Information, Advice and Guidance

Forthcoming events:


In PSHE on March 11th Year 13 will be taking part in a finance presentation delivered by LJMU. Applications for Student Finance are expected to go live during this month and are made here. Helpful advice for parents can be found on the UCAS website here, and there is further advice about university and all things finance here.

On the 13th February LJMU are hosting an evening event about student money:

Thursday 13 February 2020
5.30pm to 7.00pm
John Lennon Art and Design Building, Duckinfield Street, Liverpool, L3 5RD We would like to invite all prospective Higher Education students and their parents or supporters to LJMU's annual Student Money Evening. The event is aimed anyone who is thinking about studying at University in 2020.

• How does Student Finance work?
• How and when to apply?
• What am I entitled to?
• What's the difference between a scholarship and a bursary?
• Am I eligible?
• How will I repay any students?
• What support is available to students who have children or other dependents?

Find out the answers to all these questions and more by attending a talk by Lynne Condell MBE, Manager of LJMU’s Money Advice Team, former Chair of the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA). Refreshments available upon arrival and the talk will start at 6pm.

You will be able to ask our experts about student accommodation and disability support. | Speak to some of our current students about their money management tips

Places are free but booking is essential. Please register here.


Information, Advice and Guidance: FE/HE/Apprenticeships and Employment

FE or HE?HE or FE ? Or maybe you want to enter into employment ? The choice is yours! Have a look at some of the following sites and you’ll soon be in the know about your options after St Julie’s...

Advice on Higher Education

Further Education Colleges

Work Based Learning

Does the thought of applying to University terrify you ? Panic no more! The following site tells you EVERYTHING you need to know about the application process. If you’re still not sure which is the best course for you, then take a look at – it lets you compare courses and see what previous students have said about them.

This link shows a flow chart demonstrating the process of an application, while this link shows more what about UCAS is and what it does. Parents might also like to check out the UCAS Parents guide.

Coins‘Money makes the world go around’ so the song says... so are you clued up about finance ? Do you know the different options available to you for financial help at University?

You might want to read this helpful advice about the biggest costs of going to university and how to minimise them.

For general careers advice, the following sites are invaluable!

Cruise ShipIf you’re tired of living and working in the UK then the world truly is your oyster. The following links can direct you pretty much anywhere in the world – why not have a look and see if a Gap Year is something you’d like to try?

Study Abroad & Gap Years

We all have different types of relationships with people and sometimes there might be issues that you need to talk through but don’t know who to turn to. Additionally, there may be health issues you have questions on but are too embarrassed to ask about.So, for information on health and relationships, check out the following websites:

Careers in Medicine and the Law