Careers Ideas and Support[Syniadau Gyrfaoedd a Chefnogaeth]
Careers Ideas and SupportSyniadau Gyrfaoedd a Chefnogaeth
Careers and the World of Work
www.ucas.com (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) Database of all the University courses on offer.
https://www.gov.uk/ The Direct Gov website provides a very comprehensive, informative database of careers including contact details for associations, societies and institutions for different sectors. You will also find information about the financial support available and the benefits of going to university or college.
www.studentfinancewlaes.ac.uk Information about student fees, loans and grants for Welsh students.
www.mantais.cymru.ac.uk Information about Welsh language courses.
www.aimhigher.ac.uk General information about higher education.
www.push.co.uk Discover what universities are really like, from the students’ viewpoint.
http://www.wwv.org.uk/ A large database of volunteering opportunities worldwide.
http://www.yearoutgroup.org.uk/ Information on how to make the most of your year out. This includes over 35 provider organisations offering a wide range of locations and activities.
http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ A useful starting point for students that are not considering university after A Levels.
http://icould.com/ The inside story of how careers work. The icould storytellers relate, in their own words, their real life career journeys including career videos as well as hundreds of written articles.
http://www.careersbox.co.uk/ Careers films on the web.
For more information please see Mrs Tumelty, Wider Curriculum Dimensions Coordinator or Rachel Watson the school’s Careers Adviser.