Planning for your future is easier when you’ve got support on your side. That’s why we’ve highlighted some of the best online guidance that’s out there.
NCS is a government-backed programme for all teenagers aged 15-17 that typically runs during the school holidays.
Thinking about your uni choices? Discover Uni has official information to help you decide if uni is right for you...
Unibuddy Ltd and UCAS have teamed up to bring you ucas.com/chat-to-students. So, if you want to know more about a particular subject, or what life is really like for a uni student, you're in luck!
An apprenticeship gives you hands-on experience, a salary and the opportunity to train while you work. All of this with some high quality, prestigious companies in loads of different industries.
Prospects.ac.uk is the largest website in the UK catering for graduate careers. The website has a wonderful clean design that makes navigating through their advice and information simple. A great place for all things related to higher education and beyond.
Like us, Brightside believe that all young people should have the chance to fulfil their potential and their website is full of articles on careers, education and student life – a great place to help you work out what you need to do to get to where you want to be.
One of the difficulties in deciding upon a career is that when we’re young, we aren’t aware of all the jobs that are out there. Plotr is a great site for finding out more about careers and what you might be the perfect job for you. On top of this, there’s loads of information relating to further and higher education in the UK.
You’re going to spend a lot of time in a job, so make sure you choose something you enjoy and find rewarding. Career videos are a great way to learn more about real people doing real jobs and iCould has over a thousand. There’s also detailed job information and a 5-minute quiz designed to help you find out which jobs you might be best suited to.
As well as processing university applications, The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) support young people in making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.