Higher Education and Gap year Research
www.ucas.com Universities and Colleges Admissions Service: Information for those who would like to go to university, everything you need to know including how and when to apply.
https://university.which.co.uk/ University and degree course research tool. Uses UCAS data but offers different search criteria
https://www.whatuni.com/ Good search tool to learn about different universities
https://unistats.direct.gov.uk the official website for comparing UK higher education course data.
www.opendays.com/ It’s never too early to start looking at universities. This website also has a great open day calendar.
https://www.unitasterdays.com/ opportunities to book onto free lectures and demonstrations prior to making your degree course choices
http://russellgroup.ac.uk/ 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research and outstanding teaching and learning
A helpful link outlining broadly the entry requirements to the top 24 Russell Group universities
https://www.gov.uk/student-finance Information about student finance and loan application procedures
http://www.fulbright.org.uk/ Fulbright Commission information about study options in the USA
Year Out / Gap Year research:
http://www.gap-year.com/ research gap year opportunities world wide
http://www.yearoutgroup.org/ research gap year opportunities world wide
https://www.realgap.co.uk/ research gap year opportunities world wide
https://projecttrust.org.uk/ research gap year opportunities world wide
https://www.campamerica.co.uk/ gap Year opportunities in North America
http://www.etrust.org.uk/the-year-in-industry Science and technology placements