Experience our new ‘explore before your apply’ programmes, designed to give you crucial insights into what it’s like to study at university.
What are Degree Tasters?
Degree Tasters are our brand new experiences tailored around university and higher education. These have been specially created to give you insights into both course content and university life.
Explore before you apply
Get an in-depth look into all things university - from what it’s like to study at this level to an interactive exploration into the content of your course of choice.
Get the tips you need
Discover vital university lifestyle tips to help you stay on track, as well as crucial employability advice for when you’re ready to enter the world of work.
Fit it around your schedule
Each Degree Taster involves about 12 hours of activity that can be completed flexibly over two weeks. You’ll also have interactive lecture-style experiences with academics, taster activities and quizzes to help identify the right subject area for you.
Stand out from the competition
Along with a certificate to evidence your completion, you’ll also gain unique subject-level insights that you can include in your personal statements or CV.
Explore our wide-range of Degree Taster programmes.
This programme is eligible for students aged 14-18 that are committed to completing the programme!
Explore course areas, sample university-level academic tasks, and get unique insights for your personal statement.
Young people have completed our virtual experiences in 2021 so far. Will you be next?
All Degree Taster Programmes are specially designed to help you make informed decisions on your university journey. They enable you to:
Gain an excellent overview of your preferred subject or course area.
Explore core course content as well as experience academic activities set by actual academics.
Get essential insights on university life, ranging from health & wellbeing and time management to budgeting and accommodation.
Obtain vital employability tips from experts on building CVs, application and interview preparations and much more.
“I loved this work experience - the content was interesting and informative, the workload was the perfect amount and the website was really easy to use. I found the webinars especially helpful, but the whole course was brilliant. Thanks Springpod! Highly recommended to anyone looking for work experience.”
“As a person that has used Springpod a few times they are super helpful, they have work experiences that you can go to online with live webinars, cool activities and lots of information. I had a fun time completing them. In addition they even do degree tasters that aid anyone deciding what they want to do as a possible course at university.”
“Springpod is absolutely amazing! The webinars were fantastic but the best part about the experience is the ability to get on with independent work.”
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