Useful Careers Resources
Discover Uni is an interactive website for young people to support them in making the best education choices. Its purpose is to ensure all prospective students can make informed, evidence-based decisions about university. It offers those considering higher education impartial guidance about studying in the UK and includes a comprehensive undergraduate course search, with information about how previous students found the course, and what jobs they do after graduating.
National Careers Service
The National Careers Service provides free impartial information, advice and guidance on education, training and work to young people and adults aged 13 years and over. Individuals can access support through a website, telephone helpline and web chat service. Advisers can support young people to make informed choices by providing insights into different education routes and career options.
Aspire is a collection of free online careers, university and further education resources produced by the charity upReach. They are designed to give UK state school sixth formers the tools they need to make more informed choices about their future - including routes to university, FE colleges, apprenticeships, and school leavers programmes. Sixth formers, their parents and teachers can register online for their free live webinar series with expert panellists.
Sutton Trust supports young people from less advantaged backgrounds to access leading universities and careers. They run free programmes for Year 12 students that give students practical advice on careers, apprenticeships and university applications.
Social Mobility Foundation
The Social Mobility Foundation's Aspiring Professionals Programme gives young people the skills needed to reach their full potential. The programme is completely free of charge and supports students from Year 12 onwards with activities such as mentoring, skills sessions, career workshops and university application support. Students can check if they're eligible and apply directly between September and December.