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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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 Leicester

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

University of Northampton

The University of Northampton are one of the youngest universities in the UK but they are already leading the way in adding value to society. They want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be.

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.

Year 12 Residential

This two-day, one-night activity taking place 9th-10th July introduces year 12 students to life at university. Through a number of team working activities, sports sessions and a night spent in halls of residence, students will develop their key transferable skills and gain an insight into life as an undergraduate.

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