University

How to look after your mental health at university

Unfortunately, a lot of students experience mental health problems at university. The good news is there is plenty you can do to manage mental illness should it come your way at university, or if you already...  

What are sponsored degrees?

When it comes to choice, school leavers have never had it so good. You’ve probably heard of higher apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships by now – but what about sponsored degrees? Well...  

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...  

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