Use this application toolkit to make sure you have all the information you need before reviewing and submitting your students’ applications for the 2021 cycle.

Looking for 2022 cycle resources? We’ve created a new dedicated toolkit for the 2022 cycle.

Go to the 2022 cycle toolkit

How to use Apply 2021

A step-by-step guide to completing an application.
How to use Apply 2021: Personal details
How to use Apply 2021: Choices
How to use Apply 2021: Education
How to use Apply 2021: Employment
How to use Apply 2021: Personal statement
How to use Apply 2021: Requesting a reference

Apply 2021: Writing a reference

Practical advice on writing informative references.
  •  Adviser checklist – a handy checklist of things to remember when your students are applying.
  •  Adviser FAQs – these are based on the most common questions we receive each year, so they should cover any burning issues you may have about applications.
  • Student FAQs – for you to forward to your students and links to further information.

Student Finance England – UK only

Tools and academic resources are available on the Student Loans Company website.

Here you will find factsheets, quick guides, films and other resources to help you explain student finance to your students and their parents.

Please remember that UCAS does not arrange student finance!