First Year University Research

Useful links for researching Universities:

UCAS course search to narrow down which Unis offer her course of choice: https://digital.ucas.com/search

UCAS subject guides to look into which degree subject might suit her best: https://www.ucas.com/explore/subjects

UCAS Tariff calculator to ‘estimate’ what her predicted UCAS Points might be: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Researching what Universities are like to live at using this: http://www.applytouni.com/universities/

University league tables: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings

Russell Group and know these are ONLY possible if she gets top grades: https://russellgroup.ac.uk/about/our-universities/

Assessing which job sectors are growth and decline areas, finding out where jobs are for her area of interest, this is called Labour Market Information:  https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/ngrf/lmifuturetrends/sectorscovered

Look into how to write a personal statement and have a practice using this: https://www.ucasdigital.com/widgets/personalstatement/index.html#/splash

Future Learn Courses: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/preparing-for-uni

Student Finance https://www.gov.uk/apply-online-for-student-finance