Choosing the Right Course

Session Summary

This session has been designed to introduce students to the key factors that need to be taken into consideration when deciding which university and which course is right for them. By the end of the session, students should have a clearer understanding of the differences between courses and higher education institutions.

Duration: 1hr 30

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session students will:

- Understand the key words used in relation to university degrees and courses

- Have a greater understanding of how to go about choosing the right course and university for them

- Feel more confident about how to access university

Resources provided for the facilitator (the person leading the session)

Facilitator Manual

‘Choosing the Right Course’ PowerPoint which includes:

  • 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ jargon buster activity (PowerPoint)

‘Help Me Choose a Course’ profile booklets (A-Level and GCSE options)

‘Footsteps to Success’ card sort activity

‘Choosing the Right Course and University’ checklist (handout)

‘University Jargon Buster’ (handout)

Contact the team

Supplementary Schools Project
IntoUniversity Haringey North
Tower Gardens Park
Risley Avenue
N17 7ER


Call us on 0208 885 2048