Year 13 thinking of HE

Year 13 student thinking about HEDeciding on a course at university or college?

Think about the ...

    • skills and abilities you want to achieve

    • exam results you are likely to get

    • distance that you are prepared to travel and the cost of living there.

Need to find out more about what higher education involves, how long it lasts, the qualifications offered, where you can go and how to apply?



Student finance explained

Note: best viewed using Google Chrome

Check out other videos from Student Finance, find out about HE opendays on our events calendar and for a more detailed (one hour) explanation, watch the video - it explains the amount individual students get and how the loan repayment works for individuals.


      • Login and search careersinfo logo for our guide:

UniFAQs 2021 cover UniFAQS - entry 2021 frequently asked questions about higher education - published March 2020 - it contains information about higher education qualifications, who can go, where you can go, how to choose the right course, finance and how to apply


Timing is important. Not sure when to start?



Also check out higher and degree apprenticeships

And find out from the National Apprenticeship Service how you can go far 

IMPORTANT! If you are thinking about leaving school/college, see your careers adviser first for advice on all your options

Need to contact us?

Your C&K Careers school or college careers adviser can help and advise you – get in touch with the careers team in school/college.


      • Ring 01484 242000 and ask for your careers adviser by name

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Page updated November 2019

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