Helpful websites for support and advice

UCAS.com
UCAS.tv

opendays.com

University and college open days

This site is completely self-explanatory.

  • Search  –  search by name, location or institution profiles
  • Calendar  –  open days sorted by date per month
  • Advice  – How to choose a university
  • Advice  –  What questions should I ask at open days
  • Advice – what to look for in a university town or city
  • Advice  –  Gap years
  • Advice  -  five top tips for starting university

Remember you need to book with the university when you want to visit during an open day

unistats.direct.gov.uk

As well as being clued up on the money side of going to University, students will need to choose what they study and where. The new Unistats website is a valuable new resource which will help students thinking of entering higher education make informed decisions.

Containing a set of information referred to as Key Information Sets (KIS), it contains everything students and their careers advisers want to know, from student satisfaction, accommodation and finance to graduate employability and lots more.

Other Useful Sites

university.which.co.uk - A helpful resource for finding and comparing universities and colleges.

parentadviser.co.uk - Free careers resource for parents.

students.creditaction.org.uk - Student Finance

direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning

connexions-direct.com

universityoptions.co.uk

timesonline.co.uk

guardian.co.uk/education/universityguide