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Your journey to university starts at Begin Your Future. Save your place now to get all your questions answered.

We’ll help you get to grips with all parts of the UCAS process – from writing your personal statement, to student finance and making the exciting jump to uni. And you'll explore our island city campus here at the University of Portsmouth, with guided tours and student chat, so you can feel confident about the road ahead.

Get your ticket below – valid for each day at Begin Your Future on 8, 9 and 10 of February.

What's coming up on 8, 9 and 10 October 2023

Each day at Begin Your Future will have a similar range of sessions – your teacher will confirm your visit date. Save your place get your ticket and join us with your school/college.

We're excited to meet you. For school or college visits, details on checking-in will be shared with teachers.

We'll meet on Museum Road in Portsmouth, near the coach and minibus parking zones.

Get an intro to Begin Your Future and what's coming up on your visit.

Find out why our students love studying at Portsmouth and how we're committed to helping every student, whatever their background, achieve their absolute best.

Our campus is always evolving. We have a £400 million plan to ensure our facilities are fit for the future of higher education. It’s all about preparing you for a competitive global jobs market.

Get ready to tour the campus and facilities with our student ambassadors – including our simulated working environments and specialist professional equipment, where students develop and hone expert skills.

We know when it comes to choosing a university, you'll look beyond our courses, rankings and facilities. Because you're also picking a place to live, work and play.

Our student ambassadors will help you discover life as a student in Portsmouth – from where to go and what to see, settling in and the fun side of uni.

A big part of your journey to uni is meeting current students to find out all about the place you’ll call home.

This is your chance to ask our students your questions. This could be about a course you're interested in, the city of Portsmouth, moving away from home and whatever you want to know about uni – our students know best.

Fuel-up. Feel free to bring your own lunch for the day or grab something from the cafeteria.

Scratching your head on what to study and where? Let us help you narrow down your options.

Learn how to shortlist your choices, so you can make the best decisions for your future.

Once you’ve decided where and what to study, completing your application is pretty simple – until it comes to writing your UCAS personal statement.

Fear not, we've got your back. Identify the skills you can include in your writing and the extra activities you can do in your spare time to develop your experience. Then show your chosen university why you're the perfect candidate for a course.

If you ever feel like you need a helping hand with your application, tips and advice on anything UCAS-related, or some help writing your personal statement, then you've come to the right place.

Find out about our range of online support that you can access in your own time to prepare for university, including our acclaimed Personal Statement Hub.