Student writing their personal statement

Your personal statement hub

The place to learn about writing your personal statement, what to include, the structure, and the dos and don’ts

Welcome to your personal statement hub

Here you'll find all the information you need to write a standout personal statement. We've packed together tips and tricks to help you plan, structure and write something that reflects you as an individual.

There's lots to check out, from identifying your skills to planning and writing your work. And when you're ready, you can send us your draft to get feedback from our expert team.


Download what you need 

If you prefer, you can download all of our personal statement advice and guidance below. That way you access it when you need it and in your own time. There's also an interactive guide that you can use to start drafting your work.


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