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How to Write a Brilliant Personal Statement

Your UCAS statement is your chance to give the admissions tutors at the universities that you are applying to a chance to meet the real you – to demonstrate your interest in the course, show what...  

Five Top Tips on Applying to Uni Through UCAS

If you're applying to university, you'll almost certainly be doing it through UCAS. But there's more to it than just filling in a form – you've got to choose your courses and university options,...  

Applying to Uni: How do I Choose a University Abroad?

According to the British Council, more than a third of young people in the UK would consider applying to a university abroad. Studying abroad as a student could give you the opportunity to take a...  

Oxbridge Applications: We Ask a Current Student For Advice

Are you thinking of applying to Oxbridge but not sure where to start? Or are you worried all those myths about the ‘type’ of person that goes there might just be true?... Don’t worry...  

Applying To Art School: All You Need To Know About Art Portfolios

Think you could be the next Picasso, Yves Saint Laurent or Antoni Gaudi? In that case, you’ve probably been thinking about applying to an arts or design course. These courses can improve your creative...  

What Are the Russell Group Universities?

On this page, we list the 24 Russell Group universities, link to up-to-date rankings, and explain the benefits of studying at a Russell Group university. What is the Russell Group? The Russell...  

What are UCAS points and how do I get them?

What are UCAS points? You’ve probably heard teachers talk about them, or older siblings discuss what they got – but do you really know what they are, why they matter, and how...  

What if I Don't Get the Grades I Need for University?

For a lot of students, it doesn’t bear thinking about, but let’s face it; sometimes things don’t work out as planned. If you’re one of the thousands of students who have just received...  

Five Practical Alternatives to Going to University

It can be disheartening when you don’t get the exam results you want, especially if you have your sights set on university. In a previous blog post, we’ve covered some of the options that you...  

What you Need to Know About Student Finance

As an A-Level student preparing for university, at some point, you'll need to address the issue of money. How will you finance your 3, 4 or 5 year course? Although it may not be at the top of your priority...  

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