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    Hi,
    Once a work experience placement has been completed, is there any official paperwork or references that need to be filled out by the place for a university application?
    I know you need to enter work experience on UCAS but does there need to be a written document after with a signature or anything as i will need to know whether to ask.
    Thanks for the help.
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    Work experience doesn't get entered on UCAS. The universities will each publish forms/questionnaires for you to fill in. These can vary in that some are completed before the UCAS deadline of 15th October, and some are due afterwards. Some are on universities' websites while others get sent out via email so make sure you're on the ball!

    To answer your question, there's no official paperwork but references will help you a lot. You want at least one reference each from a small animal vet, large animal vet, kennel/cattery, stable and a farm (this is what Liverpool ask for). Ideally references should be on headed paper and should have a signature, but a few of mine weren't, and they were accepted. At the very least it should say the dates you were there, a brief description of your duties and a word or two on how you did.
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    (Original post by Chmbiogeog)
    Hi,
    Once a work experience placement has been completed, is there any official paperwork or references that need to be filled out by the place for a university application?
    I know you need to enter work experience on UCAS but does there need to be a written document after with a signature or anything as i will need to know whether to ask.
    Thanks for the help.
    I know LTChas pretty much covered everything already but I just want to emphasise the importance of getting references for your most recent placements in particular. I can't remember if it was Liverpool or Notts, but one of them asked for references from the most recent placement in certain categories, although of course you can simply submit all your references when the time comes


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