FutureLearn are partnered with over 170 world-class universities, institutions and industry leaders to create world-class courses to help you with your career.
The University and Your Future: Career Planning and Making the Most of Your Degree Course will help you identify your strengths and learn how to use your time at university to explore career options and prepare for future job roles.
It will help anyone unsure whether university is right for them to identify how to make the most of a degree to better their employability after graduation.
“Studee” have created a free resource, The ultimate guide to studying abroad from as a UK student to help students understand the process of choosing a university overseas. It’s a particularly complicated time for all students planning on going on to Higher Education due to Covid 19 so this guide ensures students have all the information they need to make their decisions. The guide will be kept up to date with any new information about the impact Covid 19 is having on students studying abroad.
The National Careers Service
The NCS provides information, advice and guidance to help students make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. You can chat with an adviser using webchat (8am to 10pm, 7days a week). Or you can call 0800 100 900 to speak to an adviser (8am to 10pm, 7 days a week). Calls are free from landlines and most mobile numbers.
Get ideas for your future with free career videos, job information, plus advice on career options and the world of work. iCould provides career inspiration and information for young people through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.
Apprenticeships.org offers guidance on how to apply for an apprenticeship as well as listing current local apprenticeship opportunities. More information on apprenticeships can be found at amazingapprenticeships.com
Careers Box is a free online library of careers related videos, news and information.
Labour Market Northeast
Labour Market provides up to date LMI for the Sunderland area including labour market profiles and vacancy data.
Offers advice and information on all aspects of the process of career choice for young people aged 13 to 25.
A handy PDF document that will give you an excellent idea of the different types of modern apprenticeships that are available.
Excellent articles about the various tests and interview tricks employers might use.