Cookies policy for students

About cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience, track shopping basket contents and remember where you are in the order process. You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly. The following is strictly necessary in the operation of our website.

The site ( will remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure.

You need to be logged in to interact with other users, access and interact with work experience, apprenticeships, employment, e-learning, career and educational exploration, and advice services etc.

The following are not strictly necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting.


Purpose: authentication token used for requests

Expires: lives one session, if user has checked “remember me” on sign in page lives one year


Purpose: used to distinguish users

Expires: lives one session


Purpose: used to distinguish user role for page access restrictions by role

Expires: lives one session, if user has checked “remember me” on sign in page lives one year


Purpose: used in main menus and opportunity links

Expires: lives one session


Purpose: used in user closed cookies consent block, used to inform about that site is using cookies

Expires: lives one year

The Site will:

  • Track the pages you visit via Google Analytics and AutoPilot Analytics.

The Site will not share any personal information with third parties that are not members of the Site without your express permission.