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Delivery Partners

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Widening Access to the Creative Industries (WACI) is delivered by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland,…

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Glasgow School of Art

Our portfolio development programme is delivered by Glasgow School of Art, preparing our pupils for…

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University of the West of Scotland

Schools outwith Glasgow have access to the Routes for All programme through our partners at…

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Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University delivers our Routes for All programme to our Glasgow schools.  The programme…

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University of Strathclyde

As well as hosting FOCUS West, the University of Strathclyde runs our S2, S3 and…

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow delivers FOCUS West’s Top-Up programme, offering S5s and S6s support with…

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College Partners

West College Scotland

West College Scotland is a further education institution in Scotland. It is the regional college…

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South Lanarkshire College

South Lanarkshire College is a further education institution in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Its campus is…

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New College Lanarkshire

New College Lanarkshire is a further education institution in Scotland in North Lanarkshire. The college…

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Glasgow Kelvin College

Glasgow Kelvin College is a further education college in Glasgow, Scotland, which was formed 1…

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Glasgow Clyde College

Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in the Scottish city…

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Dumfries and Galloway College

Dumfries and Galloway College is a further education college in Dumfries and Galloway, with campuses in Dumfries and Stranraer. In 2008 the…

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City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College is a further education college in Glasgow, Scotland. The new college was created from the merger…

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Argyll College

Argyll College UHI is part of the University of the Highlands and Islands and offers…

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Ayrshire college

Ayrshire College is a further education institution in Scotland. Formed in August 2013 from a merger between Ayr College, Kilmarnock College and…

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Local Authorities

North Lanarkshire Council

North Lanarkshire is to the north-east of Glasgow and is the location of 6 FOCUS…

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South Ayrshire Council

South Ayrshire covers an area of the south-west coast of Scotland. FOCUS West works with…

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North Ayrshire Council

North Ayrshire is on the firth of the Clyde, to the south west of Glasgow….

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Inverclyde Council

Inverclyde is to the west of Glasgow, along the River Clyde and is the location…

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Glasgow City Council

FOCUS West works with 17 schools in the Glasgow area.

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East Ayrshire Council

Centred around Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire covers an area to the south west of Glasgow City….

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South Lanarkshire Council

South Lanarkshire is to the south east of Glasgow City. FOCUS West works with Cathkin…

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Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway Council covers the Southern Uplands in Scotland, in the south west of…

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Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire is to the west of Glasgow in Scotland.  FOCUS West works with Linwood High…

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Argyll and Bute Council

Argyll & Bute Council covers a large area of the west coast of Scotland.  FOCUS…

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West Dunbartonshire Council

West Dunbartonshire covers an area to the west of Glasgow and includes Clydebank and Dumbarton….

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International Partners

Global Access to Post Secondary Education

The mission of GAPS is to build a global, engaged & collaborative access & success…

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FACE

Established in 1993, FACE is a UK-wide network for those involved and concerned with access,…

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Curtin University (NCSEHE)

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training (previously Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change,…

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NADE

The National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) is a USA network of developmental educators. Developmental…

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EAN

The European Access Network encourages wider access to higher education for those who are currently…

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Other HE Partners

The Open University Scotland

The Open University in Scotland offers flexible, part-time higher education study opportunities at and is…

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Scotland’s Rural College

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is a higher education institution that combines education, consulting and research,…

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Other Partners

The US-UK Fulbright Commission

The US-UK Fulbright Commission hosts both the Fulbright scholarship programme and the EducationUSA advising network…

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The Sutton Trust

The Sutton Trust is a foundation which improves social mobility in the UK through evidence-based…

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The Scottish Funding Council

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is the national, strategic body that is responsible for funding teaching and…

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The Social Mobility Foundation

The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) is a charity which aims to make a practical improvement…

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SmartSTEMs

SmartSTEMs runs events designed to encourage girls to explore the possibility of careers in science,…

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MCR Pathways

Initially based in Glasgow, MCR Pathways focuses specifically on supporting looked after young people via…

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BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland is the publicly funded broadcaster for Scotland and a division of the BBC….

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