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Speak to our experts to help you decide on your next steps

At a UCAS Discovery event, you can discover all your options under one roof. We can help you find out about traditional degrees, apprenticeships, careers, and more.

What will you discover?

The aim of a Discovery event is to help you decide on your next steps. At the event, you can: 

  • chat to unis and colleges about their courses and uni life
  • speak to employers and apprenticeship providers about what an apprenticeship is like and the options available
  • speak to qualified careers advisers about your future
  • listen to talks from experts in their fields
  • hang out with our UCAS experts to get dedicated support about your options

Autumn events 2024

We are excited to announce the launch of our series of autumn events. Based on the volume of applicants, current event attendance, and the number of schools in each area, we have identified four areas with a demand for a UCAS event. 

Event Name Venue Type Date
UCAS Discovery Northampton University of Northampton Campus 10 October
UCAS Discovery Bristol University of the West of England (UWE) Campus 18 October
UCAS Discovery York York St John University Campus 05 November
UCAS Discovery Newbury Newbury Racecourse Campus 12 November

Find your nearest Discovery exhibition

When you attend a UCAS event, the aim is to help you decide on your next steps. You will find lots of information advice and guidance to support an application to university. These services are provided to you by us, as a charity.

Universities and colleges will be present to speak to about the courses on offer and the benefits of choosing to study with them. You will also be able to speak to employers and apprenticeship providers, and you will find a range of lifestyle promotions such as travel options and financial planning and budget management. These services are offered by UCAS Media.

Find out more here.

What's Discovery like?
of attendees in 2022 found a uni, college or employer they were interested in applying to
Will I enjoy it?
of students attending rate UCAS events as good or great.

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