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Find Your Region for Local Advice

Click through to find your regional office and local SHEP provider to get advice just for you. 

FOCUS West is one of four organisations giving Higher Education advice.

Aspire North

For Highlands and Islands - Western Isles, Highland Orkney, Shetland, Grampian, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Lift Off

Angus, Moray, Dundee City, Fife, Tayside, Perth & Kinross


City of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, West Lothian, Borders, Stirling, Clackmannanshire, Falkirk


Argyll and Bute, Dumfries and Galloway, Glasgow City, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire, East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde, Western Isles

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There are 32 local authority areas in Scotland and these are divided up by the four different SHEP providers.  This website refers mostly to the West of Scotland.  Look on the map to see your local area and click on their website for more information.

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FOCUS West works as part of the Scottish Funding Council's National Schools Programme.