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Writing your UCAS personal statement

Ready to show your chosen university why you're the perfect candidate for the course? We've got you covered

Your UCAS personal statement is uniquely yours. It's the story you tell when you apply to uni. But writing it can be tricky. There are things it needs to include and common mistakes to avoid.

Watch videos, get top tips and download our help sheets – that's what our personal statement hub is for. It's for you to write your story, so you can show your strengths, ideas and passion to your chosen universities. 

You'll also be able send us your draft, so you can get feedback and feel confident about what you've written.

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