MENTAL HEALTH: dealing with overwhelming feelings

Struggling with recurring negative thoughts? It’s normal to feel isolated in your feelings but you are not alone. It takes courage to cope with these feelings every day but sharing will help you realise that many other people are in similar situations

SUBJECT CHOICES: making the right decision for you

Don’t know where to start with your subject choices? Whether it’s your first or last time selecting subjects the whole process can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Researching your subject choices can even help you find out more about yourself and what you want to do in the future. If you already have a set career in mind then make an appointment with your careers advisor at school to help ensure that your choices suit this.

STUDY TIPS: Organising your time

Feeling like you don’t have enough time to study? It’s normal to feel overwhelmed with exams gradually approaching, but becoming more organised will help you take control of your learning.

Volunteering: inspiring your future

From volunteering or travelling to work experience and internships, taking time out after school to do something that inspires you will certainly benefit your future.

Next steps: Post graduation goals

There are many different ways to put your degree to good use after you graduate, getting into a graduate scheme or specialist graduate roles will see you utilise all your learning whilst gaining valuable experience: It’s a win, win.

University: Virtual open days

While keeping close to home to stay safe is important, if you’re considering attending university it’s important to attend an open day. This year, universities across Scotland will be holding virtual open days so you can choose the right fit for you.

Study: UCAS applications explained

From choosing the right universities or colleges to apply for, to acing your personal statement, the UCAS application process can feel overwhelming. We’ve got you covered with what you need to know.