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UCAS Information and Application

UCAS has developed a range of materials to help students make the right choices when considering a future at university:

  • The UCAS Hub - explore your options, compare courses, find open days, follow a simple to-do list and lots more. With all the tools and information you need in one place, this is the perfect starting point for your research.
  • Virtual open days - a centralised listing for upcoming uni virtual open days, and a handy video giving you tips on how to make the most out of them.
  • Unibuddy - a chance to talk to current undergraduates, to find out what studying a particular course or going to university is really like.
  • The buzz quiz - helping you discover your strengths and the type of jobs you may enjoy.
  • What are my options? - information about the variety of post-18 options available.
  • UCAS 'Getting Started' Web Pages - click here 

Additional Information for Students

  • Making the right choices presentation  - for Year 12 and 13 students. This presentation gives an overview of the opportunities available and highlights future options, including the benefits of higher education.
  • Mythbusters handout - there are many myths about higher education. UCAS has dispelled the top ones in this useful handout.
  • Applying through UCAS presentation - for students who have decided they want to apply to higher education. It highlights where to start, key dates, and also gives an overview of the application and tracking process.
  • Application process handout - the higher education application process down has been broken down into three simple steps in this handout, including when UCAS needs to receive applications.​

Useful posters to download

Information for Parents and Carers

UCAS parents' and carers' evening presentation - This illustrates the benefits of higher education, outlines the application process, and advises parents/carers on what they can do to support their child.