In this section you will find articles relating to developments
across the organisation as a whole. If your organisation is
interested in finding our more about our work, please contact our
office in Manchester in the first instance.
The University of Strathclyde will award certificates to pupils
as young as seven as it launches Scotland's first Children's
University in partnership with Glasgow City Council.
Children's University is delighted to announce a formal
partnership with English Heritage.
For the University of Adelaide, the opportunity to introduce the
innovative Children's University model to Australia couldn't have
come at a better time. Spurred by evidence that early intervention
increases children's engagement with learning and education, the
University of Adelaide had been searching for a comprehensive
mechanism to promote learning to Australian children, particularly
those from rural and remote locations, Indigenous communities and
Are you 8-18 years old? Do you love writing? Are you passionate
about living in a world free from bullying? Then take part in our
Summer Writing Competition to win books for you and your
The Children's University Trust (CU Trust) is delighted to be
continuing as a partner of the Reading Agency and to have the
Summer Reading Challenge 2013 as one of its nationally validated
learning activities. Please click on 'Read more' to access the
information sheet for libraries and local CU staff.
Children's University has been shortlisted at The Charity Awards
2012! Civil Society Media's major awards programme, The Charity
Awards, recognises and celebrates excellence in management and
leadership across civil society.
Last year we announced a new partnership with The Reading
Agency, which meant that Passport To Learning holders were able to
gain stamps in their learning passports for taking part in the
Summer Reading Challenge and reading up to 6 books. Now this year
we're extending this partnership to include both the Summer Reading
Challenge and Chatterbooks!
Universities will offer campus trips and workshops to pupils as
young as seven, as part of a new drive to encourage young people
from poor backgrounds to consider staying on in education once
they've finished school.
The winners of the Social Change Awards were announced at the
fifth awards ceremony held on 1st December 2011 in London, to
celebrate the work of passionate individuals and organisations
committed to making a positive impact on society.
Please click on 'Read more' to find out about new CU validated
activities by BBC Outreach.
2012 Children's University