Deciding whether or not to go to university is one of the most important decisions of your life and can definitely shape your future career. You will have many things to consider such as which course is right for you, moving away from home, leaving old friends (and making new ones), and what you want to achieve in the future.
Studying at University offers you personal development and allows you intellectual curiosity - and let's not forget it can also be fun.
You may think that a degree will guarantee you a dream job and you will be able to earn loads of money. For some people this is true, but it is usually not that simple. Many people who go to university have not decided on their future career, so studying for a degree gives you more time to make up your mind.
The Government gives a lowdown on the non-monetary benefits of a degree. Research suggests that:
The application process is easy through UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. Find out more in our how to apply section.