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.

You can also search for courses using the new beta version of our uni match tool.

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


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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