Sixth Form

Next Steps

Whether your next step after sixth form is university or something else, this page will help you find the information you need for the next steps in your life - click on the links to view a wealth of resources, regularly updated to keep you informed.

Please also visit our Careers and Futures area to view more options.

University and UCAS

UCAS processes applications to higher education. It is an online system. Over 90% of our students apply to university courses (or other higher education institutions). We have a team of dedicated and experienced staff who can provide you with advice and guidance on UCAS preparation and how to choose which course to study.

UCAS and the Application Process
University Courses and University Life 
Student Finance
Applying to Study Law
Applying to Study Music
Qualifying as a Nurse, Midwife or Paramedic

Support for Oxbridge, Medic and Vet Applicants  

Stroud High School aims to provide opportunities for students, starting in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, to consider university options, with early support for Oxford and Cambridge applications and applications in the fields of dentistry, medicine and veterinary science.

Applying to Oxford and Cambridge
Applying to Study Medicine
Applying to Study Veterinary Science and Medicine

Studying Abroad

Each year we help students who want to continue their education overseas, mainly in the US and Europe. We provide advice and guidance on how to complete application forms and admissions tests.

Studying in the US
Studying Abroad

Gap Year and Volunteering Opportunities

Many students take a gap year before moving on to the next stage of their education.  People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons and there are plenty of volunteering opportunities both in the UK and abroad.

Gap Year and Volunteering


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