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Higher Education

Students in the sixth form gain support from Mrs Marples when looking at opportunities for higher education.

This support and visits to university fairs and visiting speakers help students make an informed decision about their HE choices.

There are many websites available to support HE decisions the following are a small selection of these:


UCAS– Your one-stop-shop for searching and applying for UK university courses. You will find detailed information about each, including their selection criteria and admissions policy.


What Uni and Which University enables you to look at universities offer subjects that interest you, which you can personalise by your  A Level subjects and likely grades. They also have advice about all aspects of your higher education choices.


Unistats the official UK website for comparing UK Higher Education course data


Prospects In addition to advice about university and apprenticeship options, Prospects also shows you what you can do with different degree subjects, in terms of career ideas and employment opportunities.


Information about the costs of going to university and the application is available via the student finance website.



University League Tables can help in your research for university choice, be aware of the factors used in the league tables, some factors may be more important to you than others.