Applying to uni? Here's a list of our top advice and resources that thousands of students use every year. We're always updating and creating new help guides based on student feedback and any changes made in the further and higher education sector so it's worth checking our applying to uni homepage for the latest content every month.


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Researching universities





Researching uni resources on The Student Room:

Connect with students applying to the same university as you


Our A-Z guide of UK and international universities

Find the dates for uni open days in our university calendar


Writing your personal statement






Personal statement help on The Student Room:

Have a question? Speak to our PS advisers

Personal statement help

Write your personal statement with our free PS builder tool

Example personal statements by subject


Example personal statements by university library

Making your uni choices





Uni decisions help on The Student Room:

Get advice in our Applications and UCAS forum

Speak to other applicants in our uni forums


We have a uni course forum for every subject

Student Finance England zone


Meeting your uni offer





Study and revision resources on The Student Room:

Create your own free smart study planner

Revision advice and guidance

Applying to uni advice


Preparing for results day





Results day advice on The Student Room:

A-level results

Scottish Highers & Advance Highers advice


International baccalaureate advice

BTEC advice

Clearing and Adjustment advice



UCAS Clearing & Adjustment advice The Student Room:

More Clearing & Adjustment advice



Speak to one of our uni advisers in our Applications and UCAS forum


Exam result advice and information


Freshers



Advice for Freshers on The Student Room:

More starting uni advice


Official Student Finance England Zone

Get a taste of uni life from our Fresher blogs

Alternatives to uni




Careers advice on The Student Room:

Jobs, careers & employment advice

Apprenticeships advice

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