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Children's University

What is the Children's University?

The Children’s University (CU) promotes social mobility by providing high quality, exciting and innovative extra-curricular activities to children and young people aged 5-14 years of age.

The impact of these activities is proven to be positive which is why we’re committed to creating a level playing field of opportunity and opening up access to children of all backgrounds.

Staffordshire Children’s University is managed by Staffordshire University.

How does it work?

Typically, a Children’s University partners with a number of local schools. Children are issued a Passport to Learning in which they record their participation in quality-assured activities beyond the classroom at participating learning destinations.

Once significant hours are accumulated, their achievements are celebrated at a university-style graduation ceremony, often in local universities or civic buildings.