Choosing a university and a course

Higher Education

  • Which University offers careers information and advice to help you choose GCSE and A-level subjects and narrow down your higher education options
  • The Student Room allows GCSE, A-Level and university students to share academic and social knowledge, from study help and student life, to choosing a university or career
  • UCAS displays the entry requirements for university courses and the specific grades you will need to get in, as well as course details and advice to help you choose the best path for you
  • Smart Futures is a great paid experience of work for ambitious, bright Year 12s that can improve your chance of getting a job after school or going onto higher education.
  • Bright Knowledge is an incredible resource of information about what studying at uni is like, including what subject to take, how to budget, tips for studying, finding accommodation and so much more.
  • Uni Stats includes official data about each university and college’s satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students
  • Best Course 4 Me gives the option to put in the A-levels you are studying to help you decide which courses to pursue in higher education
  • Student Parents helps parents who wish to become students by providing advice on planning for university and balancing a budget
  • represents 24 of the countries leading universities for teaching quality, research and business links. download ‘informed choices’ for advice on subject combinations and tips for getting a place.
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  • The UK’s most widely used student and graduate job website
  •  when you’re off to study in Higher education then finding out whether there are financial  busaries and grant available is a must. use this site to find out where you could be eligible.
  • SACU offers a great independent source of Information, Advice and Guidance to students, parents and teachers. Not affiliated to any university, government or business. Try the Sparton test to test your Higher education ideas.
  • a comprehensive database to find funding to support UK/EU under and post graduates
  • Oxbridge preparation with My Tutor from gives you specialist advice in this and other HE related areas. The wider site enables access to tutors online at affordable prices.