering in-school Insight Talks, we also have a selection of talks available to watch online