Help and support

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For deciding

Getting the help you need to decide the best course for you.

Support from colleges and universites

If you want help from a college or university then admissions tutors welcome enquiries from prospective students. Also take advantage of open days to look round and ask questions.

Every college and university will have Student Support Services that can help prospective students make the right decision about course options.

National Careers Service


The National Careers Service is a free careers advice service for adults. They can help you make the next move in learning, skills and work.


UCAS is the organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK. Not only do UCAS process more than two million applications for full-time undergraduate courses every year, but they also help students to find the right course


Graduate Prospects

Graduate Prospects is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and opportunities to students and graduates.  They publish a wide collection of journals and directories, as well as provide an extensive graduate careers website


UK Course Finder

If you have no idea what you might like to study explore websites like which has a subjects interests questionnaire which provides degree subject suggestions based on your answers to a set of questions. You'll then be able to search for university courses relating to these subjects.


Apprenticeship information from provides one-stop  information about Apprenticeships including vacancies.