Careers: Post 18


Information and advice on courses for university, alternatives to university, finance, as well as applying for courses and much more.


Site looking at undergraduate and post graduate choices, plus lots of information on job advice, job sectors and work experience. Short but really good test for A level students looking at options.

Explore your career options and see where your chosen degree could take you.

Open Days

Open days contains listing of higher education open days by month.

The Times (Good University Guide)

The Times Good University Guide. You need to subscribe to access the league tables but you can find all three subject leagues tables for free on the Which University website under subject guides.


Information on Graduate jobs, particularly looking at top employers and careers.

Which? Univeristy

What to study, where to go and how to get there. Lots of advice and information looking at choices, subject guides and degree v apprenticeships.

Also use this link to see where your A-level choices will take you


A website for comparing UK higher education course data. It compares unis, collages and courses based on many social and academic factors.

The Scholarship Hub

Search and apply for UK scholarships, grants or bursaries for university

Not Going To Uni

Not going to uni is a really good site giving advice, information and guidance on a range of areas including sponsored degrees, apprenticeships, gap years and employment.

Venture UK

A concise and visually appealing site, this promotes itself as helping you to ‘Live a life less Ordinary’. Helpful for students. Tab bars link to:

-Study Abroad
- Work Abroad
- Gap Year

Unfortunately, it requires subscription though you can get access on your initial visit but does stop you subsequently.

StudyInfo (EU)

Looking at studying within Europe – lots of adverts, but some useful information.

The Complete University Guide

This site looks at both UK and studying at overseas universities. A really good site which has a lot of different information for students.

QS Top Universities

Worldwide rankings, courses and where to study.


European application service, course listings and where to study.

The Student World

Advice, institutions and events.

A Star Future

Advice, course listings, worldwide.

Fulbright Commission

Dedicated site about studying in the USA including step by step guidance on what you need to do.