Higher education students and H Guide - Resources and Review

Offers resources for current or future students embarking on a gap year. Features information on independent travel, money matters, health and insurance, and visas and embassies.
Information and resources to help US school students make a successful transition to higher education. Includes a searchable database that matches students to colleges, a financial
aid calculator, and an online essay evaluation service.
Provides the opportunity for students from Europe to gain work experience, to practise their English and to explore the British way of life.
The NUS represents the interests of around three million students in further and higher education throughout the United Kingdom. It provides research, representation, training and advice for individual students and students unions. As well as information about the NUS, welfare and financial advice, there is an online version of Network, the magazine produced by the NUS for student union officers, and the latest news and events affecting students.
A gateway to definitive information about US college and graduate school admissions and placement tests. It provides sample test questions, test preparation, and test registration.
Provides detailed information about student loans, including application, eligibility, entitlement and repayment.
Ongoing article (updated October 1998) reporting studies undertaken to determine the level of use of electronic information resources, and whether student attitudes depend on subject studied. Results indicated that over 80% of students used CD
ROMs, over 76% used the Internet, only 46% claimed to use library OPACs, 37% used electronic journals, and 36% used BIDS, but usage varied considerably according to subject studied.
Details of a UK project which aims to advise, research and develop resources for technological based initiatives to support staff and students with disabilities.
A guide to the financial support arrangements for students in higher education in the UK.
National student information service, covering study skills, accommodation, careers, health and welfare, money, music and politics.
Guide for US secondary school, international and transfer students who want to find the right college or university and inform the right college about themselves. Plus information and guidance on scholarships, careers and financial aid.
Offers a database of graduate employers and job vacancies throughout the UK and Ireland, and of postgraduate courses and research in the UK.
Service aimed specifically at HE students and prospective students, covering the life and interests of students on and off campus.
Report from the committee chaired by Sir Ron Dearing into higher education. The committee examined and made recommendations on how the purposes, shape, structure, size and funding of higher education, including support for students, should develop to meet the needs of the United Kingdom over the next 20 years.
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