discovering he

The ‘Discovering HE’ activities will help you explore what Higher Education is and if it is right for you.  There are activities based on student accommodation, understanding what study skills you might need and how to attend Virtual Open Days.  There is also the opportunity to hear from current students about their university experience.  

Student Accommodation

Explore the main types of student accommodation available, weigh up the pros and cons and decide what accommodation may be best for you. Feeling creative? Design your own student room!

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what is he?

Learn about what we mean when we talk about Higher Education, the differences between university and school, and find out about the range of courses you could study.

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Student life q&a

Do you want to know what student life is really like at university? Current students answer your questions.

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What are student unions?

Learn about the benefits of a student union and find out about some of the extracurricular activities you can enjoy at university. Quiz yourself on some unusual student societies and design a society of your own.

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Try our wordsearch to familiarise yourself with the jargon used in Higher Education. Check out the meaning of any unfamiliar words in the glossary included.

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Jargon Busting Quiz

Test your knowledge of words used when we talk about Higher Education. How much do you know?

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Discover more about HE courses by taking our ‘HE Course Exploration Quiz’. With over 50,000 HE courses there is a lot to choose from

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why go to he?

Learn about the benefits of HE and reflect on the reasons why people may decide to go or not go. Would you consider HE?

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