Careers – Students

List of Useful Websites:

Careers advice – job profiles, information and resources | National Careers Service

We provide careers information, advice and guidance. We can help you to make decisions on learning, training and work at all stages in your career.

National Careers Service

TARGETcareers UK | careers help and advice for school leavers

TARGETcareers is here to help school leavers make decisions about their future. Explore options for careers, university or apprenticeships and get help applying successfully.


Start – Careers Information (

Start is owned and created by U-Explore, an EdTech company specialising in careers guidance for young people in schools and colleges. We’re passionate about making sure that every young person has access to the best information, advice and opportunities that will shape their future, regardless of who or where they are. Our mission is to create the place to make this happen.


LifeSkills | Developing work and life skills

Giving millions of people the skills, knowledge and confidence they need for work with tools, tips and learning resources.

Barclays Lifeskills


Free and simple to use, features over 1000 videos of people talking about their careers – explaining their job role, career path, and how different factors have shaped their direction.


Not Going To Uni: Apprenticeships & Work Experience in the UK

Not Going To Uni was founded in 2008 to showcase the alternatives to the standard university route to school and college leavers.

Not Going To Uni

UCAS | At the heart of connecting people to higher education

UCAS will use this site to apply for most university courses in the UK. It now also provides resources for apprenticeships and lists apprenticeship opportunities across the UK.


For Students – Your Game Plan

Shape your future career & stand out from the crowd with free digital courses.

For Students

It’s time to take control of your future | Springpod

Meet Springpod – the careers platform where you can experience the world of work & university before applying.


Career exploration, jobs & advice All good. All in one place – AllAboutCareers

Review of many job sectors with tools and in-depth supporting data.

All About Careers

Browse job profiles by sector |

Careers information and labour market information for school leavers


Home – Youth Employment UK

Independent, not for profit social enterprise founded to tackle youth unemployment. Information on employment, education and training.

Youth Employment

Career Pathway