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Why go to university?

Video outlining what university is and what the benefits of going are


Universities and Colleges Admissions Service - they operate the application process for British universities. Their website features all of the courses that you can study in the UK and at what universities and colleges, as well as a whole range of useful information about the types and levels of qualifications and hints and tips about the application process.

Best Course 4 Me

BestCourse4me is a free and utterly independent service set up by Student Information Services Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity. The site provides up to date information to help students at all levels to decide on what course is right for them, whether they are looking at degree level or A-levels.


Find out how Unistats can help you make decisions about Higher Education. Unistats is the official site that allows you to search for, and compare, data and information on university and college courses from across the UK.

SACU: Careers Cloud Quiz

A free online 'student subject matching quiz' to get you started on finding the right course for you. Take a 5 minute self assessment quiz to receive a customised subject cloud and links to course listing pages.

Scott's Higher Education Journey

Scott discusses what it's like to be the first in your family to go to university.

Open Days

The university and college Open Day directory. Also features useful advice on how to make the most of an Open Day

  • Gloucestershire College logo
  • Hartpury University and Hartpury College logo
  • Royal Agricultural University logo
  • South Gloucestershire and Stroud College logo
  • University of Gloucestershire logo
  • Cirencester College logo