UCAS Summer Support for Students

30th Jun 2021 Back

Coming up this summer and live in the UCAS Hub…

Wherever you’re at with your plans, we’ve teamed up with careers, higher education, and application specialists to help you take the next step this summer. Plus we’ll be talking to current uni students and apprentices who will be bringing you some serious insight on student life, the things they wish they knew, and how to choose the right path for you.

So, whether you’re looking for practical tips on how to start your application or write a winning personal statement, or simply looking for some inspiration this summer, we’re here with the experts to help.

Hub live sessions

Personal statement Q&A

The personal statement. Arguably the hardest part of the application – writing about yourself. Start early and get yours underway this summer with our top tips on what to include, how to structure it, and make the most out of your 4,000 characters.

30 Jun 21


Comparing unis: What really matters

Over 250 UK unis and colleges? Now that’s a lot of choice. TEF, uni rankings, student reviews… join us as we speak to current students and the experts to find out what you should really be considering.

7 Jul 21


15 October deadline application tips

Applying for courses at Oxford or Cambridge, or in medicine, veterinary medicine/science, and dentistry? Find out what they’re looking for in an applicant and get your questions answered live.

14 Jul 21


Studying at a Conservatoire

What are conservatoires like? Are they different from a university or college? How do I apply and get in? Find out directly from current students and the admissions tutors.

21 Jul 21


Easy steps to boost your UCAS application this summer

Looking to start your application this summer? Then this session is not to be missed. Our experts are on hand to help you break it down and advise on what you can do this summer to make sure yours stands out from the crowd.

28 Jul 21


Turning your passion into a career

Still not sure what you want to do? That’s completely ok. It’s hard to know what you want your life to look like, and sometimes inspiration is hard to come by. Our expert careers coach is here to give you some tips to help you get started and figure out what’s important to you.

18 Aug 21


How to choose the right course for you

With over 30,000 different courses on offer (and so many with the same but slightly different course titles), how do you know which would be best for you and narrow down your final five? Join us to find out.

25 Aug 21


Finding the right path for you

Uni. Apprenticeship. Gap Year. Employment? Join us as we delve into the different options and hear the pros and cons of each from those in the know to help you decide.

1 Sept 21


The UCAS application clinic: Ask us anything

Want to make sure you’ve got everything covered in your application before you hit submit? Our UCAS experts share their application hints and tricks – common mistakes to avoid, what areas to focus on most, and how to give yourself the best chances of success.

8 Sept 21


Careers of the future

Looking to future proof your career? Then what better way to explore careers of the future with our guest panel. Get ready to be inspired and discover new careers.

15 Sept 21


The true value of university

“University is so much more than just a degree”. Find out what life at uni is really like from our line-up of university students. It’s your chance to ask questions and get the uncut version of what university life really has to offer.


22 Sept 21