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How do I apply to university?
So you've decided to go to university, but how do you actually get a place?
UCAS points explained
Perhaps you’ve heard people talking about UCAS tariff points, but do you actually know what they mean?
How do I write my personal statement?
Your personal statement is one of the most important parts of your UCAS application.
The ultimate guide to university interviews
Most universities don’t interview candidates, relying instead on their online applications. But what if you have been invited for an interview?
Top 10 strangest interview questions
Oxbridge interviews have a reputation for challenging students with surprising and occasionally very strange questions.
University offers explained
You’ve sent your UCAS application in, so what should you do now?
Entrance exams explained
Depending on where you apply and what you study, you might need to take an extra exam to secure your place at university.
Results day explained
The wait will soon be over, and you’ll have your exam results from your school or college. If you’re applying to university, what happens then?
Did you get better grades than expected? Time to trade up
Did you do unexpectedly well at A-levels? Then you might want to consider shopping around for a more prestigious university.
Didn't make the grade? What next?
If you don’t get the grades you expected, you can still get a university or college place.
If you didn’t make the grades for your first and insurance choice universities, clearing may be for you.
Learn about a real life experience of clearing.
Applying to Oxbridge
Competition for places at Oxford and Cambridge can be fierce. But don’t let that put you off!
Vocational routes to higher education
You don’t have to do A-levels to get in to university or college.