Resources

We have collated lots of useful information and resources to help you find your FutureMe. Using the search box at the top of this page, or the filters on the left-hand side of this page, you can find information about applying to higher education, student life, revision, studying from home, and much more. If you are a parent/carer you will find information to help you support your child make an informed choice about their future.

Top Tips for a Competitive Personal Statement Causeway Education have 5 top tips to write a competitive personal statement.
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Medical School Fact Sheets by the Medical Schools Council Information and factsheets from the Medical Schools Council for students wishing to study medicine.
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Personal Statement Support by Causeway Education Causeway Education have a number of guides to writing a great personal statement specific to your subject of interest.
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UCAS Chat Want to know what it's really like to be a student? Have your questions answered by chatting to current students from a number of institutions in the UK. By UCAS.
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UCAS Explore Not sure what to do? Explore subjects, locations, universities, and colleges.
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University of Sunderland First Choice Programme The University of Sunderland’s First Choice Progression scheme aims to equip students with the key skills required to be successful at university and support them in their journey towards higher education.
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Realising Opportunities (Newcastle University) Newcastle University is the lead partner institution for Realising Opportunities, a unique collaboration of 15 leading, research-intensive universities. They work together to promote fair access and social mobility of students from underrepresented groups
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Newcastle University PARTNERS Programme The PARTNERS Programme has been running since the year 2000 and is one of the most well-established supported entry routes to Higher Education of its kind. Students can receive a lower conditional offer to Newcastle University, and attend a Summer School.
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STEP (Space to Explore Potential) Programme (Durham University) STEP is aimed at black students studying in Year 12 at a state school. On the summer school, STEP students will take part in a variety of sessions and activities that showcase the Durham experience, from academic taster sessions to social activities.
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Sutton Trust (Durham University) The Durham University Sutton Trust Summer School is a week-long event designed to give bright students from non-privileged homes the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a student at a leading university.
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Durham University Supported Progression Programme Open to Year 12 students in the North East, students have a taster of what it is like to study a specific subject. By passing the assessed summer school project, they can work toward a guaranteed, conditional offer, as well as developing academic skills.
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What Can? HE Can! - FutureMe Challenge Comic Book This guide is designed to show you how higher education could help you reach your goals. The guide has been made by students, for students, to explain all aspects of higher education in a way that's relevant to you.
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FutureMe Journey to Higher Education Leaflet The FutureMe Journey to Higher Education leaflet is a handy guide for students who are thinking about their HE journey, with key steps and events mapped out.
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Student Finance England Resources Find factsheets and information for you and your parent/carer that cover all you need to know about student finance.
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Student Finance for Estranged Students he following guide will give you information about how your Student Finance application is assessed as an estranged student.
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Newcastle University eBook - Is university worth it? Read all about the benefits of a higher education and the different routes available.
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Social Mobility Foundation - Aspiring Professionals Programme Interested in a career in Medicine, Law or Accountancy? Applications for the APP are now open and could give you access to a range of opportunities to help you reach your goals.
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The Scholarship Hub The Scholarship Hub provide information about the cost of being a student and also direct you to additional funding sources that you can access as a student.
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Zero Gravity - Free University Mentoring Create your account and have access to free, weekly video mentoring sessions as you prepare to apply to your higher education study.
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Degree Tasters by Springpod Degree Tasters are brand new experiences tailored around university and higher education. These have been specially created to give you insights into both course content and university life.
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Animal Academy by Royal Veterinary College Animal Academy is an online resource designed to provide exclusive help, advice and events about animal careers, going to university, and learning from RVC's animal experts!
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St John's College Cambridge - Online Events If you're interested in studying at Cambridge, St John's College have a range of free online events that can provide the information you need to make the best choice for you.
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UCAT 2022 Information If you're applying to study medicine or dentistry you may need to sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test. This leaflet explains what the test is, how to prepare, what happens on the day and what to do with your results.
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