You can find out all about the latest projects and Higher Horizons news below.

School outreach project funded by Higher Horizons wins top education award

An out-of-this-world project at a Cheshire high school, funded by Higher Horizons, has won a top award at a regional education awards ceremony.


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Uni Connect Launch

The National Collaborative Outreach Programme has been rebranded Uni Connect and will continue to be delivered locally by the Higher Horizons Partnership.

Fast Trackers Project Wins Award

The 'Fast Trackers' project, delivered in collaboration with Greater Manchester Higher, FutureU, Network Rail and Mott MacDonald, has been awarded 'Graduate Initiative of the Year' at the Construction News Talent Awards 2018.

Make The Cut – The Anti-Smoking Film Project

Working in collaboration with Stoke-on-Trent City Council on a public health issue, Higher Horizons+ inspire learners and their parents to consider higher education.

New ‘Fast Trackers’ Project Launches

The Fast Trackers project will enable 140 young people from across Staffordshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Lancashire who are studying STEM subjects, to visit employers and educational institutions to help inspire their education at a higher level.

The Mentoring Project

The Mentoring Project was a bespoke activity created for Paulet High School and Sixth Form in Burton. The project involved Y12 students mentoring Y8s within the school about higher education.

Bucking The Trend

New research, 'Bucking the Trend', explores why young men from economically disadvantaged backgrounds in the Midlands and North West choose higher education when so many of their peers don't.

UNiFY 2017

120 Year 12 students experienced three days as university students at UNiFY 2017 at Keele and Staffordshire universities, funded by Higher Horizons+