Schools and colleges virtual hub
We have created a range of resources for you to help you explore the world of Higher Education. From videos to how to guides, there’s something for everyone and you can use these resources to support you with your choices about your future. These resources will help you from the beginning of your journey, when you are just starting to think about university through to preparing yourself for the move. These can be done at home individually and you can share them with your teachers and advisers. Our aim is to provide you with a range of useful information and activities to help you with making decisions about your future.
We know that finance may be one of the biggest factors when making the decision about going to university; you can sharpen your skills with our budgeting calculator and interactive payslip, as well as becoming more familiar with the cost of living and managing your own finances.
Your university application
You’ve decided you want to go to university and you’ve done your research. So what’s next? You’ll find useful advice on the UCAS application process and personal statements, as well as downloadable resources to help you to plan and write your own.
The benefits of university
Making the decision about going to university is a big one! Let us provide you with some advice and guidance about the benefits of studying a degree, what types of thing to research and support you with picking the right course and university for you. Find out more about what to look out for and how to fully inform your own decision making process.
Preparing for university
Readying yourself for university is so much more than getting applications in and heading there at the start of term. It’s important to get yourself university ready and you can find tips on areas such as study skills for you to use now, as well as at university, to employability advice and mental health and wellbeing tips.