Higher Education Information

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This page contains a is list of high quality online resources that are useful when considering Higher Education. Further advice and guidance can be sought from the Student Mentors (Janet, Fiona and Jess) and the Post 16 Year Leaders.

www.ucas.com/ This has all university information
www.ucas.com/ucas/conservatoires Applications for Music, Drama and Dance 
www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/ University research quality ratings
www.studyinscotland.org/ Scottish University information
www.thetimes.co.uk Examples of league tables
www.theguardian.com/ Examples of league tables
russellgroup.ac.uk/ Information about the 24 leading universities
www.nerap.ac.uk/ Useful information about Higher Education offered by the North East region's five universities 
www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ Ranking and bursary information
www.whatuni.com/ Comparison website for universities
www.gov.uk/student-finance/ Up to date financial information 

When considering Higher Education it is important to think what you would or could be doing after you have completed your studies. Looking at graduate job prospects is essential, the links below can help. Assessing Labour Market Information and Intelligence about the potential changes and developments within the sector you see yourself working could be a real help when choosing courses. What is vital is you assess the destinations of students who have completed the course you are interested in - will the course lead you to graduate employment or not. Be realistic and aware of your prospects. 
www.prospects.ac.uk/ Graduate careers
targetjobs.co.uk/ Graduate careers, graduate training schemes and internships