Blog

Browse our articles for essential guidance with you UCAS application. Whether you need assistance with your personal statement; to work out your UCAS tariff point score, or to find out the best way to choose a suitable course - use our blog to supply you with the help you need. Many of our articles are written by university students who can give you first-hand knowledge about how to make a successful application.

Exam Results Helpline

Thu 10 Aug 2017
Don't fret, there is a careers advice service on hand to help stressed-out students on A-level results day.
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Thu 10 Aug 2017 Thu 10 Aug 2017 /blog/exam-results-helpline

Preparing For Your University Interview

Wed 01 Feb 2017
Make sure you’re optimising your University choices by being fully prepared for your upcoming interviews.
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Wed 01 Feb 2017 Wed 01 Feb 2017 /blog/preparing-for-your-university-interview

UCAS Application Deadline 2017

Fri 13 Jan 2017
The undergraduate application deadline is looming make sure you get your form by January the 15th.
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Fri 13 Jan 2017 Fri 13 Jan 2017 /blog/ucas-application-deadline-2017

University and Study Application Dates for 2017

Tue 06 Dec 2016
Make sure you stay ahead of the game by checking our important university and study application dates for 2017
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Tue 06 Dec 2016 Tue 06 Dec 2016 /blog/university-and-study-application-dates-for-2017

UCAS Tariff System 2017 Explained

Wed 14 Sep 2016
A detailed explanation of how the UCAS Tariff System will change in September 2017
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Wed 14 Sep 2016 Wed 14 Sep 2016 /blog/ucas-tariff-system-2017-explained

What is Adjustment?

Thu 14 Jul 2016
If your A-level results were better than you expected, you might be able to ‘upgrade’ your university offer!
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Thu 14 Jul 2016 Thu 14 Jul 2016 /blog/what-is-adjustment

Changes to UCAS Tariff 2017

Tue 29 Mar 2016
For those of you who are considering applying to university, be aware that UCAS has made changes to its tariff system, coming into effect for courses starting in September 2017.
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Tue 29 Mar 2016 Tue 29 Mar 2016 /blog/changes-to-ucas-tariff-2017

How to Perfect Your UCAS Application Form

Thu 17 Dec 2015
The UCAS application process may seem simple, a form which requires basic details about who you are. However its importance shouldn’t be underestimated, even the most mundane of information is important. The UCAS submit button may change your life.
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Thu 17 Dec 2015 Thu 17 Dec 2015 /blog/how-to-perfect-your-ucas-application-form

Write the Perfect UCAS Form Personal Statement

Thu 17 Dec 2015
The personal statement is the most difficult and important part of your UCAS application form. Follow the advice of our student writer, Fiona Roberts, (currently studying at the University of Nottingham) to perfect yours!
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Thu 17 Dec 2015 Thu 17 Dec 2015 /blog/write-the-perfect-ucas-form-personal-statement

Results Exam Helpline - Tiffany Watson - Made in Chelsea

Thu 13 Aug 2015
Made In Chelsea’s Tiffany Watson shared her experience of getting her exam results with us and gives her advice to those of you who are getting your results this year. Here’s what she had to say:
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Thu 13 Aug 2015 Thu 13 Aug 2015 /blog/results-exam-helpline-tiffany-watson-made-in-chelsea

Going Through Clearing

Fri 24 Jul 2015
Emma James, who has just completed the second year of BA (Hons) Journalism degree at Staffordshire University, has first-hand experience of clearing.
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Fri 24 Jul 2015 Fri 24 Jul 2015 /blog/going-through-clearing

The Stresses of Applying for University

Mon 06 Apr 2015
That dreaded university deadline is breathing down your neck, you can ignore it as much as you want but the day is going to come when you have to press that ‘submit’ button on your application. Article by Katie Harkness
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Mon 06 Apr 2015 Mon 06 Apr 2015 /blog/the-stresses-of-applying-for-university