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Get help at every stage of the UCAS process

Choosing to go to uni is a life-changing decision. So it can feel daunting. But we can help with that.

Find the latest advice, break down the UCAS process and choose to get even more help with your big decision in our live sessions.

They’re interactive, so you can ask any questions you have, including general queries about university. Or simply listen in on topics like student finance, choosing a course and how to get the best from your degree.

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Your Guide to Student Finance – Thu 21 March 2024, 4pm

If you’re looking to start university in September 2024, then it’s time to sort your funding.

Get your head around student finance applications in this session, and explore what funding is available, important new updates, eligibility, how to apply and how repayments work.
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Your Guide to Student Finance – Tue 23 April 2024, 4pm

Wondering how to fund your studies or how to manage your money before you go to uni? Then this webinar is for you.

Get your head around student finance in this session, as we look at how to apply for student finance, eligibility criteria and additional sources of funding, such as scholarships and bursaries.
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An Introduction To University and UCAS – Tue 4 June 2024, 4pm

Your future university is your future. If you’re in year 12 and starting to think about uni, then we’ve got you covered.

Even if you’re unsure whether uni is the right option for you, or trying to shortlist your choices, we’ll go through all the big questions together – including how to get started with the all-important UCAS application.
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Degree Apprenticeships – Tues 11 June 2024, 4pm

Degree apprenticeships might be the right option for you if you want to earn money while getting a degree (without paying any tuition fees).

Join us to learn how they work, how to find vacancies and apply, and the key benefits choosing this route to a degree.
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Parent and Supporter webinars

Student Finance: A Complete Guide for Parents – Tues 26 March 2024, 5pm

One of the big steps before your child starts their university journey is applying for funding. And they’ll need your input and support to do this.

Join this session to explore all aspects of the student finance application process, including tuition and maintenance loans, the documents you’ll need to provide to support their application and any updates for 2024 starters, in light of cost of living conditions.
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Student Finance: A Complete Guide for Parents – Thu 18 April 2024, 5pm

We know that applying for student finance can be a little confusing – but it's simple when you break down all the steps.

Experts from our Student Finance Team are here to answer your questions. We’ll help you understand tuition and maintenance loans, and other funding, such as scholarships and bursaries, how repayments work and any key updates for 2024 entry and beyond.
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How We Support Your Child At University – Thu 16 May 2024, 5pm

We all need some support sometimes, and being at university is no different. If our students need help at Portsmouth, they tell us what’s up – and we act.

With everything from their mental and physical health, through to money, housing or finding a part-time job – find out how expert counsellors and advisers at universities can help your child through any tough times – including all the support available at Portsmouth.
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Helping Your Child Choose a University and Course – Tue 25 June 2024, 5pm

It takes time and careful thought to figure out what to study and where. We'd love your young person to choose Portsmouth, but we also want to make sure they choose the right course and university for them.

Join this webinar to help them make a decision that suits them best. We’ll share practical strategies on how to research and shortlist options, and guidance on how to explore future career pathways, so they can feel confident in their final choices.
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Subject-specific webinars

Business & Management: Preparing you for a world of opportunities – 17 April, 4.00pm

Excel in today's corporate landscape as you combine your interests in Business and Management with hands-on degrees accredited by the Chartered Management Institute.
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What really happens in prison? – 25 April, 4.00pm

Take a look at the reality of people living behind bars. Explore what the media sees as being 'real' as we debunk myths around the prison system.
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So you're thinking of studying a degree in Politics? – 7 May, 4.00pm

Our lecturers will help you develop a toolkit to get involved in shaping policy and influencing the direction of societies as we talk you through the career routes you could be a part of with a Politics degree.
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Studying Theatre at University: Pathways into Performance – 9 May, 4.00pm

Whether you are a seasoned performer or just starting your journey, this webinar will provide you with insights and techniques to pursue your passion for the performing arts.
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Where can a degree in English Language & Linguistics take you? – 21 May, 4.00pm

Are you interested in exploring how language shapes thoughts, identities and the world around us? Our Language and Linguistics webinar will help you explore degrees in syntax and semantics.
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So you want to study a Television and Film degree? – 12 June, 4.00pm

Get inspired with degrees in Television and Film; learn how to master practical elements of live television students and how degrees can boost your career options across all aspects of film and tv creation and production.
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TEF Gold 2023

Gold rating in national assessment of teaching excellence

Our TEF Gold rating ranks Portsmouth amongst the top universities in the UK for teaching. 

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