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Association of British Correspondence Colleges
"Details and information about correspondence colleges and links to their web sites.
http://www.homestudy.org.uk

Association of Commonwealth Universities
"The ACU is committed to increasing staff and student mobility and building the capacity of universities worldwide. Grants and awards are available to staff and/or students at ACU member universities.
http:/// www.acu.ac.uk/ membership/ grants-awards/

BBC iWonder
"iWonder is the BBC's new factual and educational site, and it's all about feeding your curiosity. See all the new interactive guides, from the First World War to the Big Bang.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ iwonder

BBC Study Guides/Bitesize
"Brand new guides for GCSEs, Key Stage 3, Scottish Highers and Nationals. Now available on tablet and phone.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ education

Department for Education
"Comprehensive web site. It covers education reports, news and research and statistics including 'School and College Performance Tables'. A link to the Edubase Public Portal allows you to search for educational establishments at all levels.
http://www.education.gov.uk/

EduBase
"Find educational establishments at all levels in England and Wales.
http:/// www.education.gov.uk/ researchandstatistics/ edubase

English UK
"Search for private accredited English language schools in the UK by area, type and of course.
http://www.englishuk.com

Eurydice
"Browse by country, topic or indicator to find publications and detailed information about the education systems of Europe at all levels plus statistics.
http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/ education/ eurydice/ index_en.php

Family Action: Educational Grants Programme
"The Educational Grants Programme offers advice on funding for those studying in post - 14 education in the UK.
http:/// www.family-action.org.uk/ what-we-do/ grants/ educational-grants/

Floodlight
"Guide to part-time and full-time courses in London and Greater London and links to 'Floodlight' in towns outside the capital.
http://www.floodlight.co.uk

FutureLearn
"FutureLearn offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop. FutureLearn are a private company wholly owned by The Open University.
http:/// www.futurelearn.com/ courses/ categories

Hot Courses
"Find part time/evening, full time non-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate courses at universities, colleges and learning centres nationwide.
http://www.hotcourses.com/

Hotcourses
"Search for all levels of courses by region in the UK: fun and career, degrees, masters, MBAs and PhDs.
http://www.hotcourses.com

Hotcourses Scholarship Search
"This web site includes a searchable database of student scholarships, bursaries and awards,
http://www.scholarship-search.org.uk/

Learndirect
"The Learndirect web site provides information about its online courses and centres.
http://www.learndirect.com

NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre for the UK)
"NARIC evaluates academic qualifications from other countries for a fee.
http://www.naric.org.uk

National Centre for Circus Arts
"Previously the The Circus Space. A registered charity based in London, offers workshops and courses (including a degree course) in the circus arts for adults and children, professional and aspiring performers. Find details of these plus information about shows and links to specific circus arts - juggling, acrobatics, mime....
http://www.nationalcircus.org.uk/ home

National Extension College
"Long standing provider of open learning courses.
http://www.nec.ac.uk

Open and Distance Learning Quality Council
" The Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC) is an independent accreditation body for open and distance learning providers. Search for more information under 'Accredited Providers'.
http://www.odlqc.org.uk

Open Days
"Find out about open days at colleges and universities. Select by institution.
http://www.opendays.com

Open Learn
"The home of free learning from The Open University. Free learning material taken from Open University (OU) courses. You do not have to be an OU student to use these materials.
http://www.open.edu/ openlearn/

Open University (OU)
"Open University courses.
http://www.open.ac.uk

Postgraduate Studentships
"Funding and sponsorship for postgraduates at all levels.
http://www.postgraduatestudentships.co.uk/

Prospects
"Search for postgraduate courses and jobs and careers.
http://www.prospects.ac.uk

Routes
"This is an OU site - Resources for Open University Students and Teachers - created for OU students but a useful resource anyone doing a further or higher education course. Search by subject for lists of recommended web sites to help you study.
http://routes.open.ac.uk/

S-cool
"Revision notes for a selection of GCSE and A levels.
http://www.s-cool.co.uk

Student Finance
"An introduction to student finance for full and part-time students giving information about student loans, applying for finance via Student Finance England etc.
http:/// www.gov.uk/ student-finance

Student Loans Company
"Information about student finance from the company that handles the management of student loan accounts in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
http://www.slc.co.uk

The British Council - Education and Training
"The British Council provides information and support for international students studying in the UK.
http://www.educationuk.org/ global/

UCAS
"To select a university or college course follow the route: 'Course Search',
http://www.ucas.ac.uk

UKCISA: UK Council for International Student Affairs
"Support and advice e.g. on immigration matters including visas, fees and recognition of qualifications, for students who wish to study in the UK or for UK students who wish to study abroad.
http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/

Universities A-Z from Push Online
"Information about how to choose and apply plus independent descriptions about UK universities.
http://www.push.co.uk

Virtual Training Suite
"The Virtual Training Suite provides free Internet tutorials to help you develop your Internet research skills. Subject areas include the sciences, arts and humanities, social sciences and health and life sciences.
http://www.vtstutorials.co.uk/


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