Why partner with us?

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Why Partner with us? The benefits for the Partners 

Benefits for the potential student

  • Clearer progression routes and wider opportunities for those traditionally underrepresented in Higher Education
  • More regular contact with the University throughout their course at school or college, or through engagement with the workplace
  • Raised aspirations and motivation through the incentive of secure progression, providing agreed criteria are met
  • Contact with students already studying in Higher Education who will act as positive role models.

Benefits for the partner institution or organisation

  • Capacity to have a role in developing courses which are fit for purpose
  • Improved student/employee retention and achievement
  • Increased participation of non-traditional students
  • Improvements in links with Higher Education and enhanced communication across sectors
  • Opportunity for staff and curriculum development.