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Applying to university

All you need to know to complete your university application. Find key dates, advice on writing your perfect personal statement, and interview tips.

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Coronavirus updates for exams and university applications

Advice on exam results, appeals and deferring during the coronavirus situation.

12 Aug 2020
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Applying to university and UCAS deadlines

A guide to UCAS deadlines 2020 and the UCAS application system, including the different...

06 Mar 2020

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Tips for writing your personal statement

Writing your personal statement can be difficult – where to begin? Get hints and tips on...

06 Mar 2020
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Deferred entry to university

Find out what deferred entry means, how you do it and weigh up the pros and cons of...

06 Mar 2020
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Applying to university as a care leaver

For care leavers, applying to university can throw up issues and obstacles, but there is...

03 Jun 2020
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UCAS Performing Arts applications

If you’re applying for a performing arts course, you can apply through UCAS...

09 Mar 2020
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Replying to university offers

A guide to replying to UCAS offers, your options and a list of useful deadlines, as well...

06 Mar 2020
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Entry requirements

Entry requirements in the UK vary between universities. Read about how to use this...

06 Mar 2020
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Completing your UCAS application

The university application process can seem daunting. Our UCAS application advice with...

06 Mar 2020
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Guide to applying for Oxford and Cambridge

Applying to either Cambridge or Oxford university – together known as 'Oxbridge' – can be...

06 Mar 2020
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Medicine admissions tests

To apply for a Medicine degree, applicants have to pass specialist admissions tests such...

17 Feb 2020
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Application advice for parents

Understand what it’s like when your child goes to university, how best to help them, and...

11 Feb 2020
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Tips for virtual interviews

You should approach an online interview the same way you would a face-to-face interview.

02 Jul 2020
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Application journey poster

Download PDFs of the application journey poster especially designed for schools and sixth...

17 Apr 2020

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