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32 AGCASAssociation of Graduate Careers Advisory Services BABachelor of Arts BEdBachelor of Education BEngBachelor of Engineering BMATBioMedical Admissions Test BNBachelor of Nursing BScBachelor of Science BSocScBachelor of Social Science BTECBusiness and Technology Education Council CDLCareer Development Loan CEFClearing Entry Form CIOLAConnexions Information Officers Link Association CRACCareers Research and Advisory Centre CSVCommunity Service Volunteers CUKASConservatoires United Kingdom Admissions Service CVCurriculum Vitae DBISDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills DCSFDepartment for Children, Schools and Families DIUSDepartment for Innovation, Universities and Skills DipHEDiploma of Higher Education DSADisabled Students Allowance EPEntry Profile EUEuropean Union EVSEuropean Voluntary Service FAQFrequently Asked Question FDFoundation Degree FEFurther Education GTTRGraduate Teacher Training Registry HEHigher Education HEIHigher Education Institution HNCHigher National Certificate HNDHigher National Diploma IBInternational Baccalaureate ITInformation Technology LALocal Authority LLBBachelor of Law LNATNational Admissions Test for Law MAMaster of Arts MEngMaster of Engineering MScMaster of Science NASMANational Association of Student Money Advisors NCTJNational Council for Training of Journalists NHSNational Health Service NUSNational Union of Students NVQNational Vocational Qualification OUOpen University PCDLProfessional and Career Development Loan PGCEPostgraduate Certificate in Education QTSQualified Teacher Status SEPSStudent Employability Profiles SFEStudent Finance England SLCStudent Loans Company SLIMSkills and Learning Intelligence Module TEFLTeaching English as a Foreign Language TSAThinking Skills Assessment UCASUniversities and Colleges Admissions Service UKCATUnited Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test Abbreviations Explained

Website Addresses Higher education aimhigher. ac. uk- complete guide to HE in England fdf. ac. uk- guide to foundation degrees open. ac. uk- part- time HE at the Open University opendays. com- HE open days push. co. uk- finding the right university qaa. ac. uk- reports on quality of teaching and research in HE scit. wlv. ac. uk/ ukinfo- interactive map of UK HEIs spa. ac. uk- overview of admissions tests thecompleteuniversityguide. co. uk - comprehensive HE guide ucas. com - official information on HE courses and how to apply ukcoursefinder. com- questionnaire to find the right subject unionview. com- online university videos unistats. com - includes National Student Survey results Finance direct. gov. uk/ studentfinance- financial support for HE nhsstudentgrants. co. uk- NHS grants and bursaries scholarship- search. org. uk- scholarships and budget planner slc. co. uk- student loans company studentfinanceengland. co. uk- includes online application forms uniaid. org. uk- supporting students through HE Health and lifestyle accommodationforstudents. com- UK student accommodation bbc. co. uk/ health- health information and advice channel4. com/ health- information and support connexions- direct. com- all things that concern young people interstudent. co. uk- a complete student resource nhsdirect. nhs. uk- information on health problems nusonline. co. uk- national voice of students studenthealth. co. uk- student health matters student123. com- help with student life studentpad. co. uk- private accommodation search yougo. co. uk- UCAS student network site youthinformation. com- information toolkit for young people Employment apprenticeships. org. uk- guide to apprenticeships gradsouthwest. com- job service for South West students groupgti. com- graduate careers and employer directory heacademy. ac. uk- includes student employability profiles jobcentreplus. gov. uk- help finding work and jobs to apply for nhscareers. nhs. uk- NHS careers and training notgoingtouni. co. uk- paid alternatives to university prospects. ac. uk- guide to graduate careers and further study shell- livewire. org- self- employment information and advice tda. gov. uk- how to become a teacher worktrain. gov. uk- national job, training and learning site Students with learning difficulties/ disabilities asthma. org. uk- all about asthma bdadyslexia. org. uk- dyslexia information disability. gov. uk- information and advice on all disabilities rnib. org. uk- Royal National Institute of Blind People rnid. org. uk- Royal National Institute for the Deaf skill. org. uk- National Bureau for Students with Disabilities Study and work abroad aucc. ca- studying in Canada cao. ie- studying in Ireland careerseurope. co. uk- work and study worldwide ec. europa. eu/ eures- jobs and learning in Europe erasmus. ac. uk- study in Europe eurograduate. com- European jobs fulbright. co. uk- studying in the United States studyinaustralia. gov. au- HE in Australia studyoverseas. com- HE worldwide Gap year bunac. org. uk- work, teach and volunteer abroad csv. org. uk- Community Service Volunteers gapyear. com- year out ideas gogapyear. com- essential gap year advice lattitude. org. uk - voluntary work overseas statravel. co. uk- student travel volunteering. org. uk- UK volunteering opportunities yearoutgroup. org- gap year ideas yini. org. uk- Year in Industry This page offers just a taster of some of the useful sites on the internet. Remember, many provide links and signposts to other, helpful sites. 33