What is HITZ?

HITZ is Premiership Rugby’s flagship education and employability programme, working with 14-to-23 year-olds across England.

HITZ uses rugby’s core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship to get young back into education, training, apprenticeships or employment.

HITZ successes

  • Nearly 20,000 14-23 year-olds have engaged in the HITZ programme since it was created in 2008
  • More than 70% of participants go on to achieve a positive progression into further education, training or employment
  • 80% of participants report an improvement in personal, social and physical well-being
  • Aged 16-18 and unsure about your next step?

HITZ, our education & employability programme, offers life-changing opportunities for young people.

Find out how HITZ can help you by requesting more details now.

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