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We hope everyone, where they can, stays at home, stays safe, and looks after themselves.

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Resources

?Year 7, 8 & 9

Thinking About Your Future (PDF) - perfect for students who are choosing their GCSE options and thinking about what they might like to do in the future.

Whose Crew Are You? - this game tells you which crew would suit you! 

Study Tips (PDF) 

A - Z List of Careers/Jobs

Where could your favourite subject take you?

?Years 10 & 11

?Years 12 & 13 or FE Level 2 & 3

Why go to University? (PDF) Our quick tips on the pros of going to university!

Student Starter Guide (PDF) Our very own guide for your first year of university – including recipes, what to pack, and how to deal with homesickness.  

Key UCAS Dates 

Information for those interested in a career in the NHS 

Preparing for a University Interview (PDF)

Revision Top Tips (PDF) 

Dealing with Study Stress (PDF)

Study Tips (PDF)

Where could your favourite subject take you?

?Going to University

Student Starter Guide (PDF) Our very own guide for your first year of university – including recipes, what to pack, and how to deal with homesickness.  

Is University For Me? (PDF)

UCAS Course Search - explore all your higher education options (age 18+) here 

Open Days

Take this fun quiz to be given some suggested careers you might be interested in (and find out which celebrities you have a similar personality to!)

How to Make the Most of a University Open Day 

Making the Most of Virtual Open Days Transcript

Do League Tables Matter? How to make sure you’re choosing the right university

Top 5 Apps to Download for when you go to University (PDF)

Going to Uni - Our Top Tips (PDF)

Travel on a Student Budget (PDF)

 

?Careers & Employability Skills

?Learners who are young carers

Testimonials

"I have been in frequent communication with my mentor, and I have a lot to learn from him. He is doing a Masters at Columbia University and works in investment banking. He has been very engaging, setting useful tasks for me to develop my understanding."

- Brightside - Prepare for HE online mentee

“I have learned more about myself and the opportunities ahead of me"

- People Like Me Workshop

“Everyone is supportive and the staff are very friendly”

- Project Dare Workshop

“Thanks for the interesting talk. I’ll be using your positive thinking strategies in my exams.”

- Exam Prep Workshop

"UniConnect have been amazing to work with and we can't thank them enough for offering this additional support for young people. This has and will most certainly support them in their ideas and choices to access further education. The support, communication and dedication from the NCOP team has been second to none and we are so grateful of what they can offer/support young people with in terms of further education."

"the futurehy programme (and especially the team I have had the privilege of working with) has been a huge advantage to our school. I am very happy with their aims and ethos and they are consistent, organised and enthusiastic in their delivery."

"I experienced first hand at least one student overcome their insecurity and was able to fully engage in an activity led by an Outreach Assistant"

"Many students who came here (a University campus) today did not see university as an option but now feel confident that this is possible."