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Let us help you support students with their university choices and UCAS applications

Best begins with support that matches your students’ ambitions.

Finding the time to prepare for uni is tough for any student hard at work on A-levels, BTECs or other KS5 qualifications. But we’re here for them, every step of their journey.

Our portfolio of resources, talks and events look to the future. So they can get all the help and advice they need to make the right choices for them.

Talks and support for schools and colleges

Access talks, visits and resources that coincide with all the important UCAS moments in the year. Browse our offer and book whenever your students need it.

In our handy timeline below, we've also suggested key points in the calendar to book these activities, but we can deliver them throughout the year.

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Help your students sail through their UCAS applications with our HE talks. We’ll deliver these virtually or in-person (travel dependent), and adapt them to support your curriculum. Talks typically last 30 minutes and fit into your assemblies and tutor times, including Q&As.

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Talks Autumn Spring Summer
Making the Most of Year 12    
Reasons to go to University  
Moving away to University  
Understanding the UCAS process  
How to research a university and course  
Making the most of Open Days, HE Fairs and events  
Degree Apprenticeships    
Vocational HE options    
How to study effectively  
How to prepare for your personal statement  
How to write an impressive personal statement  
Next steps after applying to university  
Understanding Student Finance  
Applying through Clearing    

*All talks are also available for delivery to Parents and Supporters.

Let us support you

We know that you're committed to helping every student achieve their absolute best. And we'll always be there help reach that shared goal. Get in touch with our team to book in-school personal statement checking, careers fairs and parents evenings now.*

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Services Autumn Spring Summer
In-school personal statement checking    
In-school HE fairs and careers fairs
Parent and carer talks and evenings

*Travel dependent.

Meet us

Help your students make decisions they can be proud of. There's plenty of ways to meet us in 2022/23 – we'll help them navigate the road ahead. And you can also stay ahead of the curve with the latest HE insights at our conferences and webinars for teachers and advisers.

Stay connected Autumn Spring Summer
UCAS and UK Uni Search Exhibitions  
University of Portsmouth Undergraduate Open Days  
University of Portsmouth Subject Taster Days
HE Advisers Conference 2023    

Grab what you need

We've got plenty of ways to help your students get to grips with all parts of the UCAS process. Access our handy Personal Statement Hub and Getting Started videos. Then get the word on the street by chatting to our current students. We also also have resources for care leavers and service background students, and our CPD Hub for teachers and advisers.

Resources for students Autumn Spring Summer
Personal Statement Hub
Getting Started Videos
Chat to our students on Unibuddy
From Our Experience: Care Leavers Podcast
Connected Forces Online Community
CPD Hub for teachers and advisers

Ready to book a session? To get started or find out more, please contact us at rao@port.ac.uk or call 023 9284 6214.

Online resources for students

Getting Started Series

Designed to give your students up-to-the-minute tips and advice to help them get started with their university application. Whatever support they're looking for, they’ll find it here.
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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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Parents higher education evenings

If you're planning activities for parents, we can support those events with talks around all things higher education.

Covering things like student finance, accommodation, applying to uni and more – we'll equip parents with all the support tools to match their child's higher education ambitions.

All you need to do is promote it to parents – we'll handle everything else. Contact us at  rao@port.ac.uk or call 023 9284 6214 to get started.

Student finance talks

It's natural for students, parents and supporters to have money concerns when thinking about going to university. But our expert student finance team can help.

From student loans to budgeting at uni and scholarships and bursaries – our talks explore how to fund undergraduate studies, supporting your students with their next steps.

Activities can be delivered in-person or online. Contact us at studentfinanceevents@port.ac.uk and by phone on 02392 843 072. Priority will be given to schools and colleges depending on distance and audience.

 

Contact us

To book any of our events, talks and parents evenings – or to discuss anything else, please email us at rao@port.ac.uk or call 023 9284 6214.