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.

Virtual Work Experience by Barclays Life Skills We might be social distancing but that doesn't mean you can't get some great work experience. Barclay's have joined forced with Freeform to provide 'virtual work experience' which will give you the chance to learn more about an industry and the skills you
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National Careers Service Explore careers in all sectors. Find out more about what is involved in a certain job role and how to get there.
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Youth Employment UK Careers Booklet Take time to think about your Future by completing this Skills and Career booklet by Youth Employment UK.
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Prince's Trust Support for Students Lots of really useful resources to help you achieve your goals by the Prince's Trust.
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Amazing Apprenticeships Amazing Apprenticeships have a great set of resources to help you find out what it's like to gain a qualification through an apprenticeship.
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Careers in Energy and Utilities Find out more about a career in Energy and Utilities with Success at School.
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Gatsby Subject Guides Find free subject guides that give information on the subjects you may be studying at school and how these could lead you on to a successful career.
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Success at School Careers Action Plan Take the steps towards your FutureMe by completing a Careers Action Plan.
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Northern School of Art Careers Programme If you're interested in studying the creative arts, then have a look at the Northern School of Art Careers Programme. There's a Guide to Creative Careers, and information about career skills creative subjects provide.
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Work Experience for Medicine Interested in studying medicine? Check out our useful infographic to find out the ways you can get relevant work experience to help your application!
Apprenticeships.gov.uk Are you interested in studying an apprenticeship? Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available, which employers offer them and information about starting your apprenticeship.
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FutureMe Qualification Levels Flyer This useful FutureMe Qualifications levels leaflet provides a handy reference guide for how different qualifications levels relate to each other.
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FutureMe What Is Higher Education Flyer The FutureMe What is Higher Education leaflet provides a concise explanation of what Higher Education is and the benefits of studying a HE qualification.
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The FutureMe Celebrities Who Studied HE Chatterbox Resource The FutureMe Celebrity Chatterbox resource lets students see what some celebrities studied at higher education, and opens up for discussion how this influenced their career choices.
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The FutureMe North East Growth Areas Chatterbox Resource The FutureMe Growth Areas Chatterbox resource can be used by students to find out what skills are needed and valued by growth sectors in the North East. It's a way to see what skills are needed for certain jobs, and how interests lead to career goals.
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FutureMe Apprenticeship Leaflet The FutureMe apprenticeship leaflet provides a great overview of apprenticeships. There's information about the different types of apprenticeship and how you would study them, the application process, and an explanation of some of the key terms used.
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FutureMe Higher Education in the North East Quick Guide This FutureMe quick guide provides a useful overview of the different types of HE qualifications available. It breaks down qualification levels and explains what some of the key features are of different qualifications, and what it's like to study them.
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FutureMe Parent and Carer Guide The FutureMe Parent and Carer Guide is a comprehensive resource aimed at informing parents and carers about higher education, and how they can support the aspirations and progression of their young people.
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iCould - Career Case Studies Find out what it's really like to do the careers you're interested in by reading and watching case studies from current employees. Hear about their journey and begin planning your own!
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Future Learn Careers Find career areas that link to your current qualifications, interests and skills.
Virtual Work Experience by Spring Pod Find virtual work experience programmes to help you explore your future and prepare to write your personal statement. The virtual work experience programmes incorporate a range of live and recorded webinars and Q&A sessions.
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UCAS Career Compass It can be difficult deciding the career you might like in the future so UCAS have created their career quiz which matches you to careers that may interest you and also shows you what students studying the same qualifications as you have gone on to do!
Virtual Work Experience If you're exploring your future options and want to try some different career areas then virtual work experience could be a great opportunity to try something new and network with industry professionals. Find and apply for virtual work experience here.
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Observe GP - Royal College of General Practitioners If you are considering a career in medicine, register with Observe GP today! This interactive online video tool will showcase what a career in general practice looks like and give you hints and tips to achieving your goal.
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