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Other Organisations and Support for Schools

There are a number of organisations we work with, and resources available to support careers and university guidance in school. Use the links below to find out more.

Keele University

Keele University works with schools and colleges to help students make informed decisions. Get in touch to find out more.

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University of Chester

With over 20,000 students across five main campuses, the University of Chester offers in excess of 400 degree courses. Founded in 1839, the university is guided by its founding values based in Christianity and serving the community.

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University of Derby

Derby prides itself on being a caring, aspirational environment where students can equip themselves for the career they choose. With sites in Derby and Buxton, the peak district is never far away and is a truly inspiring setting to study.

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Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University are the the Connected University: connecting to the needs of their students, to business and to society. Their Stoke on Trent Campus offers contemporary courses fit for the 21st century.

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Harper Adams

For more than 115 years Harper Adams has been inspiring and supporting people to achieve their ambitions. With an intimate rural campus and excellent facilities, Harper Adams offers courses in land and animal management, and much more.

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Oxford University

Established in 1096, Oxford is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. Oxford prides itself on excellence in teaching and research across its 39 colleges.

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The Careers and Enterprise Company

The Careers and Enterprise Company The Careers and Enterprise Company are government funded and aim to prepare and inspire young people for the fast-changing world of work.

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National Citizen Service

The National Citizenship Service is a programme open to 15 – 17 year olds that offers an array of free or heavily subsidised activities including residential Summer schools.

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UCAS

UCAS is a charity that operates the application process for British universities. Browsing all available courses and entry requirements is a main function of their website.

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Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company is a non-profit making government-owned organisation that administers loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK.

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Apprenticeships

This government funded website promotes apprenticeships, what’s available and how people can access them.

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Office for Students

The Office for Students are a government office that regulates Higher Education, and fund programmes such as Higher Horizons.

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Discover Uni

View WebsiDiscover Uni is a brand new website aiming to provide young people and their parents with honest, impartial information, advice and guidance about university in the UK.te

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Thriving Lives Toolkit

The Service Children's Progression Alliance helps universities and schools support the children of military personnel. The Thriving Lives toolkit gives schools practical resources to help them support their service children.

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Teachers' Guide to University

The Teachers’ Guide has been produced by UniTasterDays.com in collaboration with HELOA - to support the university guidance that is provided in secondary schools and colleges. It includes information covering how to support students with their university decisions, university events, widening participation & fair access, UCAS applications (including writing school references) and more. It also includes the key student finance facts from Martin Lewis.

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Start in Staffordshire

Higher Horizons and the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Careers Hub have jointly funded Start in Staffordshire for schools and colleges. The online platform lets students and teachers explore local careers, labour market information, and education opportunities.

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