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Access to Higher Education


Welcome to Access to HE. We’re really looking forward to welcoming you in September!

Find yourself following your dreams. If you would like to go to university or a need a stepping stone to a university-level qualification, then you've made the right decision to apply for an Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma. Our Access to HE Diploma prepares people without advanced level qualifications for study at university.

Your Summer Work

With support from teaching staff, students develop the specific knowledge, skills and behaviours needed for them to move on to their intended next steps.

Ofsted, 2019

Department Highlights

Sophie Yeomans, Access to HE

Sophie joined NSCG with the ambition of going to university & fulfilling her career dreams. Sophie completed the Access to HE Health Professionals pathway & is now studying a degree in Psychology at Keele University. Hit play to hear her story.

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Tom Hunt, Access to HE

A professional actor for the last 10 years, Tom decided he wanted a career change. Our brand new Access to HE, Science pathway allows students direct progression to a wide range of science related degree courses. Hit play to hear Tom's story.

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Access students celebrating on GCSE results day

If you haven't achieved a grade 4 or above in maths or English when you start your Access course, we will support you throughout to put you on the path to success.

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Supporting Good Causes

Access students throughout the academic year often get involved in charitable initiatives whether that be hair donations to the Little Princess Trust or raising money for BBC Children in Need.

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Other useful content

If you have a specific question about our Virtual Open Days, simply get in touch.

01782 715111