Get Involved

For each project submitted you will be required to complete a Project Outline Form to provide the following information:

  • Project Title
  • Associated Aims
  • Detailed Timeframe
  • Expected learning outcomes for both pupils and student tutors
  • Skills essential to the project

Once a project has been validated, details of submitted projects can be viewed on the Project Directory. If required, further details can be obtained from the Tutoring in Schools Co-ordinator, - please email or telephone 028 90 368683. The closing date for applications is normally mid October but later applications may be accepted.

Following the Student Tutor selection procedure you will then be informed if your project has been successfully matched. The Student Tutor will then contact you to discuss the project details. Placements will commence in the second week in February.

Student Tutors must keep a Progress Record of their visit to schools as well as providing a final analysis of the project outcomes.

About tutoring in schools

Tutoring in Schools is a programme that places Ulster University student tutors in a primary, secondary or special school.

The programme is open to all Ulster students who wish to enhance their student experience and strengthen their skillsets.

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Teachers' site

The Tutoring in Schools Programme places Ulster University students in targeted primary, secondary or special needs schools. Participation from Regional Colleges is also welcome.
It provides schools with a student to work alongside teachers on any school-based project you propose.

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Search projects

This year’s projects are now available. If required, further details can be obtained from the Tutoring in Schools co-ordinator, please email
You can also view all projects by clicking the link below.

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Benefits of the scheme

The benefits of the Tutoring in Schools programme are widely recognised by all participating parties.
It encourages positive interaction between University student tutors and school pupils where the former can act as positive role models and ambassadors.

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