Before making what could be one of the most important decisions in your life you need to research, investigate and think about the options available to you.
Print your own copy of the CourseFinder Action Plan to help you decide what and where.
Make sure that you consult up-to-date information which you will find at career centres and in school, college and local libraries. Always check through the latest prospectuses and visit any places you are considering. Grab a copy of our guide to Essential HE Resources.
Check the following links for more info.
Choosing a course — Check out the course details with these guides
Choosing a place — They're not all the same; find somewhere that suits you
Taking a year off — Make the most of your GAP year
Graduate careers — Your graduation. A positive career move?
Web resources — Do your initial research without leaving your chair
Finance — Plan ahead and keep within budget
Deadlines — Keep to schedule, don't lose out through being late
Your UCAS application — This is the critical form. Find out how to register and fill it in
Your personal statement — Selling yourself to the university
Applying for Art and Design — Route A & B, portfolios, keep on top
The UCAS process — What happens to you and your application
What if your plans change — Even the best laid plans can come undone