UCAS/Discovery Scotland

Date and location
30 September – 7 October 2021
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Be inspired. Get advice. Find your path. Join the live event.

Welcome to UCAS/Discovery Scotland. Your future starts here…

This September, we’re bringing students in Scotland a whole lot of inspiration, information, and live events. Everything you need to start planning your next steps – all packed into one day, and online.

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  • Over 40 unis and colleges
  • Live application clinics and personal statement workshops
  • Course taster sessions and virtual tours
  • Uni life stories and student Q&As
  • Apprentices talk apprenticeships
  • Careers of the future
  • Student finance made easy

...And lots more!

So, whether you’re just starting your research and looking for some inspiration. Need help with choosing the right path, course, uni, apprenticeship. Or, are ready to take the next step and start on your application. Sign up today to take part in what’s set to be an unmissable event and join us live 10:00 - 18:00, 30 September.

Opening times

Thu 30 September 2021 - 10:00 to Thu 7 October 2021 - 18:00

Get on-the-spot careers advice

Katie Bateman, Careers Consultant

Whether you’re trying to figure out the career for you, what training you should do, or are on the hunt for an apprenticeship, help is at hand. I’ve worked in careers for 18 years, and have extensive experience of helping young people identify what makes them happy and empowering them to do what they love! I have a great knowledge of employment and education, and I'm excited to be part of the UCAS/Discovery event. Come and say hello and start your career journey today.

Not sure where to begin and in need of some inspiration? 

Talk to current students about things they wish they knew, and work your way through an entire showcase of career opportunities.

Still looking or keeping an open mind? 

Explore and meet 40+ unis and colleges, take part in live students Q&As, and experience what it’s really like with virtual tours, taster sessions, and more.

All set and ready to apply? 

Get a whistle-stop tour of the UCAS essentials including live application clinics and personal statement workshops. Learn about interviews, finance, student accommodation, and more.


“These events were absolutely vital for my uni research!!”

Explore and meet over 40 unis and colleges

Over 40 unis and colleges will be live with subject specialists and admissions experts between 10:00 – 18:00 (UK time).

Chat live 1:1 to ask questions and talk more about the courses or apprenticeships on offer. Or, browse through prospectus, virtual tours, and more.

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Our Live Lounge top picks

With live sessions throughout the day, you can come along for the entire event or dip in for just an hour. Whatever it takes to get the answers and advice you need. 

Here’s a taste of what’s in store in our Live Lounge...

Live session


How to start researching what’s right for you


UCAS Application Clinic


Understanding Student Finance


Understanding Scottish Apprenticeships


Lecture taster sessions


Choosing the right course for you



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“The Live Lounges got me thinking about things I hadn’t necessarily considered.”

A taste of on-demand...

On top of the live sessions we’ll be running on the day, you’ll have access to tons of content on-demand, right up until 7 October. 

Watch and learn about planet and life-saving careers. Hear from current uni students and apprentices. Download prospectus and course info. Get practical advice on applying, personal statements, apprenticeships, and more.

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You'll meet...
  • Abertay University
  • BIMM Institute
  • Bishop Grosseteste University
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Durham University
  • Edge Hill University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Harper Adams University
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Newcastle University
  • Northumbria University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • SAAS
  • Scotland's Career Service
  • SRUC - Scotland's Rural College
  • Staffordshire University
  • Teesside University
  • The University of Leeds
  • The University of Manchester
  • The University of Sheffield
  • UCAS
  • University for the Creative Arts
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Dundee
  • University of East London
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Southampton
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of the Highlands and Islands
  • University of the West of Scotland

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