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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.
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.
Charlie, Level 4 historic environment advice assistant apprentice
Charlie Field is working towards a Level 4 historic environment advice assistant apprenticeship with Historic England, the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. He is based in Cambridge.
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.
Thinking about performing arts?
Thinking of studying a performance-based course? Find out more about the different options and how to make your application.
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.
Career goals: Lawyer
Oxford graduate Anke takes the stand to testify on what the life of a lawyer is really like.
What level of English do I need to get into a UK university?
If you want to study in the UK and English isn’t your first language, you’ll be required to take an English language test. Here is how to prepare and excel in meeting UK university entry requirements.
Information about study programmes: what's involved and getting work experience on the way.