Useful Careers Websites

 

University/Higher Education

www.ucas.com

 

Organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK. They also provide innovative online tools which make it easier for students, and higher education institutions (HEIs) to manage applications and offers. There is also a parents section where parents can find all the information needed to support you with your choices and application.

 

www.bestcourse4me.com


bC4me is independent, free and shows the link between what you study, what you earn and the jobs you can get.

 

www.prospects.ac.uk

 

Graduate Prospects is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and opportunities to students and graduates and provides an extensive graduate careers website.

 

www.mystudentevents.com

 

This website allows you to access a wealth of information for students on open days and events.

 

 

Open Days

 

Below is a list of open days for colleges across Birmingham.

  • Sixth Form & College Open Day/Evening events 2017
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Careers & Progression

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk 

 

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. They also offer confidential, helpful and impartial advice from experienced careers advisors.

 

www.ucasprogress.com

 

This link enables you to access and compare thousands of courses at hundreds of schools, colleges and work-based learning providers.

 

https://targetcareers.co.uk/

 

Advice on career options after A level. Tips on school leaver schemes and higher apprenticeships.

 

http://www.parentadviser.co.uk/

Advice for parents about the career options for their children.

 

Apprenticeships

 

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

 

The National Apprenticeship service gives you access to a full range of available apprenticeship opportunities throughout England. There is also access to help via email and a freephone number.

 

Employment

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

 If you not thinking of going to University then this website is a great way to research alternative options. There is a wide range of information, advice and research tools on apprenticeships, college courses, distance learning, gap year opportunities and much more.

www.jobseekers.direct.gov.uk

Search and apply for full or part-time jobs in Great Britain and abroad.