Information, advice and guidance resources

We have produced a series of information sheets and presentations to help you and your students when applying to university.

Choosing a university and courses

Choosing which course and which institutions to apply for is an important decision and requires students to make sure that they research their options fully. This information sheet looks at some of the factors that need to be considered from whether or not to have a placement year to whether to study in a city centre or campus style institution. 

Information sheet in choosing courses and institutions (PDF_192kb)

Presentation on Choosing Universities and Courses and Applying 2016

Personal statements

After choosing the course and choosing where to study the application form itself can be quite daunting. This information sheet looks at some of the things to include and some of the dos and don'ts to make an effective application. 

Information about writing personal statements

Student finance

Student finance is not an easy topic to get to grips with. To find out more click here.

Making the most of an Open Day

It is important when attending an open day that you know what you want to see and do so that you answer all the questions about the Univeristy that you have. 

Find out more about open days 

Student life

Presentation: Student life (pdf 1.58mb) 

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