We are here to help students access and prepare for Higher Education in West Yorkshire.
Here you’ll find events such as open days, help choosing a course, and tips on application writing. We also provide advice on student finance, living away from home and insight into what to expect from Higher Education.
Don’t think that Higher Education is for you? Read our Myth Buster guide to clear up any misconceptions about further study.
The role of teachers, advisors, parents, carers and guardians is crucial in supporting students and potential students to access Higher Education. Whether supporting someone by raising attainment, helping them to make informed choices, or by providing practical information and guidance, Go Higher West Yorkshire can help.
We’ve compiled a list of resources, including lesson plans, videos, links to useful websites, quizzes and other activities, to help support learners’ attainment and aspirations, inform their choices about courses and careers, and to guide them through the application process and other practical issues on their journey to Higher Education.
If you would like to arrange a visit to your school, or require information about an event, contact the Go Higher West Yorkshire team.
The journey started in schools, colleges and universities, doesn’t end at graduation.
Exposure to the world of work is key to developing employability skills and securing a job.
That’s why we work collaboratively with employers and industry experts, supporting our partners to equip their students for the changing economy.
Leeds City College officially opened its state-of-the-art drama facility at its new Quarry Hill campus with a special performance in partnership with Leeds Playhouse.
The 200-capacity theatre hosted ‘Influence’, a new youth driven play by Andy McGregor that showcased the talent of local creatives. The production saw the College’s facilities, students and staff collaborate with Leeds Playhouse Youth Theatre.
The theatre, which has industry-leading backstage technical equipment, is just one of the many creative features on the £60m campus. It also boasts a costume workshop, recording and film studios, and gallery space.
The play’s partnership work is part of a long-term joint commitment to promote collaboration within the city’s Cultural Quarter. The Playhouse has pledged to offer support and guidance to the College’s students through skills training and work experience wherever possible.