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Welcome to the ASPIRENorth website.

ASPIRENorth works with young people in partner schools across the North of Scotland as part of Scotland's national Schools for Higher Education Programme (SHEP). ASPIRENorth encourages young people to make more positive and better informed decisions about their post-school educational choices.

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Whether you're a pupil or teacher from an ASPIRENorth school, a parent interested in your child's education, staff of a college, university or education authority, a student or employee looking to gain invaluable work experience we are sure our website will have something to offer you.

Thanks for visiting us, feel free to contact us with any queries and please re-visit to see our regular website updates.

Activities & News

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Activities -

ASPIRENorth has a 'Schools for Higher Education Programme' with activities for S3-S6 pupils in our 10 target schools.

To find out more about our activities please see our programme outline and visit our pupil pages.

News -

See the photos from our S3 activity days by clicking on your school name here

See the photos from our Kinlochleven High School pupils' visits to Stirling University here


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Volunteers mapVolunteers

See the volunteering opportunities available in your area.