The Seren Network

Seren is a network of regional hubs designed to support Wales’ brightest sixth formers achieve their academic potential and gain access to leading universities.


The Seren Network Inspires students about future career aspirations - nurturing Wales’ talented students to give them the best possible education and training and make the most of the opportunities available to them.


The network links students with leading UK universities, providing information on university courses and advice on how to choose between them. Also providing information on university summer schools, workshops and other activities taking place across the UK which might be of interest. There are also opportunities to interact directly with university staff and tutors and current undergraduates.



The Seren Network is a national network. Every school and college with a sixth form is part of the eleven regional hubs across Wales. Seren hubs are active partnerships of schools and FE colleges, supported by local government, Welsh Government and leading universities. The partners work together, sharing resources and experience, to develop a programme of support for high achievers across the region. 


Seren Hubs


The Vale of Glamorgan Seren Coordinator is Nisha Shukla: 



Event: Women in Sciencesred head seren


The Oxford colleges of Trinity, Jesus and Wadham are jointly hosting a Women in Sciences Event for female Year 12 students. 


The colleges aim to encourage and inspire young women who have an interest in science to explore its varied and exciting potential at university.




Students will hear from Oxford academics about a broad range of science subjects through a mixture of lectures and seminars, alongside some admissions advice and support sessions. They will have a choice of sessions available and will also have plenty of opportunities to speak to current undergraduate science students.


The main event takes from 10:30am-15:15pm on 16th March. Students travelling from afar will have the option to take part as a residential over three days from 15th-17th March.


Applications must be completed by Febraury 14, 2020. You can apply online:

If you've any questions, please contact:



The Seren Network will be working with some of the UK’s leading universities to support students across Wales. 


Tutors and staff will advise teachers on how best to support their high achievers, whilst also offering students practical information and guidance on application preparation.


We want to increase Welsh representation at the Russell Group and Sutton Trust 30 group of universities.



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