The Brilliant Club’s Research and Impact Director awarded Fulbright Scholar Award

Dr Lauren Bellaera will carry out educational research at the University of Massachusett, Lowell as part of the renowned scholarship programme.

Research and Impact Director of The Brilliant Club, Dr Lauren Bellaera, has received a Fulbright All Disciplines Scholar Award to enable her to undertake research at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world. As a participant, Lauren has been selected to carry out an […]

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UCAS evaluation once again demonstrates impact of The Brilliant Club on progression to highly-selective universities

Independent research shows that pupils on “The Scholars Programme” are “significantly more likely to secure a place at a highly-selective university”. Positive findings published as part of charity’s Annual Impact Report for the second year running. The award-winning education and social mobility charity, The Brilliant Club, has released the positive findings of an independent control […]

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Brilliant Education Enterprise Wins SBT Support

The Brilliant Club will scale up its work with game-changing investment

Thousands more under-represented pupils will be assisted to progress to highly-selective universities thanks to new support for The Brilliant Club from Social Business Trust (SBT) announced today. The Brilliant Club mobilises the PhD community to share its academic expertise with non-selective state schools, raising attainment and aspirations through its two programmes, Researchers in Schools and […]

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The Brilliant Club publishes special edition of The Scholar

Forty-three pupils across the UK will this week receive the news that their work has been chosen for publication in a special edition of The Scholar, The Brilliant Club’s selective, PhD Tutor-reviewed academic journal. We received over 100 submissions for just 43 places from pupils aged 11 to 17 taking part in our programmes in […]

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Announcement: The Brilliant Club Launches Research and Impact Series

The Brilliant Club’s Research and Impact Series: Serious about Impact Social scientists from the award-winning education and social mobility charity The Brilliant Club have today launched a three-part series on the sector-leading work of its Research and Impact Department. Social scientists from the award-winning education and social mobility charity The Brilliant Club have today launched a […]

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Western Mail reviews The Brilliant Club’s work raising aspirations in Wales

Brilliant work helps get pupils to university An award-winning education charity is working with hundreds of Welsh pupils. Here Greg Scannell, from The Brilliant Club, explains how its Scholars Programme raises aspirations. The Brilliant Club exists to increase the number of students from underrepresented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities. This is achieved by mobilising the […]

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Access is not enough, say education experts at The Brilliant Club National Conference

Guaranteeing the success of under-represented students from primary school through to employment will dominate the agenda at a conference of policy makers, HEIs, schools, teachers and academics at King’s College London this weekend. Read the press release here.

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Impact of The Brilliant Club praised in Ofsted reports

The work of the award-winning education charity The Brilliant Club has been described as “immensely beneficial” by Ofsted.  

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UCAS research demonstrates impact of The Brilliant Club as charity celebrates fifth anniversary

The award-winning education and social mobility charity, The Brilliant Club, has released the positive findings of an independent control group evaluation by UCAS.

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The Evening Standard reports on The Brilliant Club’s work training and placing PhD tutors in classrooms

Teachfirst, which attracts the brightest graduates into the teaching profession, is one of the highly sought-after schemes for university leavers…

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