Here you will find a selection of resources which we have found helpful. They cover careers advice and funding for university. Also check out Sector Summaries and Jobs Board for information on routes, qualifications and jobs directly from the professional bodies that represent the careers in each sector.
Your university's career service should be able to help you best here. Have a look at their webpages, give them a call or drop in to their office in person for a chat about what might be best for you after uni. Most university careers services are happy to help for years after you've graduated too.
It might also be worth checking out other universities' websites for their careers services and advice.
Here are a few other sites you might find useful...
The Brightside Trust provide a wealth of easily accessible information and support a range of projects for students. Their resource Bright Knowledge will help you on your way, with information about careers, education and student life. Also check out their student calculator (see below).
"Your Career. Your Life" That's the Career Circus' philosophy. Take a look at their site for coaching, interactive workshops and master classes for people aged 18-35 at all career development stages.
Careers Group University of London
The Careers Group University of London site gives you information on vacancies, events, developing your career, and training.
GradPlus is another really useful site for graduates. You will find information on careers advice, jobs and courses. They also have a Chatroom - talk live to graduate employers, postgraduate study experts and careers advisers in their moderated chat room.
Grad South West
Grad South West works in partnership with university careers services in the South West to provide a graduate recruitment service.
Tanya de Grunwald - author of Dude Where's my Career? - answers some common career questions from graduates.
The Guardian provides extensive jobs listings, advice and hosts live Q&A sessions and forums on specific sectors and career topics.
Telegraph Jobs - Career Tools
The Telegraph's online careers site has some useful tips and tools to help you get going in finding and getting a job.
Which? University is a free-to-use, independent source of information and advice to help you find the right degree course and university - featuring a simple-to-use search tool that lets you filter course results on the things that matter most to you, real-life student insights from nearly 300 UK universities and colleges, plus expert advice on everything from applications to student finance.
As well as checking out the services that your university's careers services offers for finding a part-time job while studying, there are loads of resources online (of course!).
Check out Student Job for vacancies near you.
Save on living costs by finding a place to live for free! Check out Unihomeswap to swap your bedroom for one in the place you want to study and save £1000s while you study.
Degrees Ahead offers information and advice for students thinking about studying abroad. All their advice comes free.
GSE offers summer, quarter, semester, and year-long study abroad programs in Europe, Australia, and South America. Expand your college education by studying in Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Paris, Florence, Rome, London, Sydney, Guadalajara, and Buenos Aires.
Think you can balance health, wealth, study and social life at uni? Play Student Survivor and find out.
Play All About U and deal with faltering finances, touchy tutors and flustered friends as you navigate through a year in the life of a university student.
Loans, grants, bills, jobs… all too much to deal with? Balance your budget with the Student Calculator.
There is also an International Student Calculator to support international students who want to come and study in the UK. Find out about funding and the cost of living and studying in the UK.
Funding postgraduate degrees
Outline of numerous avenues at Postgrad.com.
Learning and Skills Council (LSC)
The Learning and Skills Council exists to make England better skilled and more competitive” as well as planning and funding high quality education and training for everyone in England other than those in universities.
Hot Courses Scholarships Search
Advice Resources - Funding Directory
The Mullany Foundation supports UK students who want to become a doctor or a physiotherapist.
Educational funding in Ireland
Educational funding in Scotland
Educational funding in Wales
National Careers Service
This government provided careers site provides Funding advice for those thinking about starting a course.
Most university websites have useful information on funding. Newcastle University provides good information on funding further study.
PostgraduateStudentships.co.uk and MastersCompare.co.uk
PostgraduateStudentships.co.uk is a first dedicated website bringing together all the different types of funding opportunities open to potential postgraduates, at both taught and research level, all in one place.
Funding Education has an article on the ways in which you can finance postgraduate education.