Information for parents

Where can I get the information I need?

Whether you went to university or not, the range of courses and institutions available can be bewildering.

The type of institutions and courses available, the financial situation facing students, and their employment prospects when they finish may not be familiar to you.

There are now over 50,000 courses listed in the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service Handbook.

Student Recruitment and Admissions

Student Recruitment & Admissions (SRA) staff try to help parents and guardians through this minefield by providing advice at parents’ evenings, school careers conventions and at regional higher education conventions.

Student Recruitment and Admissions

We are also happy to receive email or phone enquiries from parents and guardians.

If you have a question that is not answered by this website, please ask and we will try and provide you with an answer.

Student Recruitment and Admissions

  • If you are a prospective student: It’s best to contact us using the following enquiry forms:

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Higher Education information sources

The following websites are a useful source of information when considering which subject or university to choose.

Please use the links on the right to navigate to specific information about the application process, student funding, careers etc