Student events for schools and colleges

Discover UCAS events and talks

Help students with their university applications

Supporting you and your students is at the heart of what we do.

Our extensive portfolio of engaging talks and UCAS events for schools and colleges are designed to help students with their Higher Education journey and you achieve the Gatsby Benchmarks.

Teachers and advisers often relay how impressed they are by the quality and depth of the UCAS application support that we offer. That’s because we’re committed to helping your students make informed choices, to reach their academic goals and get career-ready.

Explore our offerings and book the activity that best suits your students' needs.

Post-16 talks for schools and colleges

Our suite of talks is tailor-made to guide your students seamlessly through the UCAS journey.

We’ll deliver them at key points along the UCAS timeline, ensuring your students get the right support, at the right time.

You can expect a concise yet impactful presentation, aligned with the Gatsby benchmarks, which provides your students with the crucial information they need, and an opportunity to ask key questions.

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UCAS Events, HE Fairs and Exhibitions

There are several ways students, parents and supporters can speak to us to find out more about the University, the reasons to study here and to ask questions about their course.

Request in-school HE and Careers Fairs

We offer in-school HE fairs and careers fairs that can be booked for students in years 12-13. We’ll visit your school, and talk to students about their future options, pathways and what we offer at Portsmouth.
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UCAS exhibitions and large-scale HE fairs

Catch us at major UCAS events and UK Uni Search higher education fairs. We’ll be on hand to help students choose which course or pathway is right for them and learn more about studying at Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth x UK Uni Search on 19 June 2024

We are delighted to announce that UK University & Apprenticeship search fair will be hosted at our University of Portsmouth campus on 19 June 2024, with numerous universities in attendance.
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UCAS support for parents and carers

Supporting parents in navigating the UCAS process? We can help you provide the tools parents need, with informative talks and tailored resources to help them guide their child in the journey to higher education.

Request parent webinars and events

Invite us to your parent events, fairs and/or request a bespoke webinar.

We'll cover crucial topics like student finance, accommodation, and the university application process, ensuring parents are well-equipped to champion their child's university ambitions.
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Share our parents newsletter and webinars

From application help to researching university courses and student finance advice – parents and supporters can count on us.

Encourage them to sign up for our new parents newsletter, where they’ll get timely updates on the UCAS process, including webinars, articles and parent stories.
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UCAS support for students

Personal Statement Hub

Plan, write, tweak. Then send us a draft for feedback. If your students want to show their chosen university why they’re the perfect candidate for a course, our Hub's got them covered.
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Subject Taster Days

Give students an insight into studying different subjects at university by booking a class to come to a subject-specific event and Taster Day at our University of Portsmouth campus.
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Getting Started Webinars

Our 'Getting Started' webinar series is designed to give students up-to-the-minute information, tips and guidance to help them get started with their uni application.
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Undergraduate Open Days

Are your students thinking about joining us as an undergrad? They can book their spot at one of our upcoming Open Days and take a guided campus tour.
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Enquire about talks and events at your college

Make a request for post-16 talks, events and HE fairs at your school or college, and we'll process your request promptly.

On the booking form, please suggest multiple dates and our team will reach out to you to confirm if we have availability to deliver this activity.

Please note: your booking is not confirmed until our team confirm this with you directly.