We run live sessions in the UCAS Hub to help those researching their next steps, and record them all. You can access them below.

What's on this page?

The sessions below are designed to connect you with industry experts and make sure that you get everything you need to make an informed decision.

Application sent! What next?

We talk you through your next steps when it comes to applying for finance and accommodation, and give you some tips on how to survive as a student. 

How to make yourself employable

Hear from the experts on how to future-proof your career and how to make your CV stand out from the crowd. 

Studying in the UK

There's a lot to consider when moving to a new country. We explore accommodation, visas, scholarships and everything in between.

How to apply for an apprenticeship

Hear from employers and apprentices on what the application process involves, what you should include, and common mistakes to avoid. 

How to finish your uni application – sponsored by University of Suffolk

With the 31 January fast approaching, we’ve got experts on hand to answer your last minute questions so you can finally hit submit.

What are my options after school? – sponsored by Nottingham Trent University

Thinking about going to uni, doing an apprenticeship, or taking a gap year? We speak to the experts for top tips on how to decide which path is right for you.

The secrets to a successful interview or audition

Full of hints and tips on how to show the best version of you. Get insider info on how to prepare so you can answer any question like a pro!

How to apply to a UK university

Experts and students answer your questions on everything you need to know about finding and applying to universities in the UK.

Applying to Oxford and Cambridge

Applying to Oxford or Cambridge? Find out exactly what they’re looking for and how to get accepted.

Should I use AI to write my personal statement?

Get the inside scoop from admissions experts who reveal if it's OK to use AI to help write your personal statement, or if it's considered cheating. 

16 October application tips

Hear from the experts, as we answer all your questions about making your application stand out.

Personal statement hacks

Find out exactly what unis are looking for. We’ll debunk some personal statement myths and give you some top tips on what to include and what to avoid.

UCAS application essentials

We walk you through the UCAS application – sharing top tips, talking you through what's involved, and discussing ways you can boost yours, including uni taster sessions, gap years, and volunteering.

Ask Me Anything: World of work

We're joined by big brand employers including Amazon and the BBC who share their tips on how to stand out from the crowd and future-proof your career.

Ask Me Anything: Careers advice

Making decisions about your future can seem overwhelming. Careers advisers answer all your questions and provide their top tips on how to decide which path to take.

Ask Me Anything: University life

Experts from three universities answer anything you want to know about student life.

Shortlisting workshop

Struggling to narrow down your choices? We're here to help. Join us as we talk you through ways to shorten your list and work out exactly what you want from your course.

Studying in the UK 

There's a lot to consider when moving to a new country – we explore accommodation, visas, and everything in between.

Researching your options

Making decisions about your future can seem overwhelming, especially when there's so many options available. Join us as we dive deep into everything you need to consider when starting your research.

How to get the most out of events and open days – sponsored by the University of Plymouth

We take you through how to get prepared for an event or open day, as well as how to digest and make sense of your research. There is so much to see and do, we share our top tips for getting the most out of any event or open day you attend.

Sent your application? What next?

Wondering what to do now you've submitted your application? We talk you through your next steps when it comes to applying for finance and accommodation for your course.

Weighing up your options: Uni? Apprenticeship? Gap Year?

With so many options to choose from, we speak to those who’ve experienced them firsthand and find out what they’re really like.

Interviews and auditions workshop

Ace your uni interview or audition with this session filled with hints and tips on how to present the best version of you.

Write-along CV workshop

Get ahead of the game with this hands-on CV writing session. Whether you're looking at applying for an apprenticeship or getting straight into full-time employment, we'll have you covered.

Personal statement week: Smashing the 47 lines

Smash that all important personal statement with this workshop full of hints and tips to make yours go further.

15 October application secrets

Applying for courses at Oxford or Cambridge, or in medicine, veterinary medicine/science, and dentistry? Find out what they’re looking for in an applicant and get your questions answered.

Practical tips for open days

Going to an open day can be the first step to falling in love with a new university. We'll share everything you need to know before attending one, including things to look out for, questions to ask, and how to make sure it's the right fit for you.

SQA results day live

Our expert panel answers all your questions about SQA results day.

How to smash your maths, engineering or computing personal statement

Applying for maths, engineering, or computing courses? Get top tips, things to avoid, and find out what unis are really looking for.

How to smash your social sciences, humanities, or teaching personal statement

Applying for social sciences, humanities, or teaching subjects? Get top tips, things to avoid, and find out what unis are really looking for.


How to smash your personal statement for creative courses

Applying for a creative subject? Get top tips, things to avoid, and find out what unis are really looking for.

Hands-on learning – a degree apprenticeship

In the last ten years, nearly 5 million apprenticeships have started. Get all the information you need – from how to apply, what they are, to why they should be a part of your research for your options when you finish school. 

The secrets to a killer personal statement

The personal statement. Arguably the hardest part of the application – writing about yourself. Start early and get yours underway this summer with our top tips on what to include, how to structure it, and make the most out of your 4,000 characters.

How to choose which path is right for you

Uni. Apprenticeship. Gap Year. Employment? Join us as we delve into the different options and hear the pros and cons of each from those in the know to help you decide.

So, you think you know what you want to study?

Choosing between similar courses can be tough. We chat to a panel of current students and find out more about how they made the decision to study their current courses. A UCAS expert also provides advice and answers your questions.

How to find the perfect course for you

With so many choices to think about when you're applying to uni, watch us and our panel of experts share expert tips to help you find the right course for you.

Top tips to smash your UCAS application

Need a helping hand on how to apply? Not sure where you can find the right uni for you? Our expert panell tell you how.

Personal statement write-along with Jane Marshall

Personal statement expert Jane Marshall plans out the perfect personal statement in this session – not to be missed.