Most people in the UK are aware of the usual degrees, but there's more to it! For example:
There's various ways to select a university:
The course you want to study.
The location - how far away from home you want to be, what kind of place you might like to live in,
Reputation (or ranking),
For university rankings, click here. You can also check which institutions are ranked more highly for your chosen subject area. The Russell Group represents 24 leading universities in the UK. Click here for more info.
Prospects is a website for graduates, students currently at University, and those who are younger but planning-ahead. Different degrees can be useful for different jobs, but how do you know what these are?
Click on the picture to find out more, or click here.
It can be a tough call! Apprenticeships give you real work experience plus pay! However you may miss out on the student lifestyle you'd get at uni. Apprenticeships can be more competitive to obtain, and you may not always find the apprenticeship you're looking for at the time you need it. Click here for more info.