Higher Education and Me
Explore how to apply to university through UCAS, learn more about personal statements and get ready to start your application.
Choosing a Course and University
Making the right decisions for you
Beginning your research about university can be a daunting prospect, here we have included some resources, web links and information on how to get started, what to think about and how to go about starting to make those important decisions about where you might study.
This video will help get you started.
Supporting your UCAS application
Personal statements are an important and integral part of making your university application.
It really is your opportunity to ‘sell’ yourself. You have probably heard people talk about what to include (or not) and how to structure it along with top tips for getting started.
There is a lot of useful information out there and here you will find some resources, videos and links to help you begin to write yours.
Download our Personal Statement Guide, its full of useful tips and advice from admissions tutors.
The Application Process
How to apply through UCAS
Hear Bob Savill, Head of Student Recruitment and Admissions talk you through the process of applying to university and UCAS in this video.
Funding your studies
Understanding student finance can sometimes be confusing, this page contains a range of helpful resources and links from key organisations such as Student Finance England, UCAS and GOV.UK
Chris explains the ins and outs of student finance in the presentation below.
This presentation was recorded in January 2021 and will be updated with new figures when they change as they are released. Please refer to the student finance links below for the most up to date information.