Should I go to University?

The ultimate myth buster

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The types of uni courses

Universities offer more than one type of course. Depending on your requirements, interests and commitments you can find your perfect fit. Use our quiz to find the university course that suits your needs.

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Uni jargon buster

Feel like university terminology is confusing? Join the gang! If you're struggling to get your head around all things university, we've put together a handy A-Z to help you find the definitions you're looking for.

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Get a job or a degree?

Wondering whether you should go to university or get a job? Our article spells out the pros and cons of both to help you decide the right option for you after you finish college or sixth form.

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How to decide if you want to go to university

Sitting on the fence trying to figure if you want to go to uni or not? When it’s time to decide what you want to do with your life, how do you know which path is right for you? Our student Joey explains how he made his decision and shares his four top tips to help you figure out if university is the best move for you.

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Finance can be one of the key issues when deciding to take a higher education course. You may be feeling anxious about money and wondering how you will manage to pay your tuition fees, living expenses and all the costs associated with going to university. We can help you get to grips with it all.

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Student support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Application advice

There are different ways to apply to us depending on your course and level of study. To take the stress out of your application, we've put together a range of advice for your application.

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Find a course

We offer over 150 courses in a range of subject areas. Find the perfect course for you and apply today.

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Social media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

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