Useful Links

Higher Education                    

careers advice and guidance

 university information and advice

 finding the right course

part time HE at the Open University 

 HE open days

finding the right university

reports on the quality of teaching and research in HE

independent guide, league tables

official information on HE courses and how to apply

what to study, where to go and how to get there

university reviews and information


national apprenticeship service

jobs, CVs

jobs, applications, CVs and courses

jobs; graduate; part time; summer; internships

search for vacancies

find a job with universal job match

independent guide to benefits and services, CV advice and jobs searching

jobs, career adivce

NHS careers and training

guide to graduate careers and further study

Study and Work Abroad                      

European jobs

studying in the United States

travelling, jobs, volunteering

gap year jobs, volunteer placements and seasonal work

research and plan adventures

volunteer abroad, gap years and internships

work and study abroad


financial support for HE students

budgeting and managing money

deals and discounts

student loans company

advice on funding HE studies

advice on finance and budgeting

Students with learning Difficulties/Disabilities                            

National Asthma Campaign

information and advice on all disabilities

dyslexia information

national charity for all people with learning disabilities

royal national institute for the blind

royal national institute for the deaf

Health and Lifestyle                         

UK's leading drug and alcohol charity

help from citizens advice

help and support for housing, health, learning and work or any combination of these needs

YMCA - helps and supports people of all ages, origins and faiths

free and confidential help for young people in the UK

community money advice centre with a team of qualified debt advisors as well as personal budget coaches

help for young people with housing issues

first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse

to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives

mental health charity

help and advice for bereaved children, young people and their families in Dorset

health information, support and care, services near you

national union of students

medical information and support

24 hours a day confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts

gay, lesbian, bi and trans youth project

student health matters

universities, health, lifestyle, relationships and more

student information and advice

Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)

support for a variety of difficulties which affect young people, also had a helpful parent/carer section