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Which subject?

Most important HE site. Basic details on all courses/institutions in the UK You can can search by subject/place to get a list of courses. Direct links to all individual college and uni sites, plus "new" qualifications.

Which university?

THESIS (Times HE Supplement)
Times university league tables incorporating HE Funding Council’s ratings for research and Quality Assurance Agency’s (QAA) ratings for teaching.

PUSH Guide to Universities
Gives a student’s eye view of every UK university – what sort of place it is, student life etc. plus non-stuffy advice on choosing courses and places.

Provides advice and guidance for students from applying to university, coping when you get there, right through to choosing a career.

How to apply

Step by step advice on completing the UCAS form.


Advice on clearing and vacancies during results period.


UK Student News
Practical student noticeboard with loan calculator, top-up fees report, news summary and more

Financial advice section

Financial support for students

Student Loans Company
Key information about student loans.

Gap Year
Travel, money, insurance and visas - get the answers to all your gap year questions here.
Information about taking a year out. This site also has a messageboard for gappers and links to lots of other gap year opportunities.
Advice to help young people work and travel abroad, on their gap year.

GAP Activity Projects
Arranges placements on overseas voluntary work projects.

Community Service Volunteers (CSV)

Voluntary work projects in the UK

Year in Industry
Organises paid work experience placements between school and university.

Lonely Planet
Info on independent travel world-wide

Studying abroad

Careers Europe

Central Bureau for Educational Visits and Exchanges

Fulbright Commission

Educational exchanges to the USA.

Iko Poran
Brazilian international volunteer organization.

International Education

A guide to universities, colleges and schools worldwide.

i-to-i provide volunteer programs abroad in conservation, teaching English, work experience, journalism, media, IT health, care work. They are also suppliers of esl/tefl training courses.

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