In this article, we introduce a range of useful websites for exploring higher education options.

Applying to University

Choosing What to Study


Writing a Personal Statement – how to write a personal statement
University central application

Where To Go

Exploring Universities: Other Useful Websites


Admissions Tests

Individual University websites
www.ucas.comBiomedical admissions test for Medicine/Veterinary
Complete database of all Higher Education plus tests for Humanities subjects including History,
University league tables, including subjectEnglish, Classics and plus others.
Search for a course under various criteria – UCAS points,
location, course type Clinical Aptitude Test
Information and advice on creative artsfor medicine and dentistry
Search and compare undergraduate
in the UKLaw Admissions Test


London University Taster Programme

www.applytouni.comSee individual university websites plus:
Wide ranging advice plus a good section on writing personal tasters
Free short university taster
courses for Yr 12 students

Graduate Employment

Studying Abroad: General
Student university reviews.Publishes “What do graduates do?” employmentInformation and advice on studying in wide range of countries.
statistics for different degrees.
Video/written about wide
range of degree & courses
Search/book university open days.throughout the world.

Exploring Careers –
Information about foundationGraduate careers website. Careers AdviceInformation on a wide range
degrees.section includes “Options with your subject”of degree courses throughout
linking careers to subjects.the world taught in English.

Student Finance

Labour market information about graduate careers.


Worldwide university rankings.
General information about student finance – links to

Studying in Europe

application system.Detailed information about a wide range of careers,
requirements, salaries and
NHS bursaries.

Studying in Australia/New Zealand

Studying in Canada

Students with Disabilities

Studying part of a degree abroad

Studying in USA
International Association for exchange if students with
technical experience.
International student exchange programme.


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