Learning Opportunity Links

  • BBC Skillswise- games and quizzes to help you improve your literacy and numeracy. Great fun for brushing up on your grammar, spelling and number skills.
  • ECCTIS -details of over 100,000 course opportunities at over 1000 UK universities and colleges of further education. Include information for those planning a gap year.
  • Hot Courses- Use this resources to search and apply for courses in the UK. A comprehensive listing of full time, part time, distance learning courses. Find information on jobs and careers and much more.
  • National Extension College - NEC offers a wide range of open and distance learning services for individuals and corporate clients through innovative training materials and consultancy
  • Open University - The Open University is the largest University in the UK with over 200,000 students and customers. On this site you will find information on qualifications, courses, news, fact sheets, faculties etc.
  • Parentzone Scotland - This site offers a broad range of information for parents, carers and others responsible for school age children. The website also provides a comprehensive list of links to useful organisations and recent publications.
  • Scholarship Search - Use this site to: search for funding; plan your budget; calculate how long it will take to pay off your loan and predict your salary. The funding search is particularly easy to use and very informative.
  • Skills Development Scotland - This site has information to help you decide what, where and how you want to learn.
  • Student Award Agency for Scotland - Find out if you are eligible, if the course you intend to do is eligible, download an application form, enquire about your application progress, use the support calculator to calculate the approximate value of support etc.
  • Scottish Qualifications Authority- Find out about the SQA, qualifications, accreditation, resources, search the qualifications database for Unit Specifications etc, download specimen question papers and much more.
  • UCAS- The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service process applications for entry to full-time undergraduate courses, HNDs and university diplomas.
  • University of the Highlands and Islands - checkout the course catalogue for online courses.

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