UCAS Help Page

This page has been designed to help students and parents/guardians with UCAS applications and provide information about the process of applying with UCAS.

Important Deadlines

Get the latest applicaiton deadlines for the current year on the UCAS website.

Your Personal Statement

What should be included in your personal statement:

  • A reason for choosing the course
  • Any background interest
  • Any relevant experience
  • Career aspirations
  • Work experience – skills developed
  • Interests & hobbies
  • Achievements
  • Positions of responsibility
  • Any other relevant information

    You should also try to give evidence of: 

    • Independent study skills
    • Self-awareness
    • Motivation, maturity and commitment
    • An understanding of the course
    • Good numeracy and literacy
    • Essay writing research skills 
    • Time management skills
    • Enthusiasm to go beyond the syllabus

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