Applying to University

Give yourself a head start and get fully prepared for applying to university with our Top 5 Tips!

Discover Open Days at Keele

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Research, Research and Research

Explore online resources such as UCAS, university websites, prospectuses, social media, university league tables and student review platforms. You might also want to look into entry requirements, facilities, accreditations, modules and additional opportunities, such as placements.


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Visit a Higher Education Exhibition

If you’d like to speak to several universities directly and ask questions that matter to you, then look no further than a HE exhibition.There may also be an opportunity to engage in sessions to support you in your application journey.


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Book an Open Day

You can attend sessions and campus tours, and will have chance to speak with university departments, services and current students.


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Draft your Personal Statement

Include why you want to study your chosen course, your academic interests, the skills you’ve developed or specific achievements from voluntary/work experience, extra-curricular activities or a role of responsibility. Also include a short conclusion summarising your personal statement.


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Apply for Funding

The application process is easy to follow and you can apply before you’ve made your firm university choice, as changes can be made later. There may also be bursaries or scholarships available from universities, therefore check if you’re eligible and if you need to apply for these separately.


Got any more questions? Get in touch with us

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Keele University Enquiries Form

Please submit your question in the form below and a member of our enquiries team will be in touch with you shortly.

Upon submitting this form, your enquiry will be forwarded on to our enquiries team who will contact you to answer your question and provide further details about the course that you are interested in.

Your Preferences

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What we’re going to do with your data and why?

We will securely store your data and send you essential information (examples include updates on an application or booking confirmations for events such as Open Days).

We would also like to send you useful information about studying at University (particularly Keele) and/or the courses that you have shown an interest in. To do this we need your consent and information on which communication channels you would like to hear from us on (please see opt-in boxes above).

We will never sell your data to a third party. We only ever share data with companies involved in helping us communicate with you or helping us to manage your data (examples include; Online forms, Printers, Postal services, other University partners etc).

How long are we keeping it?

We will keep your data for the year that you first enquire with us plus 6 subsequent years. This is to ensure that you are legally protected should you have any issues with the use of your data.


By selecting no to the preferences above you will have unsubscribed, however, this does not mean that your data has been deleted. If you would like to invoke your right to be forgotten please refer to the section below.

What to do if I change my mind?

To change your preferences after you have closed this form, simply reopen the link to this page. For further information about how your data is held, including your right to be forgotten, please contact

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