The Russell Group’s guide Informed Choices provides students with information, advice and guidance about their post-16 subject choicesChoosing your A-level (or equivalent) subjects carefully is really important – especially if you have aspirations to study at a leading university. The Russell Group’s guide, Informed Choices, includes advice from admissions professionals on the best subject combinations for a wide range of university courses as well as the best choices for students who want to keep their options open.
Success at School is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.
UCAS Progress and UCAS
Search and apply for local courses and apprenticeships for 14-19 year olds.
The main website for universities, their courses and applications.
Careersbox is a free online library of careers related film, news and information. As the preferred digital new media partner to the Institute of Career Guidance, the largest careers body in the UK, Careersbox aim is to deliver the right information at the right time to careers advisers and job seekers.
Our case study films show real people doing real jobs, giving viewers insight into careers across all sectors and helping them to find the right career.
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.
The National Careers Service website aims to – help you with careers decisions and planning, enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools, support you in reviewing your skills and abilities and develop new goals and motivate you to implement your plan of action.
Start is a free, online careers platform designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career
potential. It combines the most comprehensive source of information with a personalised experience
and career planning tools, helping our students to make more informed decisions about their future
study and career options, as well as developing their employability. Start includes:
A student profile: students build their profile and access personalised study and career information.
Modules: activities to guide students through the information on Start at the right time.
Up to date information: engaging content on what to study, where to learn and the world of work.
Locker: an online record of achievement to evidence skills for future applications and CVs.
Employability action plan: Students can set goals and stay in control of their career planning.
#3 Start Overview Video
Bring Start to life using this Start Overview Film.
LifeSkills, created with Barclays, is a free, curriculum-linked programme, developed with teachers to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK.
This CV Builder will help you communicate your skills, experience and qualifications which is in a format that is expected by many employers.
STEMNET (the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) creates opportunities to inspire young people in STEM.
The deliver three core programmes – STEM Ambassadors, STEM Clubs, STEM Schools Programmes.
STEMNET hold events for young people in the area.
Opendays.com was started in 1999 and has established itself as the definitive source of university and college open day information in the UK. We list open days for every UK higher education institution – both universities and colleges – and provide all of our information free of charge to users.
Choosing the right higher education option can only be done through proper research.
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