Why choose university?

What are UCAS points?

UCAS Tariff points translate your level 3 qualifications and grades into a numerical value. Many qualifications (but not all) have a UCAS Tariff value, which will vary dependent on the qualification size, and the grade you achieved.

Do your research

Game Plan

Interactive game from Kings College, London that helps students and parents learn more about university life, finance and career options.

Which? University

Independent university comparison website, with information, tips and advice from current and former university students about what university is like.

Go Higher West Yorkshire

Partnership of local Higher Education providers – the website contains lots of useful information about the benefits of going to university.


Includes official data for undergraduate courses on each university and college’s satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.

The Complete University Guide


The Guardian University Guide


Russell Group


Applying to university

Student Finance

The Essential Student Finance Guide


Student Calculator


Apply For Student Finance


Parent, Guardian and Carer Guide to University

Parents Guide to University