Careers – Useful Links

Options



A one-stop shop for information on all of the important transition periods in education, including GCSE Options, post-16 and post-18 choices
https://www.careerpilot.org.uk

 

University



Independent university comparison website, with information, tips and advice from current and former university students about what university is like.
https://university.which.co.uk



An incredibly useful website showcasing the Russell group universities with information and case studies on each.
https://russellgroup.ac.uk

 

Jobs



Fantastic resources to help students with everything to do with employability, from managing their money to writing a CV and preparing for a job interview.
https://barclayslifeskills.com/



Student job site providing details about up-to-date part-time, temporary, full-time and seasonal jobs for students in all areas around the UK.
https://www.e4s.co.uk/



The UK’s biggest job search engine – can be used to find part-time, temporary and permanent jobs and even Traineeships and Apprenticeships.
https://www.indeed.co.uk/

 

Volunteering



Voluntary government programme for 15-17 year-olds that combines outdoor activities and adventure with volunteering on community projects.
https://www.ncsyes.co.uk/



National volunteering organisation where individuals can search for opportunities in their area (some roles may require students to be 16+ or 18+).
https://do-it.org/

 

Apprenticeships and Training



Website breaking down the different options available to students that aren’t interested in going to university and how they can find these opportunities.
https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/



Government website for guidance on all apprenticeship vacancies and applications
https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/



All you ever need to know about apprenticeships, including what they are, how they work and how to find them.
http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/



A guide for parents who want to explore and understand the range of apprenticeships that are available.
Apprenticeships Explained