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Parents Parent Blog: Jennie – Transition

Friday 19th October 2018

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. Now your son/daughter has achieved their grades for the university that they have chosen as…

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Parents Parent Blog: Stella – Transition

Friday 19th October 2018

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. I open my eyes and see the…

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HEPA HEPA Blog: What do the Gatsby Benchmarks mean for FE and Sixth Form Colleges?

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers: What do the Gatsby Benchmarks mean for FE and Sixth Form Colleges?   In 2014, a report produced by the Gatsby Foundation, ‘The Good Career Guidance Report’, set out eight…

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Parents Parent Blog: Stella – Student Finance Applications

Monday 23rd July 2018

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. Every parent’s nightmare is what to do…

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Parent Blog: Jennie – Student Finance Applications

Monday 23rd July 2018

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. Having completed the application process, your son/daughter is now awaiting offers from universities, at this…

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Parents Parent Blog: Lauren – The Application Process

Monday 18th June 2018

Lauren has four children, three of which have attended University and the fourth is considering a degree or degree apprenticeship to start in 2019. The application stage can seem quite complicated but don’t worry because there will be plenty of…

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Parents Parent Blog: Jennie – The Application Process

Tuesday 12th June 2018

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. Once your son/daughter has narrowed it down to the place they want to study, then…

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Parents Parent Blog: Stella – The Application Process

Tuesday 12th June 2018

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. The application process can sometimes happen without…

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Parents Parent Blog: Jennie – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. When your son/daughter is ready to look at next steps into further education, then the…

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Parents Parent Blog: Lauren – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Lauren has four children, three of which have attended University and the fourth is considering a degree or degree apprenticeship to start in 2019.   So… your son or daughter thinks they want to go to uni…  What do you,…

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Parents Parent Blog: Stella – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. When you son/daughter expresses an interest in…

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Parents Parent Blog: Lauren – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

Lauren has four children, three of which have attended University and the fourth is considering a degree or degree apprenticeship to start in 2019. I’ve encouraged all my children to consider a university education.  Although my husband and I didn’t…

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Parents Parent Blog: Stella – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. As parents, the view we adopted regarding…

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Parents Parent Blog: Jennie – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. In my experience I have found that without a degree it has made job prospects…

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