Year 7 – higher education uncovered

Welcome to the Manchester Gateways Programme! Each year, from now until Year 11, you will join us for a day at The University of Manchester to learn more about the choices available to you in the future.

Over the course of the next five years, you will build up knowledge that will help you go on to make informed decisions about your future after you finish school and beyond. For now, let’s start by talking about higher education.

Click ‘read more’ in the boxes below to start your higher education uncovered journey.

What is higher education?

Discover the world of higher education!

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What is student life like?

You’ve heard the term before, but what does student life actually involve?

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VIPs with degrees

Check out some VIPs who have gone into higher education!

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Why Study?

Why not check out our Why Study? page to find out what our students really think about their courses and about student life.

Visit the University of Manchester's Why Study? page!