Make Happen for Students

We’re here to inspire, help and inform you as you take your next steps to a bright new furture.

Landing Page – Students

DEGREES

There are over 50,000 university and college courses to choose from – you can learn a living in the career of your choice.

HIGHER APPRENTICESHIPS

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships offer qualifications up to degree level. No Tuition fees and the Opportunity to earn while you learn.

JOBS

35% of job postings in Essex ask for HE qualified people, with the average salary offered £38,600!

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“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination” – Drake

Make Happen is all about that journey  –  offering inspiration and information to help you on your way towards the career of your choice.

INSPIRATION – Events and Activities:

We offer a range of interesting activities and events (inside and outside of school) to open your eyes to the world of opportunity that lies ahead of you – great jobs and careers and how to get there via higher education.

INFORMATION – Resources:

We have all the information you need; everything from choosing your pathway, how to select and apply to universities and apprenticeships to living independently, money matters and your future.

FAQs

  • Will I fit in at Uni?

    You’re not alone in feeling this way and you’re bound to have a few nerves, but if you’re keen to…

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  • Apart from paying my fees will I have enough money to live on?

    There is a lot in the news about the cost of going to uni and it can be tough to…

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  • What about living away from home?

    Whilst there are benefits to staying at home whilst you’re studying, we can’t stress enough that university is much more…

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  • How do I choose and apply for a course at uni?

    With thousands of courses and hundreds of universities to choose from, we don’t blame you if you aren’t sure where…

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  • I am thinking about Uni, but where do I start?

    With so much information out there, it’s no wonder you’re feeling a little bewildered. First thing’s first, think about what…

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  • I know I can get a student loan, but how do I pay it all back?

    You’ll only start paying back your student loan once you’re earning over £21,000. The money will be taken from your monthly pay …

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  • What if I don’t get the grades to go to Uni?

    If your exams don’t quite go as expected, you might be disappointed, but there’s no need to worry – you’ve…

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  • Don’t you have to get top grades to get into Uni?

    In a word: no. You don’t need to be a straight-A grade student to benefit from uni. What you do…

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  • What about jobs?

    Let’s be real – we all know the job market is a tough place right now, and we aren’t going…

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  • Help, I don’t know what I want to do!

    Don’t stress about it! Remember it is not all about the destination, we want you to enjoy your journey. We’re here…

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