Next Steps in Education
You can find useful information on how to apply for further study in the UK on the following websites:
At the University and Colleges Admissions Service website you will find everything you need to know about applying for further education in the UK.
Department of Education and Skills
You can also find information about studying in the UK at the Department of Education and Skills website.
The British Council
The British Council around the world can offer advice on applying for further study. You can find out how if there is a British Council in your country and how to contact them at this website. The BC manage the Education UK website which is designed to help students who want to study in the UK.
Click here for information about applying to study overseas.
From this website you can search for details about universities and colleges both in the USA and around the World, and find advice on how to apply to study in the USA.
Career Advice – Taking the next steps in your career
When you are thinking about the career you would like to pursue, there are a few key questions to ask which will help you make your choice.
- What am I good at? What do I enjoy doing?
- What do I want to do with my skills?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of the careers I am interested in?
- What is the earning potential of the careers I am interested in?
Talk through your plans with your teachers, family and friends. If you know someone who is already working in your chosen career, discuss your plans with them and get the benefit of their experience.
There are many other places you can go for advice. The websites below are just a few which offer further career information.
has an on-line quiz where you can find out what kind of job might suit you. You can also search for details about the jobs you are interested in.
If you are interested in working overseas, the following web links give you further advice.
The Council for International Education has a section of good general information about working in the UK.
has been created for students to find out further information about working in the UK, and allows you to explore a variety of jobs and search for jobs on line.