Get ready for studying higher

Studying higher education can give you access to exciting new opportunities and more career options!  There are lots of different types of courses and subjects to prepare you for career success.

What to expect

Higher Education study will help you to develop transferable skills for a successful future! You will find that you'll be expected to:

  • Learn more independently
  • Use your initiative to expand your knowledge in your course subject area
  • Take responsibility for your own studying
  • Be self-motivated
  • Manage your time effectively and find a work/life balance

Get organised so you don't miss any important dates!

  • September - UCAS applications open

  • October - College/university open events start for the new academic year and Oxbridge deadline for some subjects

  • January - UCAS application deadline

  • May - respond to UCAS offers, student Finance England deadline 

  • August - A-Level and BTEC results, clearing (until October)