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The University's Recruitment and Outreach Department (RAO) engages with prospective students and their influencers to promote the benefits of higher education and studying at the University.

RAO is responsible for:

  • Providing higher education advice to potential applicants through our schools liaison and attendance at higher education fairs within the UK or the European Union.
  • Delivery of exciting events for Able, Gifted and Talented students aged 14-19 including summer schools, subject courses and special university lectures.
  • Organising an extensive range of outreach activities to raise aspirations and increase participation in higher education.
  • Producing the University's Access Agreements and supporting our Widening Participation strategy.
  • Organising University Open and Visit Days and other corporate recruitment and outreach events such as our Teacher Conference and the Norfolk UCAS Fair.
  • Responding to enquiries from, and distributing prospectuses and other literature to, prospective students. 

Key webpages that reflect the role of RAO are:

Reach –pages for pre and post 16 students
Able, Gifted and Talented – for Able, Gifted and Talented students their parents and teachers
Teachers – for teachers and other influencers
Open Days – main Open Day pages

For further information about the role of RAO please contact:

Claire Petley
Head of UK/EU Recruitment and Outreach

Or you can access our Intranet pages here