Below you will find a few useful links with regards to information and guidance about careers, Higher Education, apprenticeships and the job market:

Careers Advice

  • The National Careers Service (including a free chatline) - Click Here
  • Tyne and Wear Connexions service (local advice) - Click Here
  • Plotr (exploring career paths) - Click Here
  • iCould (careers videos) - Click Here
  • Job Centre Plus (job hunting and applying) - Click Here
  • Apprenticeships (apprenticeships and traineeships) - Click Here
  • Labour Market Northeast (shifts and trends) - Click Here

Applying for University

Grants to help with studying

  • HE Student Finance (University grants) - Click Here
  • 16-19 Bursary Fund (grants for studying in Year 12/13) - Click Here

Volunteering and taking time out

  • National Citizenship Service (volunteering for 16/17 year olds) - Click Here
  • Advice about taking a Gap year - Click Here
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