Personal statement advice: sports science

Writing a sports science personal statement? One way to win over sports science admissions tutors is to dig into the detail of the course itself, and focus your personal statement accordingly. We've been asking sports science tutors what they're looking for in your personal statement – here's what they told us.

Scholarships, grants, and bursaries: Sports

Sports scholarships, grants, and bursaries can open up a wealth of resources to promising student athletes, as well as a financial top-up. Learn more about how you can get a sports scholarship.

A student's guide to Nottingham

Nottingham packs a punch when it comes to dining, shopping, nightlife, sport, and culture. But the city isn’t just about the new – it is steeped in history...

Amy, Level 3 rugby development apprentice

Amy Rothero has completed a Level 3 rugby development apprenticeship at the Welsh Rugby Union. Following her experience, Amy decided to go on to study a degree in sport management at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Students' unions

Students' unions put together social events, sports, and societies for a wide range of different hobbies and interests. Find out more here.

10 money tips for starting uni or college

With the cost of everything from a flat white to fruit and veg at an all-time high, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But there are things you can do to feel more in control of the situation. Here are 10 practical steps that can help.

Accommodation for apprentices

If you decide to do an apprenticeship, accommodation is something to consider if you’re going to live away from home. It’s important you make the right decision for you and your circumstances, so you feel comfortable and happy after coming home from work. We’ve outlined what you need to know to make an informed decision for you.

Admissions tests

Some universities require you to sit an admissions test as part of the application process – discover the different types of assessment here.

Applying for a business apprenticeship

Do you want to build business knowledge while gaining hands-on experience? Whether you're looking at a career in business administration, operations, or marketing, apprenticeships are the perfect way to get your foot in the door with some of the biggest players in the market today. Here, we walk you through applying for a business apprenticeship, with top tips from employers about what they look for in an apprentice.

Applying for a digital and IT apprenticeship

Looking to start a career in the digital and IT sector? There's no better way to immerse yourself in the tech world than an apprenticeship, where you will get access to industry-standard tools, equipment and work on live projects on a daily basis. Take a look through our digital and IT apprenticeship application guide below, and find out the first steps of your journey into a future in the tech space.

Applying for a finance and accounting apprenticeship

Looking to start a career in finance and accounting? While academic routes are often the first thought when entering the field, there is no better way to gain hands-on experience in the sector than embarking on an apprenticeship and working while you learn. In the guide below, we'll help you on the first stage of your journey in applying for an apprenticeship, what to expect at the interview stage, and some advice and guidance from live employers in the space.

Applying for a legal apprenticeship

Do you want to start a legal career among experienced professionals? Legal apprenticeships, including the 6-year solicitor apprenticeship, are the perfect way to gain practical skills and real-world context on the route to becoming a qualified solicitor. In this guide, we walk you through applying for one type of legal apprenticeship, the solicitor apprenticeship - which includes a Law Degree and all the professional examinations you need to qualify - with top tips from employers about what they look for in an apprentice.

Applying for an engineering apprenticeship

Are you eager to take on a career in engineering? Engineering apprenticeships offer students at all levels the opportunity to acquire hands-on skills and real-world experience while on the path towards becoming a qualified engineer. In this guide, we'll take you through the process of applying for an engineering apprenticeship, including invaluable advice from employers on what they seek in an apprentice.

Apprenticeships Podcast Series

Following the success of our Clearing Choices Podcast series, our Apprenticeships Podcast Series gives you the chance to promote your brand to our database of around 700,000 students searching for their future path.

BTEC diplomas

Facts about BTEC diplomas: who they are for, the different types, how they are taught, what you need to get on one, and what you can do afterwards.