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Your national identity reflects how you choose to classify yourself. It's different from ethnicity and nationality and can be based on many things, like culture, language or ancestry/family history. If you prefer not to provide this information, you can select 'I prefer not to say' from the list of options.
Your answer to this question won't affect how your application is considered by universities or colleges as this information isn't given to them until after they've decided whether to offer you a place or not.
The activities in preparation for higher education take place at all times of the year, and may go under another name, such as summer schools, Saturday university, campus days, summer academies, taster courses and booster courses. If you've not taken any courses, leave the related sections blank. These activities don't include attendance at open days.
The care and parental education questions are optional. Universities and colleges may have different policies as to if, when and/or how the information may be used. For example, it could be for statistical monitoring purposes at the application stage, or to identify applicants that need further support.The occupational background question is mandatory but, if you prefer not to give this information, you can enter 'I prefer not to say' in the text box. This information will not be passed to your chosen institution until they have given you an unconditional offer that you have accepted as your firm choice. This information will be used for statistical monitoring.
If you have any concerns as to how a university or college may use this data, please see the university or college website or contact the institution for further details.