The Graduate Skills Project is a project to help upskill and help West Yorkshire Region graduates into graduate employment across the region.

Leeds Trinity is the Lead Partner of the Go Higher West Yorkshire Partnership for the project. All eleven institutions that are involved will work in partnership in the delivery and project engagement of graduates and employers.

The project is funded by West Yorkshire Combined Authority through the Adult Skills Funding.


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Who is Eligible?

Graduates that have finished their studies (Level 5 and above) from 2020 onwards, currently residing in or looking for Graduate Employment in the West Yorkshire Region.


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Find out more

Complete the sign-up form to receive more information about Graduate Skills courses.


The project is working directly with employers across the region to fill roles and address the skills gap. If you are an employer recruiting within West Yorkshire please get in touch in ways we can support you in getting exceptional graduate talent.

Ways in which Employers can support the project - delivery of sessions, attending networking sessions and career fairs or mentoring graduates interested in roles within your sector of expertise.


If you have any questions about Grad Skills please contact the project team by emailing