It's a big moment when your child finishes school. Suddenly, they are entering the adult world and for many young people the next step is higher education.
Choosing to go to university and choosing what to study are among the biggest decisions a young person will ever make. It's a serious decision that requires careful thought and planning.
It can be quite mind-boggling too, so we're here to help with advice and tips to navigate the process – from choosing a course to making an application, sorting out funding and accommodation, preparing to start, as well as supporting them through their course.
Making the right choice: why go to university, why choose Brighton and choosing the right course.
Applications: how it works, key dates and helping your child complete their application.
Fees and funding: tuition fees, loans, government funding, bursaries and scholarships.
Accommodation: we guarantee all eligible first year undergraduates a place in halls of residence, but there are also options of unihomes and private renting.
Preparing to start university: advice on getting them ready – packing, housekeeping, budgeting, food, travel, jobs and health.
Helping students to thrive: find out what support is available – from tutors to study kits, counselling, special needs and English language classes.