Careers Guidance

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 Insight for Parents.

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A careers hub for the students of Ashlyns School to learn more about vocational information, internships and CV skills as well as UCAS help and advice.


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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




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


Higher Education Preparation



ucas

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



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




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?



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


Finding Employment



apprenticeships

Apprenticeship information
www.apprenticeships.gov.uk





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




indeed

Job search site
www.indeed.co.uk


gov-uk

Job search site
www.gov.uk/jobsearch


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