UCAS Clearing officially opens today, 16th August for students who still do not have a university place. This option is for those who haven’t received any offers or have failed to meet the conditions of the offers. Around 10,000 courses and an estimated 150,000 students are expected to go into Clearing this year.
Soft skills are needed in performing jobs, especially at the graduate or professional level. Employers look for them in applicants. Professionals use them in dealing with one another. As a student, you should develop them in higher education and even earlier. Show these soft skills to further improve your chances of getting a place at your desired course and university. Eventually, you should demonstrate these soft skills in your application for graduate jobs where you will start your professional career.
If you have used all five choices and you are not holding any offers you can add another choice through UCAS Extra which starts on 25 February 2016. This is for applicants who were unsuccessful with all their five preferred degree programmes or received offers but did not accept because they decided against it.
The UCAS application deadline for most courses will be this Friday, 15 January 2016. Every year, hundreds of thousands of students from the UK and around the world apply and many of them have many questions about the process. Here are the most important things to know.
Results day will be next week, 13 August 2015. A levels and school is through and you are left with no choice but to wait for your results. Some students will get the exam results required for the course and university they chose. Others’ grades will be higher than what they hoped for. A few […]
The deadline for applications to the University of Cambridge and University of Oxford is yet on 15 October. It is still three months away and yet you are here trying to know more about how to prepare for it. If you want to apply to these Oxbridge universities, you are on the right track. Yes, […]
You are allowed up to 4,000 characters for your personal statement. It is equivalent to more or less than 600 words. It may be a little bit too short for you to be able to include everything that you feel will make you more competitive than other applicants. At the same time, it may also […]
In writing their personal statement, everyone points out to their favourite A-level modules. But the formula for a successful writing consists of at least 50% to at most 75% explaining why you want to do the course you have chosen, according to Brunel University marketing manager for schools and colleges Amanda Hall. Demonstrating your motivation […]
The importance of the personal statement cannot be overstated. This component of the university admission application is the deal maker for students to be successful in their purpose of pursuing higher education. Students invest time, effort and resources to be able to come up with the best statement so that they will have a fighting […]
With the 30 June deadline of submission for university applications just within less than two months, the number of applicants for this year has not yet reached the same level as that of 2010 which is the year before tution fees were raised. Back then applications during this same time of the year were 607,418. […]
The Office for Fair Access have made an agreement with 14 universities to increase the ratio of male to female enrollees as part of their requirement as institutions which charge not less than £6,000 per year on tuition fees. The move is in connection with the alarming decrease of the percentage of males among degree […]
Applying to university through UCAS is a process involving many detailed steps. The deadline for the submission of applications, January 15, is through. The cycle is now where applicants receive offers and reply to them. It is important for university aspirants to know how to go about this step. As early as this month, students […]
Tomorrow, 15 January is the deadline for UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) university applications for all courses except for Oxbridge courses, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science and veterinary medicine courses, and some art and design courses which accept applications until 24 March. For as long as applications are received within the deadline, students will receive equal […]
Each year, hundreds of thousands of UK university applicants go through the nerve-racking but nonetheless exciting process of choosing courses to apply for, preparing the required documents and personal statement, waiting for offers from respective institutions and picking the most suitable offer. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) shared with The Telegraph its top […]
University entrants who wish to apply through UCAS have until 15 October to submit applications for all professional medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and veterinary science courses. All courses at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge also have the same deadline. One of the most important—and difficult to accomplish—parts of a UCAS application is a personal […]
According to the latest figures released by UCAS, the number of applications universities received for students who are looking to start a degree course this September has dropped significantly in just 12 months’ time. Overall applications to all British universities, both from students at home and abroad are down 7.7 per cent. This September marks […]
An important aspect of applying for a University course is the submission of one’s personal statement. If you are interested in attending University this year, you will need to submit not just a personal statement but other important requirements as well. For a detailed list, please check the requirements on UCAS as the upcoming deadline […]