Do Your Own Research
We want to support all our students to better understand different qualifications, career pathways and the world of work to gain independence in making important decisions about their future. To achieve this, we assist students learn where they can find impartial, accurate careers information and how to use this information to help them decide what pathways might best suit their particular skill set.
We are extremely keen for students, parents and carers to use us for support but also to show an interest in researching career information in their own time. We have provided the following links below to help with your research.
Going to university?
The Uni Guide is the free and independent way to search and compare UK degree courses and universities.
The Complete University Guide. This website details UK university rankings, course information and provides expert advice for every student.
The Russell Group. This website lists the Russell Group universities and has links to university websites.
UCAS has a good section on exploring options to study abroad.
studee.com is a very good website if you wish to explore options to study abroad.
The Complete University Guide. Listed above under Going to university?, this website also has a good section on studying abroad.
Apprenticeships & Traineeship
Find an apprenticeship. This is the government website, which is continually updated with apprenticeship opportunities
NGTU. If you are looking at options, other than university, then this is a good website to use.
The Apprenticeship Guide
Student Ladder. This is a great resource. It has apprenticeship and internship opportunities and even helps with CV development.
Amazing Apprenticeships. This website helps you explore different apprenticeship options as well as advertising events such as career fayres.
Thinking about GCSE options?
The Guide to GCSE options. This website will help you understand more effectively the choices you may be asked to make.