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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.

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.

Career Pilot

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

Complete University Guide

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

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.


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.

Discover Uni

The official website for comparing UK higher education course information.

Informed Choices

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

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.

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.

The Uni Guide

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


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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