University Guidance and Advice


During the pandemic the UK University & Apprenticeship Search have provided pupils with a vital connection to universities and apprenticeship providers through their Webinar Wednesdays and Virtual Fairs. Universities also put together some incredible content including webinars and campus tours during this time. brings together these fantastic resources in one place for students, teachers, careers staff and parents. This is a great resource for you to get a further insight into university life and the courses they all offer.

Whether you need up to date help and advice regarding UCAS personal statements, choosing courses, student finance, uni campus tours, interview advice, open days etc has it all.

As this free site has just been launched universities will be providing lots of new videos over the coming weeks so stay tuned for updates.

Please also see for their Summer face to face events schedule.

SAAS – Funding Application Workshops

SAAS Funding Awareness Team are delivering Funding Application workshops virtually this year.  They will be delivering their funding presentation and offering assistance to Scottish students to help them to complete their 2021/22 funding application.  

Students can sign up for one of these events here –

These events are suitable for pupils planning on studying at HNC, HND or Degree level at College or University this year.  The attached flyer explains what students will need to bring with them to the workshop. 

Information Flyer:

NESCol – Virtual Event – Careers/Pathway Planning

On Thursday March 18th from 6.30-7.30pm DYW North East will be holding a free virtual event for Parents/Carers and Young People to highlight the wide range of pathways available in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, supporting young people in their journey beyond school.

Whether a Senior Phase pupil is considering staying in education or entering the world of work, it can be a confusing landscape.

In our information session young people and Parents/Carers will hear from local employers who provide apprenticeships, as well as local further/higher education providers:

• Skills Development Scotland
• Bon Accord Care
• Balfour Beatty
• NESCol
• Tullos Training

Sign up is via