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UCAS Application Guide

Admissions Tests

Admissions Tests

Some universities and colleges require that you pass an admissions test as well as standard qualifications if you are applying for courses in particular subjects.

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Choosing A Degree

Choosing A Degree

We outline what you should consider when deciding which degree subject to apply for, and help you narrow down your options. It's important you choose the right course for you.

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Choosing A University Or College

Choosing A University Or College

We break down the factors that are worth taking into consideration when making your university shortlist.

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Interviews

Interviews

We've compiled a list of guides to assist UCAS applicants with the university interview process to help you prepare.

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Russell Group Universities

Russell Group Universities

The Russell Group is a collection of 24 British public universities committed to the highest standards of academic excellence in both teaching and research.

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University Open Days

University Open Days

All the answers to the most commonly asked questions about university open days.

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University Rankings

University Rankings

The 2020 University League Tables are a great way of seeing which universities are the best out there in the UK.

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Applying to Oxbridge

Applying to Oxbridge

Avoid the myths and rumours by getting the facts about Oxford and Cambridge with our guide to help you choose between the two universities.

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UCAS Adjustment

UCAS Adjustment

If you’ve just received your A Level exam results and found you’ve achieved better grades than expected you are eligible to enter UCAS Adjustment.

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UCAS Deadlines - 2020 entry

UCAS Deadlines - 2020 entry

A list of important dates and deadlines you need to be aware of if you're applying in 2020.

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UCAS Extra

UCAS Extra

If you applied for five courses on your UCAS application and didn’t manage to secure any offers, or turned down all the ones you received, UCAS Extra gives you a second chance.

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UCAS FAQs

UCAS FAQs

Our UCAS Frequently Asked Questions guide answers the most common questions asked by prospective undergraduates.

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UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff

The UCAS tariff is a points system that measures achievement across a range of qualifications.

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UCAS Track

UCAS Track

UCAS Track is an online system developed by UCAS that allows you to check the progress of your application once you’ve submitted it.

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UCAS Reference

UCAS Reference

Part of the UCAS application form involves getting someone to write you a reference, normally written by someone who knows you at school or college.

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UCAS for Parents

UCAS for Parents

All you need to know about the UCAS application, including how to choose a degree, when to apply, writing the personal statement, and more.

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Disabled UCAS Students

Disabled UCAS Students

If you have a disability or a particular learning difficulty, it is a good idea to get in touch with each institution you are going to apply to before submitting your UCAS application.

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International UCAS Students

International UCAS Students

There are many reasons international students choose to study for a degree in the UK. Get information on UCAS and what you need to do to apply to study in the UK.

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Mature UCAS Students

Mature UCAS Students

Not sure if university is the right step? There are lots of factors to consider before taking the plunge.

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