Information for Learners

Are you aged 13-19? Are you wondering what you’ll do when you finish school or college?

One of the options after finishing your post 16 studies is to go on to higher education. The most common higher education providers are universities, but you can also study higher level qualifications at some local colleges or through a higher or degree apprenticeship.

It may seem like it’s a long time until you need to think about it, but the decisions you make at school or college can have an impact on the choices you make later, so it’s never to early to start thinking about your future.

At HeppSY we work to help students like you make an informed decision about higher education, our team offer impartial information and advice.

Below you can find lots of useful websites, full of information that can help you on your higher education journey.

Discover Uni

Discover Uni has official information to help you: decide if uni is right for you, choose what and where to study and find and compare courses.

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Apprenticeships

Find out about apprenticeships and the different options available to you.

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Hepp

Our sister organisation Hepp has lots of useful information resources to help you make an informed choice about higher education.

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Money Saving Expert

The Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis, details lots of useful information and advice to help you with managing your money as a student.

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National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. They can offer advice on the different stages of a job hunting, including CV writing and interview techniques.

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Prospects

Prospects help to guide students and graduates to a bright future with information, advice and opportunities.

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Student Finance

As a student you may need to borrow money to pay for your tuition fees and living costs. Student finance or a student loan can be used to help cover these.

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The Student Room

The Student Room is a community of students sharing information and advice from their own experiences.

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UCAS

UCAS stands for Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. It’s the centralised service used to apply for higher education in the UK, you can also use it to search for courses.

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Unistats

Using official data for undergraduate degree, Unistats allows you to compare different universities and different courses to help you make an informed decision.

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Which? University

Offers information on what to study, where to go and how to get you there.

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Year Out Group

Before starting higher education some young people choose to take a gap year, where they may go travelling or undertake volunteering work. Year Out Group details come of the different opportunities available.

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