Careers Planner

The careers planner site is a password protected site which we use extensively in school to support students but which students and parents/carers can access outside of school if they know the relevant access information. Click the logo below to login.

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Careers and Apprenticeships

A selection of the most useful websites for careers and apprenticeships information:

 

Apprenticeships https://www.gov.uk/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

Career Pilot http://www.careerpilot.org.uk/

Careers Near Here http://www.careersnearhere.com/

National Careers https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

 

Higher Education 

Our Guidance Booklet on the UCAS process and choosing the right University is available here.

 

Links to the University applications process and more...

 

University Choice   The official UCAS site
    Unistats
    QAA university inspection reports
    Interactive map to all university and college sites
    Look-up tool for identifying low-participation neighbourhoods
    Open day calendar
    The Bristol Scholars scheme & Headteacher Elisabeth Gilpin's launch presentation
    University taster days
    Alternative course search (school/college/university)
    The Guardian University Guide and League Tables
    The Which? Guide to Universities
    Directgov Higher Education advice
    The Push Guide to University Choices
    The Russell Group of Universities
    The ESRC Guide on whether to go to University
    Studyoverseas.com
    Studyabroad.com
    American Universities application process (pdf)
    The Student World
    Whatuni?
    Government advice on student finances
    Financial advice from The Studentroom
    Oxbridge applications advice
     
Finances   Martin Lewis’ guide to new student finance arrangements
    Student finance short film featuring Martin Lewis
    Directgov Student Finance Support
    Student Loans Company
    Moneynet - funding HE studies
    Independent student finance information
    The Scholarship Hub - scholarships related to your courses
     
Student Life   National Union of Students
    Student health matters
    Student UK - advice & lifestyle site
    Youth Information - toolkit for young people
    University accomodation guidance (video)
     
Gap Year  
    Independent gap year advice
    Gap year volunteering and internships
   
    Lattitude Global Volunteering
    Gapyear guide to taking time out
    STA Student Travel
    Language Immersion Abroad
    Year In Industry

 

 

UCAS have provided this widget to help students and their parents/carers find important information about higher education and the UCAS application process.