www.allaboutcareers.com This website is a careers information website for students aged 16-24.
www.careersbox.co.uk Have a look at this website for careers films on the web.
www.futuremorph.org This website is designed to show just some of the amazing places that studying science, technology, engineering and maths can take you.
www.icould.com This is a careers information site including many videos of people talking about their jobs.
www.nationalcareersservice.org.uk This website includes careers advice, job profiles, job hunting tools, discussion forums and a telephone helpline.
www.fasttomato.com Fast Tomato is one of the most popular online careers guidance services for teenagers.
www.youthbox.info You can find information and advice on a whole range of issues including careers.
www.ucasprogress.com You can use this site to search for courses at schools, colleges and work based learning providers in the the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent areas.
www.apprenticeships.org.uk Look here for details about apprenticeships.
www.notgoingtouni.co.uk This website is full of information and advice on alternatives to University, including apprenticeships and gap years.
www.prospects.ac.uk Look here for careers advice and information.
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/UniversityAndHigherEducation/StudentFinance/index.htm Check out information on student finance.
www.studential.com You will find in-depth information about the UCAS application process, primarily how to write that perfect personal statement. It also encompasses help and advice on many other aspects of a students’ academic journey, including further education, gap year plans and postgraduate options.
www.ucas.com UCAS processes all applications to undergraduate courses. You will also find lots of advice and information.
www.unistats.com Here you will find statistical information and views of higher education courses.
www.whatuni.com Have a look here for information on all the different universities.
www.push.co.uk Hear all about university life from the students themselves by clicking here.
www.jobzoo.co.uk Here you will find a diverse collection of films, podcasts and articles about all sorts of industries, interview techniques, political posturing, announcements or just inspiring stories to help you decide upon what job to pursue, how to pursue it and hopefully, how to get it!
Click on the following links for details on joining the forces.
www.shell-livewire.org This website is the UK’s biggest online community for young entrepreneurs aged 16-30. Established in 1982, the Shell LiveWIRE programme offers free online business advice and start-up awards of £1,000 and £10,000 funding to young entrepreneurs in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland). Join our community now to help launch your new business today!
www.enternships.com This website connects dynamic, talented students and graduates with ambitious startups and small businesses.
www.vinspired.com This website connects 14 – 25 year olds with volunteering opportunities.