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 activities to empower students in their next steps.

Find out more

Study Higher annual access conference

This year’s conference was held on 8th October 2021

Working with further education colleges and adult learners. 

Offering a platform to share research and widening participation practice with adult learners, learners studying in further education settings, and/or effective collaborations between FE and HE.


Lesson in a box

Free resource for schools/colleges

This box provides a selection of lesson plans and free resources to use in schools/colleges about university and higher education. The resources were developed by The University of Reading for Study Higher.

What we do

Information, news and resources

We have a bank of downloadable resources and up-to-date information to support with understanding higher education.

Inspiring and informative workshops and events

Subject specific taster days, personal statement workshops, mobile simulation units- there a range of activities available for schools and students to access.

University / campus visits

Visiting a university is an important opportunity for students to explore the benefits of higher education and even to address the personal barriers that might be in place in accessing University.

Upcoming Events

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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 August 2021.


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


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