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Skegness Academy

Post-18 Website Links

All students are encouraged to think about their future career options and make informed decisions about which courses to apply for, or whether an apprenticeship or full-time job would be a better option for them.

There are many websites offering advice – the following is an excellent starting point for students who have no idea what career they may wish to progress on to: SACU

Higher education:


Official information on HE & how to apply

University & college open days

Comprehensive HE guide

Guide to helping students find the ideal university for them, focusing on student life as well as courses

You state what A-levels you are taking and then the website will generate suggested degree courses

Includes National Student Survey results

Reports on quality of teaching and research in HE

Student finance

Year in industry Placement


Employment/gap years


Guide to apprenticeships and vacancies

Paid alternatives to university

Plan your future work and study

Careers films on the web

Official job centre site

NHS careers and training

Guide to graduate careers and further study

Community Service Volunteers

Work, teach and volunteer abroad

Gap Year Travel Inspiration & Advice

Year out ideas

Essential gap year advice

Website with information on jobs and also general careers guidance