University

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...  

Video: How to apply to university

So you've weighed your options and decided uni's for you. But the application process sounds sooo complicated. Sounds like you need some guidance - in animated video form! Our video turns the confusing...  

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...  

The top 10 universities to study law

So you’ve decided law is the path for you. Either you want to become a solicitor or give yourself a solid academic grounding for another career – maybe you want a role in human rights, politics...  

Everything you need to know about university open days

University open days are an essential part of the process of shortlisting universities for your UCAS application. They’re also exciting, fun, and a great way to acquire free stationery. Chances...  

University league tables: What can they tell me?

If you’re thinking about going to uni, the chances are you’ll want to find out about the best universities in the UK. That’s where the university league tables come in. But while there’s...  

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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