Pathways is the partnership of higher education providers in Leicester City, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland as part of the Office for Students Uni Connect programme

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Explore the Pathways Higher Education providers

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.

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.

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

Digital Art and Design Club

Pathways are running a new online Saturday Art and Design club from 25th April – 27th June.

Our online Saturday Art and Design club is an exciting opportunity to pursue your interests in art and develop your skills and portfolio further. We’ll host live videos to help you create your own fashion brand whilst exploring links to arts courses and careers in the creative industries.

Applications open now via our activities page!

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