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Useful Weblinks

HIGHER EDUCATION:
UCAS - official route to apply for a university place
Open Days – Higher Education Open days
Coursefinder – questionnaire to find the right subject
Push - find the right University
UKcat – Medicine & Dentistry
Quality Assurance Agency for HE – reports on quality of teaching and reserach in HE
Interactive map – Interactive map of the UK HEI’s
Unistats- National Student Survey Results
Direct.gov  – LSC government webiste with loads of links/info regarding HE options/choices/finance etc.
Uni360 – virtual tours around 100′s of UK Universities
FDF - Guide to Foundation Degrees

FINANCE:
SLC – student loans company
Bursary Map – official map or Universities and bursaries available
Scholarshipsearch – organising & managing funding for HE
Student Finance England - New route to apply for HE finance – includes online application, info and support
NHS – NHS grants & bursaries
Money to Learn - 16-19 Bursary, Care to Learn, Dance & Drama Awards

HEALTH & LIFESTYLE:
Accommodation - UK student accommodation
NHSdirect - Health & Medical advice/information
NUS – National Union of Students
The Student Room - student discussion room
Youth Information – information toolkit for young people

EMPLOYMENT:
Apprenticeships – guide to apprenticeships
Jobcentreplus – help finding work and jobs to apply for
NHS Careers – NHS Careers & Training
Teacher Training – how to become a teacher
Connexions – Advice & Guidance
Futurewise – courses to help prepare for your career/university
Police Recruitment – Working for the Police Force

GAP YEAR:
The Year in Industry – Take a year out working in industry
Bunac – gap year with Bunac
Lattitude Global Volunteering – voluntary work overseas
Gap Year Advice – essential information
Camp America – working in the USA
Language Vacation – language immersion abroad

STUDY & WORK ABROAD:
EURES – European job and learning portal
ERASMUS – Study in Europe
Study Overseas - HE worldwide