Getting Started Series
The Getting Started series is designed to give you the information you need. Advice, tips and guidance to make sure you get the university experience that you want.
We’ll cover a different topic each week such as writing a great personal statement, how to complete a UCAS application and learning at university.
Join us for as many as you like. They’ll be interactive, so you can ask any questions that you have – even if you have general queries about studying at university. Or you can simply come along and listen in.
You'll also be entered you into our free competition to win a university starter pack and we'll share additional resources that you can access online at your convenience.
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Deciding where, when and what to study at university are big decisions to make. Need help? With thousands of courses available, we’ll guide you through the process of researching and choosing a course that is right for you.
We know from your feedback that you found our first session on understanding the UCAS process really helpful. So we’re running it again. From how to write a great personal statement to accepting an offer on your chosen course – we’ll guide you through all things UCAS related.
The Coronavirus situation means many open days have moved online – so while you #stayhome for now, we’re here for your future. Find out how Virtual Open Days work, how to prepare for them and what questions you need to ask to make the most of your university application.
Once you've decided which universities and courses to apply for, completing your application is pretty simple – until it comes to writing your UCAS Personal Statement. Get tips on how to write a personal statement that stands out – covering things like structure, length, what to include and what to avoid.
There are online resources you can use right now to broaden your knowledge and experience – all of which you can talk about on your personal statement. In this session, we explore those resources together. So you can show your chosen universities why you'll make a great student and why they should make you an offer.
Every year, thousands of students find their ideal course in UCAS Clearing. But what is it? We explore how clearing works, to make sure you find the best course for you – whether you've changed your mind, your results surprise you or you’re just starting to think about applying to university this year.