If you received grades this year and they aren’t what you had hoped for, don’t worry – there are plenty of options available to you.
Speak to your teacher or adviser
Do this first. Your teacher or adviser will be able to help you explore your options and understand your next steps.
Speak to the university or college

Your university or college may be flexible, especially if you only narrowly missed your offer.

Explore apprenticeships

You can earn a salary while you study and have your course fees paid by your employer and the Government.

Visit our apprenticeship hub to find out more and look for vacancies.

Apprenticeship hub

Alternative options

There's many different options available to you, such as taking a gap year or going straight into the world of work.

See below to discover lots of information about the different paths you could take.