Considerable work is carried out in school to help students prepare for applications to Higher Education.
Sessions are provided on:
Choosing a University and Course
Oxford and Cambridge Universities
Planning an Open Day Visit
Writing a Personal Statement for the UCAS application form
In March/April of Year 12 students are taken to the Higher Education Convention at the University of Kent, Canterbury.
Useful Higher Education Websites
www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/paymentbydegrees - Information on student finance for those planning to go on to Higher Education including fees, loans, grants and bursaries
www.ucas.ac.uk - Website for the central organisation through which applications are processed for entry into Higher Education. Lists all universities and course as well as providing advice and guidance to students.