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Check your postcode

Discover if your postcode is is within a neighbourhood that is eligible for the PARTNERS programme.

The PARTNERS Programme is available to residents from:

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

You are eligible for PARTNERS if your home postcode is within a neighbourhood that has a low progression rate to higher education or has a high level of financial, social or economic deprivation.

Please enter your home postcode in the box below to find out immediately if you're eligible:


Eligibility for the PARTNERS Programme Supported Entry Route

Unfortunately you are not eligible for the PARTNERS Programme based on your home postcode ().

However, if you have experienced any extenuating personal circumstances relating to social, economic or educational disadvantage at key educational times, please contact us so we can reassess your postcode taking these circumstances into consideration.

You can phone us on 0191 208 6094 or email us at

PARTNERS Programme Eligibility Postcode Checker - Postcode not found

The postcode checker could not find a result for the postcode that you entered. Please contact us at to confirm whether or not your postcode is eligible.

Eligibility for the PARTNERS Programme Supported Entry Route

Thank you for your interest in PARTNERS.

You would be eligible for the PARTNERS Programme supported entry route, based on your postcode ().

However, we also take into account your predicted grades and in order to be eligible, your predicted grades must be within one grade of the lower PARTNERS offer.

Find out how to apply or contact the PARTNERS team if you have any further questions.

For more information please see our PARTNERS Programme eligibility criteria.

We look forward to receiving your application.