A Student's Guide to Clearing

Posted by Chloe Nicholson on 15/08/19 10:08

A-Level Results Day 2019 has finally arrived! All over the country students are opening envelopes with trembling hands, waiting to see their grades and finally have an answer to the question that has been plaguing them since their last exam: ‘Will I get into the university I want to go to?’ For some, the answer will be ‘no’. In this article, one of our interns, Chloe, shares her experience of going through Clearing. 

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Topics: university, student advice

The transition from school to university: Uni lingo Part 1

Posted by Emma Davies on 05/07/19 09:57

Navigating freshers’ week is hard enough without a multitude of new terms and expressions to get to grips with. Before I went to uni, I thought a rag was something you cleaned with, but on campus I discovered a whole new meaning. And as for ‘matriculation’, ‘viva’ or ‘entz’, I’d have guessed they were the members of a new indie band before I became a student. If there’s some kind of strange-sounding academic or campus term you discover, this short article series might just help to decode its meaning.


Taken from A Guide to Uni Life by Lucy Tobin.

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Topics: university, student advice

How to complete your UCAS application

Posted by Emma Davies on 08/05/19 11:18

This article provides a brief outline of the Apply process with tips for making the application as easy as possible.

This extract is taken from How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2020 Entry by Ray Le Tarouilly and UCAS.


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Topics: university, student advice, UCAS

How to decide which university or course is right for you

Posted by Emma Davies on 11/04/19 14:43

With over 50,000 undergraduate degree courses available from over 395 providers in the UK, narrowing your options down to the five that will ultimately sit on your UCAS application is no easy task.

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Topics: university, student advice


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