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University Preparation

Making Competitive Applications

Writing your Personal Statement

How to show passion for your subject

Choosing a University

Student Finance

Student Life 

Life at University - Accommodation and Living

Life at University - Clubs and Societies

University Study Skills 

Life Beyond your Degree

Starting Your Research

I've Got My Results: What Next?

Higher Education Information for Year 12's

How do I get into University? What sort of people go? Where can I go and why should I? These might be some of the questions that go through your mind when thinking about University. Watch our presentation about Higher Education by Amanda Bishop, WP Faculty Co-ordinator who will go through and answer these questions!

Please watch in presentation mode to hear her talk!

Self Development

Key Skills - What have you learnt?

Video length: 2.38 minutes

Research Skills for 16 - 18 year olds

A series of short videos created by the University of Warwick Library

Starting your research

Where to search

Using Google Scholar

Using CORE to find articles 

Using OAPEN to find e-books


Self Reflection - Why is it important?

Video length: 4.14 minutes

Open University Free Courses

Skills Toolkit


Work Experience


Work experience is very important to help you work out if a specific career path is right for you, but to also help you enhance and develop certain key skills required for a particular role. This experience will help you stand out from the crowd when applying to university or for job opportunities. In order to apply for work experience, employers may ask to see a copy of your CV. It is important to have an up to date CV - to help write your CV, please download this CV Guide.

Extra curricular activities and how they help your career

Video length: 2.50 minutes


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