Discover HE

A Short Guide to Higher Education in the North West

This guide is a brief introduction to some of the main issues in higher education for those who are unfamiliar with the sector or whose work may require some basic knowledge of Higher Education.  Here you can find out about the structure of UK Higher Education, higher level qualifications available, research and knowledge transfer activities, student funding and finance and a selection of useful links.

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A Short Guide to Skills

This is a short guide to skills including national and regional information and a glossary of key players and initiatives.

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