A parents’ rough guide to UCAS

A parents’ rough guide to UCAS

A parents’ rough guide to UCAS to help you and your child make informed decisions about next year. I have a son in Year 12. This time last year I was looking forward to taking him to university open days, perhaps having a couple of weekends away in cities as far...
How to make your University choices?

How to make your University choices?

How do you make your university choices when, according to www.universitiesuk.ac.uk, there are 164 higher education institutions in the United Kingdom, and of those, 136 are universities? This is a big decision to make, especially when you’re having to juggle school...
UCAS Personal Statement: Top Tips

UCAS Personal Statement: Top Tips

When writing your UCAS personal statement, there are a few basic guidelines that you can follow to make it more effective.  Obviously, there is the length of four thousand characters (with spaces) which is a must. Do aim to use up as much of this allowance as...
How to structure your UCAS Personal Statement

How to structure your UCAS Personal Statement

Starting your UCAS personal statement might be the most difficult part but once you have decided on your introduction, getting the structure of the UCAS personal statement right is equally important. UCAS Personal Statement structure matters. You have 4,000 characters...
Writing a Personal Statement…where to start?

Writing a Personal Statement…where to start?

Starting a personal statement is often the most difficult part of writing it. You have your tutor or head of sixth form pestering you for a first draft or even the final copy, and the deadline is just around the corner, and you’re still staring at a blank page. The...