SUBMENU

Recommended Careers and HE websites

 

LABOUR MARKET

Labour Market Information (LMI) Report 2018 -  https://oppsinbucks.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/LMI-Report-2018_Final.pdf

Buckinghamshire Business First – labour market information and the job market in Buckinghamshire - https://bbf.uk.com/search?keyword=Labour+market+intelligence

HE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

UCAS Application system for UK universities with information on other options  -  www.ucas.com

Russell Group Universities  -  https://russellgroup.ac.uk/

Find a range of courses, colleges, universities, funding and career options - https://www.whatuni.com/ 

Liberal Arts Degree - http://www.topuniversities.com/blog/what-liberal-arts-education

Official data and key information for undergraduates, including; courses, university satisfaction, student survey, jobs and salaries  -  http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/ 

University and College open day directory  -  https://www.opendays.com/

University and related league tables  -  ww.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk 

University league tables - undergraduates rating of universities according to 21 different factors. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/ 

DEFERRED ENTRY TO UNIVERSITY

Complete university Guide - https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ask/answer/495/deferring-university-entry

Oxford - https://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/medicine/pre-clinical/faqs/can-i-apply-for-deferred-entry

FREE ONLINE RESOURCES 

Start - a free, online careers platform, designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential - https://www.startprofile.com/

Careerometer - Explore and compare key information about occupations and identify potential careers -  http://wannabebucks.org/careerometer/

icould – an online charity providing career ideas and information for young people https://icould.com/

National Careers Service - Explore Careers - https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/ 

Chat with an adviser using webchat. This service is open from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week.

Phone - Call 0800 100 900 to speak to an adviser. Lines are open from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week. Calls are free from landlines and most mobile number.

Web form - Use our web form to ask your question and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Callback - Tell us your number and we'll call you back.

Face-to-face advice - Call 0800 100 900 to find out if you're eligible for a face-to-face appointment with an adviser.

Text - Text your name and the word ADVICE to 07766 413219 and a National Careers Service adviser will call you back for free. You can also use this text number to ask for information like telephone numbers and addresses. Please note we can't open pictures sent by text.

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG) - http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/

UCAS - Parent guide -  Parent, Guardian, and Carer Guide 2019 entry 

STUDENT FINANCE

https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-financehttps://

www.ucas.com/undergraduate/student-life/getting-student-support/undergraduate-student-finance-and-support

ONLINE COURSES

https://www.mooc-list.com/ - Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) a website where you can find free online course offered by the best universities around the world. The website gives students a unique opportunity to develop their subject knowledge beyond the A Level syllabus.

GAP YEAR 

www.gap-year.com - Gap years are a popular option among some school leavers. They offer students time before starting university, to broaden their experience whilst enhancing their CV.

APPRENTICESHIPS

Amazing Apprenticeships - http://www.amazingapprenticeships.com/  A national project to raise awareness of apprenticeships and opportunities available in England.  With the government’s pledge to create 3 million apprenticeships by 2020, there has never been a better time to learn about this credible alternative to full time university.

Buckinghamshire vacancies - https://wannabebucks.org/  kick start your career with live vacancies for jobs, apprenticeships and work experience placements.

Apprenticeships Government Website - https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship 

Milkround for apprenticeships - https://www.milkround.com/

Information on Apprenticeships - http://www.getingofar.gov.uk/apprenticeships 

Telegraph's Apprenticeship App. - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2016/03/11/telegraph-apprenticeship-app/  

Not going to Uni? - https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/apprenticeships-223

London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy - https://www.lhaa.co.uk/how-to-become-a-hairdresser