Making your application

University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is responsible for handling applications to higher education across the United Kingdom. The UCAS website holds details of available higher education courses and it is also the portal for most applications, including foundation degrees.

The UCAS website includes guidance on how to fill in your application.

Your Personal Statement

Your personal statement is one of the most important sections of your application and its really important that your think about this carefully. You need to show why you are interested in the course and use examples to show your achievements, skills and experience you have gained and can bring to the course

UCAS provide guidance on writing in your personal statement.

If you would like to find out more about Higher Education in Hertfordshire, attend one of our outreach events .

Alternatively, The Student Room is a useful forum with posts from prospective and current students.  It has information, advice and discussions on applying for university and a personal statement builder.

Requesting Group Sessions

If you are a teacher, advisor or support worker with a number of people who would benefit from a group session on applying to Higher Education, why not contact us to book a talk.