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 our sister site The Uni Guide.

A couple of good places to start: try The Uni Guide's Explorer tool for uni 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 get a headstart on your own with our interactive builder tool.

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. 

University open days

Our open day calendar lists upcoming university events, and you can find lots of advice on The Uni Guide that will help you prepare.

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