Higher Education and Careers

Weatherhead enjoys excellent links with universities, professional bodies and industry. We have a specialist team offering career advice; students are advised on the best routes into higher education and careers, alongside opportunities that will benefit their chosen subjects and university applications.

Higher Education and Careers Preparation

  • UCAS and Personal statement support sessions
  • Unifrog, a platform for researching pathways, opportunities and applications to universities, apprenticeships and employment
  • University trips and residentials
  • Scholars’ and Most Able Programme
  • Medlink and Vetlink
  • Personal coaching and interview training
  • Student Finance Presentation 2020-2021


Future Events

To support you with your Higher Education decision making journey, the Education Liaison and Events Team at Edge Hill University offer impartial information, advice and guidance on a range of topics including the UCAS application process and student finance, and run a comprehensive programme of events and activities. Click here to visit Edge Hill’s student information page.


Success Beyond Weatherhead Sixth Form

Weatherhead takes pride in all our students‘ progression routes. Last year over 120 students headed to university, many at Russell Group Institutions. For many, they were the first generation in their families to study at university.

Destinations from our 2019-20 cohort includes:

Students have also gone directly into employment and apprenticeships in a range of areas including: childcare, banking, insurance, paramedic training, flight training, community work, and the travel industry.

Higher Education Resources

UCAS application support, personal statements, student finance, HE presentations.