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Beyond School
Making the leap into the world beyond school can be daunting for even the most confident student. To help, we’ve brought together a team of experts to bring you all the advice you need to navigate the move to further education – whether you’re considering university or exploring the alternatives, at the application stage or packing your bags and ready to fly.

Global universities

We’re hearing from more and more schools whose pupils are eschewing further education in the UK in favour of heading abroad to Europe, the USA and beyond. Check out our feature on the changing landscape of university applications in Europe, learn more about the pros and cons of studying in Canada, and find out everything you need to know about the often complicated and competitive US university and college application process.

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Careers and life beyond school

University isn’t right for everyone – and for many school leavers, it can be tricky to decide which path to go down instead. From apprenticeships to travelling or even launching straight into a career, we take a look at the alternatives worth considering.

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We all know that leaving school leads to much more independence – particularly when it comes to finances. But what’s the best way to budget and save for university? We’ve rounded up the various things that sixth-formers, young adults and their parents need to bear in mind when planning their finances for university and beyond, from student loans to tax and investing.

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