Kickstart the new term with all the latest news from UCAS.

Sam Sykes, Customer Success Manager at UCAS, hosts a series of webinars and live Q+A sessions with UCAS experts and guest speakers, so you can prepare relevant support for your students. 

We’ll be sharing all the latest resources in different formats so you can tailor them to suit the needs of your school or college. You may be able to join us live on an inset day, during your solo planning time or you may prefer to catch up at a later date. All the sessions will be recorded and shared on this page.

Schedule of live virtual events

19 August

14:00 Live Q+A: register here

Join Sam Sykes as she shares all the latest UCAS news and takes your questions, so you can prepare your students for the academic year ahead. This session is ideal for Scottish schools to join on their inset day.

In this session we'll cover:

  • The new personal statement for 2026 entry
  •  Free school meals fee waiver
  • New virtual work experience and subject spotlights in the Hub
  • What's new for 2025 applications
2 September

12:30 The new personal statement for 2026: register here

Sam Sykes speaks to Carolyn Mindos, Principal Admissions Reform Lead at UCAS to find out everything you need to know about the new personal statement for 2026 entry. Carolyn will take your questions and share all the latest resources to support you and your students.

 

15:30 Live Q+A: register here

Join Sam Sykes as she shares all the latest UCAS news and takes your questions, so you can prepare your students for the academic year ahead.

3 September

09:30 How to support 2025 applications: register here

Sam Sykes is joined by university representatives to look at the cycle ahead and how to give your students the most valuable support.

 

14:00 Live Q+A: register here

Join Sam Sykes as she shares all the latest UCAS news and takes your questions, so you can prepare your students for the academic year ahead.

In this session we'll cover:

  • The new personal statement for 2026 entry
  • Free school meals fee waiver
  • Historical entry grades tool
  • What's new for 2025 applications
4 September

12:30 How to use the UCAS Hub for research and discovery: register here

Sam Sykes is joined by Springpod's Jo Bishop to find out how students can access all the latest resources in the Hub, including Virtual Work Experiences and Subject Spotlights.

 

15:45 Live Q+A: register here

Join Sam Sykes as she shares all the latest UCAS news and takes your questions, so you can prepare your students for the academic year ahead.

In this session we'll cover:

  • The new personal statement for 2026 entry
  • Free school meals fee waiver
  • Historical entry grades tool
  • What's new for 2025 applications
5 September

09:30 Live Q+A: register here

Join Sam Sykes as she shares all the latest UCAS news and takes your questions, so you can prepare your students for the academic year ahead.

In this session we'll cover:

  • The new personal statement for 2026 entry
  • Free school meals fee waiver
  • Historical entry grades tool
  • What's new for 2025 applications

 

12:30 The new personal statement for 2026: register here

Hear what university admissions teams think about the new structure for 2026 entry. Sam Sykes also shares all the latest resources to support you and your students.