Explore higher education and how it could help you reach your future goals.

Teachers & Advisers

Find information, activity and resources to support higher education progression in your school or college.

Parents & Carers

Find information about the options in education that your child could access, and how to support them in making an informed choice.

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Outreach North East

We aim to support young people to make informed choices about their futures. We provide impartial information about higher education to students, parents and carers, and teachers and advisers to encourage progression to higher education and careers.

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Student Space

Joining our Student Space will give you access to exclusive content and activities to help you think about your future and take steps to achieve your goals. Register and access content to begin collecting your digital badges!


Supporting Resources

Find a range of resources and information about higher education and making an informed decision.

Free CPD Sessions from Advancing Access

Advancing Access is able to deliver free CPD sessions for groups of teachers or advisers in UK state schools and colleges. Sessions can be delivered in-person in your school or college, or online. CPD sessions cover topics including:
> Supporting students to make choices at age 16
> Supporting students to make choices at age 18
> Understanding contextual admissions processes
> Preparing students for interviews and admissions tests

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Study Buddy Marketing Pack

Study Buddy is the new app to help your students on their way to study success! This marketing pack contains information about the app, how it could benefit your students, and assets to help you spread the word with them. If you have questions about the contents of this pack please contact us.


UCAS Personal Development Platform

The UCAS Personal Development Platform hosts a range of short modules about the application cycle and best supporting your students.

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Universities & Colleges

The North East has a number of institutions offering a range of further and higher education options.

To find out more about institutions, find a provider local to you, and access contact details for all institutions visit our interactive map.


Explore Higher Education

Find information on a range of higher education related topics such as the options available, the application process, financial support, and transition, by visiting our knowledge base.