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Application to Higher Education

Below are links to some documents to assist you with your application to higher education

Open Days and Interviews
Introduction to Higher Education
What Course Should I Study
Where Should I Study
UCAS Convention - Prep

Some useful websites for research into higher Education:

www.ucas.com

www.hotcourses.com
Information about different types of courses

unistats.direct.gov.uk
Useful statistics to compare universities and courses

www.prospects.ac.uk
Graduate careers website

www.slc.co.uk
Key information on student loans

www.opendays.com
Open day details for colleges and universities

www.thestudentroom.co.uk
Student chat room – find out what others think about courses, make friends before you get there, even find accommodation plus much, much more.

www.whatuni.com
Full of university and course information and features more than 5000 independent student reviews

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk
Data produced by The Independent newspaper for comparison use.

www.timeshighereducation.co.uk
rankings from The Times

www.cbi.org.uk
interesting research on what employers are looking for from graduates

www.careerstagged.co.uk
a search engine that specialises in career information

http://www.ukcoursefinder.com/
contains questionnaire with links to courses

www.push.co.uk
independent guide to all things ’studentish’ written by students

www.bestcourse4me.com
decision making information

www.unitasterdays.com
Information about taster days and pre-application opportunities

www.applytouni.com
free resource for students on all aspects of applying to university

www.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo
UK map with locations of all universities and colleges in UK

The sites below offer help and guidance on applying for student financial support and all things financial:

www.gov.uk/student-finance
www.thefundingclinic.org.uk
www.moneysavingexpert.com
www.university.which.co.uk
www.studentbeans.com
www.savethestudent.org