Higher Education - Useful Websites

HIGHER EDUCATION - USEFUL WEBSITES

 

www.ucas.com

UCAS is the essential site to visit for course information and when applying to university

www.open.ac.uk

An open days’ directory offering searches by calendar month

www.gov.uk/student-finance

Up to date information from the government website

www.hotcourses.com

This is the UK’s largest and most accurate database of educational courses (including part time and evening courses)

www.ukcoursefinder.co.uk

Another good site for locating specific courses

www.studential.com

A site for UK students explaining the application procedure for applying to university with helpful guides, advice and FAQs

www.opendays.com

Another open days directory offering searches by calendar month, university and college

www.prospects.ac.uk

Graduate careers website

www.gov.uk/student-finance


STUDENT FINANCE

Up to date information from the government website

www.studentbeans.com

Amazing student money-saving and student money making tips. Clever money saving tricks, inspired thrifty fun and very cheap travel guides.

www.bunac.org.uk


GAP YEAR

Work and travel adventures on summer camps, working holidays, volunteer projects and internships in some of the world's most exciting locations.

www.gap360.com

200 Trips Worldwide - Travel, Work, Volunteer

www.realgap.co.uk/Gap-Year

Make a difference on your Gap Year, volunteer, learn, teach & explore

http://www.statravel.co.uk/

Plan Your Gap Year With STA Travel

www.gapyear.com

Gapyear.com is a community for backpackers and gap year travellers. Search for trip advice, travel inspiration, jobs and volunteering ideas

www.prospects.ac.uk/gap_year.htm

Taking a gap year, volunteering and work-experience opportunities in the UK and abroad

www.xtremegapyear.co.uk

Gap Year Travel with us is all about adrenaline travel, personal development through really exciting gap year travel projects, work and travel programmes.

 

OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES

 

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

Information on Apprenticeships, Apprenticeship Jobs, Distance Learning: For Gap years, foundation degree programs, apprenticeship vacancies, gap year jobs and much more

www.thestudentroom.co.uk

Where GCSE, A Level and university students share academic and social knowledge: from study help, to choosing a university, careers, and student life

www.gov.uk/jobsearch.universaljobmatch

Search for jobs as listed by the job centre - nationwide

www.gov.uk/apprenticeships

Search for apprenticeship across the UK

www.princes-trust.org.uk

UK youth charity since 1976, Helping change young lives, offering volunteering roles in your local area

www.careerpilot.org.uk

Your choices at 18. Things to consider and all your options · University level course ·

Advanced or Higher Apprenticeship · Work and training/study · Gap year

www.u-explore.com

Use the school log in to set up a user account to unlock careers information

www.careercamel.com

A Careers Site For Students, Graduates & School Leavers Offering Jobs, Internships, Advice

& Courses

MEDICINE & SCIENCE

www.medschools.ac.uk

www.nhscareers.nhs.uk

SECTOR SPECIFIC WEBSITES

www.wherestemcantakeyou.co.uk

www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk

LAW

www.lawsociety.org.uk

www.lawcareers.net

ENGINEERING

www.engineeringcareers.co.uk

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk

FINANCE

www.insidecareers.co.uk