Everything you need to get started.

It's never too early to start thinking about your future, so we've gathered a wide range of information and resources to support you with your decision making.

Where could your path take you?

Let's start with the big questions

What are my further education options?

Here you can explore your options for once you’ve completed your GCSEs, whether it’s study further or something else.

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What are my higher education options?

Higher education can come in all shapes and sizes, and there are plenty of factors to consider when making your choices.

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What support is available?

Support on your chosen pathway is important. Here you can find out more about financial support and the right support for you.

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Your questions answered

What is higher education?

When should I start thinking about higher education?

Is going to university or college just like being at school?

Do I need high grades to study in higher education?

Do I have to move away from home for higher education?

How much does higher education cost?

Do I repay my student loan?

Can I get work experience whilst studying?

Can I earn money whilst studying?

Your Guide to Higher Education

This guide will tell you everything you need to know about studying higher education in a further education setting or university and help you to make informed decisions about your future.

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Jargon Buster

When exploring higher education, there can be a lot of jargon. Use this jargon buster to find out what some of the most commonly used terms mean.

Jargon buster