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Careers and courses

A range of information, including prospectuses for universities and local colleges, details of apprenticeship schemes, and guides to professions, is housed in Ashlyns LRC. These resources can be used by any students wishing to research potential new career pathways, options at GCSE or post-16, advice on job vacancies in the local area, help with CVs or with university options. Online resources can also be found on the LRC homepage on the Portal.

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Below you can find links to useful websites, with information on careers, continuing education, employment and more. Please explore these and make a note of any you find especially helpful.

Career Planning and Careers Research

plotr

Discover and explore career ideas
www.plotr.co.uk

icould

Short inspirational videos of people in work
www.icould.com

careers-box

Short inspirational videos of people in work
www.careersbox.co.uk

nhs

Careers information about careers in the NHS
www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk

tes-growing-ambitions

Careers Information resources
www.growingambitions.tes.co.uk

future-morph

Careers in science and technology
www.futuremorph.org

horsesmouth

e-Mentoring platform
www.horsesmouth.co.uk

david-ritchie

Hundreds of links to careers, higher education and colleges
www.facebook.com/dracareers

cascaid

Careers information and aspects of work questionnaire
www.cascaid.co.uk/newkudos

all-about-careers

Careers information and job search
www.allaboutcareers.com

artemis-network

Supporting girls for challenging executive careers
www.theartemisnetwork.com

Higher Education Preparation

ucas

UCAS platform for HE research and application
www.ucas.com

unistats

Government stats about universities and courses
unistats.direct.gov.uk

push

Supporting Higher Education research
www.push.co.uk

which-university

Supporting Higher Education research
www.university.which.co.uk

what-uni

Supporting Higher Education research
www.whatuni.com

open-days

Supporting Higher Education Open Day research
www.opendays.com

russell-group

Top 24 universities UK
www.russellgroup.ac.uk

informed-choices

Informed Choices – Entry requirements for Russell Group universities
www.russellgroup.ac.uk/policy
/publications/informed-choices

bc4me-transparent

Supporting Higher Education research
www.bestcourse4me.com

apply-to-uni-transparent

Supporting Higher Education research
www.applytouni.com

ukcat

Preparing for the clinical aptitude test
www.ukcat.ac.uk

Study in America?

fulbright-commision

One stop shop for information on USA Education system
www.fulbright.org.uk

Finding Employment

apprenticeships

Apprenticeship information
www.apprenticeships.gov.uk

gov-uk

Apprenticeship application and search
www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk
/apprenticeshipsearch

not-going-to-uni

Apprenticeship information
www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

all-about-school-leavers

Apprenticeship and careers information
www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk/

big-choice

Apprenticeship and careers information
www.thebigchoice.com

linkedin

Preparing a professional public profile to recruiters
uk.linkedin.com

what-apprenticeship

Apprenticeship information
www.whatapprenticeship.co.uk

indeed

Job search site
www.indeed.co.uk

gov-uk

Job search site
www.gov.uk/jobsearch

Gap Year

camp-america

Gap Year ideas
www.campamerica.co.uk

flying-fish

Gap Year ideas
www.flyingfishonline.com

gap-year-com

Gap Year ideas
www.gapyear.com

real-gap-experience

Gap Year ideas
www.realgap.co.uk

FE Colleges

aylesbury-college

Aylesbury College
www.aylesbury.ac.uk

west-herts-college

West Herts College – Watford, Kings Langley and Hemel
www.westherts.ac.uk

harrow-college

Harrow College
www.harrow.ac.uk

uxbridge-college

Uxbridge College
www.uxbridge.ac.uk