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Hey ,i was wondering what extra activities i can do which would provide UCAS points or help in my personal statement when applying to uni.
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Hey ,i was wondering what extra activities i can do which would provide UCAS points or help in my personal statement when applying to uni.
In general, unis won't consider things that provide UCAS points but aren't relevant to your course for admissions. Also, most things that give UCAS points are not things that can be picked up quickly (e.g. playing an instrument to a high grade).

To help your PS, do things relevant to your course- e.g. relevant extracurriculars, relevant reading etc.
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oh i am in secondary school still so i do have time to do extra activities,thanks though.Do you know any particular activities that provide UCAS points?
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Have a look at the UCAS tariff it lists everything that gives points. The easiest thing to do is a Extended project https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator
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Hobbies do not get you UCAS points - academic qualifications do.
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Graded music and dance get you UCAS points but depending on the course the uni might not accept points from them. Not to say they arent useful and fun and have other merits in your PS etc but the points might no count

Hobby wise do what you enjoy then in your PS link it back to a skill and why that skill is important for your chosen course i.e. you're in an orchestra or football team so team work, you volunteer at a pet shelter so care, compassion, you do lots of activities so youre good with time management etc

Depending on what you want to study work experience looks good on a PS (sometimes its pretty much mandatory ie medicine) and reading on the subject or attending out reach courses to show youre passion and interest in the subject
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