Access to Banking

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Wadham College
Parks Road
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Age 16-17 (year 12)
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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the Access to Banking programme at Wadham College, University of Oxford, in collaboration with Barclays Corporate & Investment Bank.

Access to Banking is a free, two-year programme for Year 12 students attending a non-selective state school who have an interest in developing the skills needed for study at a top university and a career in the banking sector.

Each participating student will benefit from:
6 online sessions to develop key academic and career skills
20 hours of 1-1 online A Level tutoring
2-day Easter residential at Wadham College
3 interactive sessions with Barclays Investment Banking colleagues, including a day in the life at Barclays Bank PLC Canary Wharf offices
Personal statement mentoring
Free laptop and technical support

Applicants must:
1. be in Year 12 at a non-selective state school
2. have been eligible for free school meals during secondary school
3. and live in one of Wadham’s link areas of Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, and Tower Hamlets.

There is no prior knowledge required for this programme, and we encourage applications from students taking a range of A Level subjects, including Humanities and Social Sciences.

For more information about the programme and details on how to apply, please visit: