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Welcome to issue ten of GHWY's Newsletter for HE Providers.

Meetings for the new academic year are currently being scheduled. If you have any suggestions for agenda items for the Go Higher Skills Group or Widening Participation and Planning Group then please send them to Helen Sykes.

As always, we'd love to hear your news, stories or events so if you'd like to share anything get in touch. 
 
News
 
 
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22,000 learners benefit from NCOP Phase 1

Over 22,000 young people across 27 target ward schools and colleges in West Yorkshire have benefited from NCOP Phase 1.

The project also engaged with over 11,302 students in sustained activity throughout the past two years.

Read more about the project's achievements here.
 
 
Students graduate from collaborative residential summer school

Ninety students from ten schools and colleges across West Yorkshire enjoyed a programme of activities that was designed to provide an immersive HE experience.

The young people attended our 'Class of 2025' Collaborative Summer School, which was held between 16-17 July 2019.

Read more.

 
 
Partners give region plenty to celebrate on Yorkshire Day
 
Recent graduates and college leavers from our partners have got plenty to celebrate this Yorkshire Day (1 August).
 
As they move into employment, the wide range of expertise they offer will make them highly sought after by employers. Many will also be able to help plug the region's skills shortages.

Read more.
 
 
 
 
 
Blogs and events
 
 
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From Kirklees College to West Yorkshire Police

Former Kirklees College Public Services student Luke Raynor has achieved his dream of joining West Yorkshire Police, overcoming set backs thanks to his determination and support from his course tutors.

Read more.
 
 
University and employer partnerships in widening participation activities

Students choose to go to university for a variety of reasons, including to get a 'good job'. Leeds Beckett University is keen to build awareness of career options by developing employer partnerships wherever possible.

Read more.
 
 
Progression Module Plus: Introduction for partners

When: Thursday, 12 September between 12.15-2.30pm
Where: Leeds Beckett University

An introduction to Progression Module Plus. There will also be an update on the GHWY NCOP which is now entering Phase 2.

For further information and to register for a place.
 
 
 
 
 
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