Personal statements

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We've got plenty of guidance to help you get your personal statement right. 

This article explains how to sort your personal statement fast, while this one (on The Uni Guide) has 10 steps to writing a top personal statement.

From 2025, personal statements are changing. This article on The Uni Guide explains how personal statements will change for those applying to start university in 2026 or later .

Scroll down to find more help, including links to hundreds of real 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