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Personal statement advice: English

Are you looking to study English literature or language at university? You'll need to pay attention to more than just your spelling and grammar, according to admissions tutors. Here's what else budding literary students will need to showcase – or avoid – in their applications.

Career Goals: Playwright/Theatre director

How do you turn a passion for words into a career? London playwright and theatre director Lynette did just that, after finding inspiration from one author while studying English at university.

How to write a cover letter

Why is a cover letter important, and what should you say in yours? Make the right impression with our tips and examples.

Additional funding

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.

Career goals: Lawyer

Oxford graduate Anke takes the stand to testify on what the life of a lawyer is really like.

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.

Applying to university as an international student

Discover any information you might need to succeed in applying to UK institutions as an international student. Find advice on visas, English language skills, why you should study in the UK and what your qualifications will mean.