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Amazing Apprenticeships

Amazing Apprenticeships helps educators, employers, parents/carers and students navigate the fast-changing world of apprenticeships and vocational education.

Access to Higher Education

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification that prepares students for study at degree level.


The Apprenticeships website from HM Government offers advice and information about apprenticeships.

BBC Bitesize Careers

BBC Bitesize Careers helps young people understand the world of work, with advice from people who have found the right path for them. It contains videos about various career options, as well as the different routes of progression.

Become Charity

The charity for children in care and young care leavers.

Brilliant Club

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning university access charity that works with schools and universities across the UK to increase the number of pupils from underrepresented backgrounds progressing to highly selective universities.

Care Leaver Progression Partnership

Supporting the educational and training progression of care leavers in Kent and Medway.

Career Pilot

Career pilot provides free online, impartial information and support about all progression routes for 11-19-year-olds.

Charlton Athletic Community Trust

CACT empowers communities and changes lives by improving health, education and employment and reducing crime.

Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide helps students to research courses, universities and colleges.


CXK is an organisation dedicated to transforming the lives of young people and adults across the South

Martin Lewis: Student Loans Decoded

Martin Lewis: Student Loans Decoded is a video guide to student finance. It is designed to be watched at home, or it can be played copyright-free in a school lesson. To assist teachers, there is also a Quality Mark-assured lesson plan to use alongside it.

National Literacy Trust

The National Literacy Trust is an independent charity working with schools and communities to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills to succeed in life.

National Union of Students

The National Union of Students is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member students’ unions. Their website contains advice on becoming a student, as well as all aspects of student life including money and funding, housing and health and wellbeing.


The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL) was established by higher education institutions and national organisations committed to the progression and support of Care Leavers in higher education.


Prospects provides careers advice, jobs and work experience guidance, as well as support for applying to university and postgraduate study.

Student Finance England

This site is intended for those working in the education sector and provides guidance on the financial help available to students, based in England, who are considering entering further, undergraduate or postgraduate education.

Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company is a non-profit making government-owned organisation that administers loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK.

Target Careers

TARGETcareers helps young people make choices about their future.

The Careers and Enterprise Company

The Careers and Enterprise Company is the national body for careers education in England, delivering support to schools and colleges to deliver modern, 21st-century careers education.

The STEM Hub

Canterbury Christ Church University operating as The STEM Hub holds the STEM Learning schools network contract for the South East of England and provides information and links to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Enhancement & Enrichment activities.

Disabled Students Allowance

As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a disability. The support you get depends on your individual needs and not on income.

Discover Uni

The official website for comparing UK higher education course information.

Education Endowment Foundation

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity established in 2011 to improve the educational attainment of the poorest pupils in English schools.

Good Mental Health Matters

Developed by the NHS in Kent, Good Mental Health Matters is a free resource for Primary and Secondary school teachers, parents and young people.

Health Careers NHS

The Health Careers website has a variety of tools that can be used in classrooms as well as in career advice sessions.

iCould uses the power of personal stories to inform and inspire young people’s career choices.

Information, Advice and Support Kent (IASK)

Information, Advice and Support Kent (IASK) provide free, impartial and confidential information, advice and support about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) for children, young people up to age 25, parents and carers.


Kent Education Learning and Skills Information (KELSI) website is an online resource for education and other professionals in Kent.

Kent Apprenticeships

Read KCC’s apprenticeship guide and apply for local apprenticeships on the Kent Apprenticeships website.

Kent Choices

Kent Choices helps 15 and 16-year-olds make choices about their future by providing information about the options open to them.

Kent Resilience Hub

The Kent Resilience Hub supports 10-16-year-olds to cope better with the pressures of everyday life.

Informed Choices

Informed Choices is written by admissions directors from the 24 Russell Group universities and provides information on why subject choice matters.


Mind is a mental health charity offering information and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help young people make decisions on learning, training and work.

Open Days provides open day information for every higher education institution, including universities and colleges, in the UK.


Propel provides care leavers with information on the support available to them from colleges and universities offering higher education (HE) courses across the UK.

Stand Alone Charity

Supporting students who are estranged from their families.

Student Minds

Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity.

The Student Room

The Student Room (TSR) is an online student community where students can support one another through its on-site forums.

Uni Taster Days

What Uni

Whatuni provides free advice to help students decide which university is best for them.

Which? University and Student Finance

Tips and help on student loans, tuition fees, budgeting and financial support available to students.

The Uni Guide

The Uni Guide is a free and independent way to search and compare UK degree courses and universities.


YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.


The College and University Admissions Service. Apply for full-time undergraduate courses here, and access a range of resources and guidance on applying to higher education.


Unibuddy allows prospective students to chat online with current students and staff at a university and ask questions and find out what it is like to study at university.

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