Explore university courses and higher level apprenticeships, and access a wealth of information and advice about the journey to Higher Education.
HeppSY works to ensure that students have access to the information and advice they need to make positive career decisions. While we have a focus on Higher Education routes, our aim is that you can progress on to the best next step for you.
This page contains resources for students to help you explore your careers and higher education options, and resources for staff to them develop their careers education programmes.
Resources for students
If you are thinking of going into higher education, the Prospects careers site can help you explore what your graduate options would look like.
The National Careers Service provides careers information, advice and guidance to help you to make decisions on learning, training and work.
Engage with virtual work experiences and university subject tasters to help you learn about the world of work and university before you apply.
Resources for staff
A brilliant repository of Hepp’s resources – activities, videos, information sheets, lesson plans and presentations that you can use with your students. Registration to access the resources is free and only takes a few minutes.
We created a series of pre 16 and post 16 slides for National Careers Week that list careers related to a particular subject, skills developed in that subject and HE courses linked to that subject.
Boost student attainment, motivation and future prospects by connecting with volunteers from the world of work and bringing them into your classroom.
Advancing Access provides a variety of CPD resources, events and conferences for teachers and advisers to help them support students’ progression to Russell Group universities.
Labour Market Information
A bitesize introduction to labour market information locally and how you can use this information with your students.
Widening Participation Schemes and Contextual Offers
An introduction to widening participation – opportunities students can take advantage of from universities who accept a diverse student population.
Qualifications and Entry Routes to HE
Qualifications accepted for entry onto a Higher Education course and the Higher Education courses students can apply for.
What Next After School?
Routes available to students after Year 11 including A levels, T levels, BTECs and apprenticeships.
LMI for All
LMI for All is an up to date and reliable source of labour market information, to help inform career decisions and help you think about your future career. Why not try adding a job you’re interested in to the boxes below? You can see how much you might expect to earn, and predictions on the future workforce (are there expected to be more or less of these jobs in future?). You can also compare them with the UK average.
Skillsometer Careers Quiz
Unsure about what career you’d like to do? Take this quick Skillsometer quiz to discover jobs you might like to do in the future. You will be presented with a series of statements. Select the emoji that shows how you feel about each statement. You will be given suggestions of jobs you might be interested in linked to what you most enjoy doing.