Working together we can provide the guiding light of information and advice that leaves no student in the dark
Access to careers information and guidance on pathways to higher education should never be reserved for those ‘in the know.’
It is UCAS’ ambition to be the ’go to’ place for post-secondary education, independent, trusted information and advice, levelling the playing field for all those that are interested in staying in education or training after school or college at the age of 18. The choices students are faced with are vast, so personalised support to help them navigate is vital to enable every student to have equal opportunity to make the right choices for them.
But if we place ourselves in the shoes of students, the landscape is uneven and difficult to charter.
Our new report ‘Where next?’, published today (25 March), reveals that two in five students say that had they been provided with better information and advice they would have made better decisions in school. One in five students told us that they felt that a door had been closed to them,...