Higher Education

The choices made by pupils when they leave St. Anselm's College and go on to Higher Education are life-changing and need to be taken following detailed research and sound advice. The below links to websites are particularly useful as part of this process, both for students and their parents.


Higher Education/Apprenticeships





Please click here to view the HE Convention preparation presentation from Dr. Cooper.

UCAS Website                                    

UCAS Points Explained 

Advice from UCAS on Open Days

Guide to Writing Personal Statements

EXAMPLE Personal Statements

Discover careers and qualifications information with Moving On

University Open Days


Elevate Education - Study Skills

Find University courses and Degrees

A year in engineering before University (STEM students)

The Guardian Guide to Universities

The Independent Guide to Universities

Prospectus Finder

M&S Trainee Management Scheme

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Scottish Power Apprenticeships

Official Statistics of Higher Education from Unistats

Student Finance Applications and Advice from Government

Student Room Student Finance Calculator - What Support Will I Receive?

Student Finance England

Student Finance England's Youtube Channel

Student Loans Company

Independent Student Finance Advice


Study in the USA - The Fulbright scholarship programme

Study in the USA - The Sutton Trust US Programme

Any pupils who have specific questions about Higher Education or want individual advice should contact the Higher Education Advisor Dr. C. Cooper in person or via email so that an interview can be arranged.

Dr. C. Cooper
H.E. Advisor