Higher Education & University

What is Higher Education?

Higher Education is the next level of education after you leave school. Higher Education is taught at universities and Further Education colleges and normally includes undergraduate and postgraduate study. If you want to study a subject you are interested in and to boost your career prospects and earning potential, then Higher Education is right for you.


What are the benefits of Higher Education?

Higher Education can lead to a range of higher skilled careers which will enable you to:

  • Become more independent
  • Make new friends
  • Learn new skills
  • Develop confidence and resilience
  • Acquire better communication skills
  • Improve your self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Develop your critical thinking
  • Socialise and network

Applying for Higher Education

For the vast majority of full-time undergraduate courses, you will need to apply online through the UCAS website. However, how and when you apply for higher education depends on what type of course you are applying for and, sometimes, which universities or colleges you are applying to. Our best advice is to start your preparations early! For further information about applying for HE, visit:

Visit ucas.com

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