International guides

These guides explain UK higher education and UCAS applications.

They are useful for downloading to your computer or printing out so you have paper copies.

Undergraduate guides

  • An undergraduate guide for international applicants.
  • An undergraduate guide for parents of international applicants.
  • An undergraduate guide for advisers, agents and tutors.

Click the related documents to see these guides, or take a look below at explanations of the different terms used for higher education.

UCAS terms explained