NEWS, INFO & Activities

NEWS, INFO & Activities

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Thinking of going to University?

Thinking about higher education? Then you’ve come to the right place! 

Click here to go to the new UCAS ‘Hub’ tool.  

Search for universities, colleges, courses, apprenticeships, and open days, calculate your UCAS Tariff points, and start writing your personal statement – all from your UCAS Hub. 

Thinking about your uni choices?

Discover Uni has official information to help you:

  • Decide if Uni is right for you

  • Choose what and where to study

  • Find and compare courses

Simply click here.

Where do i start?

Check out this link to help you make your choices:

  • Applying to Uni or College – Everything you need to know about applying for an undergraduate university or college course.

  • Unsure about a course, provider, or student life? – talk to students who are already studying…. They know the provider, the course, the accommodation, and what the city or town has to offer.

  • Get updates from UCAS

  • Student accommodation – explore your accommodation options whilst studying – from campus halls to private living

  • Talk to current students online

  • Not sure what to do – explore your options

  • Check out Apprenticeships – Alternatives to University

 Check out these on demand videos that have one key aim:  To support students who are considering university to make informed future decisions. They feature guest speakers from a range of different universities, who are always experts in the subject they are speaking about.

They are independent, impartial, and under one hour to view.  They include the general content students will find useful – like how to write personal statements, student finance, UCAS applications and more.

As well as the UK’s first video subject guide!

These subject videos introduce studying a range of different subjects at university. They cover reasons to consider the subject, what to expect on the course, and usually a careers guide and application tips as well. From Chemical Engineering to Computer Games!  New events are added every week – and even take your requests!