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Higher Education
If you are interested in issues surrounding higher education, you should find the following pages of interest.

Higher Education Student Support
This website contains information that will be of interest to students living in England and Wales who want to know what financial help is available to them as higher education students.

DfES HE Students' Gateway
If you require information about any area of Students in Higher Education, whether you are looking for advice or wish to find out about government policy, the links here should help you find what you need.

The Excellence Challenge
The Government’s proposals for widening the participation of young people in Higher Education.

The European Choice - Opportunities for Higher Education in Europe
This website is primarily aimed at students who are interested in spending up to a year in another European higher education institution undertaking study that is fully recognised as part of their UK degree course.

International Students
If you are considering the United Kingdom as a study destination and want to know more about the UK education system then take a look at this page.

Review of HE Careers Services
In June 2000, Baroness Blackstone asked Professor Sir Martin Harris, Vice-Chancellor at Manchester University, to lead a review of Careers Services run by universities and higher education colleges. Institutions are now being consulted on the recommendations.

Other Sites of Interest

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) promotes and funds high-quality, cost-effective teaching and research in universities and colleges in England.

Student Loans Company
Student loans are part of the Government's financial support package for students embarking on a course of higher education in the UK, and are available to help students meet their living costs while studying.

UCAS is the UK central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to full-time undergraduate courses, HNDs and university diplomas.

National Academic Recognition Information Centre for the UK provides comparability information for international qualifications against UK standards.

UKCOSA: The Council for International Education
UKCOSA: The Council for International Education is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting educational mobility and providing support to international students and the professionals who work with them.