St John Plessington Catholic College

Useful Websites

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These links can be used to visit sites where you can search for/apply for suitable University courses and assist you with the writing of your personal statement.

UCAS Course Finder 
Course Finder Site
Personal Statement Site
Advice for students' parents
Unistats: Use to make an informed choice about what University you want to go to. It features statistical results of universities, colleges, subjects and teaching styles, covering employment prospects
Information about student finance & how to apply
University League Tables
University tables
Open Days
This is a graduate careers website, with useful information about different careers and options with your chosen subject. Many graduate jobs are also advertised here. 
A website for the council of voluntary services. Opportunities can be searched by local post code, type of opportunity and time of day and week available. 
Unistats: includes the student satisfaction survey and graduate employment figures by subject and university. 
National apprenticeship website set by the government for a wide range of apprenticeships. 
A website for young people to refer to who do not intend to go to university. 
Student Finance England have a dedicated 'hub' for students considering going to university in 2012/13 -giving them the latest news, advice and tools re finance arrangements. 
This site allows students to not only input a subject they are thinking of studying but also to input predicted grades and it will bring up a list of courses that they could apply for. It also shows how much the university is charging for tuition fees 
Find Scholarships, Grants & Bursaries for UK Students | The Scholarship Hub
Schools Improvement
Merchant Navy website.
National Careeers Service
Free online courses
Attention Future Medics
UCAS - How to prepare for interviews

How to Prepare for a University Interview
How to apply
The University of Manchester
Guide to UK Degree Apprenticeships Guide to UK Degree Apprenticeships.
University Compare website
Clearing website:
Uni Compare app
Informed Choices
Discovery Uni
National apprenticeship vacancies

Apprenticeship Standards
Be More Website - This is our local website which promotes local apprenticeship vacancies within the Liverpool City Region including (Wirral, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Halton). –

The National Careers Service has two areas on their website that might also help you in deciding which apprenticeships is right for you, Explore Careers and Skills Assessment


Explore Careers -

Skills Assessment (Quiz) -

Apprenticeship Guide- Roles linked to school subjects

It is a platform which advises and guides parents on how to best support their child's future decision/aspirations regarding career choices.