Adviser toolkit: Supporting students with individual needs

For some students, their individual circumstances can have a significant impact on their decision to go to university or college – and on their experience when they are there.

To make sure all your students feel informed and prepared at each stage of their application journey, we’ve worked with expert organisations to bring together practical tips and useful resources for those who are advising students about their next step. 

In this guide, you will find practical information on how to support the following groups: 

As part of our ongoing commitment to widening access and participation for all students, regardless of their background or circumstances, we have introduced new questions into the application for the 2023 cycle, to help these students flag their circumstances to their university or college.

For more information, visit our FAQs page for advisers and the 2023 UCAS Adviser Toolkit.