How to become a counsellor

Counsellors can make a significant positive impact on people’s lives, and ultimately improve the health and well-being of our society.

Children's nurse

Children’s nurses work as part of a supportive and inspiring team to provide young patients and their families with the vital care and compassion they need.

HE provider good practice briefing for estranged students

This good practice briefing is written for staff working in universities and colleges and supports the introduction of the new flag to identify estranged students in the UCAS application for 2023 entry. We have worked with Stand Alone to outline the common challenges for these students, share examples of good practice being done around the UK to improve access to and success in higher education, and provide considerations ahead of the new question.

HE provider good practice briefing for refugees, asylum seekers, and students with limited leave to remain

This briefing is for staff working in universities and colleges, supporting the introduction of the new UCAS flag to identify applicants who are refugees, asylum seekers, and those with limited leave to remain in the UK. We have worked with STAR Network, Refugee Education UK and We Belong to outline the common challenges for these students, share good practice around the UK to improve access to and success in higher education, and provide considerations ahead of the new question.

HE provider good practice briefing for students from UK Armed Forces Families (Service children)

This briefing is for staff working in universities and colleges and supports the introduction of the new UCAS flag to identify students from UK Armed Forces families, from 2023 entry. We have worked with the Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance and the Ministry of Defence to outline the common challenges for these students, share good practice around the UK, and provide considerations ahead of the new question.

Navigating school or college

Studying for exams, making choices about what to do next, and managing friendships and relationships means there’s a lot going on whilst you’re at school or college. It’s a transitional time in life – but you’re not alone. Use these resources to help you navigate your teenage career.

Provider opt in for pre-approved unpicks C&C 2024

Following the success of our pre-approved reply swap process, we’re launching a new pilot trial for providers to opt in to pre-approving unpicking confirmation decisions that have been made in error during the period of Confirmation and Clearing. Please complete the web form below to indicate if you intend to sign up, or not.

Questions to ask at an exhibition

This is your opportunity to talk to lots of different universities, colleges, employers, and other experts about anything to do with uni or apprenticeships and, most importantly, to ask questions.

Sending exam results

We receive many results from the exam boards that grade your exams – these are listed below. If yours isn't there, you need to send results to your unis, colleges, or conservatoires.

Students with imprisoned parents

Universities and colleges welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience. If you choose to disclose that you are a student with an imprisoned parent it will not negatively impact your application – it gives context to your circumstances.