UCAS Clearing Tips to Ensure a College or University Place

UCAS Clearing Tips to Ensure a College or University Place

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 … [Read more...]

Soft Skills for University, Employment and Career

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 … [Read more...]

How to Get a Course through Extra

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 … [Read more...]

UCAS Application Form: Frequently Asked Questions

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. How to apply? Go to the … [Read more...]

University Application: What to Do If You Have Bad Grades

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 of them … [Read more...]

Tips to Help You Prepare to Apply for Oxbridge

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, it is … [Read more...]

Personal Statement Using the Most Important Elements

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 be too long … [Read more...]

Personal Statement Writing Tips From University Officials and School Heads

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 … [Read more...]

Good English is the Most Important Element in the Personal Statement

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 … [Read more...]

Applications to University Still Below Level of Pre-Tuition Fee Increase Period

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 … [Read more...]