Personal statements

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Getting your Ucas personal statement right isn't easy. On The Student Room - and over on The Uni Guide - we've got support and guidance to help you out. 

Explore this page to find student discussions and examples of real personal statements. Or read this article on The Uni Guide for 10 steps to writing an exceptional personal statement.

You might also have heard of Ucas plans to change the personal statement. On The Uni Guide, we look into these changes and whether Ucas will scrap personal statements.

Ucas personal statement examples

Personal statements by course

Personal statement library

Read through our collection of hundreds of real personal statements. Use the drop-down list to the left to find the course you're planning to apply for.

Or find your course in our full library of personal statements.

You can also read an article we've worked on with the University of Leicester: how to write a personal statement that universities will love.

Personal statement advice by course

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Do you need help with writing a personal statement for a particular course?

On The Uni Guide you'll find articles taking you through the steps to creating a great personal statement - with advice from universities admissions staff.

Click on the links below to follow their advice.

More personal statement advice on The Uni Guide

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Writing a university personal statement is much easier when you're working to a plan. These articles over on The Uni Guide will help you get started. 

Personal statement library: full list