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Application to Higher Education

Below are links to some documents to assist you with your application to higher education

Open Days and Interviews
What Course Should I Study
Where Should I Study
UCAS Convention - Prep

Some useful websites for research into higher Education:
 
www.ucas.com
www.ucas.tv - Case studies to explain to students how the UCAS process works
www.hotcourses.com - Information about different types of courses
unistats.direct.gov.uk -  Useful statistics to compare universities and courses
www.prospects.ac.uk - Graduate careers website
www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance - Help and guidance on applying for student financial support
www.slc.co.uk - Key information on student loans
www.opendays.com - Open day details for colleges and universities
www.thestudentroom.co.uk - Student chat room – find out what others think about courses, make friends before you get there, even find accommodation plus much, much more.
www.work-experience.org - Promoting, supporting and developing work experience
www.uni-uk.co.uk - Designed to help students in the EARLY stages of their search for a university or a course.
www.whatuni.com - Full of university and course information and features more than 5000 independent student reviews
yougo.co.uk - Student-only website supported by UCAS. A one stop shop for people thinking about moving into Higher Education
www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk - Data produced by The Independent newspaper for comparison use.
www.studential.com - in-depth information about going to university and the application process involved
www.timeshighereducation.co.uk - rankings from The Times
www.unistats.direct.gov.uk - statistics to inform choices –includes National Student survey data
www.cbi.org.uk - interesting research on what employers are looking for from graduates
www.careerstagged.co.uk - a search engine that specialises in career information
www.universityvideo.co.uk - videos from universities showing campus and selling points
www.coursefinder.com - contains questionnaire with links to courses
www.push.co.uk - independent guide to all things ’studentish’ written by students
www.bestcourse4me.com - decision making information