Sites we like

What Uni

Choosing the right course to study is a key decision for anyone considering higher education. WhatUni has a course comparison tool that can help ensure you make the right choice. The site also features lots of user reviews on courses and universities by people who have been there and done it.

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Prospects

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.

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BrightKnowledge

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.

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Plotr

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.

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iCould

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.

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UCAS

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.

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Careerpilot

Careerpilot has a wealth of information including what your options are at 14, 16 & 18. There are also some really useful career tools that can help you identify skills that you might not have realised you had.

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