Pathways is a collaboration of Higher Education providers in Leicester City, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. We have identified a programme of activities and events suited to the specific needs of young people and their families in these local areas, to provide additional tools to raise attainment, develop transferable skills and gain knowledge of Higher Education opportunities.

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Loughborough University

Based on a superb 440 acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK, Loughborough University is top ten in every national university league table and ranked GOLD in the national Teaching Excellence Framework.

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a dynamic institution with a long and vibrant history of improving people’s lives through education and is dedicated to providing inspirational teaching to students.

University of Northampton

The University of Northampton offers more than just a degree. The unique approach to social enterprise and their global reputation ensures producing graduates with exceptional employability potential.

University of Leicester

At the heart of the UK, Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching.

Register for Big Bang Northants @ Silverstone

You can now register your school or college attendance at our Big Bang 2019 STEM extravaganza.

The event will play host to some 3000+ visitors.  As well as a wide variety of exhibitors from the Northamptonshire area, the event will have workshops and shows for visitors to book on to for a fully interactive STEAM experience.


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