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Welcome to our Parent/Carer Higher Education (HE) Information page. We appreciate the importance of your support in your young person’s decision making, so we have put this page together to help you stay informed about all aspects of HE.

On this page you will find information, useful links and resources which will help equip you with the knowledge to best support your young person should they choose the route of HE after college.

Higher Education Next Steps Evening

On 13 October 2021 we held a Next Step Information Evening for Parents specifically aimed at Level 3 Year 2 with a focus on options and support available for you and your young person as they prepare to leave College. Please find below the recorded Session as well as presentations and helpful links and websites shared on the night. Your feedback is very important to us so for those of you that attended the live event or the recorded session please complete this short feedback form.

Parent/Carer Information Evening (recording of live event)

This recording is of an event that we hosted live on 04 May 2021. The following topics were included: HE pathways,  UCAS and the new 2022 cycle, University Studies at West Suffolk College and finally a Q&A. Slides of each talk can also be found below in booklet form.

Higher Education and the different pathways

Applying to University, the new 2022 UCAS cycle

University Studies at West Suffolk College (USWSC)

Useful Information for USWSC

Student Finance England

 Student Finance a step-by-step guide

UCAS Timeline 

Useful websites