Coronavirus Advice for Students and Young People

If you're feeling anxious because of the news or wondering what you should be doing right now, we're here to help.

Stay safe, stay home

Wash your hands

Stay calm, stay kind

Plan your time

We are a one-stop ideas shop when it comes to your education, work and future – even when you’re self-isolating at home. You can check out our Careers Hub, boost your skills for free with our online Young Professional skills training, or get help with your life choices.

General info for YOUNG PEOPLE

Finding Employment & Training : Youth Voice Forum

Making progress with Kickstart

Mastering Uncertainty

Lessons from lockdown : what we should remember this time round

How could the job hunting process change after furlough? Tips from a Youth Ambassador

Young Minds UK : Resources

Looking for work : Money Box Live

New Research has found the pandemic is dampening young people’s aspirations

What is the three tier system and what does it mean for me?

How has job hunting for young people changed during COVID-19? Get tips from Youth Ambassador Alina

Disability Rights UK: Get Ahead magazine and newsletter

McDonald’s is re-opening. See how it is keeping its teams and customers safe

Youth Employment UK leads Open Letter to Boris: “Kick start the economy by investing in jobs and people”

6 Tips on organising your day to build routine during lockdown / working from home

Coronavirus Advice on using Jobcentre Plus

What is a gratitude list and how do you use them?

The Youth Employment Group: How can young people get involved?

Apprenticeship & Traineeship Corona Virus Q&A

The Skills Toolkit : DfE

Coping with change

How to spend your time in lockdown! 5 Ways to Stay Motivated and Away from Social Media

Young Professional Skills and how they can help right now in times of COVID-19

#StayInStepUp Challenge – Get moving in your own home for a good cause!

Discover online activities for young people with the Essex Youth Service

Join a library online to get free access to e-comics and much more! An Essex Youth Service guide

Stay home & stay safe

Three things you CAN do at home

Coronavirus information for MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

Coronavirus information for STUDENTS

Coronavirus information for YOUNG WORKERS & JOBSEEKERS

How to find work experience and work opportunities during the pandemic

Starting a new job in the pandemic as a young person – what I’ve learned

Covid Winter Plan : Your Tier and New Info

Self employed and worried about where you stand with the new lockdown?

What does this new lockdown mean for me?

Ways to Job Search with Resilience in the Time of COVID-19

Ways to Communicate Remotely with Potential Employers While Job Hunting

Government announce Job Entry Targeted Support

Scotland Launches Youth Guarantee

Kickstart – what do we know so far?

Claims for the second SEISS grant are now being received

Which jobs are easiest to get post-lockdown?

McDonald’s is re-opening. See how it is keeping its teams and customers safe

Virtually (im)possible: how to network online

Looking For Work In A Pandemic – A Young Person’s Perspective: Jess

Looking for work in a pandemic – A young person’s perspective: Alina

My thoughts on the financial impacts of lockdown for business and the economy

How to Explain CV Gaps in a Positive Way to Employers

What is a Gantt Chart and how can it help me stay organised?

Princes Trust support for young people

“I Did An Online Job Interview And This Is How It Happened” – Q&A With Youth Ambassador Ciara

4 Ways to stay motivated when working from home

Coronavirus: What I learned from job hunting in a pandemic

How to deal with problems when you’re working from home and self-isolating

Being Furloughed : What does it all mean?

Desk with to do's

4 Ways to stay motivated when working from home

Arrow in wood

Apprentice Coronavirus FAQs

Getting benefit support if you become ill with the Coronavirus

What is an online meeting and how do you do them?

One quick way to boost your focus: Stand and stretch

digital skills communicate online

7 Ways to communicate with digital skills

digital skills online safety

Digital Skills: How to Stay Safe Online

Online career resources and things to do

Time doesn't stand still just because you are at home for a while due to Coronavirus. You can go easy on yourself, and you don't have to do superheroic levels of study. But you can still do little things to help you make the most of opportunities when social distancing and self-isolation come to an end. Here are some examples.

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Coronavirus resources for students and young people

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