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    how do you get references from your teachers, is there a specific ucas sheet you need to get or did you go around with a piece of paper requesting it. I want to get my references sorted out by the first week coming back from half term and i dont know how to go abouts doin it.

    any answers will be much appreciated....thanks
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    You don't go and get them yourself. You finish filling in your UCAS application, then click 'send to referee'. Your teacher can then log on to UCAS themselves and fill in their bits.
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    We got given this form which informed teachers of our strengths/weaknesses we though in the subject, what we wanted to study. They then wrote the reference, and from these subject references, my tutor wrote my final reference. This then got sent to the head of 6th form and got put on my UCAS form.

    Maybe ask tutor or head or UCAS or head of 6th form?
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    do all my teachers have to log on, or just my head of year or my form tutor.
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    Well, your head of year/tutor writes you an overall reference, using what your subject teachers have said, so you only get one reference.

    The only person who needs to logon is the person who types up your tutor's reference.
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    (Original post by rico dan man)
    how do you get references from your teachers, is there a specific ucas sheet you need to get or did you go around with a piece of paper requesting it. I want to get my references sorted out by the first week coming back from half term and i dont know how to go abouts doin it.

    any answers will be much appreciated....thanks
    Find a teacher that you like/likes you (always helps) and is vaguely related to the subject you plan on doing. Like, my referee this year was my chemistry teacher, and I'm planning on doing medicine. Once they consent to writing your reference, they can access your application via the school you're in - that's assuming you're applying via your school. If you're doing an individual application, then you simply copy and paste the words into the relevant box on the UCAS website, when you log in.

    Happy hunting!
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    Find out how your school organises it. Mine was the same as NickiM's; we were given sheets to give individual subject teachers and we then gave them all to our form tutor so they could compile them into the reference. Once you've finished your part of the application, click 'send to referee' so your application can be checked, the reference added and sent to UCAS.
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    Each College will have a completely different system of compiling references; for myself i was required to personally contact each of my teachers and ask them to complete and email their reference to my form tutor. My tutor would then compile from each of these references the strongest areas into one singular piece, and send this off electronically via UCAS after i had pressed the "Send to Referee" button
 
 
 

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