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School/College

  • GCSE or Standard Grade If you’re studying for your GCSEs or Standard Grades at the moment, and you’re already looking for advice... More
  • University Interviews You might be shaking in your boots at the prospect of a university interview for a finance course, but with the... More
  • AS Level or Higher If you’re currently studying for your AS Levels or Highers at the moment, it might also be a good time to... More
  • University Funding Funding a finance course at university can be a tricky thing to get your head around. The good news is that... More
  • A-Level or Advanced Higher If you’re currently studying for your A-Levels or Advanced Highers, it’s time to start making some big... More
  • Working in Finance You might have seen The Wolf of Wall Street, American Psycho or Stranger Than Fiction, but what does it take to... More
  • International Baccalaureate If you’re currently studying for your International Baccalaureate, it’s almost crunch time. This is the... More
  • Finance Apprenticeships When you think about entering the world of finance, you might only doing so after graduation. But wait! Have... More
  • Which degree should I do? Good question. Picking the right course for a career in finance is really important, but making the right... More
  • School Leaver Programmes School leaver programmes are structured training programmes for, yep, you guessed it: school leavers. Plenty of... More
  • Choosing a University Choosing a university is one of the most significant decisions you will make: for you and your career in... More
  • Sponsored Degree Programmes Some financial companies will pay for a student’s university education and offer them paid work experience in... More
  • Personal Statement Putting together a personal statement is no walk in the park. After all, you’ve only got 1,400 characters to... More
  • Insight Days Want an insight into the world of finance? Your best bet is to attend an insight day with a firm. This is the... More

Undergraduate

  • First Year The first year of university can be a whirlwind of new experiences and new information, so here’s our guide... More
  • Second Year The second year of university is when things start to heat up: there are financial careers events to attend and... More
  • Penultimate Year Whether you’re completing a yearlong placement in the financial industry or not, your penultimate year at... More
  • Final Year It’s the final countdown. The big push. Your final year is chock-a-block with job applications, revision and... More
  • Study Help Contrary to popular belief, university is for studying. Good grades are pretty much essential for a career in... More
  • Career Fairs Attending a career fair might not make or break your future in finance, but they do offer a fantastic... More
  • Open Days & On-Campus Events Career fairs are not the only way for you to engage with potential employers face-to-face. Check out the... More
  • Finance Societies Being part of a finance society at university is a great idea. The really great ones can hook you up with... More
  • Finance Work Experience To improve your chances of securing a graduate job in finance, it is pretty much essential to get some relevant... More
  • Finance Internship Securing a finance internship will vastly improve your chances of securing a graduate job in the industry.... More
  • Finance Placement Getting a yearlong placement in the financial industry under your belt will set you up nicely for when you... More
  • Graduate Salaries Go on, admit it: you’re pretty interested in how much you could earn on a finance graduate scheme. Check out... More

Graduate

  • Finding a Graduate Job Finding a graduate job can be tough. Don’t worry, though! We’re here to support you every step of the way.... More
  • Graduate Salaries Go on, admit it: you’re pretty interested in how much you could earn on a finance graduate scheme. Check out... More
  • Finance Work Experience To improve your chances of securing a graduate job in finance, it is pretty much essential to get some relevant... More
  • Postgraduate Finance Courses Postgraduate finance courses are a major part of most people’s career in finance. From choosing the right... More
  • Finance Internship Securing a finance internship will vastly improve your chances of securing a graduate job in the industry.... More
  • Career Changer Thinking of changing career and entering the world of finance? Great! It might seem like a scary prospect right... More

International

  • UK Universities So you want to study a finance course in the UK? We’ve got all the tips and advice you need to help you pick... More
  • Living in the UK Living in the UK can be a bit of a culture shock – not to mention expensive. Here are our tips on getting to... More
  • Financial Support for International Students It’s no secret: attending university in the UK can be pricey. Here are our tips on the funding options for... More
  • Working in the UK To work in the UK you may have to climb over some big hurdles, from obtaining a visa to experiencing a... More
  • UK Finance Courses Not to boast or anything, but the UK does have some pretty fantastic finance courses. The trick, though, is... More