More young people are considering alternatives to full-time undergraduate courses at university than ever before.
UCAS isn't just about university.

Whether it’s the opportunity to earn money sooner, or the faster pace of learning in a business environment, this year saw more than 23% of the 700,000 university applicants also consider a degree apprenticeship – more than ever before. And, one in every eight uni applicants actually applied for a degree apprenticeship at the same time as applying for their undergraduate degree.

If you’re an employer, you need to find the best candidates before anybody else does. With our access to this audience, here are just some of the ways we can help you:

  • Direct advertising: We know the exact moments when young people need advice, and when they’ll be making their decisions. You can reach them directly through our marketing channels. We’ll help you choose the right time and tactics to maximise your budget.
  • Events and exhibitions: Imagine putting your most enthusiastic and charismatic employee in a room with thousands of potential apprentices. Every year, 150,000 young people attend our exhibitions, and almost half of them are considering degree apprenticeships.
  • Online research: When it comes to making decisions, a quarter of all young people go online first. The UCAS career finder search tool sees a 16% engagement to application rate for opportunities, and the apprenticeship pages on ucas.com gets almost 1,000,000 views every year.
  • Influencers: 27% of young people ask for their teacher’s advice, and 20% ask for their family’s help. If you’re only marketing to potential candidates, you’re missing out on a huge chance to influence the 30,000 influencers who receive our updates.

Through working with UCAS, you’ll be able to find the perfect candidate based on their preferences, qualifications, hometown, ambitions, and more. There’s nobody else like us.

UCAS isn’t just uni. Let us show you the rest. Contact one of our team on 01242 544 881, or at ucasmedia@ucas.ac.uk, to find out about the opportunities we can provide for your brand.