Our main resource for learners is our University and Me Guide, which contains everything you need to know about higher education and how to get there.

Further resources, specifically for teachers and advisers, can be found below.


For your pupils

Search our events database

CPD opportunities

View our free CPD opportunities


For your pupils

View our collection of resources www.gmhigher.ac.uk/for-learners


Information from the government about apprenticeships and traineeships www.apprenticeships.org.uk

National Apprenticeship Application Portal www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

GM Apprenticeship IAG project who provide activities and events for schools www.apprenticeshipsgm.org.uk

Interserve Learning and Employment North-West Apprenticeship Advice Project https://apprenticeshipadvice.co.uk

Rochdale Apprenticeships www.rochdaleapprenticeships.org

Advancing Access

Resources and CPD materials from a partnership of 24 leading universities, to help advise learners making their key stage 4, key stage 5 and university choices www.advancingaccess.ac.uk

Career Point

Virtual environment for careers information, advice and guidance in Greater Manchester www.careerpoint-gm.co.uk

Engineering Futures

Information, advice and guidance about careers in engineering and progression routes in Greater Manchester www.engineeringfutures.org

Greater Manchester Higher IAG Leaflet

Advice about higher education and common progression routes, including what you should be thinking about at each stage of your journey Greater Manchester Higher IAG Leaflet

Informed Choices

Advice from the Russell Group about choosing GCSE and A level subjects www.russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf

National Networks for Collaborative Outreach

Not a school or college based in Greater Manchester? Find your local Network for Collaborative Outreach www.hefce.ac.uk/sas/nnco/search/

National Network for the Education of Care Leavers

Information and events targeted specifically at care-experienced learners www.nnecl.org

Not going to uni

Options for students who are considering options other than higher education www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

Oxford and Cambridge Outreach

Information about applying to Oxford and Cambridge and the outreach activitiy they offer all in one place www.oxfordandcambridgeoutreach.co.uk

Student Finance England Practitioner Resources

Student Finance resources for teachers and advisers including factsheets and lesson plans www.practitioners.slc.co.uk

The University of Manchester Teacher’s Resources

Including teaching resources, EPQ resources and Young Person’s University www.manchester.ac.uk/connect/teachers/teacher-events-resources/resources/

The University of Manchester Schools and Colleges Liaison Guide

Information about the outreach provision at The University of Manchester documents.manchester.ac.uk/display.aspx?DocID=16958

The University of Manchester School-University Partnership Initiative (SUPI) KS3 Research Skills

Teaching resources for use with students undertaking research projects at KS3

Manchester Metropolitan University Schools Outreach Booklet

Information about the outreach provision at The University of Manchester: www2.mmu.ac.uk/media/mmuacuk/content/documents/study-at-mmu/schools-and-colleges/schools_colleges_brochure_download.pdf


Lists all the higher education courses available across the UK www.ucas.com

UCAS Updates

Sign up to recieve teacher and adviser updates from UCAS www.pages02.net/ucas-charitynek/advisers-signup2016

UCAS Progress

Progress is UCAS’ information, advice and admissions service for young people making decisions about what and where to study after their GCSEs irrespective of whether or not they’re thinking about higher education www.ucas.com/ucas/after-gcses

UCAS Classroom Resources

Free resources from UCAS aimed at pre-16 teachers and advisers including lesson plans and links to organisations who provide services for schools www.ucas.com/ucas/16-18-choices/help-and-support/teachers-and-advisers/classroom-resources

UniTasterDays.com Teacher's Guide to University

Guide aimed at teachers and advisors who are supporting their learners in their application to university www.unitasterdays.com/lib/pdf/uni-guide-2016.pdf


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