Resources

Information on HE

Student Experience - Izzy

Drama Student and Young Carer, Izzy, from Loughborough University shares her experience of HE.

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Student Experience: Musa, Mohammed & Nnenna

BME students from Loughborough University share their experience of HE.

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Student Experience: Mohammed

International Relations Student from Loughborough University shares his experience of HE

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Student Experience: Konstantinos

Management Science Student from Loughborough University shares his experience of HE and his disability.

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Student Experience: Matt

Automotive Engineering Student from Loughborough University shares his experience of HE

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Student Experience: Vanessa

Video case study of Politics student at Loughborough University who is also a Care Leaver.

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BECOME

Information for children in care and care leavers.

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Advancing Access

CPD resources and online events, free of charge, for teachers and advisers to help them support students’ progression to leading universities.

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Video Guide: Why HE

Why should your students choose Higher Education? This video from Loughborough university explores why this option may be right for you.

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Video Guide: Results Day Advice & Tips

Guide from Loughborough University on how to prepare A-Level Results day.

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Video Guide: Clearing A Quick Guide

Guide from Loughborough University on the process of clearing.

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Video Guide: Adjustment

Produced by Loughborough University to advise on UCAS Applications and Adjustment.

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Living Costs - Student Accommodation

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate average costs of student accommodation.

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Living Costs - Utilities

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate average utility costs.

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Preparing for UCAS Fairs

A guide to preparing and asking the right questions at UCAS fairs from Loughborough University.

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Making Post-16 Choices

Resource from Loughborough University to help students think about Post-16 choices.

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Student Finance by Loughborough University

A quick guide to Student Finance by Loughborough University

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Work Experience at Uni

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate how to get work experience whilst studying.

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University Travel Costs

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate average bus travel costs.

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Living Costs - Leisure

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate average gym and leisure costs.

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University Packing Checklist

Resource for students heading off to university from Loughborough University

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Interview Checklist

Useful tips for your University or college interview produced by Loughborough University.

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Jargon Buster

Common phrases to help when making your university application (from Loughborough University)

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Personal Statement Tips

Tips and tricks to writing your UCAS personal statement from Loughborough University

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Open Day Questions

A guide to asking the right questions on Higher Education Open Days - from Loughborough University.

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Employability - Loughborough University

Case studies on how students have used their degrees and university experiences for their career.

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Living Costs - Groceries

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate how to save money on groceries.

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Living Costs - Night Out

Resource from Loughborough University to illustrate average night out costs.

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Parents & Carers Uni Guide

All-in-one guide for parents on University designed by Loughborough University

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UCAS Tariff Tables

UCAS Tariff Tables resource from Loughborough University

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Teacher's Guide to University

Useful guide for teachers produced by Uni Taster Days.

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Video Guide: Open Days - Students

Tips for your students on how to get the most out of an Open Day.

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Video: Researching a Course and Institution

Tips on how to choose the right and course and university/college for you.

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Video: Parents Guide to Open Days

How to prepare for an Open Day including useful questions to ask.

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Case Studies - Loughborough University

Find out how students got to Loughborough, including previous qualifications and interests.

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Applying to Uni: Parents Guide

A guide for parents and carers to understand and support with the application process.

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UCAS Tariff

The new UCAS Tariff calculator

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Oxford & Cambridge Outreach

Information and activities for teachers and students about Oxford and Cambridge University.

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NEW! Video Case Studies

Experiences of students with Autism/Asperger’s at University

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A complete University Guide

A website which provides a complete guide to Higher Education with an overview and links to Higher Education Institutions, How to Apply, Fees, League Tables and Financial Guidance.

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Save the Student

Website providing advice about student finance and budgeting.

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Unistats

Government website providing Key Information Sets about university courses. Including student satisfaction, average graduate salary and average uni fees.

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Which? Advice

Expert advice on University choices including GCSE and A-levels.

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Tomorrow's Engineers

Useful resource to find out about different courses and careers in Engineering

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Disability Disclosure

Why is it important to disclose a disability on your UCAS form?

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UCAS Progression Pathways

A useful selection of video guides from UCAS on the qualification choices available to students.

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Video Guide: Preparing for Interviews

Guide from Loughborough University on how to prepare for University interviews.

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Video Guide: UCAS Process

This short video, produced by Loughborough University, which can be used with your students helps to explain the UCAS process.

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Video Guide: Personal Statements

Produced by Loughborough University to advise on UCAS personal statements.

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UCAS

The official UCAS website contains everything you need to know to make a university application.

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Choosing a University

Initial pointers and advice on how to choose a degree.

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UCAS Process

Flow diagram from Loughborough University on how to approach university applications in Years 12 and 13.

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Studential

Information on GCSEs, FE, Gap Years, Apprenticeships, Enterprise, Postgraduate and the Army.

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Open Days

Dates of university open days and general advice on how to approach an open day and other HE information.

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Disability Flyer

Find out about disability support that REACH can offer you and your learners.

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Future First

An organisation who specialises in building school alumni networks to help engage and mentor current students.

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NNECL

Targeted outreach support and activities for looked-after children and care leavers’ participating in higher education.

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Push

Free tool that matches a learners (expected) grades and course preferences to a university degree.

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Bright Knowledge

Advice on a wide range of topics relating to pre and post-16 choices - detailed but easy to read articles.

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