We have selected some useful links to help you research your higher education options. These links cover many of the aspects that you may need to consider, and are helpfully divided into categories to help you identify the sites which will be most useful. Just click on the image on the left hand side to open the page.
The National Union of Students gives student-friendly information about developments in the higher education sector and current campaigns, as well as information about joining the Union and the benefits you get from being member of the NUS, including student discount!
University of Gloucestershire’s Students Union website gives information about all the extra-curricular activities on offer, including; Freshers' Week, part-time jobs, volunteering, sports teams & societies. Plus you can listen to Tone radio online, or read Space - the student-run newspaper.
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UCAS provides information, advice and guidance on applying to university and includes complete listings of all courses available in the UK. All applications for full time undergraduate courses are made online through UCAS.
'Push' describe themselves as 'the ruthlessly independent guide to UK universities' , providing information on student life, gap years, open days, student finance and other important student matters.
Prospects is The UK’s official graduate career website, giving tips and advice on employability and providing case studies of various careers.
Trotman is your indispensable guide to the best and most up-to-date education and careers resources available.
Use Unistats to compare and review universities and subjects in order to help you choose the best UK university and subject for you. View a range of university statistics and see how 220,000 students rated their university experience in the latest National Student Survey.
UK Course Finder helps you to locate your ideal university degree course. Quickly complete the study interests questionnaire to pin-point your interests in 150+ degree disciplines. Choose the location, study style, type of university or college and let Course Finder search through over 50,000 higher education courses from 500 UK Institutions.
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University of Gloucestershire Opendays
The University of Gloucestershire offers open days throughout the year, providing opportunities for prospective students to get a feel for the campus and understand more about life here. Find dates and times of all upcoming events and register online to receive your welcome pack.
Gives you dates of all upcoming open days around the UK and lets you know what to expect from your visit to a university.
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University of Gloucestershire Finance information
Advice and guidance from the University about fees, loans, bursaries and grants including a monthly budget planner.
Financial guidance for all students looking at university including information about how to apply for loans and any extra support available from the Government.
The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a UK public sector organisation established to provide loans and grants to students in colleges and universities in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This site provides links to the 4 different student finance websites (depending on your location), which will allow you work out what financial support you’ll get, make an application and keep track of your payments.
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