Inspiring and informing young people about their future options.

Welcome to Study Higher – a partnership of universities, further education colleges and other stakeholders working together to provide young people with high quality impartial advice and guidance about education opportunities.


We have an exciting range of free outreach activities to empower students in choosing their next steps.

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Outreach Provision


Our attainment raising programme, Elevate, is delivered in six schools across our four regions to students in years 8-10.

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Targeted outreach

Targeted outreach is delivered in 34 schools and colleges across our four regions to students in years 11-13 (or equivalent).

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Strategic outreach

Strategic outreach comprises of three programmes for young carers, care experienced students and service pupils.

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Further information can be found here for students who are care experienced, young carers or from an Armed Forces family.

What we do

Information, advice and guidance

We provide information about education pathways including further/higher education and  apprenticeships, as well as budgeting and student finance. Through our strategic outreach programmes, we also offer tailored guidance for young carers, care experienced young people, and service pupils.

Inspiring and informative workshops and events

We run a range of activities for schools, including subject specific tasters, personal statement and UCAS workshops, apprenticeship information, and many more.

University / campus visits

Visiting a university is an important opportunity for students to explore university life and study, and imagine themselves as future students.

Our impact


Number of young people we have worked with since the start of the programme in 2017.


Number of students we have worked with since September 2022.


Number of activities we have delivered since the start of the programme.