Articles (415)

  1. Benefits for young people

    Benefit rules and regulations are complicated Young people under 18 (and sometimes under 20) may not be able to claim many of the benefits available but if you are living independently or have an illness or disability or you are a parent, then do check out if you…
  2. University and Higher Education

    Institutions of higher education (IHE) include universities and colleges of higher education Many further education colleges also offer higher education (HE) course that are accredited by an IHE Higher education (HE) is education for people aged 18 or over, who have successfully completed a level…
  3. Education and training 18+

    Thinking of going to a university or college to do a higher education course? The information and advice here is designed to help you, starting with course research through to applications and on to freshers’ week (the first week of university). Find out how to…
  4. Travel and transport

    There are many different ways to travel using lots of different forms of transport If you want to go and explore more than your own area, you need to know how to travel around safely, on time and using the best method available. This section…
  5. Family problems? Need help?

    If you're worried and want to talk to someone about family problems ... ... such as parents splitting up or someone dying, you can contact Childline T: 0800 1111. You can also find useful information on the websites below: Parents splitting up: GOV.UK - Find out the impact for…
  6. Career and learning timeline

    Learning and career planning go together Do all you can to develop lots of skills and learn about the work. This Career Timeline will help you in make good decisions at the right time, about your future. It really isn’t too soon to start looking ahead!…
  7. Health services

    Sometimes we take good health for granted. But if you need medical help or information check out NHS Choices at any time for advice on any health question, contact T: 111.  
  8. Disability, know your rights

    There are laws that protect you from being treated less fairly than people without a disability. Understanding your rights and the adjustments you can expect from school, college, university and employers is important. It will give you, and those helping you, the confidence to plan ahead…
  9. Problems in school

    Check out ... ... your rights to education and what to do for example, if you: are excluded from school are from another country cannot get in to the school you want. You can also contact the Child Law Advice Line (freephone) on 0300 330 5485…
  10. Learn more and earn more!!

    Statistics show that learning pays Qualifications have a big effect on pay Usually the higher your qualifications, the more you're paid The 'pay and qualifications graph' below shows ... ... the average gross weekly pay of full-time employees aged between 16 and 64 by highest…
  11. Education 11-14

    Getting Started in Years 7 to 9 Everyone is both excited and scared about starting secondary. This information has advice to help you: settle in and make the most of new opportunities learn about careers and learning choices choose the subjects in Years 10/11(Key Stage…
  12. Education and training 16-18

    What next — your options after Year 11 Look at all the choices and how they fit in with your career plans. After Year 11 you must now stay in learning until your 18th birthday. Your main choices are: a full-time course an apprenticeship or traineeship…
  13. Full-time study at a school sixth form or college

    There are courses to suit all interests and students of all abilities Courses and qualifications include: A levels are level 3 academic qualifications that usually take two years to complete and are assessed by exams. At least five GCSEs at grades 9-4, including English and maths,…
  14. Drinking too much? Need advice?

    Islington Drug and Alcohol Service for Young People offers free, confidential advice and support at T: 020 7527 5099 Islington Drug and Alcohol Helpline T: 0808 800 0019 is open 24 hours, seven days a week and can help you or someone you care about. There are other…
  15. Disclaimer

    Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in this directory, we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any errors that have occurred. It is recommended that you always check with providers that their service or organisation…
View all related service listings