Realising Opportunities is a unique collaboration of leading, research intensive universities, working together to promote fair access and social mobility of students from groups underrepresented in higher education.
“Realising Opportunites has encouraged me to work harder to achieve the grades I want so I can get into a research intensive university”
Former RO Student
Improving access for the most able but least likely
students in total have taken part in Realising Opportunities
of RO students have parents with no experience of HE
of RO students are entitled to discretionary payments
of RO students are in receipt of or entitled to free school meals
Are you supporting RO students who are applying for a place on RO? Click on the link above to find out more information about the programme and how you can support students in applying and when they are on programme.
Are you a parent/carer of a student who is applying for a place on the programme? Click on the link above to find out more information about the programme and how you can support your young person in applying to the programme.
If you think your experiences as a professional or your company/organisation could support the RO programme in some way then click on the link above to find out more about how RO works with professionals.
Realising Opportunities Blog
- RO Relaunch Tuesday – Partner university spotlightNot sure what the RO Relaunch is? Check out this introduction to the RO Relaunch post. University of Birmingham Why Birmingham? The University of Birmingham is an official Partner of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, building on the university’s track record in sports science research. The vibrant campus will welcome athletes and spectators to the Games taking place in world-class […]
- RO Live Q&A replay- RO Relaunch MondayHere you can find all of the questions asked and answers given during the RO Live Q&A on Monday 20 September 2021.
- RO Relaunch Monday – University applications and personal statementsNot sure what the RO Relaunch is? Check out this introduction to the RO Relaunch post. Applying to university When applying to university, you will use an online service called UCAS where you will find all the relevant and up to date information you will need for the application process. Learn everything you need to know about applying to the […]
“RO really taught me new skills that I can take to university and everywhere in life”
Nawaal, Former RO student