Applying to university

There's plenty to think about when you're putting together a university application, but it doesn't have to be a massive headache.

On this page you'll find a stack of help and advice on both The Student Room and over on our Uni Guide section.

A couple of good places to start: try the Explorer tool on The Uni Guide for course suggestions, or The Student Room's uni applications forum for answers to thousands of applicant questions.

Writing your personal statement

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Read through personal statements submitted by other students - or follow our tips to get a headstart on writing your own.

Answers to application questions

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On The Student Room's forums, you'll find answers to thousands of questions about applying to university. You can always add your own question too. 

For specific advice on Oxbridge, medicine, veterinary or dentistry applications, see our applications with October deadlines hub.

Making your university choices

Tips on completing your application