Parents, Carers and Schools

Go Higher West Yorkshire and Uni Connect

Go Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) tries to improve access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Outreach activities include: 

  • Uni Connect Summer School
  • Foster Family Fun Days
  • LAC Aspirations event
  • ‘Flood a School’ events

Uni Connect

The Office for Students Uni Connect programme supports government goals to:

  • double the amount of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in higher education by 2020
  • increase the number of students from ethnic minority groups in higher education by 20%
  • address under-representation of young men from disadvantaged backgrounds in higher education

Talk to our Uni Connect Activities and Outreach Officer Michelle Nixon to find out how we can help your pupils:

Access and Participation Plan

Last updated: 02 November 2021

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