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
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