Advisers and referees

Helping applicants

We help you support students moving into higher education.

Log in to manage applications, or scroll down to find out how.

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Don’t forget the 15 October deadline! Applications for courses at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and most courses in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine/science should be with us by 18:00 on this date. But different courses have other deadlines – check when to apply.


Latest issue of illume magazine

Read our UCAS magazine for advisers, which this edition covers getting ready for results day, applying for courses with a 15 October deadline, a career in veterinary science and much more.

Step-by-step guide for advisers

How to use Apply and where to find more information.

Advice on writing references

Four referees tell us how they manage the process.

How to manage applications

We explain the process hereand we have how-to guides explaining how to use the online services

Here's how everything works



  • There's Apply – where you manage applications.
  • There's Adviser Track too – where you can subscribe to track applications.

Training and events

We can offer training and presentations to help you with undergraduate applications.

Adviser training



  • Click above to see what training is available.
  • We also run adviser events and others you can take your students to – scroll down to find out more.

International advisers

We have advice and events for advisers working with international applicants.

You can also talk to us at international events around the world.

International events



Our international resources

We provide a number of international guides, to give you what you need to help you make the most of our services.

View a PDF of our international resources

Forthcoming events for advisers

16 Sep
16 - 17 September 2014
23 Sep
23 September 2014
25 Sep
25 September 2014