Matt – Choosing my university and course
Video case studies
Resource for teachers and their learners
1. How did Matt decide which course to apply to at university?
2. How did Matt decide which university to apply to?
3. What has Matt found most valuable from his university experience so far?
Health Education England has produced a toolkit for schools, colleges and further education institutions as part of its widening participation programme. This explains how the NHS works, provides information and practical tips for setting up a placement and gives examples of good practice.
Informed Choices is produced by the Russell Group. It includes advice from admissions professionals on the best subject combinations for a wide range of university courses, as well as the best choices for students who want to keep their options open.
Prospects offers useful information on career pathways, including job profiles detailing typical salaries and the qualifications and skills required by role type. There is a section on careers relevant to different degrees and a career planner and quiz.
The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities that are committed to conducting the very best research and to providing an outstanding teaching and learning experience. These universities also offer unrivalled links with business and the public sector.
The Sutton Trust is a 'do tank' that conducts research and advocates policy change. It also manages, develops and evaluates programmes to address educational inequality, including summer schools for teachers and Pathways university access programmes.
Total Professions gives guidance for careers advisers working with school, college and university students considering a career in the professions. The site aims to provide a unique portal that will link careers advisers with professional bodies.
|How do I help my students choose a university and course?|
|Sources of information|
|Using league tables|
|Benefits of a leading university|
|Life on a university campus|
|Presentation slides - How do I help my students choose a university and course?|
|Presentation notes - How do I help my students choose a university and course?|
Teacher and adviser reflection sheets
|Teacher and adviser reflection - helping my students choose a university and course|
|Choosing a university and course - part one, activity instructions|
|Choosing a university and course - part two, activity worksheet|
Video case studies
|Degree Apprenticeships at leading universities (June 2019)|
|Alternative routes in to Russell Group universities (June 2019)|
|Sharing good practice: school and college case studies (June 2019)|