Advice for parents about the career options for their children

Paying for university or college

Tuition fees are increasing but loans are available to all students. Some students may even qualify for grants or bursaries. Find out more about financing your child's studies.

Financing university or college

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Which Uni?

What is your child looking for in an institution? What do you look for and how to research them? Find out here.

Choose a university or college

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Choosing the right course

Before applying, your son or daughter needs to be clear and sure of their chosen programme.

Choosing the right course

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Not going to University or College?

Higher education is not always the best option for your child. Many work-base training programmes offer excellent prospects and are worth considering.

Alternatives to higher education

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The application process

Applications can seem long-winded and complicated. We identify the important things to consider that will help your child make a successful application.

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League tables

League tables are a good way of making valued comparisons between the institutions. But there are many things to consider when making your choice.

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