Resources for parents and guardians

Explore our collection of resources below, which aim to help families better understand the process of applying to a university in the UK.

A guide for parents

Jargon buster

See a list of words commonly used by universities and Higher Education Institutions.

Videos and links

Before applying

Things to consider when choosing a university

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Graduate employment rate.

Teaching excellence.

Personal statements and interviews

Download a template

Download a guide on how to write a personal statement for a university application (PDF - 0.05 Mb).

Watch the video

Interview and portfolio tips

Creative Arts - View videos with interview and portfolio tips for Creative Arts students.

Explore open days

Come and take a look around

Book your open day visit today.

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More about open days, visits and webinars at the University of Hertfordshire.

View accommodation options

See also

More about the award-winning accommodation at the University of Hertfordshire.

Results day and university offers

Preparing for results day

Making sense of university offers

At university

Pre-arrival information

See also

Joining instructions for students at the University of Hertfordshire.

Preparation and arrival for international students.

Hertfordshire Students’ Union

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More about the University of Hertfordshire Students' Union.

Career services

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More about careers and employment support.

After graduation

Awards Ceremonies

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More about Award Ceremonies at the University of Hertfordshire.