All About Apprenticeships (Y9-Y11)
This pack explains what an apprenticeship is and the types of apprenticeships you can study instead of studying BTECs or A Levels at College or Sixth Form.
Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Explained (Y12- Y13)
This pack explains what an apprenticeship is and the types of apprenticeships you can study after you finish sixth form or college. These are called higher or degree apprenticeships and are equivalent to a degree. This pack takes you through everything you need to know about choosing this route.
Pathways and Courses
Creative Arts: Courses and Careers (Y10 - Y13)
This short video will teach you about the various careers you could access by studying creative arts subjects at university.
Studying Science at University (Y10 - Y13)
In this short video, Dr Alex talks you through what it's like to study science at university. What are the lectures like? Do you need to be good at maths? Can you carry out experiments?
Pathways to University (Y9 - Y11)
Lizzie talks you through the different qualifications you can study at sixth form or college and how all of these can help you access university or higher education.
It's Your Choice: For Y8 and Y9
This information booklet gives you some practical tips if you're about to choose which subjects to study for your GCSEs.
My Student Journey: Applying Through Clearing
Keele University student Catherine talks about her experience applying for university through clearing, studying a foundation year, and her student experience.
What is Clearing Plus? (Y12 - Y13)
Lewis explains all about the new clearing plus service, which matches your grades and interests with suitable university courses on results day.
Be University Ready (Y12 and Y13)
This downloadable information booklet includes everything students need to know about progressing to university.
Higher Horizons Guide to Student Finance (Y9 - Y13)
What is student finance? Why do you need it? How much can you get? And how much do you pay back? Hinna takes you through the basics in this short video.
Student Budgeting (Y10 - Y13)
This video and work pack will teach you everything you need to know about how to budget your money when you're at university. It includes a budgeting activity to show you how to work out a weekly budget at university and what you might spend your money on.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Student Finance Edition (Y9 - Y13)
Can you get all the answers right on our interactive, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Student Finance quiz? Use your lifelines wisely, and find out common answers to student finance questions.
My Student Journey: Lewis (Y9 - Y13)
Lewis talks about his experiences studying History at the University of Liverpool.
My Student Journey: Studying Medicine (Y9 - Y13)
Keele University student Emily talks about her experiences applying for and studying Medicine at university.
My Student Journey: Lizzie (Y9- Y13)
In this short video, Lizzie talks about her experience moving away from home to study at Bangor University.
My Student Life: Living at Home (Y9 - Y13)
Ciaran decided to go to his local university to study History while living at home. In this video, he talks you through his experiences living at home while at university, his top tips for students, and what he wants to do now he's close to graduation.
My Student Journey: Lauren (Y9 - Y13)
In this short video, Lauren talks about her experience moving away to study at the University of York.
What are Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities?
If you've heard about Oxford, Cambridge or Russell Group universities but aren't sure what that means this is the video for you. Alison explains what these terms mean, what to expect if you want to apply to one of these universities, and what to look for in league tables.
Introduction to University (Y9 - Y12)
Lucy explains everything you need to know about university: what it is, what to expect when you get there, how you might spend your time when you're not studying, and how student finance works.
University Research in Real Life (Y10 - Y13)
Did you know that universities have been helping to fight Covid-19? Find out how university research is helping us understand the Coronavirus, how universities support the NHS, and how university students have been able to help!
Countdown: University Edition (Y9 - Y13)
Can you beat the countdown clock? Test your higher education knowledge by unscrambling the words!