University advice

What’s the difference between a college and a university?

College and university are terms that are often used interchangeably, but they're actually quite different environments. As you start to think about the direction you’ll be heading in when you leave...  

What are the different types of degrees?

If you’re weighing up your options and considering going to university, you’ll be thinking about doing a degree. So you might have heard of the degree qualification BA, or a BSc. But have...  

Your guide to: The pros and cons of university

University can be an amazing experience, but it’s not for everyone. It’s also one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life – so it’s important to think carefully...  

Which university should I go to?

If you’ve come to this page, you’ll already have thought all about apprenticeships and school leaver programmes, and decided that university is the best option for you.  The bad...  

A step-by-step guide to choosing your student accommodation

So you’re off to university. But hang on a minute, isn’t there that small matter of where to live? While many universities offer accommodation on campus in there first year, you'll still have...  

Is university for me?

University is by far the most popular next step for school and college leavers, and with so much attention focused on higher education, it can feel like it’s the only route open to you. But with...  

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