Care Leavers Advice Guide
Every year, more and more care-experienced young people make
the decision to go to university. Could it be an option for
The decision to go to university can be life-changing. It can
open up immense opportunities for you and introduce you to new
challenges, people, skills and ways of thinking. It can open up a
whole new future for you. It allows you to make real choices about
what you do with your life.
For some people the thought of going to university can seem
daunting or unimaginable, our Care
Leavers Q & A pages offer the answers to some common
questions to help you start thinking about whether it might be an
option for you.
When you start researching the possibility of
going to university you may find a lot of unfamiliar words and
phrases are used to describe the process of applying, and what
happens when you actually arrive.
Don’t be put off!
Our glossary of university words and
phrases will give you a quick guide to some common
university language to get you started!