We know that as well as the work going on in College to help students make informed choices on progression, you as parents/carers will also play an important role in supporting students to make informed choices and applications for Higher Education.
On this page you will find information, useful links and resources, which will equip you with the knowledge to best support students through this process.
Please take a look through the resources and links below, we thank you for your support. If you have any questions/queries relating to the above, please do not hesitate to contact the Advice, Careers & Employability team on the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find below our Parents HE/UCAS Presentation. This provides information about HE options and the process of applying for HE courses through UCAS.
In addition, below is a presentation from Student Finance England, which outlines financial support available for students wishing to access Higher Education courses. The will show current support and figures for students (2020) and give you an idea of financial support available. These figures can be subject to change for the forthcoming year. The 2021 Student Finance presentation and figures will be published around February 2021 and this can be shared once available. We will also invite you into College to attend a Student Finance Parents’ evening.
Parents and students can use the Student Finance calculator tool (available at www.gov.uk/student-finance-calculator) to understand the types of student finance and how much financial support a student may be entitled to when attending university. Please note that until February each year, figures suggested will be calculated on 2020 figures the previous year’s figures.