Applying to university

How to Write a Brilliant UCAS 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 UCAS points and how do I get them?

You’ve probably heard teachers talk about them, or brothers or sisters discuss what they got – but do you really know what they are, why they matter, and how to get...  

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...  

The Top 10 UK Universities in 2016

Are you preparing to choose which universities to apply for? With over 150 higher education institutions to choose from, making your choices can be a tough decision. To help you decide on the best...  

University league tables: What can they tell me?

If you’re thinking about going to uni, the chances are you’ll want to find out about the best universities in the UK. That’s where the university league tables come in. But while there’s...  

Everything you need to know about university open days

University open days are an essential part of the process of shortlisting universities for your UCAS application. They’re also exciting, fun, and a great way to acquire free stationery. Chances...  

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