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I am still waiting for a decision from at least one of my choices – is this normal?
I only made four choices because I applied for medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or veterinary science courses, and I’ve …
Why can't I see my reference?
What are minimum entry requirements in Scotland and how might they affect me?
What are the entry requirements for postgraduate study?
What are the fees for postgraduate degrees?
I have a learning difference which hasn’t been formally diagnosed but I have received support in the past – …
What is ‘kinship care’?
Well if there has ever been a year where we’ve been more reliant on technology, we can’t name it. And for students, the effect has been even more pronounced, with remote learning becoming their new normal, at least for now. Habits, behaviours, and purchasing patterns have all changed, and in our Technology & Gaming chapter, we’ll unpick it for you.
Moving to and living in the UK
Most universities provide a range of activities to help you settle into UK life. Here are some tips about moving to and living in the UK.
FAQs for international students
Thinking about postgraduate study in the UK can give international students a lot to consider. To help, here are answers to the most common questions.
Join the UCAS Undergraduate scheme
Find out about our undergraduate service to providers and members.
Choosing a bank account
There are lots of different student accounts with different deals and benefits – make sure you look around to find the best one for you.
Facts about A levels: recent changes, subjects and grades, who they are for and what you can do afterwards.
As well as a student loan, there’s other financial support available from a range of sources. Find out more about funding your undergraduate course.
Undergraduate tuition fees and student loans
How much are tuition fees and how are you going to pay for them? Find out how to fund your studies and how to apply here.
UCAS Undergraduate: Care experienced students
If you are in care, or have experience of being in care in the past, there's lots of support available in higher education to help you with finance, accommodation, and settling in.
How to write UCAS Conservatoires references
We take you through what you need to do if you've been asked to write an academic or practical reference for a UCAS Conservatoires applicant.
How to write UCAS Undergraduate references
We take you through what you need to do if you've been asked to write a reference for a UCAS Undergraduate applicant.
What’s happening in Scotland?
Holly Brown, Policy Adviser, UCAS 13 Dec 2022, 11:19
Now live! Our new Freshers Report reveals a reshuffle of student brand preferences…
Rebecca Hopwood, Head of Customer Growth, UCAS
23 Feb 2022, 19:22
Going to university or college if you’ve been in care – our top ten tips for success
UCAS19 Jan 2022, 14:41
Lessons learned from October's UCAS Media Insight Newsletter
UCAS Media20 Oct 2021, 08:30
Lessons learned from September's UCAS Media insight newsletter
UCAS20 Sep 2021, 07:27
Lessons learned from August's UCAS Media insight newsletter
And just like that, it’s time for Clearing again.
UCAS17 Aug 2021, 08:09
Positive with a hint of caution - the UCAS Media July newsletter
UCAS16 Jul 2021, 13:36
Lessons learned from May's UCAS Media Insight Newsletter
UCAS17 Jun 2021, 08:01
Refugee Education UK 9 Jun 2021, 13:31
The long road back to normality
George Gallot 21 Apr 2021, 13:44
Five ways to stay productive during lockdown 2.0
Sophie Gibbons17 Nov 2020, 08:31
Ticking the Box – How we use the information about care experience at Kingston University.
Beth Taswell 10 Nov 2020, 08:20
Admissions and competition
By Clare Marchant, Chief Executive of UCAS.
Five things on my mind for Confirmation and Clearing 2022
By Clare Marchant, Chief Executive of UCAS.
Supporting students to make the transition to university
The Brilliant Club has been running programmes which support disadvantaged young people in schools to fulfil their potential for over ten years.
Best practice guidance for accommodation allocation
We’ve been working with our UCAS advisory groups in the university and adviser sector and produced a guide for accommodation allocation in line with UCAS Business Rules.
Dr Alex George couples up with UCAS to help students discover their futures
Dr Alex George, the online campaigner and recently appointed government Youth Mental Health Ambassador, is partnering with UCAS to support students make important decisions about university choices, apprenticeships, and careers as part of the new UCAS/Discovery events.
Spending power of students resilient and robust despite Covid chaos
Closed sixth forms, cancelled exams, reassessed grades, and many were furloughed from their part time jobs. Autumn 2020’s freshers had a tough run up to their first year at university, but despite the chaos of Covid, the spending power of students has remained resilient, according to the first part of the 2021 Student Lifestyle Report, published today by UCAS Media.
Meet our apprentices at UCAS
As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2019, three apprentices at UCAS discuss why they chose the apprenticeship route, their experiences so far, and plans for the future.
Do you have students from military families?
Help them highlight their unique experiences in their personal statement, to stand out from the crowd.
2016 cycle applicant figures (interim) – May
This statistical release reports interim applicant totals in the 2016 UCAS Undergraduate application cycle as at Monday 16 May 2016.
2016 cycle applicant figures - April
This statistical release reports interim applicant totals in the 2016 UCAS application cycle as at Monday 18 April 2016.
2016 cycle applicant figures - February
This statistical release reports interim applicant totals in the 2016 UCAS application cycle as at Monday 15 February 2016.
Scotland - Choosing the right course for you
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