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

www.ucas.comwww.bestcourse4me.comwhich.co.uk – how to write a personal statement
University central application systemwww.theuniguide.co.uk/courses

Where To Go

Exploring Universities: Other Useful Websites

 

Admissions Tests

Individual University websites plus:www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.ukwww.admissionstesting.org
www.ucas.comBiomedical admissions test for Medicine/Veterinary
Complete database of all Higher Education courses.theguardian.com/education/universityguideScience plus tests for Humanities subjects including History,
University league tables, including subjectEnglish, Classics and
www.theuniguide.co.uktables.Philosophy plus others.
Search for a course under various criteria – UCAS points,www.ucat.ac.uk
location, course type etc.accesshe.ac.uk/resourcesUK Clinical Aptitude Test
Information and advice on creative artsfor medicine and dentistry
discoveruni.gov.ukcourses.
Search and compare undergraduate courseslnat.ac.uk
in the UKLaw Admissions Test

Scholarships

London University Taster Programme

www.applytouni.comSee individual university websites plus:
Wide ranging advice plus a good section on writing personal statementswww.postgraduatesearch.com/fundinglondon.ac.uk tasters
Free short university taster
courses for Yr 12 students

Graduate Employment

Studying Abroad: General

push.co.ukhecsu.ac.ukwww.studentworld.com
Student university reviews.Publishes “What do graduates do?” employmentInformation and advice on studying in wide range of countries.
statistics for different degrees.
www.whatuni.comstudylink.com
Video/written reviews.www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.ukInformation about wide
range of degree &
thecompleteuniversityguide.co.ukvocational courses
Search/book university open days.throughout the world.

Exploring Careers

www.ucas.com – foundation-degreeswww.prospects.ac.ukwww.astarfuture.co.uk
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.
luminate.prospects.ac.ukwww.topuniversities.com

Student Finance

Labour market information about graduate careers.

 

Worldwide university rankings.
www.gov.uk/student-finance
General information about student finance – links to onlinenationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Studying in Europe

application system.Detailed information about a wide range of careers, entrywww.eunicas.ie
requirements, salaries and prospects.www.study.eu
www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk
NHS bursaries.

Studying in Australia/New Zealand

Studying in Canada

www.studyinaustralia.gov.auwww.educanada.ca

Students with Disabilities

www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz

 

www.gov.uk/disabled-students-allowance-dsa

Studying part of a degree abroad

Studying in USA

www.erasmusplus.org.ukfulbright.org.uk
www.iaeste.org.ukfundingusstudy.org
International Association for exchange if students with
technical experience.
www.aiesec.org
International student exchange programme.

 

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