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Good Practice Programme for staff working at our HE partners

February 8, 2018

Go Higher West Yorkshire has developed a new series of events targeted at HE staff working in our partner institutions.  These events will provide staff with the opportunity to experience the benefits of  collaboration by gaining insight into innovative thinking and projects across the region.  They will also offer staff the opportunity to share best […]

Putting pupils in control: an action research project exploring progression opportunities

November 16, 2017

Go Higher West Yorkshire is a partnership of 12 Higher Education Providers, and we operate the HEFCE-funded National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) in our region. Across our partners, provision includes a diverse offer of progression opportunities for people of all ages to access Higher Education – including apprenticeships, diplomas and flexible degree programmes alongside more […]

Go Higher West Yorkshire launches its pioneering Care Leaver Covenant.

October 25, 2017

As part of National Care Leavers Week, Go Higher West Yorkshire is delighted to announce an innovative new formal commitment to supporting care leavers into and during their higher education (HE) journey. The Care Leaver Covenant demonstrates the commitment made and support offered to care leavers by all twelve of our HE partners in West […]

Funding secured for degree apprenticeships in Nursing, Policing, Healthcare, Education and Construction

October 5, 2017

14 new degree apprenticeships in Nursing, Policing, Healthcare, Education and Construction are being developed in West Yorkshire, thanks to government funding announced today (3 October 2017). Led by Leeds Trinity University, a consortium of 11 higher education providers and 20 business and public sector partners in the region, have been granted £298,800 through HEFCE’s competitive […]

Watch now: Go Higher West Yorkshire NCOP Summer School 2017

September 14, 2017

The ‘Class of 2023’ residential, hosted by Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds City College, Bradford College, the University of Bradford and Wakefield College, was funded by Go Higher West Yorkshire  –  a partnership of 12 Higher Education providers in West Yorkshire, committed to encouraging under-represented groups to aspire, apply, enter and succeed in […]

Leeds Arts University established as Leeds College of Art gains university status

August 22, 2017

Leeds Arts University has been formally recognised as the new title for Leeds College of Art, having been granted full university status by the Privy Council. Having undergone a rigorous appraisal process Leeds Arts University will now be the only specialist arts university in the North of England. Founded in 1846 as the Leeds Government […]

West Yorkshire pupils raise their aspirations at the Class of 2023 residential summer school

July 28, 2017

GCSE pupils from across the region opened their eyes to a future of Higher Education as they took part in a three-day summer school across six of our GHWY partner campuses Hosted by Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds City College, Bradford College, the University of Bradford and Wakefield College, with support from Leeds […]

Go Higher West Yorkshire secures major HEFCE funding

January 23, 2017

Go Higher West Yorkshire (formerly the HEART partnership) has won a bid for a major new project through the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). The programme invited proposals to run collaborative outreach initiatives in areas where higher education participation is lower than might be expected when achievement at GCSE is considered. NCOP is part of […]

Yorkshire foster families get festive at Leeds Beckett

January 23, 2017

Children aged between six and 16 took part in the fun day with their foster families, joining in with arts and crafts before taking a tour of the Leeds Beckett state-of-the-art music studios and recording Christmas carols with the Beckett Choir. The families were then able to take home CDs of their performances to keep. […]

Student Logo Competition

November 4, 2016

Earlier this year the HEART Partnership decided to change their name to Go Higher West Yorkshire. We are now inviting students from our twelve partner institutions to design the Go Higher West Yorkshire Logo. The brief is to design a unique logo/visual symbol together with a suggested type style and type face suitable for use […]