Stepping Up to Higher Education

The Stepping Up to Higher Education programme contains the steps you need to undertake as an applicant up until the first six weeks of the semester.

There are three versions of Stepping Up to Higher Education for students studying different course types. Please select your pathway below. If you are not sure which one to complete, contact [email protected].

Degree Apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships are Students who will be studying a Foundation Degree (FdA/FdSc) or Bachelors Degree (BA/BSc) as part of an apprenticeship.

Other undergraduate

Other undergraduates; studying Level 4-7 qualifications, such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, or non-degree apprenticeships.

Learning disabilities or difficulties support

If you have a disability or learning difficulty, our HE Disability Team can help you access additional study support to enable you to reach your full potential at UCSD.  

For more information on learning difficulties and the support available please click here.

Progression and employability opportunities

If you would like support with careers and employability visit Employability and Next Steps or contact [email protected] to book a one-to-one session.

Contact details

UCSD Faculty Office: [email protected] 

Study Skills Team: [email protected] 

Wellbeing Team: [email protected] 

Disability Team: [email protected] 

Progression and Employability: [email protected]