Applying to uni is a big thing, below are all our articles covering this area to help you at each stage of the process. Why not also view our "Applying to University Channel"?
- All applicants considering Oxbridge should also read Applying to Oxford or Cambridge (aka Oxbridge).
- Applicants to international universities should see Applications to International Universities.
- Applicants for Medicine should also refer to Medicine.
- Applicants may also wish to refer to the University Glossary for help with the terminology used by UCAS and universities.
Knowing the Procedure
- UCAS: A general outline of the application process.
- UCAS_Apply: More detail on the application process.
- UCAS Key Dates and Deadlines
- UCAS Tariff: An explanation of how UCAS values certain qualifications.
- Calculating UCAS Points: An explanation on how to calculate UCAS points.
- Understanding conditional offers
Making the right decisions
- How to make sensible A level and BTEC subject choices
- How to choose a subject to study at University
- Ten Steps to Applying to University: How to make those important 5 choices - both course and University
- How to Avoid Getting 5 Rejections
- Open Days: Where to find open days and how to make the most of them.
- UCAS Fairs
- Changing your Mind
- Where to find further advice
Optimising your application
- How to Use the UCAS Apply Online Interface
- Late applications
- Personal Statement FAQs
- Writing Your Personal Statement
- Personal Statement Library
- Admissions Tests
I've sent my application... what now?
- UCAS Track: tracking your application, replying to your offers, making changes to your application, and post-application FAQs.
- No offers, or changed your mind? Check out UCAS Extra
How do I make a Firm and Insurance choice?
- Advice on how to choose your Firm and Insurance choices once you've got all your Offers.
What if I then change my mind?
- Made your choices but now want to change your mind? Read Being released from your Firm or Insurance
How can I be well prepared for Results Day?
- Guide to Results Day: What to expect on Results Day when things go well, or not so well.
- In case things don't go well, have a look at the Guide to Clearing.
- See the TSR Freshers' Pack for when you're getting ready to go to university.