If you’re feeling worried about money, where you’re going to live, or who to turn to for guidance, the good news is there’s loads of extra support out there just waiting for you to grab it!
First, check out some of the information below. Then see what the universities and colleges can offer on top - you’ll find a detailed support checklist on each of their pages covering things like specific funds for care leavers and year-round accommodation.
You can also use sites like UCAS and Unistats to gather more general information about higher education courses, entry requirements and how to apply.
And don’t forget to share your plans with your teachers, personal advisers and carers. They know you well and can offer sound advice and guidance on your options.