Useful links

Links and useful contacts

There are lots of other websites and organisations that can give you information about different careers and university courses. After using bestCourse4me, it's a good idea to look into your options some more before making a final decision. These are some of the ones we've found and are a good place to start. (bestCourse4me is not responsible for any of the content on these sites.)

For more information on your options after school:

  • www.icould.com
    Look into different careers by watching videos by people in different jobs telling you what their working life is like.
  • Headstart
    Do you want to 'try before you apply'? Go on a Headstart course and find out what being a STEM undergraduate is really like before you fill in your UCAS form
  • Prospects
    Lots of information and advice on careers, further study, and other things to do after university
    www.careercamel.com
    A careers site for students, graduates and school leavers. Career Camel offers jobs, internships, advice and courses.
  • StudentJobs
    StudentJobs is an online job portal specialising in part-time and full-time jobs, internships, placements and graduate jobs.
  • Succcess at School
    A careers site for students, aged 13-18, to explore jobs, connect with employers and pick up work and study advice.
  • www.intouniversity.org
    Charity providing support to young people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds to attain either a university place or another chosen aspiration.
  • Save The Grauduate
    A website dedicated to guiding students through both career and life choices beyond education. It has hundreds of useful guides and a powerful careers search engine.
  • Inspiring Interns
    Inspiring Interns is an intern recruitment agency based in London. Browse their website for internship vacancies, graduate jobs and advice on recording a video CV.
  • www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
    Government careers advice website with lots of useful information for 13-19 year olds, and a phone number if you'd like ot speak with someone about career choices.
  • www.socialmobility.org.uk
    Social Mobility Foundation provides a range of supports for bright, less privileged A Level students to enable them to realise their potential, by progressing to good universities and into top professions and businesses.
  • AllAboutCareers.com
    AllAboutCareers is a social careers website aimed at young people aged 16-24 with information about apprenticeships, internships and graduate schemes as well as in-depth coverage of 24 industries.
  • Target Jobs
    The largest choice of graduate jobs, internships and work experience, and expert adviceon how to get hired.
  • Careerjet
    Careerjet gives job seekers access to a huge selection of jobs that are sourced from various internet sites

For more information on choosing, applying for, and going to a university:

  • www.ucas.ac.uk
    The organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK, with lots of advice on making your choice and the application process.
  • Which? University
    What to study, where to go, and how to get there . . .
  • Informed Choices
    The Russell Group's Guide to making the right A level choices
  • The Telegraph UCAS Calculator
    The Telegraph UCAS Calculator converts your A and AS Level grades into UCAS points. Find at what sensible or random courses you could study at university with this UCAS Calculator.

For more information on the cost of a university education and student debt:

For more information on particular subjects you could study at uni:

Engineering

Design and Technology

Science

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

Maths

Business studies and economics

Geography

Geology

Journalism

Philosophy

Psychology

History