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.
Register and book your spot
It's completely free to register and all you need to do is book your place below.
University is more than a place to learn. You’re also choosing a place to live, work and enjoy yourself. Discover life as a student in Portsmouth, hear from our student ambassadors and explore all our city has to offer. From where to go and what to see, to useful advice for settling in – get answers to these questions and many more.
Get to grips with the UCAS process. From how to write a great personal statement to accepting an offer on your chosen course – we guide you through all things UCAS related and show you how to make an application to your chosen universities.
Your personal statement is how you show why you'll make a great student. It also helps you think about your choice of course and reasons for applying, so you know you’ve made the right decision. Get tips on structure, length, how to start and what to include – so you can feel confident in writing a great personal statement.
You asked for this one again, so here it is. Explore the online resources you can use right now to broaden your knowledge and experience – all of which you can talk about on your personal statement. Join us to find out what you can do now, and show your chosen universities why you'll make a great student and why they should make you an offer.
Help meet the current and future needs of the health and social care sectors – of doctors, social workers, paramedics, dental nurses, mental health nurses, radiographers, biomedical scientists and pharmacists. Discover the Healthcare courses available at Portsmouth, how to make a standout application, and the financial support available to you when studying.
UCAS Clearing is coming. But what is it? This time every year, thousands of students find their ideal course in UCAS Clearing or Adjustment. 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.