Going to University

Why go to University?

Choosing higher education has many benefits. These include: developing valuable skills to give you wider opportunities, studying a subject you're passionate about, gaining a qualification to help you follow your chosen career, higher earning potential.

With a huge range of courses available, it's important to do your research to decide what's right for you.

University applications are made through UCAS. There is a lot of useful information help and support on the UCAS website, both for students and their parents/carers.

Make sure you have a look at Student Finance. You may be entitled to extra support. There are also other websites which can give you advice on the best way to manage financing further education.