Come to our training days at UCAS HQ, in Cheltenham, to gain confidence in using Apply.

What’s on offer?

If you're inexperienced and about to put your first cohort of students through the UCAS Apply system, this training is for you.

It is imperative for advisers to fully understand the use of Apply when helping students into higher education. This should include an understanding of both the online application, and how to manage the application process at your centre using Staff Apply. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • complete an online application (Applicant Apply)
  • understand how to successfully set-up and coordinate Apply for Advisers
  • track the progress of applications

Book to attend Apply training

If you have an enquiry, please get in touch with our Professional Development Team on 01242 545 712, or at training@ucas.ac.uk.


This is an interactive, demonstration-based session which encourages your participation throughout, allowing you to gain first-hand insight of the ins and outs of Apply.

We charge £120 per person per session, plus VAT. This includes refreshments, lunch, and downloadable course materials. If you and a colleague from your uni or college are attending the same session, we'll give you a 10% discount.


Agenda for the day

09:30 Arrival, registration, and refreshments.
10:00 Welcome and introduction – an opportunity to get to know your hosts and fellow delegates.
10:30 Completing an online application – an interactive demonstration, following an application from initial registration, through to completion and sending to UCAS. 
11:30 Break.
11:45 Student area – an interactive exercise offering first-hand experience of how to complete an application. 
12:45 Lunch (provided by UCAS).
13:30 Demonstration of Apply for advisers – gain a better understanding of how to navigate and make best use of Apply for advisers. 
14:00 Apply for advisers area – an interactive session offering first-hand experience of how to manage the Apply for advisers area.
15:15 Action plan and questions
15:30 Tea/coffee and departure.

This agenda is subject to change depending on the development of UCAS services.


Upcoming sessions

  • Wednesday 24 October 2018
  • Wednesday 6 February 2019
  • Wednesday 8 May 2019
  • Wednesday 5 June 2019
  • Wednesday 10 July 2019

Book to attend Apply training

If the session you want to attend is fully booked and you'd like to be added to a waiting list, please contact us at training@ucas.ac.uk.


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