Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    how am i supposed to ask for a reference from a teacher? it just feels so awkward!!
    • Very Important Poster
    Online

    21
    ReputationRep:
    Very Important Poster
    (Original post by teenage_dirtbag)
    how am i supposed to ask for a reference from a teacher? it just feels so awkward!!
    Is this for a work experience placement or a UCAS application?

    Just send them an email or better say hi, I'm applying for a work placement at ... and I would really appreciate it if you could give me a reference.
    Offline

    6
    ReputationRep:
    I felt so awkward asking my teacher for a reference when it came to applying for uni lol. Asking a teacher you're close with really helps, and they are more likely to say yes if you are one of their 'favourite students', for me this was my art teacher. I just came up to him after class after everyone else had left and asked if he'd mind writing a reference for me for my uni applications and if he couldn't than I understood.
 
 
 
The home of Results and Clearing

2,790

people online now

1,567,000

students helped last year

University open days

  1. Bournemouth University
    Clearing Open Day Undergraduate
    Wed, 22 Aug '18
  2. University of Buckingham
    Postgraduate Open Evening Postgraduate
    Thu, 23 Aug '18
  3. University of Glasgow
    All Subjects Undergraduate
    Tue, 28 Aug '18
Poll
How are you feeling about GCSE results day?
Applying to uni

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Graduates celebrate

How to write a good personal statement

Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

Uni match

Uni match

Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

Two students working together

A-Z of universities

Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

A student working on a computer

Personal statement help

Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student looking down a microscope

Planning open days

Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

Help out other students

These questions still need an answer

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.