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The Brilliant Club

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities. We do this by mobilising the PhD community to share its academic expertise with state schools.

In pursuit of our mission, The Brilliant Club runs two core programmes; The Scholars Programme and Researchers in Schools. The Scholars Programme recruits, trains and places doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in schools and academies to deliver programmes of university-style tutorials, which are supplemented by two university trips.

It has helped me to think more about going to university.

Anas Ullah

I have learnt about university life and the wide range of topics to study.

Daisy Reuter

I have realised that university is not easy and you have to revise for lots of exams. I enjoy learning about university life.

Keziah Ntim

I really enjoy learning how eventful university will be. I have learnt about different persuasive techniques and how to structure a well-balanced argument.

Eleanor O’Shaughnessy