Researching universities and courses
Researching your options
Making decisions about your future is never easy. Between deciding whether university is right for you, which course to study and where to live it's hard not to be stressed and confused by the situation.
That's why we've asked our experts and current students about everything applying to university entails. From making that first decision about your future career, all the way through to your living situation.
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Advice on researching your options
Should I go to university?
We take you through the reasons university could be right for you.Find out more
How do I pick which uni to go to?
Take a look through our advice on how to pick the right university.Find out more
How do I pick which course to do?
Your course choice super important - take our quiz to find your course.Find out more
Thinking about commuting?
Moving away from home isn’t for everyone and commuting can be a cheaper alternative to living in student accommodation. Check out our reasons why staying at home can be a great choice!Commuting tips