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What subject should I do at university?
If you’re not sure what you want to study at university, check out these ideas to help you decide.
Choosing a university
There are lots of factors to consider when choosing which university or college you want to go to.
Choosing the right university for you: Old vs. new
The distance from home isn't the only thing you need to think about when choosing a university.
Choosing the right university for you: Location
When thinking about where to study, it's worth considering rural vs city locations.
Choosing the right university for you: Research institutions
Do you know what a research university is? Have you thought about how it could affect your university experience?
Studying in London
Fancy studying among the bright lights of the big city? Get the lowdown on student life in London.
Open days and UCAS days
Chemistry student Catherine Lawrence from Nottingham University shares her top tips for getting the most out of university open days.
How to get the most out of university visits
It's more than just a fun day out! Visiting a university campus is the best way to find out whether it is right for you.
Questions to ask on a university visit
Asking questions is the best way to find out if a university is right for you. But, what should you ask?
Take a virtual university tour
Many universities provide virtual tours of their grounds and facilities.
Weigh up your university choices with bestcourse4me
Don't know where to start when it comes to choosing which course or where to study?
Studying a university course abroad
If you’ve got your sights set on studying at a university abroad, read our guide to make sure you’re setting off in the right direction.
Guide to gay friendly universities
Gay rights charity Stonewall has published an online guide to ‘gay friendly’ universities in the UK.
Gap years: the Essential Guide
Gap years can offer the opportunity to experience a range of things you wouldn't be able to in your ordinary life.
Gap years: Pros and cons
Fancy a break from your studies but not quite ready to start work? Why not take a gap year?
Planning a gap year
To get the most out of your gap year, you need to decide what you want from it and then work out how you can achieve all those things.
Foundation years explained
Worried you don't quite meet the requirements for your dream course? A foundation year may be just what you need.
Starting university in January
Find out why some courses start in January, and how a January start affects your application.
Free online courses explained
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) can improve your skills and knowledge for free - if you put the work in.
Accredited courses explained
Course content and teaching quality aren't the only things to consider when choosing a course. Find out how professional accreditation can make a difference.
How do I choose the right degree?
Picking a degree that suits both your interests and your career plan isn’t always easy. Find out how to make the right choice.
Alternatives to open days
Can't make it to an open day? Here are some other ways to get a feel for a university.
Choosing the right university for you: Your career and your future
University isn't just about getting a job when you graduate - but it's still worth considering how your choice of uni could affect your career.
University league tables explained
Top university lists make headlines – but how important are they really?