Higher Skills Wales

Higher Skills Wales

Welcome to Higher Skills Wales 

From Foundation degrees to collaborative PhDs the Higher Skills Wales programmes offer a unique opportunity for businesses, students,  academics and educators to work together, share knowledge and experience and learn from each other. All with one clear goal in mind: to improve the competitiveness of the workforce and businesses of Wales.

The Higher Skills Wales programmes are all major European convergence projects, benefiting from European Social Funds (ESF).

  • Four programmes providing access to funded studentships
  • Three Universities working in partnership
  • A world of opportunity for businesses, academics, educators and students to learn from each other
  • Unprecedented access to knowledge, research and support

The Higher Skills Wales programmes have been developed to suit a wide range of people, businesses and situations.  To find out more about the programmes and what they could offer you please click one of the links below.

Please note: To be eligible to participate in these programmes as either a company or as a student you must be resident in the convergence area of Wales (click here for a map) and as a student you must have the right to remain here and work after the completion of your course.